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20 years of Experience as a Criminal Trial Attorney :


"My law firm is committed to preserving your rights, dedicated to obtaining your liberty, and determined to ensure justice with the utmost integrity."


State and Federal, Arraignment, Bail Applications, criminal pre-trial hearings, trials, grand jury presentations, appellate briefs and oral argument. Conducted over 70 trials in NYS. Ms. Miranda has skillfully tried murder cases in NYS, Boston, Mass.; Handled Narcotics and Bank Robbery in Connecticut. Ms. Miranda is dedicated to Fight for your Rights & Intent on obtaining Justice.


A Cornell Law School Graduate, 1989. She seeks to educate the public on their rights and assure they are preserved and victorious in court. Admitted to the First Department; Federal Court, Southern and Eastern Districts; First, Second & Third Circuit, United States Court of Appeals. Ms. Miranda is currently applying to the First Circuit, District Court in Puerto Rico, to become of member of their bar. Specialties:Ms. Miranda is renown for her 20 years of experience and tenacious defense of her clients in Murder, Attempted Murder, Narcotics, Conspiracy, White Collar Crime, Robbery, Rape, Burglary, Larceny, DWI and Assault cases. 


Current Position and Law Firm:


 Partner at Laura M. Miranda Attorneys at Law PLLC (Sole Proprietorship)

11 years In Private Criminal Defense Practice, Laura M. Miranda's law firm is dedicated to Fight for Justice and Preserve your Rights with Integrity & Determination.


Ms. Miranda has conducted over 80 criminal trials. She is admitted to practice in New York State; Federal Court, Eastern & Southern District, Court of Appeals, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Circuit. Ms. Miranda has skillfully tried murder cases in NYS and Boston, Ma. and handled narcotics and bank roberry cases in Connecticut. 


From 2004-2008, she answered criminal law questions for on Thursdays. Her law firm website is Ms. Miranda has also been interviewed by Lawyers Business Insider and Skyradio. As a top criminal defense attorney, she is available for a consultation at 917.696.7933 or 


From 2006-2007, despite her active trial schedule, Laura Miranda became a Platinum Partner with the Anthony Robbins Foundation

Committed to making a difference in the lives of human beings in need.


Prior to opening her first law firm from 1996-1998, Laura Miranda worked as an advisor to a Judge in New York State Supreme Court., as a Principal Law Clerk at New York State Supreme Court, Honorable Justice Nicholas Figueroa.


Laura Miranda researched and drafted pre-trial and post-judgment decisions, nine published opinions, New York Law Journal. Observed felony hearings, trials, and oral arguments. Conferenced cases, reviewed memoranda, discussed legal issues and charges with Justice Figueroa. Managed Internship programs. Instructed students on criminal law and procedure, assigned legal writing projects, critiqued and edited their work. Attended legal conferences/seminars.


After graduating from Cornell Law School, May 1989, with a concentration in Trial Advocacy,  Laura Miranda commenced her career fighting for the rights of the poor , arrested by police, at The Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division,  approximately 7 years.  During this period she also recruited students to become defense lawyers and lectured about criminal law at Cornell, Fordham, Brooklyn, University of Miami, Law Schools.


Laura M. Miranda,  Maintained independent caseload, sixty to one hundred clients. Conducted forty to sixty misdemeanor and felony pre-trial hearings, four misdemeanor trials, and sixteen felony trials. Interviewed and arraigned clients, negotiated plea bargains, and attended lineups. Investigated crime scenes and located witnesses. Prepared clients/witnesses to testify at hearings, trials and before Grand Juries. Submitted legal memoranda on numerous points of law, including defective indictment, preclusion of evidence, motion to set aside verdict, and predicate sentencing. Trained and supervised law interns. Assigned and reviewed student research and writing projects. Lectured on Grand Jury presentations and motions to controvert hearing decisions. Attended NYSDA, NYSACDL, and NACDL seminars.




Cornell Law School, J.D., Concentration Trial Advocacy 1986 – 1989


Activities and Societies: Latino American Law Students Association




“Laura is an incredible attorney. She is not only skilled but an approachable counselor. I highly recommend Laura for her effective negotiation skills, stellar trial skills and confident manner. She is quite a mentor.” September 9, 2007 Gladys Xiques , Vice President , Lehman Brothers Inc. 


 Websites: www,


Honors and Awards:


Skyradio & Forbes on American Airlines, One of America’s Most Influential Women, 2006. Fortune Business Executives, August 2007. Lawyers and Business Executives in the News, 2006., Thursday’s Criminal Law Q&A, 2004 to 2008


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%



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Contact info

Laura M. Miranda Attorneys At Law PLLC

100 Church St.
Suite. 801
New York, NY, 10007


NYCurrently registered 199103/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaura M. Miranda Attorneys At Law PLLC2007 - Present
PartnerLaw Offices of Laura M. Miranda PLLC2002 - 2007
PartnerLaura M. Miranda, Esq.1998 - 2002
Principal Law ClerkNew York State Supreme Court, Criminal Branch1996 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Cornell UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law School Lecturer, 2008-2009 CUNY; 2006, Fordham; 1995-1998, Cornell."America's Most Influential Women" TV Show Series2009