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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in New York, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in New York should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Stephanie Selloni

Stephanie Selloni
The Law Office of Stephanie Selloni
1225 Franklin Ave Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
Call 516-972-1212
Stephanie Selloni obtained her J.D. in 2007 from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. With a strong legal foundation, Stephanie went... read more >

Rochelle S Berliner

Rochelle S Berliner
Law Office of Rochelle S. Berliner
118-21 Queens Blvd Suite 504
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Call 718-261-5600
Rochelle Berliner grew up in Queens, NY and attended New York Law School graduating in June 1991. Immediately after law school, she started ... read more >
nacdl
nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Rochelle S Berliner
Member
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npap
National Police Accountability Project
Rochelle S Berliner
Member

Julie Rendelman

Julie Rendelman
Law Offices of Julie Rendelman, LLC
535 5th Avenue Suite #2525
New York, NY 10017
Licensed for 27 years, Julie Rendelman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Renee C Hill

Renee C Hill
Richman Hill & Associates, PLLC.
2027 Williamsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10461
Licensed for 27 years, Renee C Hill is a Criminal Defense and Wills lawyer who attended St. John's University - School of Law... read more >

Arkady Bukh

Arkady Bukh
Bukh Law Firm, P.C.
14 Wall St
New York, NY 10005
Licensed for 17 years, Arkady Bukh is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

Jeffery Louis Greco

Jeffery Louis Greco
Greco Neyland, PC
261 Madison Ave Ste. 1220 12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Licensed for 9 years, Jeffery Louis Greco is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Maxwell Glass

Maxwell Glass
The Glass Law Group, PLLC
21 Sheer Plz #1
Plainview, NY 11803
Licensed for 3 years, Maxwell Glass is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Harleigh Tensen

Harleigh Tensen
Brill Legal Group, P.C.
306 Fifth Avenue, PH
New York, NY 10001
Licensed for 7 years, Harleigh Tensen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

John J Marshall Jr

John J Marshall Jr
PO Box 64
Rockville Centre, NY 11571
Licensed for 39 years, John J Marshall Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Adam Arbeit

Michael Adam Arbeit
Michael A. Arbeit, P.C.
23 S Main St Suite 30
Freeport, NY 11520
Licensed for 22 years, Michael Adam Arbeit is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kristen N. Epifania

Kristen N. Epifania
Law Offices of Julie Rendelman, LLC
535 Fifth Avenue 25th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Licensed for 3 years, Kristen N. Epifania is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard A. Portale

Richard A. Portale
Richard A Portale
11 Martine Ave 8th Floor
White Plains, NY 10606
Licensed for 21 years, Richard A. Portale is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer... read more >

Joseph Aaron Bondy

Joseph Aaron Bondy
The Law Offices of Joseph A. Bondy
1841 Broadway Suite 910
New York, NY 10023
Licensed for 25 years, Joseph Aaron Bondy is a Police Misconduct and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Anthony M. LaPinta

Anthony M. LaPinta
Reynolds, Caronia, Gianelli & La Pinta, P.C.
200 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway Suite C-17
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Licensed for 27 years, Anthony M. LaPinta is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple Univ... read more >

Peter Howard Tilem

Peter Howard Tilem
Tilem & Associates, PC
188 E Post Rd 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Licensed for 29 years, Peter Howard Tilem is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey Harris Lichtman

Jeffrey Harris Lichtman
The Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman
11 E 44th St Suite 501
New York, NY 10017
Licensed for 29 years, Jeffrey Harris Lichtman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven E Lynch

Steven E Lynch
Legal Aid Society
111 Livingston St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Licensed for 13 years, Steven E Lynch is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mahir S. Nisar

Mahir S. Nisar
Nisar Law Group, P.C.
60 East 42nd Street #4600
New York, NY 10165
Licensed for 10 years, Mahir S. Nisar is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Maurice A. Deane School of Law - Hofstra University... read more >

Andrew Jason Proto

Andrew Jason Proto
Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP
1 North Broadway Suite 401
White Plains, NY 10601
Licensed for 20 years, Andrew Jason Proto is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Western New England College School of La... read more >

Scott E Feifer

Scott E Feifer
Feifer & Greenberg, LLP
15 Maiden Ln Suite 1208
New York, NY 10038
Licensed for 24 years, Scott E Feifer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

George F Hildebrandt

George F Hildebrandt
304 S Franklin St
Syracuse, NY 13202
Licensed for 35 years, George F Hildebrandt is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Syracuse University College of Law... read more >

Martin Kron

Martin Kron
Martin A. Kron & Associates, P.C.
295 Madison Ave Floor 12, Suite 1208
New York, NY 10017
Licensed for 39 years, Martin Kron is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Northern Illinois University College of Law... read more >

Hector Benjamin Perez

Hector Benjamin Perez
H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C.
111 Broadway, Suite 706
New York, NY 10006
Licensed for 14 years, Hector Benjamin Perez is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeremy Saland

Jeremy Saland
Crotty Saland LLP
52 Duane St
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 19 years, Jeremy Saland is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian Wagner

