Peter J. Schaffer

Practice Area: Federal Practice, New York State Criminal Law, Homicide 9 more areas of practice + 9 more

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Peter J. Schaffer

718-618-6139

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Serving Bronx, NY view address

Serving Bronx, NY view address

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted

About Peter J. Schaffer

Arrested in New York? Call an experienced criminal defense lawyer immediately. Peter J. Schaffer (718) 585-4444. Aggressive defense of persons accused of all New York and federal crimes. DWI, false arrest and police brutality.

PETER J. SCHAFFER has been a practicing criminal trial lawyer since 1987. During the course of his career, he has defended well over two thousand adults, juveniles and organizations charged with crimes in New York, C...

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Arrested in New York? Call an experienced criminal defense lawyer immediately. Peter J. Schaffer (718) 585-4444. Aggressive defense of persons accused of all New York and federal crimes. DWI, false arrest and police brutality.

PETER J. SCHAFFER has been a practicing criminal trial lawyer since 1987. During the course of his career, he has defended well over two thousand adults, juveniles and organizations charged with crimes in New York, Connecticut and in the United States District Courts. While some attorneys may handle a variety of legal matters, Mr. Schaffer devotes his practice exclusively to criminal defense and representing victims of false arrest and the use of excessive force by law enforcement ("police brutality").

Mr. Schaffer has represented clients charged with a diverse range of criminal conduct including: Arson, Assault, Attempted Murder, Burglary, Conspiracy, Counterfeiting, Drugs, Firearms, DUI and DWI, Forgery, Fraud, Money Laundering, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Obstruction of Justice, Parole and Probation Revocation, Racketeering, Robbery, Sex Crimes, Stolen Property, Trespass, Weapons and Witness Tampering.

PETER J. SCHAFFER has conducted hundreds of hearings, jury and bench trials and has represented clients in numerous grand jury proceedings. He has also tried a number of civil rights cases in the United States District Courts and personal injury cases. Mr. Schaffer is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Bronx County Bar Association. He is also a member in good standing of the Criminal Justice Administration Panel for the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of New York and the U.S. District Court in Connecticut, and the Assigned Counsel Plan for the Appellate Division, First Department in New York City.

Mr. Schaffer has appeared on national television on The Nancy Grace Show on CNN Headline News, COURT TV, and "IN SESSION" on truTV as a guest commentator. He has been heard on Bloomberg Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio as an expert in criminal law and trial practice. He has also been a guest lecturer in criminal law at CUNY Law School in New York City.

PETER J. SCHAFFER is committed to providing the highest level of professional representation to his clients. If you or someone you know is charged with a Federal or State crime or is being investigated by Federal or State authorities, call (718) 585-4444 now to schedule an initial consultation.

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Areas of Law

  • Federal Practice
  • New York State Criminal Law
  • Homicide
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Violations
  • Traffic Infractions
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI/DWI
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • White Collar Crime
  • Juvenile Criminal Law

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    Peter is truly on your side and will do anything in his control to defend his client. Without needing to, he goes out of his way to get the process done more efficiently.... Read more

    Peter is truly on your side and will do anything in his control to defend his client. Without needing to, he goes out of his way to get the process done more efficiently. He is very knowledgeable and his main goal is to get the most favorable results. He is always very easy to contact and very responsive with e-mails. I recommend him to anyone in need of professional and excellent representation.

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