Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Lawyers

Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Lawyers

Mayo Bartlett is a Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Lawyer who has the experience and dedication that you or your loved one needs on their side when facing criminal charges. He is a former Westchester County prosecutor who served more than 10 years in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office in White Plains New York, and he was selected as a Super Lawyer, and as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers. In fact, Mayo was honored to have been featured on the cover of the 2020 Super Lawyer Magazine as seen below:

Super lawyers the world turned upside down poster

Mr. Bartlett has also been a Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Attorney since 2003, and he has a thorough understanding of police procedure from years spent working with officers and detectives in Mount Vernon as both a Westchester County Prosecutor, and as a Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Lawyer. In fact, Mayo served as a Westchester County prosecutor, Mayo Bartlett frequently prosecuted Mount Vernon criminal cases in the Mount Vernon City Court for the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.

Mayo has handled thousands of criminal cases, and has successfully had many violent felony charges reduced to misdemeanors, or had them dismissed entirely. He has obtained a verdict of not guilty for a variety of violent charges that would have resulted in sentences of decades, and sometimes life in prison. Most importantly, Mayo has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous criminal cases in the Mount Vernon City Court and other Westchester County courts. 

Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Cases

Mt. Vernon, New York is a diverse Westchester County city that is rich in history. It was once part of Eastchester, and it is home to historic Saint Paul’s Church, which many credit as being the birthplace of the Bill of Rights. The Mount Vernon City Court is located at 2 Roosevelt Square in Mount Vernon New York. Mt. Vernon is approximately 4 square miles, and rests between Bronx County, and affluent Bronxville, which is a village in Westchester County. If you have been contacted by the Mount Vernon Police, or if you have been arrested in the City of Mount Vernon, contact our Mount Vernon Criminal Attorneys and let us help you. Criminal cases are among the least understood legal matters a person can face. Often, the allegations alone are enough to damage a person’s life, causing the accused to lose eligibility to receive federal student loans, the right to remain in the United States if he or she is an immigrant, and even their freedom. It is important to choose an attorney who has experience handling these delicate cases. As Mt. Vernon Criminal Defense Lawyers, we are uniquely prepared to address these nuances.

Our Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Lawyers are part of a legal team which includes forensic experts, private investigators with law enforcement backgrounds, and seasoned attorneys. As a Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Lawyer, Mayo Bartlett is fully familiar with the procedures of the Mount Vernon City Court. In fact, Mayo Bartlett was a Mount Vernon prosecutor for several years when he worked in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office. Mayo has done over one hundred hearings and trials in the Mount Vernon City Court as a prosecutor, and as a Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Attorney.

Our Mt. Vernon Criminal Defense Lawyers also have extensive experience representing college students who have criminal charges against them. Seemingly minor charges like Marihuana possession and Petit Larceny can have devastating consequences for college students. These charges can lead to denial of student loans, and even expulsion from school. If you, or a loved one is a college student facing criminal charges contact us immediately so that we may help you effectively resolve the case while preserving your ability to complete your education.

We are a Westchester Criminal Defense law firm with offices located in the Westchester Financial Center which is one block from the White Plains Train Station and bus depot, and two blocks from the Westchester County Court. Our Mount Vernon criminal defense attorneys handle all kinds of criminal cases in the Mount Vernon City Court, and in surrounding Westchester County municipalities, as well as in Federal Court. The Federal Courthouse for the Southern District of New York in White Plains, New York is a quick two block walk from our office. We routinely handle cases ranging from simple Theft and Disorderly Conduct through Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Sex Crimes, and even Murder.

We provide representation in a wide variety of criminal cases, including:

White Collar Crime
Prevailing Wage Cases
Sex Crimes and Rape
Criminal Possession of a Weapon
Criminal Mischief
Domestic Violence
Unlawful Imprisonment
Narcotics and Drugs
Marihuana (Marijuana)
Child Pornography
DWAID (Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs)
Reckless Driving
Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury/Property Damage Accident;
Felony DWI Under Leandra’s Law
Aggravated DWI (BAC above 0.18%)
DWI Refusal Hearings
Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle
• Vehicular Assault
Unemployment Insurance Fraud
Vehicular Manslaughter
Possession of a Forged Instrument
Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny
• Trespass
• Disorderly Conduct
• All other criminal matters.

We also have a Vehicle and Traffic practice. We represent clients with traffic tickets including but not limited to:

Mayo appeared almost every week on a legal panel featured on Richard French Live which is available on WRNN. The show was taped live every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. and airs throughout New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, including the five boroughs of New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, the Washington DC Metro Area, Dallas, Houston, San Fransisco, Los Angeles and Hawaii.

If you would like additional information, or to schedule an appointment with our experienced team of attorneys regarding a civil rights matter or a criminal case, whether it is a homicide, white collar crime, narcotics case, DWI, theft, felony DWI charges, alco-sensors, breathalyzers, chemical test refusals, administrative hearings, other criminal offenses, or traffic tickets, contact us for your confidential consultation today to discuss your legal rights and your options going forward. You may contact our Mount Vernon Criminal Defense Lawyers at 914-224-3086 or at during normal business hours, and 24 hours in the event of an emergency.

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