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James Hal Medows

Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney at Brooklyn, NY

4.8   231 reviews

also known as New York's Traffic Lawyer


Licensed for 16 years

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About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Speeding and traffic ticket
    90%

    16 years, 5,000 cases

  2. Criminal defense
    10%

    16 years, 3,500 cases

AVVO 10.0 RATING!

I am a second-generation criminal defense attorney-turned traffic lawyer. My office handles all types of moving (points and non-points) violations thoughout New York.  Previously, I handled cases where my clients were charged with murder, rape and gun possession.  I am over-qualified to handle your traffic ticket. I have hundreds of reviews and have represented thousands of motorists.  I hope you take the time to review my profile and call me.

My philosophy is simple...treat each case individually, talk to every client like you would want to be talked to and charge an affordable price if you had to charge a member of your family for your time and services..

Call me now to schedule a free consultation at 917-856-1247.

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Licensed for 16 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2006
Updated 07/09/2022

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

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The Law Office of James Medows
The Law Office of James Medows
28 Lotus St.
Cedarhurst, NY, 11516
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Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
  231 customer reviews
Posted by ariel s | November 21, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
great job! love the service
great experience! James and his team were on top of things from the beginning and did not rest until the issue was resolved. hope to never get another ticket, but if i do, i know who i will be calling first.
Posted by Earl | October 25, 2022
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Earl Mayne
I got a ticket for texting while driving. I reached out to James Medows. He responded right back with a direct call. He was straight forward with what I was looking at and the process it entailed. I was kept in the loop through every step and the day came when I was informed that the case was dismissed. I am so happy I made the choice of reaching out to Mr. James Medows.
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Posted by Ronnie | September 12, 2022
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Great at their job !
Thank you very much for my dismissal on both tickets. James and his team are the best at their job. GOT A TICKET CALL JAMES !
Posted by anonymous | July 28, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
James - The Best Lawyer
I received my first speeding ticket and did not want to deal with the repercussions of that so I hired James. This would also be my first time hiring a lawyer for a traffic ticket and I'm so happy that I did. James was able to dismiss my speeding ticket and I was not obligated to pay a fine or have any points added to my license. Phenomenal work from a fantastic lawyer that I'd highly recommend! Thank you again, James!
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Posted by Eliron | July 15, 2022
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Extraordinary Lawyer
Mr. Medows was able to get my 8 point speeding ticket dismissed , the way he dealt with the situation was like a chess game. He’s very strategic and will think out every move. He was always easy to reach , and would notify me as soon as there were any changes to my case. I’ve had bad experiences with other lawyers on Avvo with TVB cases, but I’m very grateful that Mr. Medows was able to deliver. He saved me from a lot of stress, and saved me money in the long run.
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Posted by Richard | April 27, 2022
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Superb Service
I had two encounters with an overzealous cop who must have had a thing for motorcycle commuters. She gave me three tickets in 60 days. I understood then how people go to jail over a traffic stop. I was looking at 7 points and with New York State and their 6 point Driver Responsibility Fee, that would have been costly. James and his team got two of the tickets dismissed saving me 5 points. Apparently, turning left from the middle lane into a four lane road with a divider is illegal for motorcycles, since the cars in front of me were all doing the same thing. All I had to do was call James and forget about it, easy breezy. I highly recommend James and his team for your defense. It's comforting to know he's available in your worst moments.
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Posted by Frank | March 16, 2022
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Best of the Best
The best of the best! James and his team were able to have my case dismissed completely. The overall service, professionalism and communication is A1. I was always updated and reminded of the hearing date. Much thanks to James Medows and his team.
Posted by Tomas | March 11, 2022
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Review
Mr. Meadows was very helpful and made the process as easy as possible. He was able to delay the hearing past 18 months and got me a not guilty verdict.
Posted by Ihtisham Saleem | March 8, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
100% Satisfaction Garenteed
Mr. Meadows and his team are extremely professional and affable always. They are ready and equipment to handle any speeding or traffic violations you may have. If you have a ticket call Mr. Meadows and he will get you the best results possible. Thank you James!!
Posted by Jay | February 12, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Professionalism and results oriented attorney.
Mr. Medow far exceeded my expectations. He handled this case with confidence and professionalism from day one. Communicated each step of the way till the dismissal. My was ticket was adjudicated on 2/2/2022 and was dismissed. Best groundhogs day present I ever had in my lifetime. I highly recommend him for anyone who needs representation. Thanks to him, no points on my license.
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Posted by Roya | February 11, 2022
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Confident & gets the job done!
First off, I am beyond ecstatic that James got me off the hook for these 2 tickets I got back in November of 2018! And I must say that right off the bat I felt the confidence from his energy & knew that I was in GREAT hands! That's a big deal breaker for me & what I truly love about people who give you that trusting feeling- their energy speaks for themselves eve thou at the same time James knows what he is doing! You are in good hands when dealing with him & his office! Thank you again! Sincerely, Roya
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Posted by Tamas | January 29, 2022
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Highly Recommend
Highly recommend James Medows's services. Hi is responsive, fast and efficient. Helped me out with my traffic ticket and thankfully my case was dismissed. Thank you James!
Posted by anonymous | December 19, 2021
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Traffic ticket
James represented me on several traffic tickets. He was professional and effective
Posted by Alfira Caprita | November 23, 2021
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Alie Caprita
Great NY attorney! He helped me as promised. I highly recommend James Meadow. He is The Traffic Ticket Guru
Posted by Galina | November 2, 2021
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Ticket Dsmissal
Everything was first rate, from initial consultation to the full dismissal of the speeding ticket. All I had to do is sign the retainer and James handled the rest (I especially appreciate that I did not have to appear in court). Also, I have to commend the communication efficiency and pretty much no wait time for getting a response whenever I had a question. Recommend!!!
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Posted by Giorgios | September 4, 2021
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AMAZING
James is great. Communication is on point. When I first got my ticket, I reached out to a few lawyers, and none of them came across as professional and straightforward as James. Everything was clear and concise. He also always notified me about when he was appearing, and followed up the day of my court date. I never had to worry about what was happening or if he forgot about me. My ticket was ultimately dismissed. Will definitely use James again Edit: I used James for a second speeding ticket. And once again, he and his office got it dismissed. He has saved me a total of 14 points so far. I honestly cannot recommend him enough. A small thing I noticed is that when notifying me about my dismissal, he didn't send a whole new email thread. He actually replied to my original thread about the ticket, from well over 2 years ago. That just goes to show how organized they are. It's a small detail, but something that impressed me nonetheless.
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Posted by anonymous | September 2, 2021
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Well worth the Money
I recommend James Meadows to all! Very honest and up front. James keeps you informed and will do everything to make things right!
Posted by Sholom | August 23, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing attorney
I would definitely recommend James with no reservations. Once he took the case, I didn't have to do anything. He kept me updated and was able to win with no points and no fine!!
Posted by Nate | August 13, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best traffic attorney of NY!
Mr. Medows is a top level lawyer. He is very knowledgeable in all the traffic laws and will do his best for his clients. If you in need for a service he provides, don't hesitate to contact him and see what he can do for you. I did my homework and I spoke with many lawyers regarding my case. He will fight for you for a favorable outcome and he is not lazy about the way he dose so. I am grateful for all the time he spent dealing with my case and the way he treated and respected me. He provided me with comfort and I didn't feel like I was just another case as I have with other lawyers. He did manage to get my case dismissed but it was not easy. There may be many traffic attorneys but none I was able to find like Mr James Meadows. A + !
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Posted by Alexis | July 29, 2021
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Best lawyer in NYC
Thiss is the best lawyer in NYC; his team was extraordinary responsive, kept me informed through the process and saved my license and massive fines. Look no further this is the lawyer that will save your butt!!!
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal/Founder
  • Law Office of James Medows
  • 2006 - Present
  • Intern
  • Kings County D.A.
  • 2004 - 2004
  • Intern
  • Hon. Martin Shulman
  • 2003 - 2003

