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Anthony John Colleluori

Federal crime Attorney at Minola, NY

4.7   30 reviews

also known as Tony Colleluori


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About Anthony

Learn Anthony’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Other
    50%

  2. Federal crime
    20%
    When faced w/ a federal prosecution, we know a heavy weight is on the client & his family. 24/7, We work w/ you to affordably provide the best defense. Our attorney's are experienced in all phases of Federal prosecutions such as Mail,Wire,Bank & Stock Fraud; Internet Sex cases (including Child Porn,Obsenity & Cybersex stings) Money Laundering, RICO, Conspiracy, Drugs, Guns,Gang-related cases, Counterfeit Goods cases & many other Federal crimes. Call & let us reduce your stress and worry.

    33 years

  3. Civil rights
    15%
    I take on civil rights cases including those dealing with Prison rights, Police Brutality/False arrest/Malicious prosecution/False imprisonment. I know how it feels to be left out, ridiculed and picked on because you are different. Our office takes on cases such as the ones described above as well as those of Sexual, Age and Religious harassment. We handle housing descrimination claims & descrimintion in the school and work place. We look forward to speaking with you about your case.

    33 years

  4. Criminal defense
    15%
    Nearly 90% of our work is in Criminal Defense. Most of that work is deliniated in the other areas mentioned above. This is the percentage of work that we do that is not included in the other specific areas above.

    38 years

My career allows me to come to the aid of good people during the hardest, often saddest & most stressful times of their lives. I am there for them 24 hours a day 7 days a week, 365 days a year. I am a Crisis Trial Lawyer. I work on Criminal Defense, Family Law, Catastrophic Injury, and Whistleblower-Qui Tam cases. If your life has been touched by a crime, serious accident or an violent/messy family situation, please call on me, 24/7/365. I am here to help you.


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Anthony J. Colleluori, a well respected New York and Long Island trial and appellate lawyer, has practiced for over 25 years, focusing his practice on Criminal Law; First Amendment & Obscenity; Constitutional Law & Civil Rights; Civil RICO and Federal False Claims Act cases.

With a reputation as a tough and aggressive trial lawyer, Mr. Colleluori represents clients in the various areas of criminal law in the District, Town, Village Criminal, Civil, Family, County and Supreme courts. His cases have also included civil rights actions, Federal False Claims Act (Qui Tam or Whistle Blower) cases and civil RICO cases. He has handled all level of criminal matters including white collar crimes, homicides, arson and racketeering. Mr. Colleluori has represented clients in both the New York State and Federal courts (mostly in the courthouses of the Second Department of the New York State Courts and in the Second Circuit, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York in the federal courts) but has also appeared pro hoc vice in other East coast states.

Mr. Colleluori’s recognitions include the Master Advocate designation by NITA and was named one of NY State's top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2007 conferred by the American Association of Trial Lawyers. He has  of an "AV" Peer Review rating and listing in Martindale- Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent holds a perfect rating of 10.0. Tony was awarded a prestigious Outstanding Service Award by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Tony has been tapped to serve as a Special Prosecutor in Nassau County, New York and has served the New York Supreme Court as a Fiduciary Referee in Foreclosure actions. He has appeared in Who's Who in American Law; and he has been previously listed as An Outstanding Young Man in America.

A frequent lecturer, moderator, and author, Tony has lectured at and/or chaired Continuing Legal Education courses for the American Bar Association; the New York State Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; the NYS Bar Association CLE and Criminal Justice Section (both Practical Skills Courses as well as Advance Skills Courses); the Nassau County (New York) Bar Association s Academy of Law; the Suffolk County (New York) Bar Association’s Academy of Law; The Hofstra University Trial Techniques Program; the Weidner University (Delaware) Trial Techniques Program; The National Institute of Trial Advocacy Basic Trial Course; and the Practicing Law Institute (PLI); as well as for numerous civic and religious organizations.

