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I have been a criminal defense attorney for my entire career.  i have tried an average of 6 felonies a year for the past six years including homicides, robberies and dwi's.  My practice area includes state criminal defense in Nassau County where i am currently based out of, as well as Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Westchester and Suffolk Counties along with Federal cases.  There is no case too small or too big. 


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    19 years, 8.5 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    19 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Speeding Ticket: 10%
    19 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. General Practice: 5%
    35 years, 5 thousand cases



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

43 total 

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  • Luke Z. Fenchel

    I endorse Joe for his familiarity with criminal law and alcohol-related offenses. He clearly has the knowledge, experience, and clarity of expression vital to be a great attorney. He is a consistent and consistently helpful contributor, helping many here in need.


    Luke Fenchel Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Howard E. Tanner

    Joe and I are working on separate cases for the same client. He is a zealous advocate and a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend him.


    Howard Tanner Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Hession Bekoff & Lo Piccolo

1103 Stewart Avenue
Suite 200
Garden City, NY, 11530


NYCurrently registered 199807/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Law Student AwardFADA1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Staff AttorneyLegal A Id Society of New York1997 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Criminal Courts Bar Association of Nassau CountyImmediate Past President2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v.Multiple Acquittals
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bridge the GapFrom Theory to Practice--Insights into the Trial of a Criminal Case2012