Voted Best Lawyer on Long Island 3 Years in a row
My name is Edward Palermo and I’m a highly-successful, results-oriented Patchogue Criminal Lawyer | Patchogue DWI Lawyer with over 23 years of experience winning cases from misdemeanor DWIs to serious felony cases.
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I concentrate more than 95% of my practice criminal defense and DWI defense. I have a significantly successful track record in aggressively defending criminal and DWI clients. If you or a loved one is in need of a successful, results-oriented Patchogue Criminal Lawyer or Patchogue DWI Lawyer, don’t hesitate to call me. I’m am here to help.
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Client satisfaction is what drives my successful practice and what has built my long-standing industry recognition over the past 2 decades. I am a Patchogue Criminal Lawyer | Patchogue DWI Lawyer who will always fight to obtain the best outcome for my clients. I was honored by being named to the National Trial Lawyer Top 10 Criminal Lawyers for the third straight year in a row! I hold a “Superb” rating of 10/10 from AVVO.
I have also been selected by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel to the Top Once Percent of Lawyers in the entire nation. My main goal is to always treat each and every one of my clients with the highest level of professionalism and and personal attention. Helping my clients restore their lives after I manage to have their criminal or DWI charges dropped is absolute satisfaction to me – I live for this career.
Voted Top 100 Trial Lawyer. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7.
I hold a perfect 10 “superb” rating from AVVO.
I was featured as a Trailblazer by the prestigious New York Law Journal in 2019
Best of Long Island is a contest held each year by the Bethpage Federal Credit Union. There are no listed criteria for selection other than the fact that voting is open to anyone between specified dates. Each voter can vote up to once per day during time frame in which voting is open. Click here to see page which explains voting process.
Arrested For A DWI? You Probably Have A Number Of Questions
Contact me today and I can answer these questions for you!
As a Patchogue Criminal Lawyer/Patchogue DWI Lawyer, I hear these questions and other similar questions every day. I understand how stressful it can be when a criminal charged has been placed against you. I truly believe, however, in placing everything into perspective.You have been charged with a crime – but I am here to protect you. The first thing you need to do is relax. Take a deep breath. The Presumption of Innocence is the bedrock of our criminal justice system, and I will make sure that it is given to you!
It’s essential that you retain the most qualified and experienced criminal attorney practicing in your jurisdiction. The outcome of your case may entirely rely on who you retain to represent you. I have been in the criminal law trenches in Suffolk County, Nassau County and New York City for more than two decades. Many attorneys will only dabble in criminal law. Avoid these attorneys at all costs – they are not experienced enough in the matter of criminal law. When you have a criminal charge placed against you, you need an attorney with many years of concentrated experience. There is no alternative to experience and well-established success. No matter what your case involves, it won’t surprise me. I have seen everything over the past 23 years as a Patchogue Criminal and Patchogue DWI Lawyer.
I’ve developed and nurtured excellent professional relationships with both the judges and prosecutors that handle criminal and DWI cases. These relationships are a high-value asset to me when representing my clients. I am a Patchogue Criminal Lawyer/Patchogue DWI Lawyer with the professional connections and concentrated experience necessary to get the positive outcome to your case.
When we first speak, I will explain everything about the criminal charges you face, and discuss potential strategies to win your case. New clients ALWAYS feel a great sense of relief after consulting with me. You’ll also come to realize that your future can be fixed. There is a way out, and I will help guide you there.
Upon first meeting my clients, I explain in detail the criminal charges placed against them as well as the potential strategies I will use to win their case. My new clients ALWAYS feel a significant sense of relief upon meeting and speaking with me. They realize that I am a top-choice legal advocate and that their future is by no means in the peril they anticipate.
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There is no Patchogue Criminal Lawyer/Patchogue DWI Lawyer who fights harder than I fight. Client satisfaction is the pillar to my practice.
Which is why I truly treasure and appreciate my clients and the fact that they’ve they retained me to defend them in matters of such importance. You deserve a positive outcome and a second chance – I will do everything in my power to make sure that happens. I have and never will be deterred from my goal of providing superior legal representation for clients. I am the Patchogue Criminal Lawyer/Patchogue DWI Lawyer to retain when you are serious about defending yourself! You could be making a huge mistake by hiring a family lawyer or a lawyer who only dabbles in criminal law to handle your criminal matter. You need an attorney with experience, insight, and multiple years of practice in criminal defense. I have handled hundreds of drunk driving cases.
There is no case that is too big for me to handle, and I will give the same 100% effort whether your case is high-profile or a simple misdemeanor. I simply love what I do. I love helping people and I will help you!
All of my clients have my personal cell phone. I want them to contact me with any questions they may have regarding their case. I am devoted to making sure my clients aren’t stressed out over their cases. I consider it my obligation to resolve my client’s case so favorably that I end up with a client for life. I pride myself on being a Huntington Criminal Lawyer/Huntington DWI Lawyer who is always directly available to his clients. Not all lawyers have this attitude. Many will hide behind a secretary or legal assistant simply because they don’t want to speak directly with their client. They put their needs first. I’ve devoted my career to help people, so my clients always come first.
I am always happy to meet a new client through my website. So please do not hesitate to call me. I look forward to meeting with you and if retained, doing everything in my power to get you the result you need. I have the knowledge, experience, and resources required to do so.
For all that I’ve done, all those I’ve helped, I was selected to the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. 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 for any attorney. As a Patchogue Criminal Lawyer/Patchogue DWI Lawyer, inclusion with the select few prominent attorneys in this association is a great satisfaction. I continue to give the same level of professional service which has enabled my entry into this prestigious organization of lawyers.
