White Plains Criminal Defense Lawyers

White Plains Criminal Defense Lawyers

We are White Plains Criminal Defense Lawyers who represent clients who are either charged with crimes, or under criminal investigation in White Plains New York. Mayo Bartlett has been a White Plains Criminal Lawyer for 3 decades, and has the experience and dedication that you or your loved one needs on their side when facing criminal charges in White Plains New York. Moreover, Mayo was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers. He has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer, and was featured on the cover of the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine as seen below.

As White Plains Criminal Defense Lawyers, we have a thorough understanding of police procedure because of years spent working with police officers and detectives in White Plains. Our experience often allows us to anticipate the best course of action to proactively defend our clients’ cases. Simply stated, there is no substitute for preparation.

Mayo Bartlett is a Former Westchester County Prosecutor

Mr. Bartlett 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. He has the benefit of having served as both a Westchester County Prosecutor, and as a White Plains Criminal Defense Attorney. In fact, as a Westchester County Prosecutor, he frequently prosecuted White Plains criminal cases in the White Plains City Court for the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.

As a White Plains Criminal Defense Lawyer, Mr. Bartlett has a remarkable success rate representing his clients at every stage of the criminal process, including trial. The ability to try cases is perhaps the best negotiating tool that a lawyer has. Mayo Bartlett has personally handled thousands of criminal cases, and has successfully had many felony charges reduced to misdemeanors, or had them dismissed entirely.

Our White Plains Criminal Lawyers have obtained a verdict of not guilty for a variety of criminal charges that could have resulted in sentences of decades, and sometimes life in prison. Most importantly, we have successfully defended numerous criminal cases in the White Plains City Court and other Westchester County courts.

We Consider the Collateral Consequences of Your Case

As White Plains Criminal Lawyers, we focus on the result that is uniquely best for you. We consider potential collateral consequences that may occur as a result of your case. A criminal conviction, and even a conviction for a violation or an infraction may result in severe collateral consequences. In fact, if you are not a citizen, you may be removed from the United States because of a conviction. There are a series of other potential collateral consequences at may result from an arrest and conviction.

Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions may include, and are not limited to the following:

  1. Loss of your freedom
  2. Loss of your job
  3. Immigration consequences
  4. You may be placed on probation
  5. You may be subjected to random drug testing and be required to undergo drug treatment
  6. You may be ineligible for a professional license 
  7. You may lose your Driver License

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 or even lose your freedom. It is important to choose an attorney who has experience handling these delicate cases. As White Plains Criminal Defense Lawyers, we are uniquely prepared to address these nuances. 

White Plains Criminal Defense Cases

White Plains New York is in the heart of Westchester County and is a city that is rich in history. It is a financial center with a vibrant night life, and it is the seat of Westchester County. If you have been contacted by the White Plains Police, or if you have been arrested in the City of White Plains, we recommend that you remain silent. Contact our White Plains Criminal Defense Attorneys and let us help you to resolve your matter. 

Our White Plains Criminal Attorneys are part of a legal team which includes forensic experts, private investigators with law enforcement backgrounds, and seasoned attorneys. We 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. 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 White Plains Criminal Defense law firm with offices located in the Westchester Financial Center at 50 Main Street which is only one block from the White Plains Train Station and bus depot, and two blocks from the Westchester County Court. Our White Plains Criminal Defense Attorneys handle all kinds of criminal cases in the White Plains City Court, the Westchester County Court which is two blocks from our office, and in surrounding Westchester County municipalities, as well as in Federal Court. The Second Circuit federal courthouse in White Plains, New York is also a quick two block walk from our office. We routinely handle cases ranging from simple Theft and Disorderly Conduct through Domestic ViolenceWhite Collar CrimeSex Crimes, and even Murder.

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

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 White Plains Criminal Attorneys regarding a civil rights matter or a criminal case, including homicide, white collar crime, narcotics case, DWI, theft, felony DWI charges, alco-sensors, breathalyzers, chemical test refusals, administrative hearings, other criminal offenses, contact us for your confidential consultation today to discuss your legal rights and your options going forward. You may contact our White Plains Criminal Lawyers at 914-224-3086 or at mgb@mayobartlett.com during normal business hours, and 24 hours in the event of an emergency.

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