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Ilissa R. Brownstein

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Civil Rights

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About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    2 years
  2. Civil Rights: 25%
    2 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Andrew Scott Buzin

    Ilissa is a phenomenal defense lawyer and my first call for any criminal matters that come through my practice. She is diligent and expert in her knowledge of this area of the law, and I fully endorse her work.


    Andrew Buzin Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Ilissa Brownstein, Esq.

22 Cortlandt Street
16th Floor
New York, NY, 10007


NYCurrently registered 200403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Phi Beta KappaUniversity of MichiganN/A

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysN/AN/A
New York Criminal Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. QuinonesN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
American Criminal Law ReviewEmployment-Related CrimesN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Michigan, Ann ArborN/ABS - Bachelor of Science2000