Author of over twenty (20) trial skill and criminal law related articles and lecture notes, Mr. Colleluori regularly lectures at high schools and colleges on Long Island and in the outer Boroughs of New York City. He has presented on diverse legal topics including DWI/ DUI and criminal law issues, legal ethics and representation of civil rights and Whistle Blower (Qui Tam) Plaintiffs/Relators. He has testified before the New York State Assembly Rules Committee and has submitted testimony to the United States House of Representatives.

In addition, Mr. Colleluori is the author of the “In Your Face Defense” series. He has taught a generation of young lawyers how to stand up to the government and courts and not be pushed around regarding alleged deadlines, guidelines, and other "official" bars to a fair defense. He authored the seminal six-part series “Handling a DWI Case” for the Nassau Lawyer. He also published the article "How to Write a Pre-Sentence Report" for the ABA-ALI publication the Practical Lawyer. He has written a featured Letter published in the Sunday edition of Long Island's Newsday entitled “A Strong Defense of Liberty.”

Tony has been featured on numerous talk radio stations including WOR, WALK, WCBS, AP Radio, WGGB (Labor Lines) among others. Frequently sought out for his legal opinions he has appeared on various international, national and New York metropolitan area television shows including CNN (Lou Dobbs Money Line); Fox (Good Day New York); Court TV ABC; NBC; CNBC, MSNBC, CBS; PBS; News 12 Long Island; News 55 Long Island; and News 1 New York. He has been heard and seen on international TV and radio stations run by the BBC (Great Britain), RAI (Italy) RIA (Ireland).

A dedicated trial and appellate lawyer, Mr. Colleluori has made a name for himself as a concerned advocate who puts the client before the case. He devotes over 25 percent of his time to working on pro bono or reduced fee cases. He is a member of the 18b Panel (Major Felony Offense panel) of the Nassau County (New York) Bar Association (and is assigned the most serious of criminal cases) the Criminal Justice Act Panel of the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York (Long Island Branch) which handles Federal criminal cases and the Eastern District's Pro Bono Panel which handles Federal civil cases (mostly in the area of Civil Rights and general business cases as well as employee discrimination and Whistle Blower [Qui Tam] protection cases).

A lifelong member of his Long Island community, Mr. Colleluori served on numerous philanthropic and civic efforts, including being a past alumni advisor to the Syosset HS (NY) radio station ( FM) and alumni chair and District Justice to the J.F. Kennedy Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. He has twice served on the local Soccer Board of Directors (once on its Executive Committee). He also served as a member of the Committee to Save Syosset Hospital and as a volunteer counsel for Children of the Night. He is a former assistant to a New York state assemblyman.

Tony has put his money where his mouth is philanthropically, raising money for the Leukemia Society, Cystic Fibrosis, and UNICEF and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Presently he is on the National Board of Directors of the Scleroderma Foundation where he chairs the Development Committee.

 

Tony's peers have elected or selected him to serve on the Board of Directors of the Nassau County Bar Association (where he also chaired both the Criminal Law and Procedure Committee and the Construction Law Committee) the Board of Directors of the NYSACDL, President of the Nassau County (NY) Criminal Court's Bar Association, Past Secretary of the NYS Bar Associations Criminal Justice Section (where he also served as CLE chair) and He serves the ABA Criminal Law Section as Chair of the Criminal Practice Management/Small and Solo Firm Committee.

Mr. Colleluori has defended the civil rights of hundreds, if not thousands of New Yorkers, Long Islanders and Americans in the various courts he serves. Whether defending a DWI, a homicide, victims of police brutality or whistle blowers who just cannot sit by and watch others rip off America's treasury, Tony has stood by their side, lighting their legal path and helping to carry, if not completely shouldering their legal burdens.

Mr. Colleluori is a father of two boys and has been married to his wife, Mary Rose, for Twenty Eight  years.

