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Yorktown Criminal Defense Lawyer

Have you been arrested and charged with a criminal offense in Yorktown, New York? It is important that you have skilled Yorktown representation on your side that can help evaluate the charges against you and work with you to pursue the results that you need in or out of court. The Law Offices of Robert Schuster is a firm that has been dedicated to representing the residents of Yorktown, New York and the surrounding areas for a number of years, and you can be sure that you will receive the representation that you need if you choose to work with them.

Mr. Schuster has successfully handled hundreds of criminal cases in the Yorktown Justice Court. He has tried cases before both seated Judges and never failed to garner a top count Not Guilty verdict. The court staff, local bar and the Bench in Yorktown is outstanding. The Yorktown Justice Court has produced many top high level Jurists, some of whom have been elevated to the Appellate Division. Mr. Schuster considers Yorktown one of his many 'home' courts in Westchester County and truly enjoys the practice of law in that jurisdiction. He has been a member of the Yorktown Bar Association and frequently participates in their annual functions.

Yorktown DWI Lawyer

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

Yorktown 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 Yorktown, 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.

Criminal Defense Representation for Yorktown Town Court

Yorktown, New York is a city in eastern New York that spans more than 36.7 miles and has a total population of 37,955 as of 2009. This equals a relatively low-density population of 1,034 residents per square mile on average. As with most lightly populated areas, the crime rates in Yorktown are relatively low as compared to rates in other cities throughout the United States. Yorktown is safer than 74 percent of all cities in the United States, and this difference could be due in part to local law enforcement and government being dedicated to ensuring that repeat offenses do not occur and to prevent as many crimes as possible. In criminal cases, you need skilled legal assistance on your side, and The Law Offices of Robert Schuster can provide excellent representation for you.

From his Westchester Office, Attorney Robert Schuster provides clients with a thorough and precise defense. The total defense package clients in Yorktown 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.

Arrested? Contact The Law Offices of Robert Schuster.

There are many different offenses that you could be charged with, and it is vital to the success of your case that you have skilled Yorktown representation on your side. With 12 years of legal experience, Mr. Schuster understands the difficulties associated with a criminal charge, and this firm has the resources necessary to help you effectively present a strong defense of your case. In addition, you can be sure that this firm will work with you from start to finish of your case to pursue the results that you need for your future.

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. Yorktown 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, Yorktown 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.

The firm offers a free telephone consultation so that you may obtain some legal advice and information regarding your situation before making any financial commitment. Contact a Yorktown criminal defense lawyer from The Law Offices of Robert Schuster for the representation that you need on your side.

Resources for Yorktown Town Court

Criminal Defense
About Yorktown
Yorktown, New York

About Yorktown Justice Court

Address: 2295 Crompond Rd

The Yorktown Court office can be reached at: 914-962-6216

Judge Lagonia and Judge Raniolo are the two Town Justices at the Yorktown Justice Court:

  • Traffic Cases: Both Judges
  • Small Claims: Judge Lagonia
  • Criminal Cases: Both Judges
  • Civil Cases: Judge Lagonia
  • Summary Proceedings: Judge Raniolo

Court Clerk
Isabel Klein

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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