Education

  • Howard University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • New York University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000

Legal Cases

  • People v. Krainert
  • Probation
  • People v. Souid
  • Community Service

Associations

  • Eastern District New York
  • Admitted
  • 2007 - Present
  • Southern District New York
  • Admitted
  • 2007 - Present
  • Kings County Criminal Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Attorney
  • 2006 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • A+
  • BBB
  • 2015
  • Client's Choice 2015
  • AVVO
  • 2015
  • A+
  • BBB
  • 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Client's Choice 2014
  • AVVO
  • 2014
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2014
  • Featured Attorney DUI
  • AVVO
  • 2013
  • Top Contributor
  • AVVO
  • 2013
  • Admission to Practice
  • Admitted
  • 2007
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (35)
Given (60)
Endorse James
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Feb 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James is the best attorney in NYC for Speeding and Traffic Ticket. I recommend him to all of my clients. James always get the best results."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An excellent lawyer who treats his clients with patience, care, understanding, and utmost professionalism. He is an even better person and I wholeheartedly recommend his for future services."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James is a professional and an excellent attorney. I would not hesitate to recommend his services to a client."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community. I wholeheartedly recommend James Hal Medows to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James Hal Medows aggressively pursues every angle of a case on behalf of his clients. He is thorough, detail-orientated, and works tirelessly to protect his clients rights. I highly recommend him."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Sharp. Very knowledgeable and helpful. I endorse this lawyer."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Apr 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James Hal Medows is a lawyer with boundless energy and great integrity. You can't go wrong with him defending you."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Apr 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. James is hard-working, client-centered and diligent."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James is a talented litigator who works extremely hard for his clients and gets terrific results. If you are in need of a great attorney, look no further. I endorse him without reservation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Meadows has style and class and he is an awesome lawyer. I know first hand that he cares for his clients. His help goes beyond criminal defense. He goes the extra mile to do whats best for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Medows is the type of quick talking sharp NYC lawyer you need on your side when fighting your case. From my phone consultations with him, I've found him to be straight forward and to the point -- a refreshing characteristics compared to long winded lawyers who talk a lot and never get to the point."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse James Medows without reservation. He is a reliable and knowledgeable attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Mr. Medows for many years, at all levels of the criminal court system, and I have observed him to be a highly conscientious, dedicated, and skillful practitioner. In addition to having a strong command of the legal issues facing all manner of criminal cases, he sincerely cares about his clients and he goes the extra mile for them. These are indispensable traits that every client should demand."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse this attorney. Not only does he run a highly successful law practice, Mr. Medows volunteers his free time to answer questions on AVVO. The answers are always insightful and accurate. This lawyer KNOWS the law! I would never hesitate recommending a client to Mr. Medows."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Civil rights Attorney | Oct 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Medows is a distinguished well respected attorney in the community. He is a powerful advocate for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Medows is an exceptional attorney. Although I have been practicing law for 24 years as a judge, magistrate, law professor, prosecutor, and private attorney, I learn from his responses on Avvo every time that he posts. If I needed an attorney, I would hire him. I recommend him with no reservation. It would be the best investment of your life to hire him to represent you."
Immigration Attorney | Jun 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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