Craig W. Trainor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New York, NY

The Trainor Law Firm, P.C.
 | 26 Broadway, Suite 2100
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-300-6557
Fax: 212-323-7411
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Civil Rights (50%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of The Trainor Law Firm, P.C., Craig Trainor brings extensive trial and negotiation experience to the table when handling cases in civil rights, personal injury and federal and state criminal defense. As a former prosecutor and having served as a federal law clerk, a prestigious and highly sought-after position, Mr. Trainor is a greatly respected litigation attorney who is frequently recommended for some of the toughest cases throughout New York. When the outcome of a case looks bleak, Mr. Trainor has often been able to beat the odds and gain a successful outcome.

During Mr. Trainor’s education, his passion for knowledge and professionalism became evident. After graduating magna cum laude in 2001 from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a Bachelor of Arts in government, he earned his Juris Doctor in 2005 from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Mr. Trainor graduated cum laude from law school and was awarded the highest grade in the class for legal writing and research, trial practice and evidence.

Mr. Trainor has received numerous recognitions during his career, including an Avvo rating of “Superb” and its Clients’ Choice Award, as well as being named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers list.

Today, Mr. Trainor is admitted to practice law in the state of New York, as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York. He is an active member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York County Lawyers Association, and he served as the subcommittee chairman for the New York City Affairs Committee’s NYPD Accountability Project from 2014 to 2015.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Civil Rights (50%): Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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About Craig Trainor

Admitted: 2006, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.trainor-law.com/attorney-craig-trainor/

Honors/Awards:

  • Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2017
  • Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Excellent Civil Rights Attorney, Avvo, 2015
  • Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Laywers, 2

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York City Bar Association’s Criminal Law Committee, 2017
  • New York City Bar Association, Subcommittee Chairman, New York City Affairs Committee’s NYPD Accountability Project, 2014 – 2015
  • New York City Bar Association’s New York City Affairs Committee, 2011 – 2016
  • New York County Lawyers' Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • New York City Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, Unscrupulous Hypocrite or Honorable Advocate? Understanding the Lawyer’s Role in the American Justice System

Industry Groups

  • Civil Rights
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Office Location for Craig W. Trainor

26 Broadway
Suite 2100
New York, NY 10004

Phone: 212-300-6557

Fax: 212-323-7411

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Last Updated: 5/23/2018

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