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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 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.
Edward 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.
Pennsylvania business man charged with DWI in Suffolk County.
Edward negotiates a reduced charge of only a single traffic violation.
Medical Doctor charged with DWI in Suffolk County.
Edward negotiates reduction to simple traffic infraction to insure no negative impact on Doctor’s career.
Edward represented a New Jersey Businessman charged with DWI in Suffolk County.
Once again, Edward negotiates a reduction of the criminal charges to a non-criminal traffic violation.
Client charged with DWI after driving his vehicle into a residential home in Suffolk County.
The District Attorney originally recommended jail time. Edward 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.
Edward is a Huntington Criminal Lawyer/Huntington DWI Lawyer who has successfully represented hundreds of other clients. His passion for helping the underdog is unmatched. He is ready to help you or a loved one.
Remember that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Call Edward Palermo, Huntington Criminal Lawyer/Huntington DWI Lawyer today for a free consultation.
Edward Palermo represented a young man charged with first degree assault and a number of assorted felonies and misdemeanors.
The charges carried a maximum sentence of 25 years and a minimum sentence of 5 years upon conviction. The assigned Suffolk County District Attorney offered a sentence of 15 years. Edward rejected the offer and scheduled the matter for trial in the New York State Supreme Court. The trial lasted for four weeks and approximately 15 witnesses, including 3 experts, testified. The jury needed only four hours to acquit Edward’s client of the assault first degree and all other charges. The case was reported in Newsday.
Edward Palermo represented an infamous reputed leader of a Haitian paramilitary group in a mortgage fraud case in New York State Supreme Court in Suffolk County.
The client faced a sentence of up to 25 years in state’s prison. The case received television and press coverage including a three-page article in the New York Times, where Edward was quoted, and in national wire reports. Edward successfully opposed a one million dollar bail application by the prosecuting attorney and after months of litigation, negotiated a very favorable disposition for the client to the least state sentence under law.
Edward Palermo represented the president of an international shipping company who faced the prospect of federal fraud and bribery charges in the United States District Court in Jacksonville Florida.
20 years in federal prison was the potential exposure for the client if convicted. Edward negotiated a result wherein the client would serve 6 months in a federal halfway house. The client was only incarcerated at night. He was able to continue to work at his company.
Edward Palermo represented a man charged with criminal possession of marijuana in the first degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree in the Suffolk County Supreme Court.
Edward was hired after bail was set at a million dollars with the man’s prior counsel. The client faced upwards of a decade in State prison if convicted of the charges. Edward, first, reargued bail and successfully lowered the amount to $400,000, which the client posted. He then successfully motioned the Court to dismiss the marijuana charge. Finally, he negotiated a very favorable disposition to a misdemeanor where the client received no jail and no probation. The District Attorney’s Office also agreed to return a large sum of cash that was seized from the client at the time of his arrest. The client then advised Edward that he was “his attorney for life”.
Edward Palermo represented a college student from New York City in a tragic vehicular death case in Manhattan wherein a young Scottish woman died.
A conviction on the charges carried a sentence of up to eleven years in State’s prison. The case was covered in the cities major newspapers including the Times, the Post and the Daily News. Edward negotiated a very favorable disposition for his client and avoided any state imprisonment.
Edward Palermo represented two people charged with First Degree Rape. Each faced up to 25 years in state prison.
The matter went to trial in the New York State Supreme Court in Suffolk County. Both clients were acquitted of all charges.
Edward Palermo represented a client charged with violent Second Degree Burglary allegation.
The client faced the three strikes rule and life imprisonment. Edward tried the case and convinced a fair-minded Suffolk County Jury that his client was not guilty of the charge. The client was then immediately released after having been detained in jail for more than 8 months while awaiting trial.
Edward Palermo represented a businessman accused of Second Degree Sodomy.
The client faced up to 7 years in State prison and deportation. Edward persuaded a Jury in Nassau County to acquit his client of the sodomy charge.
Edward Palermo represented a medical doctor charged with leaving the scene of an accident with a fatality.
The doctor, who had no prior criminal history, now faced up to 4 years in a state prison. Edward convinced a New York State Supreme Court Justice to sentence his client to probation without any jail time.
Edward Palermo represented a client accused of a gunpoint First Degree Robbery wherein the client faced up to 25 years in state prison.
Once again, Edward convinced a Suffolk County Jury to acquit his client.
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I have never and will never take on more criminal or DWI cases that I can handle. Although I have a support staff which is always available to my clients, I’m the attorney who will personally resolve and take your case to trial if need be. I’ve seen a lot of criminal lawyers practice in volume, taking more cases than they can handle. This diminishes the attention they can spend on your case. These types of lawyers – and there are many – cannot give you a fraction of the personalized attention I can devote toward you and your case.
I never take on more criminal or DWI cases than I can handle at any given time. Although I do have a support staff that is continuously available to my clients, I will personally resolve your case and take it to trial if needed. I have witnessed many criminal lawyers take on more cases than they can handle, which diminishes the attention each of their clients and their cases deserve. Lawyers who handle their practices as such simply cannot give you a fraction of the personalized attention I will devote toward you and your case.
I’ve had many clients retain me after they’ve already started off with another attorney. They are very appreciative of the attention I afford them. I am extremely direct and take a one-on-one approach with all my clients, never handing off cases to other partners of my staff as other attorneys do. You deserve ONE highly-successful attorney to handle your case, and that’s what I offer. Clients facing criminal charges are already stressed. When their attorney passes their case around, this just adds more stress and worry to the table. You’ll never have to worry about that with me. When you retain me as your attorney, I will be there for you at the conception of your case until the resolution.
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