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As New York criminal defense lawyers, our mission is to aggressively fight for the rights of our clients and achieve their goals in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible. There is no such thing as a small case and we are well aware that misdemeanor cases can have an everlasting impact on your life.

That’s why you need both the close, personal attention of a seasoned defense attorney who is a former prosecutor and the vast resources of New York Criminal Defense Attorney, David Schwartz

Attorney David SchwartzWhether you require a street-mart defense team for violent felonies and theft or the vast resources of our white collar criminal practice, you become part of our family and we are accessible every single day for all of your questions and concerns.

If you are accused of a crime, you need a partner with the knowledge and experience to speak for you and your rights. Before you communicate any further with authorities, contact David Schwartz for a free consultation.

Gerstman Schwartz is a multi-service law firm handling all types legal matters including: white collar crimes, violent crimes, drug crimes, Federal crimes, theft, sex crimes and DWI defense.

Contact our Defense Team at (516) 880-8170

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Armed with over thirty years of experience in all aspects of the New York court system, partners Bradley Gerstman and David Schwartz have developed a specialized practice dealing with all legal matters.

Whether your legal affairs are routine or complex, Gerstman-Schwartz is here to help. Both partners began their careers as prosecutors. This experience allows Gertsman-Schwartz the unique ability to see both sides of the legal coin.

A trusted name with close ties to the courts and numerous government agencies; our partners are committed to the specific concerns of each and every client.

Our diverse and sophisticated practice includes virtually all aspects of criminal law.

If you require aggressive, creative and seasoned representation from a team of recognized criminal defense attorneys, you have come to the right place. If you are looking for second best, we wish you all the luck in the world.

 
You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney and for an attorney to be present during questioning. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you. The courts have since ruled that the warning must be “meaningful”, so it is usually required that the suspect be asked if he understands his rights. Evidence has been ruled inadmissible because of a suspect’s poor knowledge of English.

Before you speak any further to law enforcement investigators, it is advisable that you contact an attorney immediately Our team is available 24 hours a day at (516) 880-8170.

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David Schwartz has spent his entire career practicing law as a litigator and is actively involved with the political landscape in New York State. Mr. Schwartz, in his career as a trial attorney, has successfully tried high profile Murder cases, White Collar cases, felony cases, misdemeanors as well as civil cases. No matter how big or small the case is, David Schwartz personally manages every criminal case. Every criminal case aggressively fought with vigor and every angle is analyzed in order to achieve positive results for our clients.

Mr. Schwartz has been a regular guest legal commentator for the Fox News Channel, MSNBC, Headline News, WABC News, Fox Morning Show, Court TV and for the ESPN morning show. Mr. Schwartz has been asked by these television networks to give legal analysis and his expert opinion on criminal cases, constitutional legal issues, civil cases and has argued for stronger drug testing guidelines affecting professional athletes. Mr. Schwartz was appointed by the New York State Senate as a Commissioner on the Commission on Judicial Nomination which nominates Justices to the NYS Court of Appeals and is also a Trustee of the Brooklyn Bar Association. - Read More – 

 

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