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Licensed for 37 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1985
Updated 11/17/2022

Contact Anthony

Raiser & Kenniff, PC
300 Old Country Rd.
Suite 351
Minola, NY, 11502
Raiser & Kenniff, PC
300 Old Country Rd.
Ste 351
Mineola, NY, 11501
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Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
  30 customer reviews
Posted by Donn | July 1, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The quintessential professional
Anthony is an extraordinary attorney, plain and simple! Language will not and can not adequately describe the exceptional work he has done for me and the many that I have referred to him! Not only is he an extraordinary attorney, he is an exceptional person who makes every effort to put a client at ease during a very difficult time! I have and will continue to refer individuals to him, knowing that they are in great hands! He is the textbook example of "the quintessential professional!"
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Posted by anonymous | December 5, 2017
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| Consulted Attorney
Realistic and precise
I received a very timely answer to my question and the answer was precise and to the point.
Posted by Ravi | June 19, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
LIKE A FATHER AND TRUE FRIEND
Anthony is an amazing person and friend. On the first day I met Anthony, it felt like he was a part of my family and most of all was like a father to me and my family. He made me feel comfortable and relax at all times by telling me "you don't have worry unless I start to worry" Mr Colleluori is a professional person who knows his business like no one else. He communicated with the DA in a professional manner which allowed them to work on my case with no problems. I was facing a much more serious outcome but Anthony worked his magic and got me the best possible outcome that even I could not imagine getting. Anthony worked until the end of my sentence to make sure I was out on time and spent a whole day in court to make sure I was out the day that they agreed on. That was in march this year, since then Anthony have become a very close friend of mine, he make sure all is still well with me and my family and only wishes us the best in the future. Anthony will always be an important part of my life. Thank you very much Mr. Colleluori for all you did for me, I will never forget you.
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Posted by Lara | April 25, 2017
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The Ultimate Protector
Mr. Colleluori has helped me and my family with a few cases now. Each one with the best result and/or outcome we could have possibly imagined. Whenever I need any protection or whenever I feel as if I'm unsafe, he is the best and most knowledgeable person to turn to. I had recently undergone unsafe working conditions and didn't know what to do. He was strong and aggressive about the situation without losing care, understanding, and compassion. I would highly recommend Mr. Colleluori as your lawyer; I can't thank him enough for everything he has done for me.
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Posted by anonymous | November 12, 2016
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Trusted counsel
I have been represented by Anthony on two occasions and, in both circumstances, he was able to achieve results. His direct approach lets you know where things stand, and he has the knowledge and reputation to provide skilled representation.
Posted by anonymous | October 16, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Civil rights
Mr anthony is one of the best lawyers i have ever came across he has help me win my cases and he is very good at his job and he takes it very seriously if u are looking for a winner look him up you will not be disappointed with the results trust me .
Posted by Jonathan | October 13, 2016
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Best Attorney Ever
Mr. Colleluori is a competent, practical, and amazing attorney. He cuts through the "legalese" and always sees the forest for the trees. He diligently works to protect his client's rights and ensures that you, his client, is treated fairly under the Law.
Posted by John | April 23, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
A Great Attorney and Friend
I would highly recommend Mr. Colleluori to anyone who is in need of an attorney. During times of duress, you need a friend with a heart of gold that is willing to fight tooth and nail for you. Mr. Colleluori exemplifies the finest traits one could ask for in a lawyer. His honesty and pragmatism helped me better understand the legal process and what I could expect from DA. After poring over my case, night and day, Mr. Colleluori was able to get me a sentencing far more lenient than what I could have expected. A criminal misdemeanor was dropped down to a mere few hours of community service and there were no permanent repercussions with my school. He will never stop fighting for you until you get the best possible result from your case. The time and care that Mr. Colleluori puts into every single one of his clients is something that you can't get with any other attorney.
