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About me

I run a successful law practice specializing in the zealous representation of individuals in New York Supreme and Local courts. The practice provides passionate advocacy in civil and family courts designed to achieve the desired outcome. The bulk of the practice is dedicated to the successful representation of individuals in criminal courts resulting in acquittals and dismissals of criminal charges. For a free consultation call (914) 803-0900.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. Family: 30%
  3. General Practice: 5%
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 5%


Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael J Palumbo

    Tremendously knowledgeable criminal defense attorney and not afraid to take the tough cases. If you are charged with a serious criminal matter you want Verris on your side!


    Michael Palumbo Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Alexander M. Ayoub

    Mrs. Shako is the consummate lawyer. She brings extensive legal knowledge, tenacious advocacy, and remarkable work ethic to the table. Respected by fellow defense attorneys and prosecutors alike, Mrs. Shako is a force in the courtroom; invariably achieving the desired result. I have had the pleasure of working with and observing her for several years. Whether your matter is criminal, civil or administrative, I highly recommend her services.


    Alexander Ayoub General practice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Office of Verris B. Shako

9 West Prospect Avenue
Suite 406
Mount Vernon, NY, 10550


NYCurrently registered 200503/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Abe Sigman AwardUniversity of Wiscosnon-School of Law2003
Julie Strasser Memorial ScholarshipUniversity of Wisconsin-School of Law2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Westchester County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Yonkers Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Mount Vernon Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Possession of a WeaponDismissal
Unathorized Use of a Motor VehicleDismissal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor2003