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I was featured as a Trailblazer by the prestigious New York Law Journal in 2019 and have a perfect 10 “superb” rating from AVVO.

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I treasure my clients and truly appreciate that they retain me to defend them in matters of such importance. I will do everything in my power to get you a great result.

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I will answer all of your questions. I will explain the DWI charges you face. I will explain potential strategies to win your case. New clients ALWAYS feel better after they speak to me.

- Ed Palermo

New York Criminal Defense Attorney

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Skilled Criminal Defense Lawyers in New York

When facing the complexities of a criminal charge, you need a seasoned legal professional with an unwavering commitment to safeguarding your rights. Edward Palermo brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in handling criminal and DWI cases, ensuring the best possible outcome for his clients.

Why Choose Edward Palermo?

Edward Palermo is not just a lawyer; he’s your staunch advocate in the face of legal adversity. With a deep understanding of New York’s legal landscape and a passion for justice, Mr. Palermo has successfully defended countless clients against criminal and DWI charges. His unique blend of legal expertise, personalized approach, and tenacious advocacy sets him apart in the realm of criminal defense.

Experienced in New York Criminal Laws

Navigating the intricate web of criminal defense and DWI laws in New York demands a lawyer with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Edward Palermo’s practice is firmly rooted on Long Island, allowing him to stay alongside any legal nuances or updates that may impact your case. Whether you’re dealing with a first-time offense or facing more severe charges, Ed Palermo’s expertise ensures you have a formidable ally in the courtroom.

Client-Centered Approach

At the core of Edward Palermo’s practice is a commitment to personalized and compassionate client service. Facing a DWI or criminal charge can be an overwhelming experience, and Mr. Palermo understands the importance of clear communication and a supportive legal team. From the initial consultation to the resolution of your case, he will be by your side, providing guidance, answering your questions, and fighting vigorously on your behalf.

Notable DWI Results

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Meet Ed Palermo

I am a Suffolk County DWI Lawyer with more than 29 years of experience. I concentrate my practice on helping individuals who face DWI charges. I have represented more than 1000 Long Island and NYC residents over my career.

I am proud of my track record of success. Helping my clients is my only goal. If you or a loved one needs a Suffolk County DWI Lawyer, please do not hesitate to call me today. I am always here to help.

There is no substitute for experience when finding a Suffolk County DWI Lawyer. I am always happy to extend my family of clients. I will fight for you and make sure that you always feel protected and secure.


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Proven Track Record

Results matter, especially when your freedom is on the line. Edward Palermo boasts a stellar track record of securing favorable outcomes for his clients. His strategic approach to criminal and DWI defense has led to reduced charges, dismissed cases, and minimized penalties. By leveraging his extensive experience and legal acumen, Palermo crafts robust defense strategies tailored to the unique circumstances of each case.

Some notable criminal defense case results include:

  • New Jersey Businessman charged with DWI – Edward Palermo negotiates a reduction of the criminal charges to a non-criminal traffic violation.
  • Medical Doctor charged with DWI – Palermo negotiates reduction to simple traffic infraction to insure no negative impact on Doctor’s career.
  • Pennsylvania business man charged with DWI – Mr. Palermo negotiates a reduced charge of only a single traffic violation.
  • Edward Palermo represents a student at Stony Brook University charged with DWI – a reduction of the criminal charges to a non-criminal traffic violation was negotiated.
  • Client charged with aggravated DWI – Client is a financial professional and his future career advancement was in jeopardy if convicted of this serious misdemeanor crime. The Suffolk County District Attorney VERY RARELY agrees to reduce such a charge because of the elevated Blood Alcohol Content finding by police. Edward Palermo negotiated an extremely favorable resolution which will lead to the reduction of the aggravated DWI to a simple traffic infraction after 1 year of good behavior by the client. His professional license and future career opportunities are secure.
  • Client charged with DWI after driving his vehicle into a residential home – The District Attorney originally recommended jail time. Edward Palermo negotiated a very favorable outcome which will lead to dismissal of criminal charges and only a traffic violation after 1 year of good conduct by client.