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Response from Anthony Colleluori April 27, 2016
Thank you John, I am glad I was able to help you and your friends and I am looking forward to hearing great things about and from you in the near future.
Posted by anonymous | February 25, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
BEST OF THE BEST
Words aren't enough to thank Anthony for helping my husband and keeping our family together. Mr. Colleluori from the get go was hands on in the case, and always willing to answer any questions I had at any given time. Very professional, respectful, and knowledgeable in his work. I am forever grateful to have met Anthony and hiring to help my husband's case, he not only got us the best outcome possible but more importantly we get to be a family and raise our kids together. I don't think that any amount of words I write today can actually ever repay Anthony for his hard work and dedication. I recommend him to anyone who needs a phenomenal lawyer. Mr. Colleluori not only "talks the talk" but he "walks the walk". Thank you Anthony and all who worked on my husband's case from Raiser and Kenniff, I can't thank you enough for all that you have done. May God bless you all.
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Posted by Julia | October 29, 2015
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BEST LAWYER WITH A HEART OF GOLD
I would highly recommend Anthony Collelouri! He restored my wedding video and memories that I was able to send to my family in another country! I was totally screwed by my wedding vidiographer who got paid for the job but after numerous promises and excuses for 2 years he decided not to give me my video at all, changed his business name, blocked my number and disappeared. Nobody could help and everybody said nothing could be done and I got scammed...BUT Anthony! He met with me, listened to the whole story and promised to find the guy and get the footage. For the whole year Anthony's people had been looking for the guy in 2 different states but he was nowhere to be found and was not responding to any letters or phone calls. But Anthony stayed persistent and did everything possible. To make a long story short, the videographer personally drove to Anthony's office and brought the finished wedding footage! Anthony is a very experienced, professional and honest person who actually cares for his clients and does whatever it takes to help. He has a heart of gold!!! I feel safe knowing he is here in case I need help in future. I would definitely recommend Anthony to anyone who needs a really good lawyer who gets the job done !
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Posted by Demitrios | April 14, 2015
Tony knows how to handle business.
Extremely Experienced. Not easily intimidated in the court room. Communicates and keeps you informed. Hired Raiser and Kenniff (the firm he works with) and had a pretty serious case that went to trial. He handled the trial quickly, professionally, and flawlessly. Would not hesitate to hire him or his firm if I ever needed to retain an attorney in the future.
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Response from Anthony Colleluori March 28, 2016
Thanks Demitry! This was a case of police brutality and Demo was wrongfully accused by a lying police officer of assaulting the officer and resisting (an unlawful) arrest. Those types of cases are always dicey especially in Nassau County NY, but the jury saw right through it and acquitted Demitrious in record time!! Now he can sue the county and the cop for police brutality false arrest malicious prosecution and be made whole .
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Posted by HAROLD | September 3, 2014
TONY KNOW HIS ONIONS
IF TONY CHOSE TO BE A FARMER, HIS ONIONS WOULD TASTE BEST. THE REASON I SAY THIS, IS THAT THIS MAN REALLY DOES KNOW HIS BUSINESS. MORE IMPORTANT, HE KNOWS THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM, AND WHO THE PLAYERS INVOLVED ARE. IN OTHER REVEIWS, YOU MAY HAVE READ NEGATIVE OR UNHAPPY VEIWS. MY EXPERIENCE IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. I WAS ARRESTED ON A DWI CHARGE, HE WAITED OUT THE STATE FOR HEARINGS, WHICH THEY WERE NEVER READY FOR, AND BECAUSE OF THIS , I RECEIVED A NON-RELATED DWI BARGAIN WITH THE STATE. TRUST ME, THIS GUY KNOWS HIS ONIONS!
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Posted by Tanya | August 26, 2013
Fantastic Attorney
