Strategic Defense.
Optimal Results. 
Westchester Criminal Defense Firm
Outstanding Criminal Defense. It's all we do.

With over 6000 criminal and DWI cases resolved, we juxtapose strategic 
experience and honed skill with the relentless determination required 
to bring the most complex legal matters to optimal conclusions for our clients.

WHY CHOOSE THE LAW OFFICES OF ROBERT SCHUSTER?

  • Our attorneys have successfully resolved over 6,000 criminal & DWI/DUI cases
  • Attorney Schuster obtained his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown Law in 1994
  • Attorney Schuster is also a Phi Beta Kappa Graduate of Johns Hopkins Univ.
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top 10 Attorney for 2019
  • Top 10 DWI Lawyer in New York, American Inst. of DWI Attorneys 2015-2019
  • 10 Best Attorneys, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2016-2019
  • 10 Best in Client Satisfaction, Amer. Inst. of Criminal Law Attorneys 2017-2019
  • 10 Best Law Firms, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2017-2019
  • Nation's Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • “10 Best” American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
  • "Superior DUI Attorney" The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC (NAFDD)
  • 10.0 "Superb" Rating from Avvo . A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Awards from 2014-2019 for Criminal Defense
  • 5-Star Client Review Rating on Google+
  • Named Top 10 DWI Attorney by the American Jurist Institute
  • Highly Accomplished Former Prosecutor, 95% Success Rate at trial since 1995
  • The Firm Has Never Lost a DWI Trial
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers 2014-2019
  • The firm often gets DWI / DUI cases completely dismissed without a trial
  • Named as one of the Top 10 DWI attorneys in New York State by the NAFDD
  • Premier 100 Trial Attorney, American Academy of Trial Attorneys 2014–2016
  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer - American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Top 100 Best Attorneys in America by Rue Ratings
  • Attorney Schuster personally attends 99% of court appearances with clients

CRIMINAL DEFENSE AND DWI LAWYERS IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY

If you have been arrested in White Plains or anywhere else in Westchester County, you may currently be at risk of imminent imprisonment, heavy fines, and other serious consequences. Make no mistake: If you are involved in a criminal matter of any kind, you may be in immediate danger of facing a conviction that could result in the loss of your freedom and the burden of dealing with a criminal record for the rest of your life. You have no time to waste in consulting a highly experienced Westchester County and Putnam County criminal defense lawyer. Your telephone consultation with Criminal Defense Lawyer Robert Schuster is free and confidential. The firm takes on select criminal cases throughout all of Westchester County, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, New York City, Connecticut, and surrounding areas.

The firm also utilizes private investigators, translators, out of state Of Counsel, paralegals, forensic specialists, and other professional resources. Unlike many other Criminal and DWI/DUI attorneys in Westchester County, Attorney Robert Schuster personally attends each court appearance with his client 99% of the time—when you hire Attorney Robert Schuster, you get Attorney Robert Schuster.

Westchester County DWI Attorney Robert Schuster regularly represents professionals, from attorneys, doctors, to company executives, whose careers could be devastated by a DWI or criminal conviction. A person convicted of a serious DWI or another criminal offense can be stripped of licenses and accreditations, making the worst penalty of them all the loss of their career and income. The Westchester County Criminal Defense Lawyers at the Law Offices of Robert Schuster handle serious criminal matters that involve drugs and domestic violence where each step in client defense must be managed with the greatest tactical skill and attention. Attorney Schuster knows to give Criminal Defense and DWI defense cases the highest standard of care and attention to detail since there is even more hanging in the balance.

Attorneys that are Of Counsel to the firm include those admitted in multiple states including Connecticut and New Jersey and others whose experience includes that of Judicial Screening Committee Chairperson and past Presidency of the Westchester County Bar Association. Our decades of collective experience are brought to bear to serve every client. Nothing is more important to this firm than leaving behind a client who obtains the best possible result.

DWI DEFENSE - Call (914) 241-0004

As a former prosecutor, Westchester County DWI Attorney Robert Schuster has extensive experience handling a broad range of drunk driving cases. He understands the intricacies of the law, how prosecutors approach cases, and what it takes to build an effective defense. Whether this is your first DWI offense or a repeat offense, the firm is here to help you fight your criminal charges and help you protect your driving privileges. Attorney Schuster is among the most decorated attorneys in New York State in the fields of criminal defense and DUI / DWI law.

High profile matters that Attorney Robert Schuster has defended have received coverage by NBC News, ABC News, New York Newsday, The Herald Tribune, People, The Daily Mail, Entertainment Tonight, The New York Post, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, CBS News, The Journal News, The San Francisco Chronicle, AM970, AM510, and WHLT.

FORMER PROSECUTOR REPRESENTING INDIVIDUALS STATEWIDE

Out of the many criminal defense lawyers in Westchester county, why choose The Law Offices of Robert Schuster? Attorney Robert Schuster and his team have handled over 6000 criminal and DWI / DUI cases as a former prosecutor and criminal defense lawyer. Having experience on both sides of the system has helped him establish a foundation of knowledge and expertise that enables him to build more compelling cases. He also has received training in negotiation from experts at Harvard University, meaning that he can conduct a strategic negotiation with the district attorney if it is desirable to avoid a trial and obtain reduced charges or a dismissal.

