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Criminal Defense: Have You Been Charged With A Crime?

If you or a loved one faces criminal charges, or is the target of a criminal investigation, you need aggressive and experienced legal help. A criminal conviction can have can wreak havoc on your life and may have lifelong consequences.

We’re a trusted and responsive New York City law firm that treats clients with professionalism and respect. When you hire us, you hire more than just a law firm. We are affordable and experienced in criminal defense, and we will diligently represent you to the fullest extent of the law.

At Schwartz, Ponterio & Levenson, PLLC, we will devote our knowledge and experience to getting you the best possible outcome. We take on cases throughout the New York City area, including Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Suffolk County, Nassau County and Westchester County. Contact us to set up a consultation with a criminal defense lawyer.

We help people accused of a wide range of felonies and misdemeanors, including:

  • Domestic violence
  • Drug charges: drug possession, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, methamphetamines, meth
  • Federal crimes
  • Murder
  • Assault and battery
  • White collar crimes: fraud, embezzlement, forgery
  • Shoplifting
  • Juvenile law

Our attorneys have handled hundreds of New York criminal cases between their former work as prosecutors and their current work as defense lawyers. They understand how prosecuting attorneys operate and can use that knowledge to your advantage.

We are not a large law firm cycling through dozens of cases a week. We are a smaller firm established by two very experienced lawyers who devote themselves to every case. Our entire team of attorneys, paralegals and assistants work together on every case.

If You Have Been Charged

If you have been charged with a crime, it is vital that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. The sooner you are represented, the more a lawyer can do to protect your constitutional rights.

We know that an arrest does not mean that you are guilty. The police and prosecutors will do everything they can to convict you. You can trust that New York criminal defense lawyers Schwartz, Ponterio & Levenson, PLLC, will do everything possible to see that they do not succeed.

Get The Legal Help You Need

Above all, make sure you get an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side as soon as possible. If you, or someone you know, has been arrested or charged with a crime, contact Schwartz, Ponterio & Levenson, PLLC, to arrange a consultation. Call 212-714-1200 during business hours and 917-562-9581 at night to speak with an attorney experienced in the field of criminal defense.