Mr. Knowles is an associate in MKC&I’s Florham Park, New Jersey office.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Knowles served as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Trial Division for the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. As an Assistant Prosecutor, he gained litigation experience prosecuting a wide array of criminal offenses that concluded in an agreed disposition with defense counsel or trial. Mr. Knowles was responsible for providing legal advice to police officers in Hudson County for the investigation and prosecution of numerous crimes. He also managed Hudson County’s gun permits where he approved or denied permits to carry firearms and represented the county regarding firearm appeals. Mr. Knowles began his prosecutorial career in the Appellate Unit, where he briefed and argued criminal appeals before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.
Prior to being an Assistant Prosecutor, Mr. Knowles worked as in-house counsel for a wine distributor and served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ernest M. Caposela, A.J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Passaic Vicinage where he gained experience in civil, criminal, and family law.
Mr. Knowles earned his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2013. He graduated from Manhattan College in 2007, where he received a B.A. in Government.
Mr. Knowles is admitted to practice in the State Courts of New Jersey.