Firm Overview

Criminal Defense Attorney in New York and Buffalo Law Offices of John J. Carney | A Premier New York Criminal Defense Firm

The Law Offices of John J. Carney exclusively handles criminal defense cases throughout New York. By narrowing our focus solely to criminal law, we are able to provide our clients with thorough, comprehensive representation when they are up against life-changing criminal charges.

For more than 30 years, lead attorney John J. Carney has successfully represented thousands of people who have been charged with serious crimes in cities throughout the state. He was one of the first lawyers chosen by a panel of judges for capital defense training in New York City. This is a testament to our firm's dedication to and experience with criminal defense law.

In addition, John J. Carney is one of the top criminal instructors in New York state, having taught criminal law to lawyers, assistant district attorneys and police officers for more than two decades. A highly esteemed criminal defense advocate, he has been interviewed on TV countless times, provided legal commentary and has been interviewed on talk shows like Good Day New York.

John J. Carney's major cases have been covered in the Post, Daily News, New York Times, Buffalo News and many other newspapers throughout the state. He has won acquittals in many high-profile murder cases and federal drug cases in New York state.

Accessible New York Offices ♦ Available 24/7 ♦ Affordable Legal Services

Our New York City criminal defense attorneys are here to protect your rights from the moment you are charged. We base our office hours on our clients' needs — we are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All client calls are directed to our cell phones so that you will speak with your attorney, not a secretary or answering machine. We have lawyers on staff to appear in court 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We have an attorney on staff 24 hours a day because we realize that our clients can get arrested at any hour of the day or night. Our clients and their families need to speak to a lawyer right way, not the next day.

While we offer convenient office locations in New York City and Buffalo, New York, we can represent you in any city throughout the state. If you are unable to get to our office, we can come to Rikers Island or any jail facility, your home or another convenient location to discuss your circumstances and begin working on a compelling and effective defense strategy to protect your rights.

We try to make our services as affordable for you as possible. We can set up payment plans based on your budget. During your first meeting, we can discuss your payment plan options. We can help you today, even if you cannot pay until tomorrow.

Immediate Defense Equals Immediate Protection From Legal Consequences

It is crucial to consult with the Law Offices of John J. Carney as soon as possible so that we may start working on your case. Contact our firm immediately when:

  • You have been placed under arrest
  • The police want to talk with you, for any reason
  • You are pulled over for DWI or drunk driving
  • You are charged with a drug crime

When you contact our firm, we can give you advice on whether you should cooperate with the police. We can also:

  • Come down and talk with the police or detectives
  • Advise you on whether or not to take breath test
  • Give you advice before you make a statement
  • Talk to you before you are taken to the station
Free Consultations | Call John J. Carney Today

To learn how the Law Offices of John J. Carney can help you with your criminal charges, call us at 855-237-1931, or complete our online contact form. We offer free initial consultations to our criminal defense clients. Our firm accepts major credit cards. Se habla español.

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