Anthony Colleluori is a phenomenal attorney. I had a child custody/child support case going and after another attorney screwed me up Mr. Colleluori was a God sent. He fought for my family and I as if we were part of his family. He made me feel as though he truly cared. He returned all my phone calls and emails in a timely manner. He was always up for the challenge and when we had court dates he was always well prepared and knew the facts without having to be spoon fed. Mr. Colleluori and his staff are well organized and full of incite. Outside of court he is a gentle soul but once in court he is ready to fight. I will always be indebted to Mr. Colleluori and his staff for all they did for my family and I. Best attorney I ever saw hands down!
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Posted by Yvonne | August 13, 2013
I received the treatment I needed instead of the punishment I deserved
As a single mother I found myself in situations (I put myself into) trying to make ends meet. Finally I got caught up in something that would jeopardize my freedom. I googled criminal lawyers and Mr. Colleluori popped up. What a blessing!! From start to finish this man and his associates were by my side ensuring not only that I got the best outcome of my situation, but that I also worked on myself, as a person. My case was larceny case and I had a history of assault. My case was moved from criminal court to treatment court in Nassau County, NY where I was able to complete anger management and have my case dismissed upon the completion of my treatment requirements. Mr. Colleluori made sure that I got the services I needed instead of the punishment I deserved. That's what separates him from the rest. I am now attending college, working full time (in women's prison reform), and I am able to maintain my household as a single mother. Although I did the work, it was Mr. Colleluori who was there to guide and support me as my lawyer through this transition. There are not enough words to express how grateful I am. Thank you.
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Response from Anthony Colleluori February 15, 2014
I am very Proud of you!!!!
Posted by anonymous | February 28, 2012
Very happy with the otucome.
This was a complicated DWI case i placed myself in a ugly situation. Anthony was compassionate and professional this type of situation was not new to him. He is not distant and cold like some other lawyers i interviewed. Anthony cares and treated me like a human being. He helped me in various way to grow from this experience.
Posted by anonymous | July 21, 2011
Excellent Attorney
AJC is very bright, energetic and caring. He will work hard to win your case and he is not afraid of anyone!
Posted by Josette | April 10, 2011
Heart of Gold
I highly recommend Mr. Colleluori for anyone in need of an attorney. Mr. Colleluori took the time to listen to my story, sympathized with my plight and then offered to handle my difficult case Pro Bono after the first attorney I had was pushing me to walk away from it without justice being done. He has always made time for me when I needed to talk to him, whether it was about my case or just life's difficulties in general. He is more than just knowledgeable in the law. As kind hearted as Mr. Colleluori is, he was also tough as nails when it came to representing me and got me the deserved end result. He is quite a force to be reckoned with when pushed past politeness. Yet he was nothing but caring and professional when in my presence.
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Posted by Bo | October 29, 2010
Powerful and Professional Lawyer
I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Colleluori for the dismissal of the charges against me and avoided any jail time.Thank you from botttom of my heart. I am truly grateful with the way Mr. Colleluori handled my case. He is very professional, courteous and confident. I would recommend Mr. Colleluori to anyone whom needs a good law firm.
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Posted by luz | October 12, 2010
Anthony Colleluori stepped up to the plate.
After going through many lawyers in which direction we should go. Anthony came in and took control of the situation. This was a discrimination case that no other lawyer wanted to tackle. There were times when we though that justice was not going to be given for the violations thrust at me. Anthony came in did all he could to make this case heard in such a proffesional way, that the result was a victory for those who are discriminated upon in the workplace. With Anthony's help our case is now going to be in the Federal records for future victims to be able to resourse their litigations againts those violators who feel that they are above the law.
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Posted by Katherine | April 15, 2009
By Far The Best
I would high recommend Anthony Collelouri. I started off my case with a different lawyer. It took him close to 4months to develope a case, but when i switched lawyers to Anthony he handled my case in half the time. He is very experienced, honest, and very family oriented.. Truely saved my family!!
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 400-650 per hour
  • Contingency 20%-40%
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

