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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.
There is no Lawyer fighting harder than me!
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.
I am always directly available to my clients
All of my clients receive my personal cell phone number. Clients can contact me anytime. A client who knows that his / her lawyer is available is a happy client.
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We understand this can be one of the most embarrassing, stressful times in their lives. We are here to help.
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
Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Best Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Nassau County, New York
I am Edward Palermo, a Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer with more than 29 years of experience. I strive to deliver the most experienced, knowledgeable legal service possible. A Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer must be experienced in order to deliver the most favorable results. There is no substitute for time in the courthouses of Nassau County.
I was recently honored to be voted Best Lawyer on Long Island for the 5th consecutive year in the Bethpage FCU Best of Long Island contest. I am so proud and grateful for this recognition.
Nassau County Criminal Lawyer
I have steadily built a history of client satisfaction and industry recognition. I pride myself on my concentrated experience as a Nassau County Criminal Lawyer | Nassau County DWI Lawyer. I was also recently honored by being named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Lawyers! I have also been honored with the highest rating available from AVVO – “10/10 Superb”. Additionally, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel recently selected me to the Top One Percent of Lawyers in the nation! I provide the highest level of professionalism and personal service to each of my clients.
Arrested? You Probably Have A Number Of Questions
Arrested For A Criminal or DWI charge? You Probably Have A Number Of Questions:
- Will I go to jail?
- Will I be placed on probation?
- Will I have a permanent criminal record?
- Will I lose my license?
- What happens when I go to court?
- How long will the court process last?
- How can I find the best lawyer to defend me?
Notable DWI Results
Edward represented a New Jersey Businessman charged with DWI in Suffolk County
Suffolk County DWI Lawyer Edward Palermo negotiates a reduction of the criminal charges to a non-criminal traffic violation.
Medical Doctor charged with DWI in Suffolk County
Suffolk County DWI Lawyer Edward Palermo negotiates reduction to simple traffic infraction to insure no negative impact on Doctor’s career.
Pennsylvania business man charged with DWI in Suffolk County
Suffolk County DWI Lawyer Edward Palermo negotiates a reduced charge of only a single traffic violation.
Edward Palermo represented student at Stony Brook University charged with DWI in Suffolk County
Again, Edward negotiates a reduction of the criminal charges to a non-criminal traffic violation.
Edward Palermo represented a Brooklyn resident in a DWI charge on Long Island
As a successful real estate broker, the client was concerned about the effect a criminal conviction would have on his professional license and livelihood. The District Attorney would not reduce the charge to a non-criminal traffic violation because the client was previously arrested for driving while intoxicated. Edward found a flaw in the prosecution’s handling of the case and made a motion to dismiss the case. The motion was granted in its entirety and the case was completely DISMISSED.
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. Suffolk County DWI Lawyer 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 in Suffolk County
The District Attorney originally recommended jail time. Suffolk County DWI Lawyer 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.
Client charged with aggravated DWI and additional violations with a motor vehicle accident in Nassau County
Edward Palermo scheduled the matter for trial before The Honorable Joseph Girardi of the Nassau County First District Court. First, Edward was able to obtain dismissal of the additional violations after motion during the trial and the client was then found NOT GUILTY of the aggravated DWI charge after trial. All charges dismissed and client, who is a teacher, was able to resume his life and career with a clean record.
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.
"...very hard working and did his best to get me a favorable outcome."
I hired attorney Ed Palermo when I was facing robbery charges last year. He was very hard working and did his best to get me a favorable outcome. Thank you, Ed!
"Ed Palermo is your best option."
Attorney Palermo was my domestic violence defense lawyer when I was accused of domestic violence. I had a really hard time when I was charged but attorney Palermo was there to make the process easier. There's no one else I would recommend. If you are facing domestic violence charges in New York, Ed Palermo is your best option.
"He is extremely sharp in court..."
I had reverently used Ed Palermo as my attorney in a criminal case. Was extremely pleased with the outcome. He is extremely sharp in court and reached the exact outcome we had discussed prior. I would strongly recommend to anyone.
Having attorney Ed Palermo as my defense attorney was an amazing experience. He knew the law inside and out and kept me updated throughout my case. So grateful!
"Miracle worker and such a gentleman."
I searched for a lawyer for a friend of mine and hands down Ed is the Best lawyer on Long Island. The Best!!!!!!! I’d refer him to anyone. Miracle worker and such a gentleman.
"... took care of me through every stage."
Ed guided and took care of me through every stage. Any question I had or concern he would explain the situation, options and how we overcome it to resolve the best outcome for me.
Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer
As a Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer, I hear these questions and many others every day. The first thing to do is relax. Take a deep breath. I know that criminal charges are stressful. I believe in putting things in perspective. You are only merely ACCUSED of a crime. The Presumption of Innocence is the bedrock of our criminal justice system. I will make sure that it is given to you!