BUILD A PERSONALIZED DEFENSE AGAINST YOUR CHARGES

Attorney Robert Schuster's experience as a former prosecutor has given him a special understanding of New York criminal prosecutions and allows him to anticipate procedural variations in specific types of cases. This enables him to be immediately prepared with multiple options for your defense, however the circumstances of your case unfold.

After analyzing the unique circumstances of each case, Attorney Robert Schuster determines the optimal defense strategy. Whether or not your case requires negotiations or a more aggressive approach, Attorney Robert Schuster's negotiation and trial skills will leave you with certainty that you have chosen the right man for the job of defending you against a system heavily weighted toward the state.

The best criminal defense lawyers continually educate themselves. Attorney Robert Schuster considers it his professional obligation to keep abreast with every new development in New York criminal law and he utilizes cutting-edge developments to garner outstanding results for his White Plains clients.

  • AVVO Rating
  • Avvo Reviews
  • The National Trial Lawers
  • AVVO 2019
  • Client's Choice 2018
  • Clients' Choice 2017
  • 10 Best Award
  • NACDA
  • Premier 100 Award
  • Nationally Ranked DUI Attorney
  • ASLA
  • BBB

DWI BLOOD ALCOHOL THRESHOLDS IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY

Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) in New York State is .05 for anyone operating a motor vehicle while impaired and .08 for being drunk or intoxicated while driving. Let Westchester County DWI Lawyer Robert Schuster defend your DWI case. He has a 95% success rate at trial and to date has not lost a DWI trial. He will vigorously fight your Westchester DWI charges. Attorney Robert Schuster has never allowed a client to be sentenced to jail where the sole top count was a DWI misdemeanor or felony. Contact Attorney Robert Schuster today.

WESTCHESTER COUNTY DWI WITH CHILDREN IN THE CAR

If you’ve been charged with a DWI in Westchester County while someone 16 years of age or younger is in your car, you face a felony conviction. A first offense Class E felony in Westchester could result in 5 years of probation or a maximum sentence of 4 years in jail. Put the experience of a former prosecutor behind your Westchester DWI case. Hiring Attorney Robert Schuster for your case could be the most important decision for your future.

WESTCHESTER COUNTY DWI CASES

If you’re facing DWI charges in Westchester County, expect the prosecution to take a strong stance towards your case. Let Westchester DWI Attorney Robert Schuster fight the prosecution behind your case. Attorney Schuster has a 95% trial success rate and a great breadth of experience as a former prosecutor; he’ll know exactly how to craft a strategic defense specifically for your case. Attorney Robert Schuster has never allowed a client to be sentenced to jail where the sole top count was a DWI misdemeanor or felony. Attorney Schuster will navigate your DWI charges with you; don’t hesitate to call his office today to bring his vast experience to bear in defending you DWI matter anywhere in New York City, and Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, and Rockland Counties.

Ready to Get Started?
Call (914) 241-0004.

Our firm responds to calls 24/7. At The Law Offices of Robert Schuster, we also provide one-on-one consultations with our attorneys.

AGGRESSIVE REPRESENTATION FOR HIGH-STAKES CASES

Being charged with a crime can be a daunting and sometimes confusing experience. From the initial telephone consultation, Westchester County Defense Lawyer Robert Schuster will not only guide you through the process you will face, but he will also explain your options and carefully lay out the optimal strategy he will utilize to get you the best possible result in your case.

When the stakes are high and you need a lawyer with talent, passion, experience, and cool temperament under fire, Attorney Robert Schuster is the experienced criminal lawyer you need to defend you anywhere in the state of New York. If you are looking for a top-ranked, highly experienced Westchester criminal lawyer to fight for your rights, look no further.

DWI CHARGES IN WESTCHESTER

Are you facing DWI charges in Westchester? Westchester DWI Attorney Robert Schuster can help. Weather you’ve been charged for drinking and driving or driving while under the influence of drugs, you’re facing steep penalties. DWI Defense Attorney Schuster brings to your case prosecution experience and experience from handling thousands of state and federal cases. To date, Attorney Robert Schuster has also never allowed a client to be sentenced to jail where the sole top count was a DWI misdemeanor or felony. Do not delay in hiring Attorney Robert Schuster to defend your DWI case; your future depends on it.

When You Need The Best Possible Defense

If you’re facing DWI charges in Westchester County, expect the prosecution to take a strong stance towards your case. Let Westchester DWI Attorney Robert Schuster fight the prosecution behind your case. Attorney Robert Schuster has a 95% trial success rate and experience as a former prosecutor; he’ll know exactly how to craft a defense specifically for your case. Attorney Robert Schuster has never allowed a client to be sentenced to jail where the sole top count was a DWI misdemeanor or felony. Attorney Schuster will navigate your DWI charges with you; don’t hesitate to call his office today to bring his vast experience to bear in defending you DWI matter anywhere in New York City, and Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, and Rockland Counties.