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Peter Gerstenzang

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. DUI & DWI: 98%
    40 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 2%
    40 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Gerstenzang O'Hern Hickey Sills & Gerstenzang

210 Great Oaks Boulevard
Albany, NY, 12203

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 197203/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2013 Upstate New York Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Top 25 in Hudson ValleySuper Lawyers2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Top 25 in Hudson ValleySuper Lawyers2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Top 25 in Hudson ValleySuper Lawyers2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Board Certification In DUI DefenseNational College For DUI Defense2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior PartnerGerstenzang, O'Hern, Hickey, Sills & Gerstenzang1975 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyAlbany County District Attorney1972 - 1975
Instructor DWI Trial Testimony (part time)New York State Police Academy1972 - 1984
CaptainUnited States Army1970 - 1971

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College for DUI DefenseAssistant Dean2012 - Present
National College For DUI DefenseRegent2004 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Traffic Safety CommitteeChairmanN/A
Big Apple DWI ProgramChairN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Thomson Reuters (updated and published annually)Handling the DWI Case in New York2013
Thomson/West (Updated Annually)Handling the DWI Case in New York1987

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJuris Doctor1970

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Big Apple XIII DWI Program- New York CityHandling the DWI Case in New York2013
NACDL, September 2013 -- Las VegasCross-Examination of the Arresting Officer2013
The Big Apple XII DWI ProgramHandling the DWI Case in New York2012
Representing a DWI Defendant in New YorkDWI Defense2010