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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
Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys in Suffolk County, NY
My name is Edward Palermo, Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer, and I have been exclusively practicing Criminal Law for 29 years. I am here to help you or your loved one defend criminal charges. I am completely client-focused and will do everything in my power to get you the best result.
My experience and talent are well known in the criminal courts of Suffolk County. I have handled well over a thousand clients with criminal charges and pride myself on having built a reputation of success. The intense focus on criminal law has been indispensable to my ability to achieve excellent results for my clients. I am a Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer with the concentrated experience to help you regain your life when criminal charges threaten it.
This site is a resource to assist individuals who need the best quality representation. My clients are treated like family and if I take you or your loved one on as a client, my family extends.
Suffolk County Criminal Lawyer Edward Palermo voted Best Lawyer on Long Island for 2019, 2020, and 2021
I am beyond proud to have been named BEST LAWYER ON LONG ISLAND for 2019, 2020 and 2021 in “Best of Long Island” by the Bethpage Federal Credit Union. This award is based on the support I have from my very loyal and amazing clients. I have also been awarded a rating of 10/10 highest rating Superb by AVVO.
I have also been a previous National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Lawyers for three straight years! Additionally, I’ve been named Top 1% of lawyers in the nation by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
Awards and recognition are wonderful but nothing tops the feeling I get after winning a client’s case and experiencing their heartfelt gratitude. The best hugs, besides my children, come from clients when they feel overwhelmed with relief and ask for a hug after a successful outcome.
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."0
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.
Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer with professional relationships
I have forged tremendous relationships with the Judges and prosecutors that handle criminal cases in Suffolk County. I am a Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer who has put in the time to nurture these relationships and gain the respect of all professionals who work in the criminal courts in Suffolk County.
I understand the importance of these relationships. These relationships play a large roll in my strategy. Knowing a judges preferences and supervising District Attorney’s likes and dislikes makes the process of strategy ever so clear. I’ve achieved this level of confidence through putting in the time and effort in the hallways, courtrooms and chambers of the criminal courts on Long Island. Hiring a Suffolk County Criminal Lawyer with not only talent and experience but, further, knowledge of and respect from the other lawyers and judges in the system s key to a successful outcome.
I will always explain the charges that you are facing. From our first consultation I will begin building a winning strategy. The advantage of more than 27 years of concentrated criminal law experience, is the ability to almost immediately know the best strategy to apply in a given set of circumstances.
I’ve basically seen it all. No set of facts or client background can surprise me. This experience makes my decision making very decisive. Once we speak you will feel my confidence and experience and will breathe easier knowing that you can have me on your side. I am the Suffolk County Criminal Lawyer you need when things seem dire and I am also a Suffolk County gun charges lawyer that can help you in the event you are facing gun charges.
You could not find a Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer who is a better champion for their clients than me. My clients are everything. They are cherished. I will do everything in my power, within the law, to get the results that they need.
All of my clients receive my personal cell phone number. Clients can contact me anytime. A client who knows that his lawyer is available 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 Suffolk County Criminal Lawyer who is always directly available to his clients.
This website is a resource for anyone in need of criminal or DWI representation. It allows someone charged with a crime to find an experienced criminal defense attorney. I am always happy to meet a new client through my website. So please do not hesitate to call me. I look forward to hearing from you and will do everything in my power to get you a favorable result. You have found the Suffolk County Criminal Lawyer with a 27 year plus history of aggressive, personalized representation.
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.”
Selection to the Top One Percent is a tremendous honor. As a Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer, inclusion with the select few prominent lawyers in this association is exciting for me. I look forward continuing to give the same level of service which enabled my choice to this prestigious organization of lawyers.
Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer Edward Palermo is here to help you
I know being charged with a crime leads to much anxiety and many questions. I am here to answer your questions with the knowledge that comes after concentrating on criminal law for more than 27 years. As a Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer I see first hand the emotional toll criminal charges takes on individuals and their families.
I am here to reassure you that you are not alone. I will immediately put your mind at ease and explain how I can help you through this. Clients always tell me how much better they feel just after our first conversation.
Hire a Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer Today
I never take on more criminal and DWI cases than I can handle. I am the Suffolk County Criminal Lawyer who will personally resolve or take your case to trial. Many so-called criminal lawyers practice in volume, taking on as many cases as possible. These lawyers can not give anywhere near the level of service that I provide to each of my clients.
I am often retained to handle cases for clients who originally started with other attorneys. These clients greatly appreciate the attention and concentrated effort that I give. When you hire Edward Palermo – you get Edward Palermo. I will handle all important aspects of your case. I will never delegate to my staff what your attorney should do!