Anthony M. La Pinta

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Hauppauge, NY

Reynolds, Caronia, Gianelli, & La Pinta, P.C.
 | 200 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Suite C-17
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: 631-300-0033
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian
Attorney Profile

As a managing partner with the Reynolds, Caronia, Gianelli, & La Pinta, P.C., law firm in Hauppauge, New York, attorney Anthony M. La Pinta focuses his practice primarily on criminal law and devising effective defense strategies for those charged with any type of felony or misdemeanor offense. In addition, Mr. La Pinta also handles all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, representing clients who suffered an injury or loss caused by another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

A highly rated attorney with more than 25 years of legal experience, Mr. La Pinta has successfully defended his clients in both state and federal courts on charges ranging from murder to white collar crimes to DWI and traffic violations and more. Through his civil law practice, he has helped secure substantial settlements and awards on behalf of his plaintiff personal injury clients, including some of the largest verdicts ever awarded in the state.

From this high level of professionalism and commitment to his clients, Mr. La Pinta has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career, including an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he is widely regarded as one of the top criminal defense and personal injury attorneys in the region.

Mr. La Pinta graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego in 1988 with Bachelor of Science degrees in political science and business administration. He then attended Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1991.

In 1992, the Connecticut Bar Association admitted him to practice, and in 1993, he received his licenses to practice law from the New York State Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

A consummate professional, Mr. La Pinta is active in many professional legal organizations, and he serves as an adjunct legal professor at Saint Joseph's College and at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (70%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About Anthony La Pinta

Admitted: 1993, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.rcgllaw.com/attorney-profiles/anthony-m-la-pinta/

Honors and Awards:

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2014-2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent, Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Nassau County Criminal Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Attorney Grievance Committee, Member, 2010-Present
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Professional Ethics Committee, Chairperson, 2008-2009
  • Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association, Past President, 2006-2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1993
  • New York, 1993
  • Connecticut, 1992

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer, Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of New York
  • Lecturer, Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Nassau County Bar Association
  • Instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law, St. Joseph's College, 2008-Present
  • Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy, Touro Law School, 2015-Present

Educational Background:

  • State University of New York College at Oswego, B.S., B.A., 1988
Office Location for Anthony M. La Pinta

200 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Suite C-17
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Phone: 631-300-0033

 

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Last Updated: 8/14/2017

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