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AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2019.

Censured issued in NY, 2019
updated on 01/21/2021

When an attorney is censured it means he or she did something wrong but may still practice law. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Censured issued in NY, 2018
updated on 06/21/2019

When an attorney is censured it means he or she did something wrong but may still practice law. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Raiser & Kenniff, PC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Senior Partner
  • Law Offices of Anthony J. Colleluori & Associates PLLC
  • 2002 - 2014
  • Senior Partner
  • Kirk Medina, Lipton, Ketover and Colleluori
  • 1993 - 2001
  • Law Offices of Anthony J. Colleluori
  • 1985 - 1992
  • Nassau County (NY) Legal Aid Society
  • 1984 - 1985
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Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 1984
  • Tufts University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1981

Legal Cases

  • People v D.S.
  • Full Acquittal
  • Luz Cardeno v. John Potter (Postmaster General of the United States of America)
  • Plaintiff verdict for $33,000.00
  • Philip David Schaub v. Olmsted County (MN) et al.
  • Verdict for Plaintiff in the aggegate sum of $1.5 Million Dollars
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Associations

  • The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Life Member
  • 1987 - Present
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Life Member
  • 1987 - Present
  • Columbian Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
  • Co-chair Criminal Practice Management Committee
  • 2009 - 2011
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Criminal Litigation Committee, White Collar Sentencing Subcommittee
  • Chairman
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Scleroderma Foundation Bd. of Dir. Development Comm.
  • Committee Chairman
  • 2001 - 2007
  • NYS Bar Association
  • Secretary, Criminal Justice Section
  • 1997 - 1998
  • Nassau County (NY) Criminal Court's Bar Association
  • President
  • 1996 - 1997
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member Board of Directors
  • 1992 - 1996
  • NYS Bar Association Crim Just. Sec. CLE Comm.
  • Chairman
  • 1991 - 1996
  • NYS Bar Association
  • Member, Criminal Justice Section Executive Comm
  • 1991 - 1998
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Inaugural Chair Constuction Law Committee
  • 1991 - 1993
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • 1990 - 1993
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Chairman Criminal Law and Procedure Committee
  • 1988 - 1990
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • District Justice
  • 1987 - 1991
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Chapter Justice
  • 1982 - 1983
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Languages Spoken

  • German
  • Tagalog
  • Mandarin
  • Italian
  • Spanish
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Awards

  • Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Criminal Law Education
  • NYS Bar Association Criminal Justice Section
  • 2014
  • AV Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Inclusion in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York State
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyers Civil Rights
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyers Civil Rights Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Long Island Legal Eagle
  • Pulse Magazine
  • 2012
  • Top 10 Criminal Trial Lawyers in the Northeast
  • Arrive Magazine
  • 2011
  • Master Advocate
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA)
  • 2008
  • Outstanding Service Award
  • NACDL
  • 1993
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • 1993
  • Outstanding Alumnus
  • Phi Alpha Delta, Kennedy Chapter-Hofstra Univ.
  • 1991
  • Outstanding Young Men in America
  • 1987
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Publications

  • NYSACDL-Weapons for the Firefight
  • In Your Face Defense
  • 1993
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Speaking Engagements

  • Young Lawyers Section Trial Academy
  • Trial Advocacy
  • 2013
  • NYS Bar Association
  • Bridging the Gap- Criminal Discovery & Motion Practice
  • 2009
  • Handling the Worker's Compensation Fraud Case
  • Defending the Worker in Criminal Court
  • 2007
  • St Dominick's High School Senior Lecture Series
  • Sex crimes on College Campus'
  • 2006
  • NACDL Winter Meeting
  • Legal Marketing for Criminal Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Trial Advocacy
  • 2005
  • NYSBA Practical Skills Program
  • Motion and Discovery Practice
  • 1996
  • Handling a Criminal Drug Case
  • Handling a Criminal Drug Prosecution
  • 1995
  • Trademark Litigation Trial Techniques
  • Trial Advocacy
  • 1992
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Attorney endorsements

