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Pound Ridge Criminal Defense Lawyer

Criminal Defense in Pound Ridge, NY

Are you facing charges of assault, domestic violence, theft, possession or trafficking of illicit drugs or any other type of crime in Pound Ridge? If so, you could be facing serious consequences, including hefty fines, loss of license, a permanent mark on your record, the loss of employment and even jail time. In order to protect your rights, you are going to need an experienced Pound Ridge criminal defense attorney behind you. That's where The Law Offices of Robert Schuster come into play. As a former prosecutor, Pound Ridge attorney Robert Schuster understands the consequences that can come about as a result of criminal charges. He also understands that just because you have been charged of a crime doesn't mean that you will be convicted. Successfully defending 95% of the cases that he has litigated, Pound Ridge criminal defense attorney Robert Schuster can help defend your rights and will work to have your charged reduced or your case dismissed.

Pound Ridge DWI Lawyer

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.

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.

Protect Your Rights and Freedom with a Pound Ridge Criminal Defense Lawyer

Whether you have been accused the possession of a controlled substance, a larceny offense, an internet sex crime, the nature of the charges will determine how your case will be handled. It's a fact that no two cases are alike, which means that each and every case has to be handled on an individual basis, by a true legal professional. The Law Offices of Robert Schuster will assess your case and determine the best course of action to take. In any criminal charge, whether misdemeanor or felony, your future is at stake. You are going to want to have a powerful and dedicated Pound Ridge criminal defense attorney represent you. Robert Schuster and his associates can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call him any time of the day or night to schedule a telephone consultation to discuss the details of your case.

Pound Ridge Criminal Defense Attorney

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. Pound Ridge 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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Where is Pound Ridge Town Court?

Pound Ridge Town Court:

179 Westchester Avenue
Pound Ridge, NY 10586

Telephone Numbers:

General Information: 914.764.5511
Court Clerk: 914.864.3983
Assistant Court Clerk: 914.764.3984

Pound Ridge Justice Court is held every Monday at 9:00AM, except Holidays. The court handles all matters relating to criminal, vehicle and traffic, dog matters, local law, environmental conservation law, Westchester County law, civil, and small claims. Civil matters are also handled once a month at a Monday evening court session beginning at 7:00PM.

The Presiding Justices are Hon. Ira S. Clair and Hon. Regina F. Kelly. The Court Clerk is Sonia Mercado-Jimenez and the assistant Court Clerk is Lavina Paschkes.

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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