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Julie Ann Nociolo

Criminal defense Attorney at Troy, NY

5.0   7 reviews

also known as Julie Nociolo, Julie A. Nociolo

  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 9 years
    New York - NY 9 years
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2015
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2015
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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

About Julie

Learn Julie’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    State and federal criminal defense from DWIs to federal felonies

  2. Education
    Title IX; Student Disciplinary or Misconduct; State and Federal lawsuits challenging decisions by colleges and universities

  3. Civil rights
    Plaintiff side federal civil rights lawsuits vindicating rights for clients in cases of excessive force, unlawful arrest, unlawful search and seizure, unlawful imprisonment, and unlawful racial, sexual, religious or national origin discrimination.

  4. Appeals

Julie defends falsely accused individuals against institutions including local, state, and federal governments as well as colleges and universities.

 Federal & State Criminal Defense | White Collar Investigations & Defense | Title IX & Student Defense | Professional Licensing Defense | Civil Rights Plaintiff's Litigation | Appeals

Julie works tirelessly to achieve the desired outcomes for her clients and to educate them about the often misunderstood realities of defending a criminal case. Her passion for her clients has been quickly recognized and respected by judges and her adversaries in state and federal courts, and both know that she will not back down when faced with unanticipated obstacles. The same holds true when defending students accused of misconduct or Title IX violations at colleges and universities. Julie carefully considers when best to use certain litigation strategies and confidently presses her adversaries in order to exercise and protect her clients’ rights.

Julie’s trial results have earned the respect of the legal community, and she has attained significant victories in both state and federal court. Since joining E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, Julie has joined forces with James Knox and E. Stewart Jones, Jr. to defend against countless state and federal felonies. Julie believes that significant criminal cases require the attention of a team and if a case is to proceed to trial, at least two attorneys will prepare the client and their family and zealously defend the client from the counsel table.

Although she is a passionate trial attorney, some of her greatest victories are when trial or even criminal charges are avoided because of a dismissal of an indictment, a favorable plea bargain, or representation during a government investigation. Julie always considers the entire impact a criminal case has on a client and often represents clients on collateral matters including litigation of a parallel civil enforcement proceedings or defense of a client’s professional license. Should an appeal be required in a client’s case, she is trained as a New York State Court of Appeals judicial clerk to draft and argue cases before appellate courts.

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E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy LLP
28 2nd St
Troy, NY, 12180-3955
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy LLP
200 Harborside Drive
Suite 300
Schenectady, NY, 12305
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy LLP
511 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy LLP
1659 Central Avenue
Suite 103
Albany, NY, 12205
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Posted by Sadie | September 17, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I hired Julie and James for my fiance. He had some serious federal charges and was facing a life sentence. They were able to get my fiance a decent sentence so he will be able to get back to his family. They answered every phone call, text message and email. They were very easy to talk to and made me feel like they were working for us and didn't just want our money. I will recommend them to anyone facing criminal charges. They will get you the best results. They are the best attorneys in the capital district.
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Posted by Darrell Chapman | September 17, 2020
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Darrell Chapman
I have the deepest gratitude and appreciation for attorneys Julie A. Nociolo and James Knox, and for the entire E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy firm who represented me against federal drug trafficking and weapons offenses. These attorneys saved my life and made it possible for me to return home to my family in the very near future, an outcome that was virtually impossible considering that I faced a potential life sentence. They answered every phone call and returned every text message. They made sure I had a clear understanding of every detail of my case. And something that I value above all is that they honored they're word whenever they gave it. I was handled like family and consider them to be good friends. There are no lawyers or law firm that will fight harder for their clients or get better results than this firm. These guys are the best PERIOD!
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Posted by Kimberly | September 10, 2018
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Professional and knowledgeable
Ms nociolo was amazing! Definitely a lawyer that is professional and very knowledgeable in her work. I couldn’t have asked for a better attorney to help me and guide me through my case. She was always responsive and there to answer any questions I had. Follows through every time! Thanks Julie for your hard work!!
Posted by Jason | June 27, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Fantastic service
Ms. Nociolo filed a motion to federal court for me was very professional. She took the time to review the facts of my case and explained each step along the way. My motion was ultimately successful. As soon as Ms. Nociolo was informed she immediately informed me. Excellent attorney for sure!!!
Posted by anonymous | June 15, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
DWI Case
From the first consultation call until the final court hearing, Julie was immensely attentive and knowledgeable on a DWI accusation. She was able to reduce what could've been a life altering charge down to a violation; tackling the case with complete confidence and ease. We would highly recommend Julie.
Posted by anonymous | March 22, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent lawyer in the Capital Region!
I worked with Julie to help me reduce a traffic violation and was extremely impressed and comforted by her quick response and professionalism in handling the matter. Traffic tickets don't leave you a lot of time to respond, but within a day of talking with her the local DA was contacted and a letter was sent out from the firm requesting a reduction on the ticket. I was extremely happy with the results, a clean record with a minor fine and required defensive driving course - far better than the 5 points that would have been applied to my record! I'm grateful for the work that she did, this was luckily a smaller offense, but if I were to unfortunately ever have another reason to use a lawyer I would work with her again in a heartbeat.
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Posted by Tyler | March 8, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Approachable and easy to talk to. Gives great legal advice. I would recommend Julie to anyone seeking representation.
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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy LLP
  • 2017 - Present
  • Judicial Law Clerk
  • The Honorable Gary L. Sharpe, U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Central Staff Attorney
  • New York State Court Of Appeals
  • 2014 - 2015


