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Mount Pleasant DWI Lawyer

Arrested for DWI in Mt. Pleasant, NY?

The New York criminal justice system is known for being tough on defendants. If you have been arrested or are facing charges for DWI, sex crime or other criminal charges in Mount Pleasant, it is crucial to turn to an experienced criminal defense attorney right away. At the Law Offices of Robert Schuster, lead attorney Robert Schuster and his team are dedicated to protecting the legal rights of the criminally accused in Mt. Pleasant. With nearly two decades of experience, Schuster has worked with thousands of clients and has a 95 percent success rate in cases that have gone to trial. The sooner you contact the firm, the sooner he can study your case and devise a defense strategy that could lead to a positive resolution.

If you were arrested in Mount Pleasant, you may feel compelled to explain your situation to the police or investigators. Exercise your right to remain silent, and say nothing to anyone except your lawyer. Remaining silent is not an admission of guilt. Rather, you're depriving the prosecution of information they will use against you in the case against you. Let the Mount Pleasant criminal lawyer from the firm and the team of professionals working on your case manage every detail. As a defendant, you have rights, and the firm is dedicated to assisting you to fight for any possible advantage, both in and out of court.

Mount Pleasant DWI Attorney

At The Law Offices of Robert Schuster you will work with the leading regional criminal and DWI/DUI defense attorney 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, 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 by The 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.

Seasoned Criminal Defense Attorney Representing Mount Pleasant Defendants

As a former prosecutor, the firm's founder has a unique understanding of how the criminal justice process unfolds. He applies this knowledge, along with his training in negotiation to create a positive situation for those he represents in Mount Pleasant. Every case is different and the objective is to determine the most effective course of action for his clients. Some cases may require strategic negotiations to reduce a potential sentence, while other situations may call for a powerful defense case to be presented to the jury at trial. Whatever the need, he and his team will be well-prepared and professional, and the entire firm stands ready to defend individuals facing misdemeanor or felony charges in the Mount Pleasant area.

Whether you are facing charges related to domestic violence, controlled substances, traffic tickets, an aggravated DWI, or other offense, you need an experienced Mount Pleasant criminal defense attorney on your side. The firm can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and offers a free telephone consultation. Contact the office today to get the help you need after being charged in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant 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 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.

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. 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.

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Mount Pleasant Justice Court:

(914) 742-2324

1 Town Hall Plaza
Valhalla, New York 10595

The contacts at the Mount Pleasant Justice Court are:

  • Robert Ponzini: Town Justice
  • Mark A. Rubeo, Jr.: Town Justice
  • Jo-Ann Salvatore: Court Clerk

The Mount Pleasant Justice Court is in session every Thursday starting at 9:30 am. Traffic offense trials, jury trials, and civil trials are held at various days during the week. The court's office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.

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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