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John Stephen Wallenstein

Federal crime Attorney at Garden City, NY

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About John

Learn John’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Federal crime
    50%

    42 years

  2. Criminal defense
    25%

    42 years

  3. Appeals
    20%
    Primarily Federal criminal appeals

    39 years

  4. Commercial real estate
    5%

    42 years

Licensed for 47 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1975
Updated 11/17/2022

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

Contact John

Law Office of John S. Wallenstein
1100 Franklin Ave Ste 100
Garden City, NY, 11530-1601

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | February 3, 2013
Great guy
Did phone consultation and was very impressed. He really knows his stuff and has integrity. Couldn't hire him cause of a conflict of interest but sent me to someone he trusted.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 400-500 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Queens County District Attorney
  • 1978 - 1982

Education

  • Hofstra University
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1974

Legal Cases

  • United States v Juncal
  • Reversal of sentence
  • People v Seda
  • People v Rodriguez
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Associations

  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Vice President
  • 2012 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • New York State Monument Builders Association
  • General Counsel
  • 1988 - Present
  • New York State Defenders Association
  • Member
  • 1983 - Present
  • Queens County Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • President
  • 1988 - 1990
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE
  • NYSACDL
  • 2014
  • PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION for OUTSTANDING SERVICE
  • NYSACDL
  • 2013
  • PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE
  • NYSACDL
  • 2012
  • PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE
  • NYSACDL
  • 2011
  • PRESIDENT'S COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE
  • NYSACDL
  • 2010
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Publications

  • Atticus (NYSACDL)
  • Editor
  • 2014

Speaking Engagements

  • CLE program
  • Federal View of Discovery
  • 2015
  • CLE
  • CROSS-EXAMINATION
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (2)
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Criminal defense Attorney | May 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"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."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"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."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is an attorney I have watched practice for years now. His intelligence is remarkable, but his care for others sets him apart from many of the lawyers I have encountered. He works in the trial courts but possess mastery over the delicate and complicated work of appeals as well. You would be hard pressed to find a better advocate for you than John."
Criminal defense
Garden City Federal crime Lawyer John Stephen Wallenstein
John Stephen Wallenstein
Federal crime Attorney
Garden City, NY
Licensed for 47 years