Christopher J. Cassar

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Huntington, NY

The Law Offices of Christopher J. Cassar PC
 | 13 East Carver Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Phone: 631-271-6596
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Family Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

As managing attorney at The Law Offices of Christopher J. Cassar, P.C., Mr. Cassar is committed to representing clients throughout Long Island, New York, including Nassau and Suffolk counties. He focuses his practice on criminal defense cases that involve the following matters: mail fraud, bank fraud, wire fraud, white collar crime, violent crime, nonviolent crime, 440 motions or motions to vacate judgment, felonies, DWI, DUI, applications for driver's licenses, traffic violations and misdemeanors.

After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from St. John's University, Mr. Cassar went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in 1988.

For more than 25 years, Mr. Cassar has been dedicated to providing aggressive legal representation to people facing criminal charges. He takes the time to understand a client's position to build the strongest defense possible. Whether a client has been charged with a misdemeanor crime or a felony, Mr. Cassar uses diligent and innovative advocacy to secure a reduction or dismissal of the charge. For his achievements, he has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and holds an Avvo "Good" rating.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Cassar holds memberships with the Nassau County Bar Association, the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Defenders Association.

Mr. Cassar is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Family Law (20%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Divorce, Marital Property

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Divorce, Marital Property

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About Christopher Cassar

Admitted: 1989, New York

Professional Webpage: http://cassarlaw.com/Attorneys.html

Honors and Awards:

  • 2014 Super Lawyers Selectee
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association "Top 100 Trial Lawyers"

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Immigration Lawyers' Association
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Defenders' Association
  • Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • State of New York

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Federal Mis-Trial Results In Favorable Sentence In A White Collar Crime
  • Wins an appeal in the second department defendant free from jail
  • Wins a dismissal of a-i drug indictment defendant freed from jail class a-I felony dismissed during Trial People v. Joseph Jordan charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree
  • Client found not guilty of serious charges after jury trial. The Suffolk County jury also found the client not guilty of the menacing, which involved the gun possession
  • Nassau County Case Attorney Christopher Cassar saves two (2) year jail sentence and felony conviction for client that another attorney accepted as a good deal
  • Another Acquittal in A Three Count Indictment! Client found NOT GUILTY of all charges including "Pistol Whipping" The law firm of Christopher J. Cassar, P.C. wins another trial
  • Suffolk County grand jury does not indict client for murder. On October 6, 2011, all criminal charges against the client involving the death were dismissed and the client was released from the custody of the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department
  • Attorney Christopher Cassar saves 2 year jail sentence and felony conviction for client that prior attorney accepted as a good deal
  • Favorable resolution for client in a United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York case involving over 117 kilograms of cocaine
  • New York City Gun Case Dismissed for Illegal Search by Police

Educational Background:

  • St. John's University, B.A., cum Laude, 1985
Office Location for Christopher J. Cassar

13 East Carver Street
Huntington, NY 11743

Phone: 631-271-6596

 

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Last Updated: 4/20/2017

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