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I have been voted "Best Lawyer on Long Island for the last 5 years, 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. New clients can feel free to text me anytime as well on my cell (631) 903-3733
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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
Long Island DWI Attorney
Dedicated DWI Lawyers Serving Long Island, NY
Coping with DWI charges in Long Island presents challenges, considering the area’s stringent approach to such offenses. Having a proficient Long Island DWI attorney by your side is not merely advantageous; it is imperative.
With an experience spanning nearly three decades, I have consistently represented clients facing DWI charges in Long Island. My frequent appearances in the Hempstead and Mineola courthouses have forged robust relationships with judges and prosecutors. Across Long Island, I am acknowledged as a formidable DWI lawyer, committed to protecting your rights and advocating for your optimal outcome.
Voted Best Lawyer on Long Island in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023!
I am proud of the fact that I have been voted Best Lawyer on Long Island for the past 5 years in the BFCU Best of Long Island contest. I take tremendous pride knowing that my loyal clients have voted for me for this honor. I was all recognized by the prestigious New York Law Journal as a “Trailblazer” in 2019. I have also previously been voted to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers as well as receiving a perfect “10” rating from Avvo.
A Diligent Defense
When you choose Edward Palermo to handle your case, you’re not just receiving answers to your questions – you’re acquiring a customized strategy tailored to your specific circumstances. Few things bring me greater satisfaction than assisting a new client grappling with the weight of a recent DWI charge. Upon meeting me, you’ll quickly discover a guiding light at the end of the tunnel, and I am dedicated to leading you there. As a Long Island DWI Lawyer, supporting my clients brings me genuine fulfillment.
Throughout the past 29 years, I’ve witnessed significant shifts in DWI enforcement, with the legal landscape becoming stricter and imposing harsher penalties for DWI offenses. Today, even first-time DWI arrests can lead to jail time and a permanent criminal record. Be assured that I am here to navigate these challenges, working tirelessly to safeguard your rights and secure the best possible outcome for you.
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.
Edward Palermo Is Ready To Assist
You require a Long Island DWI Lawyer who possesses in-depth knowledge of the Long Island DWI legal landscape, including familiarity with the prosecutors and judges working within it. There is no substitute for an attorney who specializes in this specific field. It is crucial not to rely on a family lawyer; only an adept and dedicated Long Island DWI Lawyer should be enlisted when the stakes are so high.
Emphasizing the importance of having a dedicated Long Island DWI Lawyer specializing in criminal and DWI defense cannot be overstated. The complexities of this legal terrain necessitate the right attorney, given the high stakes involved. Over my extensive career, I have cultivated meaningful relationships with numerous prosecutors and judges handling DWI cases on Long Island. I am not only committed to deploying my legal expertise and experience in your favor but will also leverage the extensive network of resources I’ve built to secure the desired outcome for you. My skill as a Long Island criminal defense attorney will help you along the way.
Connect with Our Esteemed Long Island DWI Attorney Now
Attaining recognition as one of the Top One Percent of lawyers in the United States by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel is a remarkable achievement. My dedication to being the premier Long Island DWI Lawyer remains steadfast, and I assure you of a continued exceptional level of service for my clients in the future.
My work is fueled by passion, and I firmly believe that genuine love for what you do is the key to success in any endeavor. Feel free to contact us for a complimentary consultation without hesitation. I am eager to explore how I can be of assistance to you.