Drug Defense Lawyers

O & A Law Drug Defense Services:

The O’Connell and Aronowitz Criminal Defense team aggressively defends individuals charged with drug related crimes. A person can be charged for a variety of activities in both New York State and federal courts related to illegal drugs, including: 

  • Possession (for personal use or sale)
  • Sales (including giving drugs to someone)
  • Transportation (or trafficking)
  • Cultivating or manufacturing
  • Attempt to possess, sell, manufacture or transport drugs

Between the federal government and the State of New York, citizens are subject to complex and sometimes contradictory drug laws. We know these laws and how to how they will apply to your case. We also know that many times, the accused suffers from addiction. In those cases, we know how to take advantage of drug treatment programs both in and out of the courts, to improve your case and ultimately your welfare. If you or someone you know has been arrested, charged or is being investigated for a drug related crime, contact us for a free consultation 24/7. We can help. 

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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