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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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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 >
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New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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National Police Accountability Project
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Julie Rendelman

Julie Rendelman
Law Offices of Julie Rendelman, LLC
535 5th Avenue Suite #2525
New York, NY 10017
Licensed for 28 years, Julie Rendelman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Arkady Bukh

Arkady Bukh
Bukh Law Firm, P.C.
14 Wall St
New York, NY 10005
Licensed for 18 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 10 years, Jeffery Louis Greco is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Harleigh Tensen

Harleigh Tensen
Brill Legal Group, P.C.
306 Fifth Avenue, PH
New York, NY 10001
Licensed for 8 years, Harleigh Tensen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York Law School... 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 4 years, Kristen N. Epifania is a Criminal Defense 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 26 years, Joseph Aaron Bondy is a Police Misconduct and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... 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 30 years, Jeffrey Harris Lichtman 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 11 years, Mahir S. Nisar is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Maurice A. Deane School of Law - Hofstra University... read more >

Scott E Feifer

Scott E Feifer
Feifer & Greenberg, LLP
15 Maiden Ln Suite 1208
New York, NY 10038
Licensed for 25 years, Scott E Feifer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... 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 40 years, Martin Kron is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Northern Illinois University College of Law... read more >

Nick Hentoff

Nick Hentoff
Nicholas S. Hentoff, Attorney at Law
All New York Courts
New York, NY 10011
Licensed for 29 years, Nick Hentoff is a Criminal Defense and Firearm and Weapon Charges lawyer who attended James E. Rogers 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 15 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 20 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 11 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 23 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 28 years, Adam David Perlmutter is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Bradley Lamar Henry

Bradley Lamar Henry
Breeding Henry Baysan Pc
250 Greenwich St FL 46
New York, NY 10006
Licensed for 9 years, Bradley Lamar Henry is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... 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 25 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 15 years, David Centeno is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Clifford Holland

David Clifford Holland
The Law Offices Of David Clifford Holland, P.c.
201 E 28th St 2R
New York, NY 10016
Licensed for 27 years, David Clifford Holland is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Boston University... read more >

Kerry Bretz

Kerry Bretz
Bretz & Coven, LLP
305 Broadway Suite 100
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 29 years, Kerry Bretz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David J Cohen

David J Cohen
Cohen, Forman, Barone, Llp
950 3rd Ave FL 11
New York, NY 10022
Licensed for 26 years, David J Cohen is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Boston University School of Law... read more >

Todd Spodek

Todd Spodek
Spodek Law Group, P.C.
100 Church Street 8th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 14 years, Todd Spodek is a Criminal Defense lawyer... 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 30 years, Adam M. Thompson is a Criminal Defense and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Templ... read more >

David Marc Eisen

David Marc Eisen
David M. Eisen P.c.
270 West End Ave 4E
New York, NY 10023
Licensed for 14 years, David Marc Eisen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Lee Adam Koch

Lee Adam Koch
Koch Law
535 5th Ave 25th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Licensed for 5 years, Lee Adam Koch is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer... read more >

Joshua Lewis Dratel

Joshua Lewis Dratel
Law Offices Of Joshua L Dratel, P.c.
29 Broadway Ste 1412
New York, NY 10006
Licensed for 39 years, Joshua Lewis Dratel is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Harvard Law School... read more >

Stephanie R. Schuman

Stephanie R. Schuman
Leaf Legal, P.C.
24 East 21st Street #4
New York, NY 10010
Licensed for 6 years, Stephanie R. Schuman is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Dmitriy Shakhnevich

Dmitriy Shakhnevich
The Law Firm of Dmitriy Shakhnevich
233 Broadway Suite 900
New York, NY 10279
Licensed for 8 years, Dmitriy Shakhnevich is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

Robert Tsigler

Robert Tsigler
Law Offices of Robert Tsigler, PLLC
305 Broadway Suite 1203
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 11 years, Robert Tsigler is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

