Queens Drug Defense Lawyers
If you are convicted on a drug charge in the Queens area, you may experience very harsh consequences. Whether you are facing state or federal charges, it is important to have a knowledgeable defense attorney to protect your rights and fight for your freedom. As former prosecutors, our defense attorneys understand the stakes involved and know how to develop strong cases.
Former New York Prosecutors Protecting Your Rights and Building Strong Defenses Since 1985
Our attorneys served as Bureau Chiefs in the Kings County and the Queens County prosecutors’ offices. They trained and supervised numerous prosecutors on how to put together and prosecute a criminal case as well as on the use of trial techniques. Since forming the firm in 1985, they have used their knowledge and experience as prosecutors to make sure that clients receive the best possible criminal defense representation that protects their rights.
Examples of Our Cases
Our lawyers will use our more than 40 years of legal experience to defend you against federal charges that may include:
- Federal drug conspiracy charges and organized crime (RICO) drug cases
- Possession with intent to distribute marijuana, illegal prescription drugs, cocaine, heroin or other controlled substances
- Drug cultivation, drug manufacturing, drug trafficking and drug distribution
- Drug cases involving weapons (weapons-enhanced drug charges)
We have successfully defended clients in high-profile federal drug cases, including one in which the client was accused in the Eastern District of New York, of smuggling 4.5 kilos of heroin into the United States. Verdict? Not Guilty.
Educating Clients About Their Options in New York City
Whether or not to take your case to trial depends on many factors. We discuss the drug quantity, the quality of the witness testimony and the pros and cons of cooperating with the prosecution. We provide clients with the information they need to make informed decisions about fighting federal drug charges. If a client decides to proceed to trial, we question witness testimony, ensure that evidence was legally obtained, and build a strong and compelling case.