Hiring the right criminal attorney is critical to a successful outcome. I have been in the criminal law trenches in Nassau County for the last 29 years. Many lawyers who have general practices will dabble in criminal law. Avoid them at all costs. A criminal case is much to serious to leave in the hands of a non-specialist. There is nothing about your case that can surprise me. I have seen it all in the past 27 years.
I have forged terrific relationships with the judges and prosecutors. These relationships are incredibly important. I value them as an asset when representing my clients. I am a Nassau County Criminal Lawyer with the professional connections and concentrated experience to get the result you need.
I am also an experienced trial attorney with many favorable verdicts for my clients. My trial experience is long and involves many successful criminal and DWI defenses. I prepare meticulously and always strive to achieve the best possible result. I am well known as Nassau County DWI Lawyer / Long Island DUI Lawyer who will always be ready to try a case for his client.
I often receive calls from folks at their lowest point after an arrest and criminal charge. I relish being able to bring them back to a place of peace and happiness. There are few things more stressful than being charged with criminal conduct. The penalties for criminal charges and DWI charges can involve a loss of freedom and reputation. Clients often contact me after Google sessions where they have become overwhelmed with fear and anxiety. I have such compassion for anyone in this situation and will immediately begin the process of lifting away these negative thoughts and feelings.
Once I speak with you, there will be an understanding that you are in the right hands. You will feel better immediately. Feel free to text me on my cell. I am a Nassau County DWI Lawyer / Nassau County Criminal Lawyer who is here to help.
There is no Nassau County Criminal Lawyer fighting harder than me. My clients are everything to my practice. I treasure them 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. Nothing will deter me from my goal of providing you with a successful defense to your criminal case. I am the Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer/Nassau County DWI Lawyer to retain when you need results. Don’t hire the family lawyer for your criminal case. You need a Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer with the experience and talent to get the result that you need.
I am a Nassau County Criminal Lawyer that has handled all levels of criminal cases, from murder cases to misdemeanor DWI cases. I have handled hundreds of drunk driving cases. No case is too big or too small. I will give the same 100% effort whether your case is high-profile or a simple misdemeanor. I truly love what I do. I will fight to get the best result.
All of my clients receive my personal cell phone number. Clients can contact me anytime. A client who knows that his lawyer is available and not hiding behind a secretary or legal assistant is a happy client. My goal is to resolve my client’s case favorably so that I have a client for life. I pride myself on being a Nassau County Criminal Lawyer who is always directly available to his clients.
The National Association of Distinguished Counsel selected me for membership to the Nation’s Top One Percent. The NADC is a national association of lawyers. According to the NADC, all selections to the Top One Percent are vetted by a research team, a blue ribbon panel of attorneys, and a judicial review board. “By virtue of the incredible selectivity of our appointment process, only the top one percent of attorneys in the United States are awarded membership in the NADC.”
The Role of a Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer
A Nassau County criminal defense lawyer specializes in handling criminal cases within Nassau County, New York. With a deep understanding of the local criminal justice system, we are well-versed in the specific laws, procedures, and nuances that apply within the county. We provide legal representation to individuals facing a range of criminal charges, including DUI/DWI, drug offenses, theft, assault, domestic violence, white-collar crimes, and more. From the initial investigation to courtroom proceedings, Nassau County criminal lawyers are skilled in gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and developing strong defense strategies tailored to their clients’ specific situations.
Criminal defense lawyers work closely with their clients, explaining the legal process and protecting their rights throughout the case. With courtroom experience and advocacy skills, these lawyers are effective representatives during arraignments, bail hearings, pre-trial motions, plea negotiations, and trials. By leveraging their knowledge of the local court system and their experience in criminal law, Nassau County criminal lawyers strive to achieve the best possible outcome for their clients.
These lawyers have a deep understanding of the local court system, including the judges, prosecutors, and procedures specific to the county. This knowledge allows them to develop effective defense strategies and negotiate with the prosecution on behalf of their clients. By providing knowledgeable guidance, protecting clients’ rights, and working diligently throughout the legal process, Nassau County criminal defense lawyers offer the support and representation needed to navigate the complexities of criminal cases.
Contact a Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer Today
Choosing a reputable and experienced Nassau County criminal defense lawyer is crucial when facing criminal charges. At Edward Palermo Criminal Defense, our experienced criminal defense attorney, Edward Palermo, provides clients with strong legal representation and guidance. From thorough case evaluation and strategic defense planning to effective courtroom representation and negotiations, our attorneys are committed to protecting your rights and achieving the best possible outcome for your case.
Contact us today at (516) 280-2160 to schedule a free consultation.