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Kent DWI and Criminal Defense Lawyer

Aggressive Criminal Defense Lawyer in Kent, NY

At The Law Offices of Robert Schuster, we diligently defend the rights of clients who have been charged with criminal offenses. Our Kent criminal defense attorney has a 98% success rate. From beginning to end, we will listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and work tirelessly on your behalf. We know you are going through a stressful time. With our dedicated legal advocate, you can receive personal assistance for your case. Call our firm today at (914) 241-0004 for a free consultation.

Kent DWI Lawyer

At The Law Offices of Robert Schuster you will work with the leading regional criminal and DWI/DUI defense attorney in Kent Town and his team who provide you with unmatched strength in strategic analysis along with decades of experience obtaining personalized and highly successful client outcomes. At the boutique criminal law practice he founded, Attorney Robert Schuster has achieved an unparalleled reputation for detailed and effective representation. This is a firm that specializes in exclusively handling felony and misdemeanor criminal defense and DWI cases in Westchester County, New York City, Kent Town, and in all surrounding counties. Throughout his career, Attorney Schuster has personally tried dozens of cases to verdict, enjoying a success rate of over 95%, earning him highly-regarded industry awards such as The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers as well as recognition as one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in America by Rue Ratings and in founding one of the 10 Best Criminal Law Firms byThe American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys in 2017. Judges and prosecutors alike recognize Mr. Schuster’s professionalism, tenacity, and dedication to his clients. He has never failed to garner a dismissal or a lesser included offense in a DWI trial and has never allowed a client to go to be sentenced to Jail or Prison when the sole top count was a DWI felony or misdemeanor. As a result, he has also been recognized as one of the Top 10 Lawyers for DWI in the State of New York by both The American Jurist Institute and The American Institute of DWI Attorneys. Importantly, clients of the firm enjoy direct communication with Attorney Schuster, who, unlike most, limits his practice so he can personally handle every Court appearance in over 99% of his cases—when you hire The Law Offices of Robert Schuster, you get Robert Schuster.

Tenacious Representation in Kent Justice Court

If you have been charged with a crime, our lawyer can provide meticulous defense services. Attorney Robert Schuster has a 10.0 "superb" rating from Avvo, is a 4-time recipient of Avvo's Clients' Choice awards for 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, and is an expert in the DWI field as he's successfully tried a broad range of DWI cases. We know every situation is different, and will tailor an effective legal strategy to meet your specific needs. Being charged with a crime in the state of New York is a stressful experience. Furthermore, a conviction may result in prison time, fines, and other penalties that could impact the rest of your life. Our Putnam County criminal defense attorney understands the gravity of the situation, and will fight to uphold your rights throughout the process.

Cases we represent include:

With us, you can expect knowledgeable legal services for your case. We will work hard to determine the facts of your situation and use proven defense techniques in support of your claim. If you are facing a hearing or trial in Kent Justice Court, our firm can provide the aggressive legal assistance you need as you pursue a beneficial verdict. As a former prosecutor, our Kent criminal defense attorney knows how to build a solid argument to help clients seek to lessen or drop the charges.

Kent Criminal Defense Attorney

Attorney Schuster’s path towards the top of the New York Criminal Defense bar began with his undergraduate education as both premed and prelaw student at John Hopkins University, where he graduated with the highest academic honor the University bestows. He then obtained his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center at which time he also interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington DC. After his immediate admission to the New York bar in 1995, he served as an Assistant District Attorney where he was placed in charge of more than eight municipal and local courts. He was also responsible for appeals on numerous murder cases, presenting cases to grand jury and for trying dozens of criminal and quasi-criminal cases to verdict. This breadth and intensity of experience earned him advanced prosecutorial insight that he leveraged and developed into powerful, in-depth defense strategies for thousands of clients in the years to come. After entering private practice in 1997 and founding his criminal defense law firm in 1998, Attorney Schuster has been honing his skills and experience, handling thousands of cases to their successful conclusion before State and Federal Courts throughout Kent Town, as well as the Westchester County and New York Region. His high-profile cases have included full dismissals of charges against celebrity clients as well as for private attorneys, physicians and executives. Although those cases have been covered by ABC News, NBC News, People Magazine, the Herald Tribune, New York Newsday, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, and dozens of other media outlets, the vast majority of Attorney Schuster’s caseload involves DWI/DUI and Criminal Defense for hard-working men and women who find themselves on the wrong end of a poor choice or simply unjustly accused.

Contact us today to learn how our services can benefit your case.

From his Westchester Office, Attorney Robert Schuster provides clients with a thorough and precise defense. The total defense package clients receive from Attorney Schuster involves leaving no stone unturned during investigation and discovery, utilizing his creative vision to see every permutation and possible defense in your case to predict risks and potential outcomes, and leveraging his experience and intellect to generate a personally tailored strategic plan to procure the very best possible result for you.

Whether you have been arrested and charged unjustly or caught up in the consequences of a serious mistake, a conviction for a criminal or DWI offense can bring wide-ranging and long-lasting consequences. Kent Town and Westchester County Criminal and DWI Defense Attorney Robert Schuster and his team of paralegals and lawyers understand that avoiding jail time, driver’s license revocation and collateral employment consequences are crucial to each client he chooses to represent. Attorney Schuster understands that despite full preparation, each courtroom appearance can yield unpredictable actions from a prosecutor or Judge. Being present at those times for a client is crucial in a criminal defense and DWI cases. Attorney Schuster makes it part of his professional creed to ensure that each stage of the process is maximized for his client. So, unlike many in the field, Criminal Defense Attorney Schuster does not pawn your case off on associate lawyers for crucial court appearances. Attorney Schuster deliberately limits his practice, so he can be present every time you go before a judge. Together with his support and guidance, you can confidently challenge any criminal charge filed against you with the peace of mind that you are getting the attention, analysis, and ultimately the results you require and deserve.

More Information Regarding Kent Justice Court

The Kent Justice Court is located at:

820 Route 52
Kent Lakes, NY 10512

Hours of operation are:

  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Court sessions are held Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m.

The Honorable Kevin Douchkoff and the Honorable J. Peter Collins preside over the Kent Justice Court. The Court clerks are Michele Sclafani and Beth McKinney.

Call 914-241-0004 at any time to retain the best rated and top reviewed criminal defense and DWI lawyer for your case. Attorney Robert Schuster accepts calls 24/7 for client emergencies. Initial telephone consultations are free of charge.

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