I have a wonderful supportive family. I am active in the community. I represent my... more
I have a wonderful supportive family. I am active in the community. I represent my clients with compassion. I am a student of the law and strive to learn as much as I can about the areas I practice in.I participate in continuing legal education seminars and have lectured to other attorneys and professionalsin various practice areas.
Tom Anelli known across New York State as "The DWI GUY" is constantly trying to... more
Tom Anelli known across New York State as "The DWI GUY" is constantly trying to provide safeguards for the wrongfully accused, helping those who have made an error in judgment from allowing their lives to be derailed, assisting those with alcohol addiction problems into the appropriate level of treatment, and helping prevent DWI from happening in the first place, by implementing programs such a... view profile
I have been admitted to the New York State Bar since 2004. I spent the first ten... more
I have been admitted to the New York State Bar since 2004. I spent the first ten years of my career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Onondaga County (Syracuse) District Attorney's Office. Over the course of my public service time I prosecuted thousands of criminal cases, including DWI, Assault, Robbery, Burglary and illegal weapons possession. I also have experience in the handling of... view profile
Derek is an associate in Anelli Xavier, P.C.'s Syracuse office and handles DWI... more
Derek is an associate in Anelli Xavier, P.C.'s Syracuse office and handles DWI defense from intake to closing. Prior to joining AX, he was an associate in a plaintiff’s personal injury firm and an insurance defense firm. He graduated magna cum laude from Western New Mexico University and graduated from Syracuse University College of Law. Derek diversified his experience in law school by spe... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.