Driving Offenses

Whatever traffic violation you have been charged with, O’Connell and Aronowitz criminal defense attorneys can help you mount a proactive, intelligent defense. We routinely practice in traffic courts in across the Capital District and Upstate New York areas. We represent people who have been arrested or cited for driving offenses of all types, including: 

  • Vehicular Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Fleeing the Scene of an Accident
  • Reckless or Careless Driving
  • Driving After Suspension or Revocation
  • Common traffic infractions such as speeding and other moving violations

For all of these offenses we know how to handle your case in the criminal courts, the traffic courts and with the Department of Motor Vehicles. In addition to potential criminal charges for certain driving offenses, there are many other consequences that the Department of Motor Vehicles may administratively impose such as civil fines, license suspensions and points on your license. We can advise you of these collateral consequences, help you avoid pitfalls, or mitigate the inconvenience and harm to you. 

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Locations We Serve

Our Criminal Defense lawyers work throughout the capital region and take on some of the most complex and high profile cases. With offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, our location allows our attorneys easy access to all areas of the state.

Our Criminal Defense practice serves counties throughout upstate New York including Albany, Columbia, Greene, Saratoga, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Warren, and Washington counties. When your reputation is on the line, our criminal defense attorneys can help.

To learn more about our legal services in your area, visit our location page.

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I was fortunate to find Mike McDermott who represented me in cases involving unfortunate events. Mike was personable, always responsive, and overall a great professional. I would recommend him to anyone.

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Best compassionate bunch I have EVER met . Won a very sensitive HUGE case for us that lasted 10 yrs . Cant get any better.

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Steve Coffey is a lawyer’s lawyer. He brings into the courtroom absolutely amazing trial skills and will fight to the bitter end to get you everything you deserve. He will fight for you and give you his all. He is easily one of the best trial attorneys in the country, right here in our own backyard.

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