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Somers Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Somers, NY

Have you been arrested and are facing charges for DWI, a probation violation, larceny, a sex offense, assault, or another crime in Somers? If so, it is crucial to turn to an experienced Somers criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. The fact that you have been arrested or charged means it is believed that there is sufficient evidence to achieve a conviction. This is a crucial time for you and it is imperative that you retain a highly qualified Somers criminal lawyer at once. Refuse to answer questions and get a Somers attorney on your side, as your answers will be used against you. Choosing to exercise your right to remain silent is not admitting guilt. Rather, you are letting a seasoned Somers attorney step in and steer your case in the right direction - towards a dismissed or reduced charge, or an acquittal at trial. At The Law Offices of Robert Schuster, lead attorney Robert Schuster and his team are fiercely dedicated to each Somers person they represent. The firm has defended countless individuals in a range of charges, and has the ability to craft a powerful defense case, even when it may appear to be hopeless. Don't take chances - call the firm now. With an outstanding record of proven results, and a 95 percent success rate in cases that have gone to trial, you will be in the hands of a true professional in Somers criminal defense. You can trust that your case is will be given the full focus of the firm. They care and they fight for you and your cause.

Somers 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.

A Seasoned Somers Criminal Defense Attorney Will Fight for Your Rights

As a former prosecutor, the Somers criminal lawyer at the firm understands both sides of the legal process. He uses this knowledge as he builds a defense case that could win, with multiple winning strategies in place to employ as the case unfolds. He recognizes the importance of keeping up to date on any changes in criminal law, using the latest developments to secure dismissals and reduced sentences for his clients.

When you choose to be represented by the firm, you select a team that fully understands the legal and human sides of the law. The firm offers clients a personalized approach, giving them the individual attention they deserve and helping them understand all of their options. Don't settle for a less successful Somers criminal attorney. Talk to the firm that is committed to fighting for your rights. Contact the firm today to schedule a free initial telephone consultation and get the best DWI attorney on your side!

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.

Resources for Somers Town Court

Information about Criminal Defense
About the Town of Somers
Map of Somers
Somers Justice Court:
335 Route 202
Somers, New York 10589

The Somers Town Court is held in the Elephant Hotel, located on the second floor of the Town House. The court primarily handles criminal and traffic matters, but it also has jurisdiction over other legal cases.

The Somers Town Court's hours of operation are every Monday at 5:30pm. Office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm. The court can be reached at 914-277-8225.

The Somers Town Court judges are:

  • Honorable Dennis Timone
  • Honorable Michael J. McDermott

The judges alternate their days for court appearances.

Prosecutors are Westchester County Assistant District Attorneys.

Somers Criminal Defense Lawyer

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.

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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