Student Defense

College student facing disciplinary or criminal charges? We can help.

Your education is one of your most important investments. When that investment is put at risk by either poor choices or false accusations, you have the right to defend yourself and protect your future. Whether you are facing disciplinary action by your school for alleged misconduct or have been arrested and accused of committing a crime, you have rights that need defending. Student Defenders, a division of our renowned Criminal Defense practice, has the experience to guide, advise and protect you through all stages of student conduct disciplinary proceedings and criminal prosecutions.  Visit our student defense website here. We know how to protect your rights and your interests.  Watch our video below.


Locations We Serve

Our Criminal Defense lawyers work throughout New York State to defend college students facing disciplinary or criminal charges.  With offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, our location allows our attorneys easy access to all areas of the state.

O’Connell and Aronowitz’ Student Defense team, a division of our criminal defense practice, helps students statewide protect their future and their educational investment. 

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

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