  • New York Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • State University of New York, College at Geneseo
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2009

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Matter of EC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Title IX matter
  • No violation of University's Title IX Sexual Misconduct Policy
  • People v. Stolz, Warren County Court
  • Alford plea with 4 1/2 year determinate sentence; potential criminal exposure 40+ years.
  • People v. Robert Nickol, Albany County, 2018
  • Top and only felony count acquitted by jury at trial.
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  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Associate Board Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Capital District Women's Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • "Ones to Watch"
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star, Upstate New York Criminal Defense
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star, Upstate New York Criminal Defense
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Sylvia D. Garland Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation
  • New York Law School
  • 2014
  • Chief Justice Rose E. Bird Award re Public Interest Law
  • New York Law School
  • 2014
  • Order of the Barristers
  • New York Law School
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

  • New York Law School
  • Judicial Clerkships, Panelist
  • 2019
  • Civil Rights Law, New York Law School
  • Police Brutality Cases in Federal Court, Guest Lecturer
  • 2019

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (2)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 17
Relationship: Co-worker
"Julie has a strong ability to analyze problems and work out strategic solutions whenever possible. She has a strong grasp of the law -- one which belies the length of her time as lawyer. Julie accepts any opportunity to enhance her (already impressive) legal skills and knowledge. These characteristics, together with her excellent writing and communication skills, have earned her respect among those in her field and colleagues, and make her a wonderful asset to her clients. It is a privilege to be her colleague. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Julie is a fantastic lawyer. She is a great advocate and is excellent at finding the important issues on a case. Don't hesitate to contact or hire her, you won't be disappointed."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 23
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I was assigned Special Prosecutor on a very complex multi-jurisdictional case where Ms. Nociolo was defense counsel. There were complex issues of law that -- if addressed incorrectly -- could have resulted in her client going to State Prison. Ms. Nociolo did a terrific job managing all of the moving parts, advocating on behalf of her client, communicating with opposing counsel, and refusing to back down from a County Judge who disagreed with her legal position. It is rare that a case can resolve with the prosecution, the defense, and the Judge all satisfied with the outcome. It happened in this case in large part because of Ms. Nociolo's tireless efforts on behalf of her client."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I wholeheartedly endorse Julie. She is an excellent advocate, skilled in the law and courtroom presentation, who works hard for her clients in and out of court. She can be trusted to find a creative solution to tough legal problems. She puts her clients' interests first and doesn't stop working until the best possible outcome is achieved."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Julie is a bright young lawyer who will serve her clients well."

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Troy Criminal defense Lawyer Julie Ann Nociolo
Julie Ann Nociolo
Criminal defense Attorney
Troy, NY
Licensed for 9 years
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