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Staten Island, NY Criminal Defense Lawyers

548 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Staten Island, NY area.

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    Jonathan D Goldin

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    900 South Avenue, 3rd Floor, Staten Island, NY
    50 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    Passionate. Attentive. Honest.

    Practice area
    50% Criminal Defense, 20% DUI & DWI, 10% Domestic Violence and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     10 minutes

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    NY, Active since 2009
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    Michael E. Cirigliano

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    Michael E. Cirigliano, Attorney at Law, P.C.
    404 Manor Road, Staten Island, NY
    26 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
    Experience handling violent felonies of all levels

    Practice area
    50% Criminal Defense, 35% DUI & DWI, 10% Expungement and more

    Cost
    RetainerAlways

    License
    NY, Active since 2012
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    Yan Katsnelson

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    60 Bay Street, 7th Floor, Staten Island, NY
    36 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 13 years
    Seasoned counsel, customized case assessment, and fair pricing position. Call now 347-652-1865!

    Practice area
    40% Criminal Defense, 30% DUI & DWI, 10% Domestic Violence and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     45 minutes

    License
    NY, Active since 2011
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    Michael Edgar Vitaliano

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    The Vitaliano Law Firm, PLLC
    1492 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 8 years
    Experienced in both State & Federal Courts. I listen and I genuinely care. Clients say some of my greatest abilities are creativity, perseverance, and availability. Call (833) 658-1147

    Practice area
    40% Criminal Defense, 15% White Collar Crime, 15% Violent Crime and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

    License
    NY, Active since 2016
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    Matthew John Santamauro

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    Matthew J Santamauro Esq.
    1492 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY
    10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
    Matthew J Santamauro has been practicing law since 1995. Beginning as an Assistant District Attorney in the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office, Matthew prosecuted criminal cases, both Misdemeanors and Felonies, from inception to trial. Sin...
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    Vincent A. Albunio

    Law Office of Vincent A. Albunio
    891 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, NY
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
    An Attorney That Knows How! He's the attorney you want on YOUR case!

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    20% Criminal Defense, 20% Personal Injury, 20% Probate and more

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    NY, Active since 1991
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    Mario Frank Gallucci

    The Gallucci Law Firm
    1110 South Avenue, Suite 29, Staten Island, NY
    5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 33 years
    Mario Gallucci ESQ. has been awarded one of the nation's top 100 trial lawyers.
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    Garrett Michael Fruchtman

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    STERN, STERN & FRUCHTMAN, PC
    1189 Forest Ave, Staten Island, NY
    23 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    If you are facing criminal charges, the attorney you hire can have a huge impact on the outcome of your case.
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    Anthony Laurence Katchen

    The Law Office of Anthony L. Katchen, Esq.
    60 Bay St, 7th Floor, Staten Island, NY
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    Anthony. Katchen, Esq., is a former Assistant District Attorney for the Office of the Richmond County District Attorney's Office in Staten Island, New York. As a prosecutor, Mr. Katchen worked in the Criminal Court Bureau as well as the esteemed a...
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    Biju John Koshy

    Law Offices of Biju John Koshy
    1492 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY
    13 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    Biju John Koshy is an experienced trial lawyer and counselor. Biju brings a wealth of unparalleled criminal law experience to the firm. As a prosecutor in the Bronx District Attorney's Office, Biju handled hundreds of cases, ranging from low-level...
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    Mark A. Macron

    Mark A. Macron, Attorney at Law
    491 Bard Avenue, 2nd Floor, Staten Island, NY
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.4 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
    Review: I worked with Mr. Macron during a very low point in my life. Not only is he a great lawyer, but he is also a compassionate man.
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    Paul A. Capofari

    Capofari Law
    Office is closed, Staten Island, NY
    3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 43 years
    I am a former prosecutor and Army officer now in the private practice of law. In the Army, I was an infanrty officer and Army ranger; as a prosecutor I was the chief of felony prosecutions for the Staten Island District Attorney. I have tried murd...
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    Robert E. Brown

    Robert E. Brown, P.C.
    1200 South Avenue, Suite 201, Staten Island, NY
    50 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    RETIRED NYPD CAPTAIN TURNED ATTORNEY HELPS REGULAR PEOPLE DEAL WITH BIG PROBLEMS. We have been saving people's homes for over 22 years. We have assisted people in getting loan modifications and always try to help people achieve their goals. We hav...
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    Anthony P Ruffini

    Ruffini and Associates, P.C.
    4308 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 9.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    "If you love your job, you'll never work a day in your life!" I love being a lawyer. My job allows me to help you through your most difficult times. It allows me to have a positive impact in your life. But I don't work, because I love being a lawy...
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    Matthew R. Smalls

    The Law Office of Matthew R. Smalls PLLC
    60 Bay Street, Suite 702, Staten Island, NY
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    Matthew R. Smalls, Esq. is a highly trained and well respected legal professional. In law school, Mr. Smalls was accepted as a Judicial Clerk in the Manhattan Supreme Court. He was later selected as a Legal Intern in the Major Narcotics Investigat...
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    Charles Crane DeStefano

    Charles C. DeStefano
    1082 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY
    12 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
    Charles DeStefano is admitted to practice law in New York State, United States Federal District Courts (Southern District and Eastern District), United States Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court (Washington, D.C.). He has...
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    Mark T Zawisny

    Zawisny & Zawisny, P.C.
    2409 Richmond Road, Staten Island, NY
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
    Review: M.Zawisny was helping me in fighting criminal charges filed against me.He did such a good job! Thank to him I can apply for my Green Card now! I strongly recommend Mr.Zawisny as a lawyer!
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    Mark Geisser

    891 Forest Ave, Staten Island, NY
    11 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 6.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
    Review: all i can say is he was right too the point and got me home, when no one else would even try..
  • Patrick V. Parrotta

    Law Office of Patrick V. Parrotta
    1492 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “Patrick is incredible. He is professional, empathetic, persistent, and knows how to get results. He is a lifesaver. His entire team makes you feel welcome from the moment you walk through the door. He keeps you updated th...
  • Michael L. Harding

    The Legal Aid Society - Cdd
    60 Bay St Ste 300, Staten Island, NY
    5.0 stars 6 reviews
    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “He doesn't call you right back, but he really aggressively handles your case. He said he was hounding the DA and apparently he was. He did an excellent job for my son's case. We talked to three well known attor...

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