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Peter E. Brill

About Me

Peter E. Brill has extensive criminal trial experience in state
and federal court, arbitration and administrative proceedings. He has
won cases for his clients in practically every county in the New York
metropolitan area. A former Assistant District Attorney, he now focuses
on criminal defense of both civilians and law enforcement personnel,
representing clients charged with a variety of misdemeanors and
felonies. He graduated cum laude from Brown University and received his
law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He is also an Adjunct
Professor at the New York Institute of Technology.

Peter Brill's background and education in the law far exceed the
average criminal defense attorney, and his experience in the courtroom,
at both the State and Federal level, is significant. In addition to Mr.
Brill, our firm also has several other highly experienced criminal
defense attorneys. Together, these accomplished lawyers provide a
wealth of criminal defense knowledge and experience that is second to
none in the New York metropolitan area, and without peer on Long Island.
Among the many criminal charges for which we can provide smart, aggressive criminal defense include:

  • DWI, DUI, and DWAI

  • Domestic and family violence

  • Sex crimes

  • Murder, assault, and other serious felonies

  • White collar crimes

  • Internet crimes and cyber crime

  • Juvenile crimes

    No matter what kind of trouble you are in, we are here to help. We
    don't judge our clients by the type of crime they are charged with.
    After all, everyone is entitled to a zealous legal defense. When you
    choose the Brill Legal Group, you can rest assured that your defense
    will be of the highest quality.

    Contact us today for a free initial consultation. We are available
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. Your call will
    always be answered, no matter what time of day.  Toll-free 888.315.9841


    Areas of Practice:
    Criminal Law

    Education:Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia

    Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island,
    Honors: With Honors
    Major:  Ethics & Political Philosophy

    Classes/Seminars Taught: Adjunct Professor, New York Institute of Technology,
    - Present

    Professional Associations and Memberships:New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

    Pro Bono Activities:Cooperating Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union,
    - Present


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    Practice Areas


    1. Criminal Defense: 50%
      16 years
    2. Federal Crime: 25%
      15 years
    3. DUI & DWI: 25%
      16 years



    Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

    Payment Types:

    Cash, Check, Credit Card

    Attorney Endorsements

    14 total 

    • No photo

      I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Brill understands the needs of his clients and provides excellent representation.


      Angela Moore Immigration Attorney
      Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

    • Robert Caliendo

      I have twice had the pleasure of being up against Peter at trial. He is as tough and effective as they come.


      Robert Caliendo Criminal Defense Attorney
      Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

    Contact Info

    Brill Legal Group, P.C.

    15 Maiden Lane
    Suite 1500
    New York, NY, 10038

    Brill Legal Group, P.C.

    64 Hilton Avenue
    Hempstead, NY, 11550-2122

    Brill Legal Group, P.C.

    150 Motor Parkway
    Suite 401
    Hauppauge, NY, 11788-5108

    Brill Legal Group, P.C.

    2454 Main Street, Unit F
    P.O. Box 1071
    Bridgehampton, NY, 11932



    NYCurrently registered 199803/13/2015

    Professional Misconduct

    We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
    Avvo Contributions
    Legal Answers
    Award NameGrantorDate Granted
    New York Metro Super Lawyer - Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2015
    Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Criminal DefenseNational Trial Lawyers2015
    New York Metro Super Lawyer - Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2014
    Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Criminal DefenseNational Trial Lawyers2014
    New York Metro Super Lawyer - Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2013
    Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Criminal DefenseNational Trial Lawyers2013
    New York Metro Rising Star - Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2012
    Best Lawyers on Long IslandL.I. Pulse Magazine2009
    Annual Dinner HonoreeQueens Detectives, NYPD2008
    Work Experience
    TitleCompany NameDuration
    MemberBrill Legal Group, P.C.2005 - Present
    Assistant District AttorneyNassau County District Attorney's Office1997 - 2000
    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    Theodore Roosevelt Inn of CourtBarrister2015 - Present
    Denis McInerney NYCLA American Inn of CourtMember2008 - Present
    New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife Member2004 - Present
    National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife Member2004 - Present
    Legal Cases
    Case NameOutcome
    People v. Earl WilliamsNot Guilty of all charges after trial
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    Publication NameTitleDate
    Inside the Minds: Strategies for Defending Internet Pornography CasesSelf-Awareness: The Key to Successful Defense2008
    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
    Brown UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts cum laude1994
    Speaking Engagements
    Conference NameTitleDate
    Speakers Bureau, Nassau County Bar AssociationVariousN/A