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New YorkCriminal Defense Lawyers in Staten Island, New York

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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Julie Rendelman

Julie Rendelman
Law Offices of Julie Rendelman, LLC
535 5th Avenue Suite #2525
New York, NY 10017
Licensed for 29 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 29 years, Renee C Hill is a Criminal Defense and Wills lawyer who attended St. John's University - School of Law... read more >

Mario Frank Gallucci

Mario Frank Gallucci
The Gallucci Law Firm
1110 South Ave Ste 29
Staten Island, NY 10314
Licensed for 31 years, Mario Frank Gallucci is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Vermont... read more >

Arkady Bukh

Arkady Bukh
Bukh Law Firm, P.C.
14 Wall St
New York, NY 10005
Licensed for 19 years, Arkady Bukh is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

Yan Katsnelson

Yan Katsnelson
The Law Office of Yan Katsnelson, P.C.
60 Bay Street 7th Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 11 years, Yan Katsnelson is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center... read more >

Jeffery Louis Greco

Jeffery Louis Greco
Greco Neyland, PC
261 Madison Ave Ste. 1220 12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Licensed for 11 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 9 years, Harleigh Tensen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

Vincent John Martinelli

Vincent John Martinelli
The Law Offices Of Vincent J. Martinelli
900 South Ave
Staten Island, NY 10314
Licensed for 29 years, Vincent John Martinelli is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Gregory Cyril Clarke

Gregory Cyril Clarke
Legal Aid Society
60 Bay St FL 2
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 51 years, Gregory Cyril Clarke is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

John J Marshall Jr

John J Marshall Jr
PO Box 64
Rockville Centre, NY 11571
Licensed for 41 years, John J Marshall Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Eric Nelson

Eric Nelson
Eric Nelson, Esq.
54 Florence St
Staten Island, NY 10308
Licensed for 36 years, Eric Nelson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Manuel Ortega

Manuel Ortega
Law Office Of Manuel Ortega
400 St Marks Pl
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 35 years, Manuel Ortega is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

Robert Edward Brown

Robert Edward Brown
Robert E. Brown, P.c.
465 Belfield Ave STE F
Staten Island, NY 10312-3503
Licensed for 21 years, Robert Edward Brown is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. John's University School of Law... read more >

Maria R Guastella

Maria R Guastella
400 St Marks Pl
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 27 years, Maria R Guastella is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cuny... read more >

Michael Adam Arbeit

Michael Adam Arbeit
Michael A. Arbeit, P.C.
23 S Main St Suite 30
Freeport, NY 11520
Licensed for 24 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 5 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 23 years, Richard A. Portale is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer... read more >

Peter Howard Tilem

Peter Howard Tilem
Tilem & Associates, PC
188 E Post Rd 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Licensed for 31 years, Peter Howard Tilem is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Louis M Gelormino

Louis M Gelormino
The Law Offices Of Louis Gelormino
60 Bay St Ste 711
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 13 years, Louis M Gelormino is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York 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 31 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 15 years, Steven E Lynch is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Paul Anthony Battiste

Paul Anthony Battiste
Paul Battiste
389 St Andrews Rd
Staten Island, NY 10306
Licensed for 50 years, Paul Anthony Battiste is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Bradley Eugene Foster

Bradley Eugene Foster
The Legal Aid Society
60 Bay St FL 3
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 26 years, Bradley Eugene Foster is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Yeshiva Universi... read more >

Michael L Harding

Michael L Harding
The Legal Aid Society - Cdd
60 Bay St Ste 300
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 31 years, Michael L Harding is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Richard E Kopacz

Richard E Kopacz
The Legal Aid Society
60 Bay St
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 22 years, Richard E Kopacz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Albany Law School... read more >

William Arthur Leykam

William Arthur Leykam
William Leykam
891 Forest Ave
Staten Island, NY 10310
Licensed for 45 years, William Arthur Leykam is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St Johns... read more >

Joseph Frank Licitra

Joseph Frank Licitra
Legal Aid Society
60 Bay St FL 2
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 37 years, Joseph Frank Licitra is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pace Law School... read more >

Stephen Robert Scott

Stephen Robert Scott
Legal Aid Society
60 Bay St
Staten Island, NY 10301
Licensed for 26 years, Stephen Robert Scott is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended City Univ of New York... read more >

Matthew Steven Zuntag

Matthew Steven Zuntag
Zuntag & Zuntag P.c.
1688 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10314
Licensed for 25 years, Matthew Steven Zuntag is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. John's University School of Law... read more >

Mahir S. Nisar

Mahir S. Nisar
Nisar Law Group, P.C.
60 East 42nd Street #4600
New York, NY 10165
Licensed for 12 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 26 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 41 years, Martin Kron is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Northern Illinois University College of Law... read more >

Kevin Patrick Mckernan

Kevin Patrick Mckernan
Law Firm Of Kevin P. Mckernan
503 Mosely Ave Ste 2
Staten Island, NY 10312
Licensed for 44 years, Kevin Patrick Mckernan is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Fordham University School of Law... read more >

Andrew Jason Proto

Andrew Jason Proto
Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP
1 North Broadway Suite 401
White Plains, NY 10601
Licensed for 22 years, Andrew Jason Proto is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Western New England College School of La... read more >

Nick Hentoff

Nick Hentoff
Nicholas S. Hentoff, Attorney at Law
All New York Courts
New York, NY 10011
Licensed for 30 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 16 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 21 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 12 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 24 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 29 years, Adam David Perlmutter is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Stephanie Selloni

Stephanie Selloni
The Law Office of Stephanie Selloni
1225 Franklin Ave Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
Licensed for 14 years, Stephanie Selloni is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Tuoro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Cen... read more >

Bradley Lamar Henry

Bradley Lamar Henry
Breeding Henry Baysan Pc
250 Greenwich St FL 46
New York, NY 10006
Licensed for 10 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 37 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 26 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 16 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 19 years, Rovshan Chingiz Sharifov is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

Scott Bookstein

Scott Bookstein
Scott Bookstein, PLLC
12510 Queens Blvd
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Licensed for 31 years, Scott Bookstein is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... 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 28 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 30 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 16 years, James Hal Medows is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Howard 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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