New York City Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with a crime in New York City, Westchester or Long Island you need an attorney who is well versed in local laws and knows how the local judges and prosecutors operate. Being arrested or charged with a crime is an extremely traumatic experience with far ranging consequences that are hard to predict without legal guidance. Fortunately, you do not have to face the government alone.

As a criminal defense lawyer and former prosecutor, Mr. Vomvolakis has gained the skills, knowledge and temperament to provide you with the best defense available in your criminal case. George Vomvolakis is a prominent criminal defense attorney and civil litigator practicing throughout New York in both state and federal courts. He has had many positive outcomes for clients who have been charged with various crimes, including: rape, assault, drug crimes, racketeering, DUI, DWI, murder and many others. He worked for six years as a prosecutor in the renowned New York County District Attorney’s office and is able to provide a unique perspective and approach to his clients’ cases. Many years as a prosecutor have given him a wide knowledge base and a solid understanding of the justice system in New York City and surrounding areas.

George Vomvolakis also has a substantial amount of experience representing clients in civil law matters. While the majority of his practice is based around criminal defense, his knowledge of civil law has helped him to successfully resolve a variety of case types, including: discrimination, personal injury and civil rights violations. He has had numerous large settlement awards in civil cases and knows how to get results for his clients. His experience in both the criminal and civil arenas has given him a depth and breadth of experience that is rare to find in a criminal defense attorney. George Vomvolakis is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts of New York but has also worked with clients across the United States. He has also appeared as a commentator and expert on many television and radio stations across the country.

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Attorneys regularly work with clients charged with driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence and the penalties can be severe. Prosecutors believe that harsh punishments will have a strong deterrent effect on drunk driving in the state of New York and you don’t want to be on the receiving end of that punishment. Both your life and your driving record will be affected. Fortunately, an experienced criminal defense attorney with a record of defending DUI and DWI clients is only a phone call away.

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Violent Crimes

Generally speaking, the State of New York defines violent crimes any criminal actions that cause bodily injury, involve the use of a dangerous or deadly weapon or cause death or substantial risk of death to other persons. Many crimes fall under the category of “violent” but some of the more common crimes include: assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, murder, rape, robbery, aggravated sexual abuse, carjacking, etc.

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Drug Charges

Every drug crimes case is different, but they are all complex and you need an experienced criminal attorney fighting for your rights. State and federal authorities take drug related offenses very seriously and you do not want to be on the receiving end of a drug crime prosecution. If you are in such an unfortunate situation, you need to seek counsel immediately. It is also advisable to avoid making any statements to the police, friends or family without talking with a qualified criminal defense attorney first.

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