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Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Tony for over 20 years. Tony is a tough, down to earth criminal lawyer, who handles interesting, difficult and complex cases. He has defended many high profile clients in criminal matters, as well as lesser known defendants. He knows how to handle the media, and is frequently cited in our local daily newspaper Newsday and on television.I've referred many matters to him, he gets results.. Tony is an excellent teacher and many new lawyers got their start working with him and learning the ropes. He participated with me in several continuing legal education seminars. In addition to Criminal Defense Tony and his firm handle numerous other matters including Civil Rights violations. Tony is a very hard worker and has been know to toil through the night to prepare his cases - and his clients - for trial. If you want a seasoned tough criminal lawyer call Tony."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Anthony for several years. Anthony is an expert criminal defense attorney who has represented a wide range of clients in matters ranging from highly-publicized cases, to capital cases, to the typical DWI or petty larceny case. I have seen him work very aggressively to help his clients, with a high degree of success. Among other attorneys, Anthony enjoys a great amount of respect. I have seen him work tirelessly at all hours of the day and night until he gets his job done. He is also very helpful to members of the bar in addressing questions that they have regarding their clients and cases. You can count on Anthony to obtain a successful outcome for his clients."
Civil rights Attorney | Apr 16
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Anthony Colleluori is the best criminal defense attorney. Period. I have seen Tony in action first hand, and let me tell you, if I had my back against the wall in the criminal justice system, I would call Tony first. Tony is relentless, tireless, compassionate, extraordinarily knowledgeable, and will fight for his clients until the bitter end. With any emergency legal questions, I call Tony. Not once has he let me down. When he says he is available 24/7/365 days a year, he means it. He is a mentor to so many attorneys in the New York legal community, and for good reason. Without hesitation, I wholeheartedly endorse Anthony Colleluori."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 24
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Oct 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I enthusiastically endorse Mr. Colleluori. I first met Tony at the New York State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section 2011 Trial Academy, when he was my team leader. I have been able to turn to him often for professional advice since then, and had a chance to work with him on a matter in which I learned much from Tony. What impresses me most about Tony is that he gives so much not only to his family, but also to the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Colleluori is an outstanding and excellent attorney. I would recommend anyone and everyone to him for his services. I have been practicing for 24 years as a judge, magistrate, law professor, private attorney, and prosecutor, and I learn from his answers on Avvo every day. Simply an exemplary attorney."
Federal crime Attorney | Jul 17
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. A lawyer can accomplish certain things. A compassionate lawyer can accomplish far better things. Mr. Colleluori is of the latter variety."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Anthony is a lawyer you can count on. He is knowledgeable and extremely aggressive."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Anthony is a true professional. He gets things done and truly cares for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Tony Colleluori for over twenty years, worked with him on cases, and seen him in action in the courtroom. He is a dedicated and passionate criminal defense attorney, always giving 100% for his clients, always willing to share his expertise with a colleague. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a top notch, experienced defense attorney for a criminal case."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 23
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Tony for over 15 years and he is a top lawyer in both state and federal cases!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 23
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer, i love the wire fraud answer, the feds always throw that in if you got a cell phone in your pocket. Attorney Colleluori is well qualified and i recommend him."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have had the pleasure of knowing Tony for nearly twenty (20) years. He is an aggressive advocate for his clients. He is not afraid to litigate a "high profile" case, and he gets great results for his clients. He is well known, and well respected, by his fellow defense attorneys."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I had a good friend in NY call me on a Sunday looking for an attorney. It was an emergency. I knew the right person for the job - Tony. I called him and talked to him Sunday morning. By Sunday evening, he had talked to my friend. Tony did an amazing job for my friend and I received numerous calls and emails telling me how great he was. He resolved the matter better than an any of us could have hoped for. I knew I could trust Tony to take care of a good friend, but he went above and beyond all of my expectations. I highly recommend Tony for anyone in NY who wants the best litigator!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Colleluori has made a subtantial number of contributions on avvo.com. I have read several of his contributions and have found them to be thoughtful, informative and practical."
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