John N. Tasolides

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Jericho, NY

Law Office of John N. Tasolides
 | 575 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 110
Jericho, NY 11753
Phone: 516-682-8220
Fax: 516-921-1223
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Family Law (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Attorney John N. Tasolides is the founder and owner of the Law Office of John N. Tasolides in Syosset, New York. A nationally ranked lawyer with more than 38 years of total legal experience, Mr. Tasolides provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across Long Island and the surrounding areas of New York City who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Criminal defense

·       DWI defense

·       Traffic violations defense

·       Real estate law

·       Wills, estates and probate

·       Family law and divorce

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Tasolides has gained a reputation for his outstanding professionalism and personalized service. His unwavering dedication to his clients has made him a top legal advocate for those in need, and he aggressively pursues the favorable outcomes his clients expect for their serious legal challenges as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. 

Honored for his success, Mr. Tasolides has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received "Superb" client ratings on Avvo along with numerous testimonials and referrals from those he has served.

A 1978 graduate of New York University, Mr. Tasolides attended Hofstra University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. A leader in his field, he has written extensively and conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics, and he serves as adjunct law professor at New York Law School.

In addition, Mr. Tasolides serves as an adjunct professor at New York Law School, an instructor with the Hofstra University Trial Techniques Program along with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, and he was once a supervising senior trial attorney in the Homicide Bureau of the Kings County, New York, District Attorney’s office. He has also trained and supervised other attorneys in DWI law and other areas, and he has lobbied before the New York City Department of Transportation and the New York State Legislature as a member of the District Attorney’s Legislative Lobby on DWI-related matters.

Mr. Tasolides is a member of the New York State Defenders Association and the Nassau County Bar Association's Criminal Court Law and Procedure and Small Firm and Solo Practitioner Committees, among his other professional affiliations.

*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
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Family Law
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Other
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

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About John Tasolides

Admitted: 1982, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.tasolaw.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • Rated 10.0-Superb by AVVO , AVVO Rating, AVVO, 2018
  • Selected to the 2013-2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list-Criminal Defense, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Courts of the State of New York
  • New York State Defenders Association
  • Federal District Court in both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York Law School, Adjunct Professor, 2017-2018 academic year, 2018
  • Nassau County Bar Association Nassau County Bar Association Criminal Court Law and Procedure Committee Nassau County Bar Association Solo/Small Firm Practitioners Committee Panel Member: Assigned Counsel Defender Plan- Nassau County, New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Nassau County Bar Association Pro Bono Attorney of the Month, April 2017
  • Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence- pro bono attorney

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Appellate Division First Judicial Department, Continuing Legal Education Courses, Subject: Defending Against Charges Of Driving While Intoxicated.
  • Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, “guiding Your Clients, Family And Friends Through The Traffic Court Process.
  • Handling DWI Cases: A Guide for New Lawyers, Suffolk Academy of Law, Author, Handling DWI Cases: A Guide for New Lawyers, Suffolk Academy of Law, Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Parents Of Murdered Children, National Conference, Subjects: “what Really Happened To My Loved One?”; “planting Seeds Of Hope And Healing Through Communication” Workshop On Communication With Prosecutors And Law Enforcement Authorities.
  • New York County Lawyers Association, criminal defense training program, Speaker
  •  Hofstra University Trial Techniques Program, Instructor
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Instructor
  • Speaker at Suffolk County Bar Association, Suffolk Academy of Law, Continuing Legal Education Course, Subject: Handling DWI Cases, Speaker, Handling DWI Cases, Suffolk Academy of Law, Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Speaker at National Conference of the Parents of Murdered Children, Subjects: “What Really Happened to My Loved One?”; “Planting Seeds of Hope and Healing Through Communication” Workshop on communication with prosecutors and law enforcement authorities., Speaker, Inc., National Organization Of Parents Of Murdered Children
  • Speaker at continuing legal education program sponsored by the New York County Lawyers Association, and the Assigned Counsel Plan of the City of New York, Subject: Vehicle and Traffic Law: Handling DWI Cases, Forfeiture, Creative Defenses, Speaker, Vehicle and Traffic Law: Handling DWI Cases, Forfeiture, Creative Defenses, And The Assigned Counsel Plan Of The City Of New York, New York County Lawyers Association
  • Speaker at Continuing Legal Education Course, sponsored by the Appellate Division First Judicial Department, Subject: Defending Against Charges of Driving While Intoxicated, Speaker, Defending Against Charges of Driving While Intoxicated, Continuing Legal Education Course, Appellate Division First Judicial Department
  • Vehicle and Traffic Law: Handling DWI Cases, Forfeiture, Creative Defenses, New York County Lawyers Association, Assigned Counsel Plan of the City of New York, Author, Vehicle and Traffic Law: Handling DWI Cases, Forfeiture, Creative Defenses, Assigned Counsel Plan Of The City Of New York, New York County Lawyers Association
  • Speaker at Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, topic: Guiding your Clients, Family and Friends through the Traffic Court Process., Speaker, Guiding your Clients, Family and Friends through the Traffic Court Process, Nassau County Women’s Bar Association
  • Expert Witnesses, Basic Civil Practice: The Trial, NYSBA, 1992, Republished 1998, Author, Expert Witnesses, Basic Civil Practice: The Trial, New York State Bar Association
  • Expert Witnesses, Power Advocacy: Achieving Maximum Jury Impact During Trial, NYSBA, Author, Expert Witnesses, Power Advocacy: Achieving Maximum Jury Impact During Trial, New York State Bar Association
  • Defending Against Charges of Driving While Intoxicated, Appellate Division First Judicial Department, Continuing Legal Education Courses, Author, Defending Against Charges of Driving While Intoxicated, Appellate Division First Judicial Department, Continuing Legal Education Courses

Representative Clients:

  • Darden Restaurants Inc., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., Sherwin-Williams Co., The Oneida Group, Inc., Benihana, Inc., Roadtex Transportation, Inc., Communication Workers of America New York, NY, New York Community Bank Westbury, NY, Building Services 32BJ Legal Plan Entertainment: DMX  Mase  Jay-Z  A Tribe Called Quest PM Dawn Funk Master Flex

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Eagle Scout- Boy Scouts of America Selected to the 2013-2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list AVVO Rating 10 Superb

Educational Background:

  • BA, Psychology & Political Science, New York University, 1978

Industry Groups

  • Landscaping.
  • Nassau County Bar Association Criminal Court Law And Procedure Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association Solo/Small Firm Practitioners Committee
  • New York State Defenders Association
  • NY
  • Panel Member: Assigned Counsel Defender Plan- Nassau County
  • Restaurant
  • Retail
  • Trucking
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Website - www.tasolaw.com
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Office Location for John N. Tasolides

575 Jericho Turnpike
Suite 110
Jericho, NY 11753

Phone: 516-682-8220

Fax: 516-921-1223

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Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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