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Buffalo, NY Criminal Defense Lawyers

275 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Buffalo, NY area.

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Buffalo has 275 Criminal Defense Attorneys with 1284 Reviews

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    Thomas Douglas Trbovich

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    Law Office of Thomas Trbovich
    1967 Wehrle Dr, Suite #1, Buffalo, NY
    41 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
    My award-winning team of attorneys has been recognized as one of the leading DWI defense law firms in New York State. Every criminal case is reviewed by and worked on by all the partners in the firm. We take care of every case as if you were famil...

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    20% Criminal Defense, 70% DUI & DWI, 10% Speeding & Traffic Ticket

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    NY, Active since 1998
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    James R. Maloney

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    Tiveron Law- Buffalo Office
    155 Summer St., Buffalo, NY
    28 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
    Mr. Maloney’s practice focuses on complex criminal defense matters with an emphasis on D.W.I. defense. He has an unparalleled commitment to providing clients the highest level of experience, professional qualifications, and skill. In addition to b...

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    51% Criminal Defense, 49% DUI & DWI

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    NY, Active since 1992
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    Matthew L. Kolken

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    Kolken & Kolken
    135 Delaware Avenue, Suite 101, Buffalo, NY
    116 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
    Kolken & Kolken is a full-service U.S. immigration law firm handling cases in all 50 States.

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    5% Criminal Defense, 90% Immigration, 5% Asylum

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    NY, Active since 1997
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    Dominic H. Saraceno

    Law Offices of Dominic Saraceno
    534 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY
    54 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    Mr. Saraceno has handled many of the most high profile cases in Western New York over the last two decades, winning homicide trials, rape trials, kidnapping trials, assault trials, larceny trials and DWI/DUI trials. Mr. Saraceno has often appeared...
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    Daniel G. Tronolone

    Tronolone & Surgalla PC
    298 Main Street, Suite 200, Buffalo, NY
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 53 years
    Over 40 years of experience with Criminal, DWI/DUI, Vehicle & Traffic, and Family Courts.
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    Michael Anthony Rossi

    The Rossi Law Firm
    68 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY
    42 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 43 years
    A tough, aggressive trial lawyer, Michael Anthony Rossi began practicing in New York in 1981 and went on to form The Rossi Law Firm. The Rossi Law firm is a “results oriented” criminal and civil litigation firm with offices in Downtown Buffalo. In...
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    Anthony Joseph Kuhn

    Tully Rinckey
    5488 Sheridan Drive, Suite 500, Buffalo, NY
    29 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 8 years
    Anthony is an aggressive and proactive attorney practicing in the areas of military law, security clearance representation, federal labor and employment, private employment/corporations and criminal defense. As a Partner at Tully Rinckey, Anthony ...
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    Joseph Michael LaTona

    Joseph M. LaTona, Esq.
    403 Main Street, 716 Brisbane Building, Buffalo, NY
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 49 years
    A graduate of Rutgers College (B.A. 1971) and Creighton University Law School (J.D. 1974), Mr. LaTona is admitted to practice in numerous courts, including New York State (1975); the United States District Court for the Western District of New Yor...
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    Steven Michael Cohen

    Tiveron Law - Buffalo Office
    155 Summer Street, Buffalo, NY
    18 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 34 years
    From New York City originally and now residing and practicing law in Buffalo, New York, Mr. Cohen has been successfully trying civil and criminal cases, including civil rights and constitutional law cases, for the past 30+ years. In addition to co...
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    Florina Altshiler

    Russo & Toner LLP
    12 Fountain Plaza, suite 600, Buffalo, NY
    20 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    While you may recognize Ms. Altshiler as the legal analyst for ABC News, she is an experienced trial attorney (and former sex crimes prosecutor) with over 20 jury trial verdicts in criminal matters and multiple jury trial verdicts in multi-million...
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    Paul Gordon Dell