Brian Wagner
Wagner Law Associates, P.C.
25 Broadway 9th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Licensed for 10 years, Brian Wagner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter E Brill

Peter E Brill
Brill Legal Group, P.C.
225 Broadway 32nd Floor
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 22 years, Peter E Brill is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Brown University... read more >

Adam David Perlmutter

Adam David Perlmutter
Law Offices of Adam D. Perlmutter, P.C.
260 Madison Avenue Suite 1800
New York, NY 10016
Licensed for 27 years, Adam David Perlmutter is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Arthur L Pressman

Arthur L Pressman
Arthur L. Pressman, Attorney at Law
403 Main St #600
Buffalo, NY 14203
Licensed for 31 years, Arthur L Pressman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bradley Lamar Henry

Bradley Lamar Henry
Breeding Henry Baysan Pc
250 Greenwich St FL 46
New York, NY 10006
Licensed for 8 years, Bradley Lamar Henry is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Samuel Militello

Samuel Militello
Samuel B. Militello, Attorney at Law
26 Court St. Suite 810
Brooklyn, NY 11242
Licensed for 35 years, Samuel Militello is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended National College for Criminal Defense... read more >

Scott E Leemon

Scott E Leemon
Law Offices of Scott E. Leemon, PC
41 Madison Avenue 31st Floor
New York, NY 10010
Licensed for 24 years, Scott E Leemon is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended NY Law School... read more >

David Centeno

David Centeno
22 Cortlandt Street 16th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 14 years, David Centeno is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rovshan Chingiz Sharifov

Rovshan Chingiz Sharifov
Sharifov & Russell, LLP
50 Main St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Licensed for 17 years, Rovshan Chingiz Sharifov is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

Donald Mark Thompson

Donald Mark Thompson
Easton Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin, LLP
16 West Main Street Suite 243
Rochester, NY 14614
Licensed for 33 years, Donald Mark Thompson is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Scott Bookstein

Scott Bookstein
Scott Bookstein, PLLC
12510 Queens Blvd
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Licensed for 29 years, Scott Bookstein is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Kerry Bretz

Kerry Bretz
Bretz & Coven, LLP
305 Broadway Suite 100
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 28 years, Kerry Bretz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Hal Medows

James Hal Medows
Law Office of James Medows
306 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Licensed for 14 years, James Hal Medows is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Howard University School of Law... read more >

Henry E. Thomas

Henry E. Thomas
Danielle M. Papa
41 Front Street, 2nd Fl
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Henry E. Thomas is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nicholas Aaron Passalacqua

Nicholas Aaron Passalacqua
Nicholas A. Passalacqua, Esq.
612 Charlotte St
Utica, NY 13501
Licensed for 9 years, Nicholas Aaron Passalacqua is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Michigan State University College of Law... read more >

Victor Knapp

Victor Knapp
Law Offices of Victor Knapp
125-10 Queens Blvd, #323
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Licensed for 39 years, Victor Knapp is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended Cardozo Law School... read more >

David J Cohen

David J Cohen
Cohen, Forman, Barone, Llp
950 3rd Ave FL 11
New York, NY 10022
Licensed for 25 years, David J Cohen is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Boston University School of Law... read more >

Michael H Ricca

Michael H Ricca
The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca
1400 Old Country Road
Westbury, NY 11590
Licensed for 7 years, Michael H Ricca is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center... read more >

Joe Carmen Patituce

Joe Carmen Patituce
Patituce & Associates, LLC
90 State Street
Albany, NY 12207
Licensed for 6 years, Joe Carmen Patituce is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher K Rodeman

Christopher K Rodeman
Christopher K. Rodeman Attorney at Law
1081 Long Pond Rd Suite #200
Rochester, NY 14626
Christopher K Rodeman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Todd Spodek

Todd Spodek
Spodek Law Group, P.C.
100 Church Street 8th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 13 years, Todd Spodek is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Spano

Michael Spano
Michael Spano
304 S Franklin St
Syracuse, NY 13202
Licensed for 27 years, Michael Spano is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Syracuse University College of Law... read more >

Adam M. Thompson

Adam M. Thompson
Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C.
111 John Street Suite 2403
New York, NY 10038
Licensed for 29 years, Adam M. Thompson is a Criminal Defense and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Templ... read more >

James David Hammond

James David Hammond
Carden Dotzler Hammond, PLLC
100 Madison Street, Tower 1, 12th Floor,
Syracuse, NY 13202
Licensed for 12 years, James David Hammond is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Syracuse University College of Law... read more >

Keith Murphy

Keith Murphy
The Law Office of Keith R. Murphy
73 Gleneida Ave
Carmel, NY 10512
Licensed for 12 years, Keith Murphy is a Drug Crimes and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Quinnipiac University School of Law... read more >

David Marc Eisen

David Marc Eisen
David M. Eisen P.c.
270 West End Ave 4E
New York, NY 10023
Licensed for 13 years, David Marc Eisen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >
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Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

NYSACDL is dedicated to creating a strong, well-trained defense bar to protect the rights of the accused while providing support and education to criminal defense lawyers.


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