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New York Violent Crimes Lawyer
Frederick Sosinsky

45 Broadway 30th Floor
New York NY 10006
(212) 285-2270

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New York Violent Crimes Lawyer

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New York Personal Injury Lawyer with Effective Representation in New York City & Across NY For Violent Crime Investigations, Charges & Indictments

When faced with the most serious of charges in NY, you need the most experienced of attorneys.

You need to look for an attorney who has a demonstrated history of winning major cases.

And I’d like to prove to you….that I am that Attorney.

I have 20 plus years of experience fighting the toughest legal cases in NY….the charge of murder, attempted murder and other crimes of violence. And in that time, as you can see here, I’ve successfully represented a wide range of clients who were accused of the most severe of crimes….those in which a person was killed or where police say killing a person was the alleged intent.

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Normal Business Hours Phone: 212-285-2270
After Hours Emergency Phone: 917-749-4420

In many cases, because I was retained as my clients New York Violent Crimes Lawyer at an early stage of the proceedings, I was able to avoid charges from being brought against my clients. In others, where an arrest on homicide or assault charges had already taken place, I was able to put an end to the proceedings, or to lessen the charges that were ultimately brought, by skillfully presenting exculpatory or mitigating evidence to the New York grand jury.

I have also been able to obtain outstanding results by reaching plea agreements with prosecutors when appropriate.

And of course, because of my vast experience as a trial lawyer and dogged determination, I’ve done extremely well for my clients when we had to go to Trial.

In all of these cases, an aggressive investigation, and the use of forensic experts to assist your defense, makes all the difference in the world.

I’d ask that you take a look at the list below. It shows the Violent Crimes Under New York Penal Law and the areas where I can help.

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Criminally Negligent Homicide
  • Attempted Murder
  • Assault
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Gang Assault
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Menacing
  • Hazing
  • Reckless Endangerment
  • Kidnapping
  • Unlawful Imprisonment
  • Custodial Interference
  • Coercion

In homicide and other violent crime cases in New York State, there are a number of legal defenses and other critical issues that tend to arise with regularity. I’ve been involved with murder, attempted murder and assault cases for two decades and have dealt with it all during this time. I consider myself a very talented defense lawyer that is always well-prepared to confront any evidence that a prosecutor may attempt to utilize, and to aggressively investigate all defenses that may lead to your exoneration.

This includes:

  • Experience in asserting the so-called “insanity” defense under New York State Law
  • Experience in asserting a duress defense under New York State Law
  • Experience in asserting a “justification” or self-defense defense under New York State Law
  • Experience challenging the testimony of forensic experts used by the State, including medical examiners, serologists, ballistics and fingerprint examiners, toxicologists, chemists and so-called “crime scene reconstructionists”
  • Experience in assessing the critical role of forensic evidence, and in particular serological evidence such as DNA, in establishing that there was contact between the victim and the accused

Being under investigation or charged with a violent crime can make you feel like you’re on a deserted island. It doesn’t have to be that way. If you, or a family member, need help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I can be reached using the contact form to the upper left of call me at 212-285-2270. If you’re reading this after regular business hours, call my 24 hour Emergency line at 917-749-4420

Please Call : (212) 285-2270

Frederick L. Sosinsky


I have been a NY criminal defense attorney, representing individuals and corporations in criminal cases and investigations, since 1987.
I’ve taught and lectured law students and attorneys in trial advocacy and have written articles concerning the practice of criminal law.
And I have also appeared numerous times over the years on Court TV as an analyst for criminal courtroom proceedings.
Here’s a little more information about me.
I was born in the Bronx and raised on Long Island. After graduating cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia with a degree in Criminology in 1983, I attended Fordham University School of Law where I graduated in the top 10% of my class in 1986.

During law school, I clerked for the supervising judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York and also worked at a large NYC law firm.

From 1987-1990, I worked as a senior trial attorney with an organization that provides criminal defense services to indigent persons in the City of New York. As a young lawyer, I gained invaluable trial experience during these early years of my practice.

From 1990 to 1998, I was an associate attorney and then a member of the high-profile criminal defense boutique Litman, Asche & Gioiella. While with the Litman firm, I and my partners at that time successfully represented many individuals in highly publicized matters. Oliver Jovanovic’s case is one of the many highly publicized cases where we were successful.

And then in 1998, I left to open my own criminal defense law office, while assisting the Litman firm as co-counsel on high-profile cases.

I am admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of New York, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

I have also been admitted to appear on a case-by-case basis in other states and federal district courts.

I’m married, have two children and live in Bergen County, New Jersey.

I am a long-time member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. I am also a longstanding member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York where I’ve served on the Criminal Courts Committee and the Judiciary Subcommittee (responsible for the review of the qualifications and fitness of attorneys for state and city judgeships). And I am on the Board of Directors of the New York Criminal Bar Association.

In the past, I’ve also served as an active member of a screening committee to choose judicial candidates for elective office.

If you should ever find yourself the target of a criminal investigation in New York, whether at the state or federal level, I can help.

You can reach me at 212-285-2270. If it’s after-hours, call me at 917-749-4420 and I’ll get right back to you.

Contact us about your legal matter today!

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