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James Joseph Galleshaw III

James Joseph Galleshaw III

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

As a Senior Trial Attorney in the King's County District
Attorney's Office, Mr. Galleshaw prosecuted hundreds of felony and
misdemeanor cases in the New York Supreme Court, New York City Criminal
Court, and New York State Family Court. Upon leaving the District
Attorney's Office, Mr Galleshaw worked in the litigation department of
one of the Country's most respected Insurance Defense Firms, where he
handled a wide range of complex litigation matters, including Products
Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Construction Accidents, Lead and
Asbestos Poisoning, and General Negligence Claims.


For the past several years, Mr.
Galleshaw's practice has focused on all personal injury and criminal
defense litigation matters. He is available in all of New York City, New
York State, New Jersey, and U.S. Federal Courts.


Languages Spoken: English, Italian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    13 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    16 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    16 years, 1.5 thousand cases



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer.


    Nancy Brady Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James E Gandy

    Mr. Galleshaw and I worked together at the Kings County District Attorney's Office. He was an incredible advocate and his work was exemplary. I would recommend him if I knew of anyone arrested in New York city.


    James Gandy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Sullivan & Galleshaw, LLP

108-15 Crossbay Blvd.
Ozone Park, NY, 11417

Sullivan & Galleshaw, LLP

30 Wall Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY, 10005




NYCurrently registered 200003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Irish Legal 100Irish Voice Newspaper2014
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2014
Irish Legal 100Irish Voice2013
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2013
Irish Legal 100Irish Vocie2012
Irish Legal 100Irish Voice2011
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSullivan & Galleshaw, LLP2005 - Present
AssociateWilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker2003 - 2005
Senior Assistant District AttorneyKings County District Attorney's Office1999 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Queens County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. Peters and StevensonDrugs, Gun and Confession Suppressed
People v. Alicia ThamesClient Found Not Guilty of All Charges
-Redacted for privacy-Settlement of $1,434,645

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Publication NameTitleDate
CLEArraignment Strategies2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
City University of New York School of Law at Queens CollegeLawJuris Doctorate1999
Manhattan CollegeMarketingBS - Bachelor of Science1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
FOXNEWS.COMZimmerman Trial - Stand Your Ground Issues2013
FOXNEWS.comZimmerman Trial Preview2013
Fox NewsZimmerman or Martin Screaming2013
Fox News LiveCasey Anthony: We Need to Respect the Verdict2011
Fox News LiveWhat Triggered the Ohio Shooting?2011
CUNY Law School Criminal Law PanelCriminal Defense Practice in NY2009
CUNY Law School Criminal Law PanelCriminal Defense Practice in NY2008