Comprehensive Criminal Defense Services

Edward Palermo is your one-stop solution for criminal defense and DWI defense in New York. His comprehensive services cover every aspect of your case, from challenging the initial traffic stop to scrutinizing breathalyzer results and questioning the legality of sobriety tests. He leaves no stone unturned in his pursuit of a favorable outcome, utilizing his knowledge, skills, and resources to build a solid defense.

Edward Palermo’s Comprehensive Practice Areas: Your Trusted Defender

Edward Palermo, New York Criminal Defense Attorney, extends his formidable legal experience to a broad spectrum of practice areas. With a steadfast commitment to protecting the rights and interests of his clients, Mr. Palermo excels in navigating the complexities of various criminal charges. Explore his diverse practice areas with confidence, knowing that you have a seasoned advocate by your side.

  1. Domestic Violence Defense:
    In cases of domestic violence, Edward Palermo stands as a staunch defender, recognizing the sensitive nature of these charges. He approaches each case with empathy and tenacity, crafting a defense strategy tailored to the unique circumstances surrounding domestic violence allegations.
  2. Criminal Contempt Advocacy:
    When facing criminal contempt charges, trust Edward Palermo to provide unwavering representation. Whether the allegations stem from violation of orders of protection or other contempt-related issues, Mr. Palermo’s strategic approach aims to secure the best possible outcome for his clients.
  3. Criminal Mischief Representation:
    Charges related to criminal mischief demand a proactive defense. Edward Palermo leverages his experience to challenge evidence, scrutinize the prosecution’s case, and explore avenues for reducing or dismissing criminal mischief charges.
  4. Drug Possession Defense:
    Accusations of drug possession can have serious consequences. Edward Palermo employs a comprehensive approach to drug possession cases, analyzing search and seizure procedures, questioning the legality of arrests, and formulating a robust defense to protect his clients’ rights.
  5. Embezzlement Allegations:
    In cases involving embezzlement, Mr. Palermo’s meticulous attention to detail and financial acumen become invaluable. He diligently examines the evidence, challenges the prosecution’s case, and constructs a defense aimed at minimizing the impact of embezzlement charges.
  6. Grand Larceny Defense:
    Edward Palermo’s experience extends to cases of grand larceny, where his strategic defense aims to mitigate the potential consequences. From meticulous evidence examination to challenging the prosecution’s case, Mr. Palermo is a dedicated advocate for those facing grand larceny charges.
  7. Trespass Defense:
    Trespass allegations require a nuanced defense strategy, and Edward Palermo is well-versed in navigating the legal intricacies of such cases. He meticulously examines the circumstances surrounding the alleged trespass, challenges evidence, and advocates for the best possible outcome.

Edward Palermo’s commitment to excellence and client-centered approach transcends his primary focus on DWI defense. If you find yourself entangled in legal challenges related to domestic violence, criminal contempt, criminal mischief, drug possession, embezzlement, grand larceny, or trespass, trust in Edward Palermo’s expertise to guide you through the legal process. Your defense begins here, with a dedicated advocate who understands the intricacies of the law and is prepared to fight for your rights and freedom. Contact Edward Palermo today for a confidential consultation and take the first step toward securing a robust defense for your case.

What Sets Edward Palermo Apart

  • Local Insight: As a New York native, Edward Palermo possesses an intimate understanding of the local legal landscape, enabling him to anticipate challenges and navigate the system effectively.
  • Personalized Attention: Your case is unique, and Edward Palermo recognizes this. He provides personalized attention, ensuring that your concerns are heard, and your defense strategy is tailored to your specific circumstances.
  • Proactive Defense: Ed Palermo doesn’t wait for the prosecution to make a move. He takes a proactive approach, investigating the details of your case, challenging evidence, and exploiting any weaknesses in the prosecution’s argument.
  • Accessible Communication: Facing a DWI charge is stressful, and communication is key. Edward Palermo prioritizes accessibility, keeping you informed at every stage of your case and providing the reassurance you need.

Contact Edward Palermo Today

If you find yourself facing a criminal defense or DWI charge in New York, don’t leave your fate to chance. Contact Edward Palermo, New York Criminal Defense Attorney, for a confidential and comprehensive consultation. Your defense starts here, with a dedicated advocate committed to protecting your rights, preserving your freedom, and securing the best possible outcome for your case. Don’t navigate the legal maze alone—trust Edward Palermo to be your guide and defender.

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