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Licensed

  1. Federal Crime: 50%
    35 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    35 years
  3. Appeals: 20%
    32 years
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 5%
    35 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($400-500/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Neil Richard Cahn

    Fearless. Street smart. Knowledgeable. Talented. John is the complete package. Well-known and respected by state and federal judges, prosecutors, the criminal defense bar and police, John knows the "system" and can put together the best defense for his clients. Whether what will serve a client best is a complex trial, working out a plea, an appeal, or post-conviction applications, John has the ability to do it all.

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  • Richard D. Willstatter

    John Wallenstein is a very fine criminal defense attorney. He works hard for his clients and often obtains great results for them. Mr. Wallenstein is a highly experienced and careful advocate. I recommend Mr. Wallenstein without reservation.

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Contact info

Law Office of John S. Wallenstein

1100 Franklin Ave Ste 100
Garden City, NY, 11530-1601

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 197503/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2014
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION for OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2013
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2012
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2011
PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICENYSACDL2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant District AttorneyQueens County District Attorney1978 - 1982
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersVice President2012 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1988 - Present
New York State Monument Builders AssociationGeneral Counsel1988 - Present
New York State Defenders AssociationMember1983 - Present
Queens County Criminal Courts Bar AssociationPresident1988 - 1990
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v SedaN/A
People v RodriguezN/A
People v HaugheyAcquittal
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Atticus (NYSACDL)Editor2014
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLE programFederal View of Discovery2015
CLECROSS-EXAMINATION2014