    70 Niagara St, Buffalo, NY
    3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.4 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
    ATTORNEY PAUL G. DELL has the experience and skill to aggressively handle a wide range of criminal defense issues for his clients in state & federal courts. Over the past 22 years, Paul has conducted more than 50 felony jury trials and countless S...
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    James Francis Quinn Auricchio

    James Quinn Auricchio, Esq.
    484 Delaware Ave., Suite 201, Buffalo, NY
    8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    James “Jamie” Quinn Auricchio is a criminal defense attorney with 20 years of experience in Local, State and Federal Courts. A former State and Federal Prosecutor, he has served on the Faculty of the University at Buffalo Medical School and as an ...
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    Michael Kuzma

    1893 Clinton St, Buffalo, NY
    41 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
    Michael Kuzma is a solo practitioner in Buffalo. He has long viewed the law as being a tool to bring about social, political and economic change. For over three decades, Mike has fought to make government more open and accountable through use of t...
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    Sabby C. Santarpia

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    Santarpia Law
    872 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY
    14 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
    An attorney you can trust who is knowledgeable, aggressive and well respected in all courts.

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 40% Divorce & Separation, 15% Litigation and more

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    Free Consultation
    Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs
     30 minutes

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    NY, Active since 1993
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    Nikole M Wynn

    The Law Office of Nikole M Wynn
    50 Fountain Plaza, Suite 1400, Buffalo, NY
    48 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
    When you contact me for a free consultation, you will not get a sales pitch. You will get an honest assessment of your legal needs and my ability to serve you. Moreover, I have no problem advising a potential client not to retain an attorney when ...
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    Michael J. Stachowski

    Michael J. Stachowski, P.C.
    2025 Clinton Street, Buffalo, NY
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 49 years
    Do You Need an Experienced Lawyer to Get You Through a Serious Criminal, Divorce, or Custody Case? Call (716) 464-2251

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 25% Litigation, 25% State, Local And Municipal Law and more

    Cost
    Hourly Rates$250-400 per hourRetainerAlways

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    NY, Active since 1974
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    Kevin Scott Mahoney

    Tiveron Law- Buffalo Office
    155 Summer St., Buffalo, NY
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
    Kevin Mahoney received his B.A., Ed.M and J.D. all from the State University of New York at Buffalo. As a member of Tiveron Law's Family and Criminal Law Departments, Mr. Mahoney regularly assists individuals who are in a very difficult time of th...
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    Frank M Bogulski

    Frank M. Bogulski, Attorney at Law
    135 Delaware Avenue, Suite 2, Buffalo, NY
    19 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
    Consistently since 2002, Frank Bogulski has been successfully representing WNY clients in a wide variety of legal issues including criminal defense, DWI defense, personal injury, labor relations and business/corporate law. Frank M. Bogulski, Esq. ...
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    Joseph Anthony Muscato

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    Muscato & Shatkin, LLP
    415 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY
    15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    Professional. Trustworthy. Experienced. Call now 716-842-0550

    Practice area
    20% Criminal Defense, 30% Divorce & Separation, 30% Family and more

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    Contingency33%-40%RetainerAlways

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    NY, Active since 2000
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    Peter McGrath

    McGrath Law Firm, PLLC
    3110 Delaware Avenue, Kenmore, Buffalo, NY
    21 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
    I am the Principal Attorney at the McGrath Law Firm, PLLC, located in Buffalo, New York. My firm prides its self on a four pillar approach and a fresh perspective on legal representation (review the firm's website to unserstand what this means). T...

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Nearby Courthouses

Tonawanda City Court, Erie County
Criminal Court, 200 Niagara Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150
716-845-2160Court Website | Get Directions

Erie County Court
Superior Court, Erie County Court Building 25 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
716-845-9301Court Website | Get Directions

Lackawanna City Court , Erie County
Superior Court, City Hall 714 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218
716-845-7220Court Website | Get Directions

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