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John Stephen Wallenstein

Practice areas:

Federal Crime, Criminal Defense, Appeals, Commercial

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Federal Crime: 50%
    34 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    34 years
  3. Appeals: 20%
    31 years
  4. Commercial: 5%
    34 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($400-500/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Neil Richard Cahn

    Fearless. Street smart. Knowledgeable. Talented. John is the complete package. Well-known and respected by state and federal judges, prosecutors, the criminal defense bar and police, John knows the "system" and can put together the best defense for his clients. Whether what will serve a client best is a complex trial, working out a plea, an appeal, or post-conviction applications, John has the ability to do it all.

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  • Richard D. Willstatter

    John Wallenstein is a very fine criminal defense attorney. He works hard for his clients and often obtains great results for them. Mr. Wallenstein is a highly experienced and careful advocate. I recommend Mr. Wallenstein without reservation.

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    Richard Willstatter Federal Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of John S. Wallenstein

1100 Franklin Ave Ste 100
Garden City, NY, 11530-1601

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 197503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2014
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION for OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2013
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2012
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2011
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant District AttorneyQueens County District Attorney1978 - 1982

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersVice President2012 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1988 - Present
Queens County Criminal Courts Bar AssociationPresident1988 - 1990
New York State Monument Builders AssociationGeneral Counsel1988 - Present
New York State Defenders AssociationMember1983 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v SedaN/A
People v RodriguezN/A
People v HaugheyAcquittal

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Atticus (NYSACDL)Editor2014

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra UniversityLawJuris Doctor1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CLE programFederal View of Discovery2015
CLECROSS-EXAMINATION2014