Richard Ware Levitt

Richard Ware Levitt

Criminal Defense Attorney

New York, NY





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About Me

    Mr. Levitt, the founding partner of Levitt and Kaizer (40 Fulton Street, NY, NY 10038, (212) 480-4000), has a national reputation for excellence.  Described by a Second Circuit Judge in the Foreword of a popular legal treatise as “an outstanding defense lawyer with a scholarly bent,” he is author of the Second Circuit Criminal Law Update, a 1,200-page outline of Second Circuit criminal Law (...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Hourly ($350-$700/hour)

Client Reviews

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Amazing Attorney

Posted by: Melissa 3 months ago.

Attorney Levitt is not only a great legal mind, he is also one of the most compassionate people I have ever met. Attorney Levitt and his staff have...
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Nathaniel Burney
Nathaniel Burney

New York, NY

About 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I had Rich Levitt as an opponent, back when I was a prosecutor, and he was a formidable opponent. Since becoming a defense attorney, I've had the...
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1980 License Status: Active for the state of Dist. of Columbia.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1985 – present

Levitt & Kaizer


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1978 LL.M. in Tax



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2013 Super Lawyers -- NY Metro

Super Lawyers, since...


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1990- present Life Member

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 2 of 11 publications

2014 Second Circuit Criminal Law Outline

North Law Publishers (1400 pages)

2014 Just the Rules

North Law Publishers

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Second Circuit Criminal Law

at Annual Meeting, NYCBA

2013 Wayward Warrants: Challenging Court-Ordered Searches and Seizures

at Legal Aid Society

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