Lindsay Anne Lewis

Lindsay Anne Lewis
Joshua L. Dratel, P.c.
29 Broadway Ste 1412
New York, NY 10006
Licensed for 13 years, Lindsay Anne Lewis is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Yeshiva University... read more >

Ryan Gordon Blanch

Ryan Gordon Blanch
The Blanch Law Firm
261 Madison Ave. 12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Licensed for 21 years, Ryan Gordon Blanch is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended UCLA... read more >

John Buza

John Buza
Law Office of John Buza, P.C.
20 Vesey Street Suite #1200
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 12 years, John Buza is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Jay Kenneth Goldberg

Jay Kenneth Goldberg
250 Park Avenue Suite 2020
New York, NY 10177
Licensed for 38 years, Jay Kenneth Goldberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ilissa R Brownstein

Ilissa R Brownstein
Ilissa Brownstein, Esq.
22 Cortlandt St 16th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 17 years, Ilissa R Brownstein is a Criminal Defense and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... read more >

Mark I. Cohen

Mark I. Cohen
Mark I. Cohen, ESQ
20 Vesey St Suite 1200
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 7 years, Mark I. Cohen is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Paul D`Emilia

Paul D`Emilia
D'Emilia Law
30 Wall St 12th floor
New York, NY 10005
Licensed for 30 years, Paul D`Emilia is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Fordham University School of Law... read more >

Renee C Hill

Renee C Hill
Richman Hill & Associates, PLLC.
2027 Williamsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10461
Licensed for 28 years, Renee C Hill is a Criminal Defense and Wills lawyer who attended St. John's University - School of Law... read more >

Dawn M Cardi

Dawn M Cardi
Cardi & Edgar Llp
99 Madison Ave FL 8
New York, NY 10016
Licensed for 41 years, Dawn M Cardi is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pace University... read more >

Neil Bruce Checkman

Neil Bruce Checkman
Neil B Checkman Esq
115 Broadway Ste 1704
New York, NY 10006
Licensed for 50 years, Neil Bruce Checkman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Mark I Cohen

Mark I Cohen
Cohen, Frankel & Ruggiero, Llp
20 Vesey St RM 1200
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 35 years, Mark I Cohen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Hofstra University... read more >

Mitchell Joel Dinnerstein

Mitchell Joel Dinnerstein
Mitchell Dinnerstein, Esq.
20 Vesey St Ste 400
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 44 years, Mitchell Joel Dinnerstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SUNY Buffalo Law School... read more >

Michael G Dowd

Michael G Dowd
Law Offices Of Michael G. Dowd
600 3rd Ave FL 15
New York, NY 10016
Licensed for 54 years, Michael G Dowd is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. John's University School of Law... read more >

Lloyd Epstein

Lloyd Epstein
Epstein & Weil
225 Broadway RM 1203
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 42 years, Lloyd Epstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York University School of Law... read more >

Gary Farrell

Gary Farrell
Gary A. Farrell, Esq. Attorney At Law
305 Broadway FL 14
New York, NY 10007
Licensed for 34 years, Gary Farrell is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SUNY Buffalo Law School... read more >

Isabelle A Kirshner

Isabelle A Kirshner
Isabelle Kirshner
60 E 42nd St Ste 650
New York, NY 10165
Licensed for 39 years, Isabelle A Kirshner is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Benjamin Cardozo... read more >

Avraham C Moskowitz

Avraham C Moskowitz
Moskowitz & Book, Llp
345 7th Ave FL 21
New York, NY 10001
Licensed for 40 years, Avraham C Moskowitz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Columbia Law School... read more >

Marjorie J Peerce

Marjorie J Peerce
Ballard Spahr Llp
1675 Broadway FL 19
New York, NY 10019
Licensed for 37 years, Marjorie J Peerce is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... read more >

Joel B Rudin

Joel B Rudin
Law Office Of Joel B. Rudin, P.c.
152 W 57th St FL 8
New York, NY 10019
Licensed for 42 years, Joel B Rudin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York University School of Law... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



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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