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The O’Connell & Aronowitz Criminal Defense team is led by Stephen Coffey and Michael McDermott, former chief felony prosecutors in the Albany and Rensselaer County District Attorney’s Offices. Our team is committed to aggressively protecting our client’s rights and reputations throughout New York State. With one of the most active criminal defense practices in upstate New York and our decades of combined experience, we have developed the experience, reputation and relationships needed to serve each of our client’s unique circumstances.

Criminal matters require immediate and decisive action. Our team knows this and we take pride in our responsiveness, attentiveness and our ability immediately immerse ourselves in your defense.

We also know that facing a criminal prosecution is stressful and disruptive. The process impacts businesses, families and personal lives. In addition to our responsive and direct advice, our team gives you peace of mind by having an experienced and respected advocate in your corner, fighting just for you.

Criminal Defense Lawyer Albany, NY

We are experienced advocates, negotiators and litigators at all levels of the criminal justice process.

DWI / DUI | Larceny | Criminal Investigation | Felony | Drug Possession | Pornography | Assault | Misdemeanor | Domestic Violence | Weapons Charge | Arrest Warrant | Legal Defense for College Students |

We provide assistance with the defense and resolution of criminal matters involving investigations and prosecutions in town, village, and city courts and we are experienced in major and minor crimes. Our attorneys have handled matters in every jurisdiction in the region, and we have established excellent working relationships at all levels of the criminal justice system.

The Criminal Defense practice is active in our three offices representing clients across New York State.

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The culture of teamwork and collaboration at O’Connell and Aronowitz helps our office locations assist clients in a myriad of legal disciplines and harness the talents of O’Connell and Aronowitz attorneys across New York State. We offer the experience, resources, and skills to help you protect your rights and your best interests.


54 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

tel: 518.462.5601
fax: 518.462.2670

Saratoga Springs

1 Court Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

tel: 518.584.5205
fax: 518.584.5441