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Peter H Tilem

Peter H Tilem

Practice areas:

Litigation, Criminal Defense, Lawsuits & Disputes, Federal Crime

About Me

Unlike many other attorneys at the law firm of Tilem & Campbell we want to win your case because we love to win and hate to lose.  We offer clients personal attention and have the skills and experience to make a difference in the outcome of your case.  We offer free consultations so if you have a legal question or case give us a call. 


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 30%
    13 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    24 years
  3. Litigation: 30%
    24 years
  4. Federal Crime: 10%
    13 years



Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Mark A. Bederow

    I worked with Peter in the Manhattan District Attorney' Office and have seen him work in private practice. Peter is a no-nonsense and dedicated advocate who achieves favorable results for his clients. I endorse him.


    Mark Bederow Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Jasmine Celeste Hernandez

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Jasmine Hernandez Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

188 E Post Rd Fl 3rd
White Plains, NY, 10601-4911

188 East Post Road
Suite 300
White Plains, NY, 10601




NYCurrently registered 199203/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial AttorneysThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial AttorneysThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Northesat LawyersArrive Magazine / AVVO2011
Top Blog - Criminal LawCriminology.net2010
AppreciationNew York City Police Department Organized Crime Control Bureau2001
Certificate of AppreciationDetective Endowment Association2001
Certificate of AppreciationNew York City Police Department - Police Academy Law Department2001
Certificate of AppreciationNew York City Police Department Police Accademy Law Department1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerTilem & Associates, PC2014 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorPace University2011 - Present
Senior PartnerTilem & Campbell2004 - Present
PartnerLenihan & Tilem2001 - 2004
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney's Office, New York County1991 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationABA Advisory Panel2012 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember2009 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Second CircuitMember2009 - Present
New York Criminal LawyersPresident2008 - Present
Westchester County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People of the State of New York v. John DoeCase Dismissed. Record Sealed
People of the State of New York v. Andrew BrownDefendant convicted of the Sale of 20 or more guns
Mark C. v. Jasmin H.Appelate Division of Sup. Court upheld Family Cour

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJuris Doctore1991
Carnegie Mellon UniversityBiology , EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Appelate AdvocayMoot Court Judge2012
National Appellate Advocacy CompetitionMoot Court Judge2011
National Appellate Advocacy CompetitionMoot Court Judge2010
Law TalkDWI and Gun cases2010
Law TalkProstitution2010
Law TalkProsecutorial and Judicial Misconduct2010
National Appellate Advocacy CompetitionMoot Court Judge2009
Bronx Legal TV ShowTexting While Driving and Traffic Violations2009
Bronx Legal TV ShowFirearms and weapons laws2009
Morning ShowCriminal Defense2008
Breakfast SponsorshipCRIMINAL LAW2008
Manslaughter CaseDos Reis Case2002
Connie ChungManslaughter Case2002