About Fred Sisto

Defense Attorney In Ocean and Monmouth County

When you are facing the most serious legal charges, you need a serious criminal attorney who is well-rounded and has experience at both the trial and appellate levels.

You also need an attorney who has one of the best track records of winning complicated cases.

Frederick P. Sisto, Esq.

Mr. Sisto graduated Rutgers College and Rutgers School of Law with Dean’s List and Distinguished Service Honors. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar that same year. Fred served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge (later Justice) Jane Cutler Greenspan of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Like many accomplished trial attorneys, Mr. Sisto began his legal career as an attorney for the Ocean trial region of the Office of the Public Defender. His private practice was founded in 2009. Mr. Sisto has successfully handled cases ranging from motor vehicle and drug offenses to the most serious indictable offenses, including homicides.

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While at Rutgers, Mr. Sisto studied abroad in Spain and continues to speak fluent Spanish. He has lectured on criminal law and procedure topics at Ocean County College since 2008. Fred was a New Jersey State Champion in tennis. He recently ran and completed the 26.2 mile New Orleans Marathon.


Legalization of Suspicionless Canine Sniffs in NJ. New Jersey Law Journal. August 28, 2017.

The Misapplied Presumption of Pretrial Detention. New Jersey Law Journal. March 31, 2023.

Time to Reconsider Polygraph Reliability and Admissibility in NJ. New Jersey Law Journal. May 15, 2024.

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