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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 Tompkins County, 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 Tompkins County, 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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Jason Michael Leifer

Jason Michael Leifer
308 N Tioga St. 1st Floor
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 14 years, Jason Michael Leifer is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

James A Baker

James A Baker
James A. Baker Attorney At Law
148 E State St
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 39 years, James A Baker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cornell Law School... read more >

Scott Alan Miller

Scott Alan Miller
Holmberg, Galbrath, Van Houten & Miller
200 East Buffalo St Suite 502
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 24 years, Scott Alan Miller is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kelly Ann Damm

Kelly Ann Damm
308 North Tioga Street
Ithaca, NY 14851
Licensed for 20 years, Kelly Ann Damm is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jerome Michael Mayersak

Jerome Michael Mayersak
308 North Tioga St
Ithaca, NY 14851
Licensed for 12 years, Jerome Michael Mayersak is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Margaret McCarthy

Margaret McCarthy
102 East State Street Suite 9
Ithaca, NY 14851
Licensed for 30 years, Margaret McCarthy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kristine Marie Shaw

Kristine Marie Shaw
122 South Cayuga Street 2nd Floor
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 18 years, Kristine Marie Shaw is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Edward Furniss Jr

William Edward Furniss Jr
Shaw & Furniss Pllc
950 Danby Rd 100G
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 23 years, William Edward Furniss Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Duquesne University School of Law... read more >

Joseph Joch Jr

Joseph Joch Jr
Joch & Kirby
PO BOX 396
Ithaca, NY 14851
Licensed for 50 years, Joseph Joch Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York University School of Law... read more >

Michael Charles Perehinec

Michael Charles Perehinec
Coughlin & Gerhart Llp
118 N Tioga St Ste 304
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 7 years, Michael Charles Perehinec is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pettit College of Law - The Ohio Northern Univers... read more >

Kevin Arthur Jones

Kevin Arthur Jones
Kevin A. Jones Attorney At Law
55 Besemer Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 28 years, Kevin Arthur Jones is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Fordham University School of Law... read more >

Holly Lynn Mosher

Holly Lynn Mosher
Friedlander & Mosher, P.c.
115 W Clinton St
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 14 years, Holly Lynn Mosher is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Syracuse University College of Law... read more >

Liam Gorman Brenndon Murphy

Liam Gorman Brenndon Murphy
Shaw & Murphy, Pllc
109 E Seneca St
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 31 years, Liam Gorman Brenndon Murphy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended New York University School of Law... read more >

Seth J Peacock

Seth J Peacock
Seth J. Peacock Attorney At Law
308 N Tioga St FL 2
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 15 years, Seth J Peacock is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cornell Law School... read more >

Lawrence A Newman

Lawrence A Newman
Cyr And Associates, Pllc
401 E State St Ste 400
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 13 years, Lawrence A Newman is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Nova Southeastern University... 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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