Jacob Z. Weinstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New York, NY

Weinstein & Weinstein, LLP
 | 545 5th Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 646-450-3484
Fax: 646-774-0388
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Civil Rights (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jacob Weinstein is the co-founder of Weinstein & Weinstein, LLP, with offices in Manhattan and Queens, New York. Mr. Weinstein practices civil rights law, general litigation and criminal defense involving DUI/DWI, white-collar law and other types of crimes. He serves clients in the New York metropolitan area, including Brooklyn and the Bronx.

Mr. Weinstein provides aggressive litigation and defense skills to all of his clients. A former prosecutor, his experience gave him insight into how the system works and gave him the skill and resolve necessary to fight for his clients. He is comfortable in the courtroom, serving clients in civil and criminal court with experience at the state and federal levels.

A graduate of Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Mr. Weinstein was selected to be a part of the Touro Law School Student Colloquium. He has also been ordained as a rabbi from the Chief Justice of the Rabbinical High Court, located in Jerusalem, Israel. He has been licensed to practice law in New York since 2012 and is also admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Weinstein has been involved in prominent cases that have been mentioned in the New York Daily News, Newsday and the New York Post. His work has earned him recognition from the Jewish Law Association, which named him an emerging scholar. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with his peers and has spoken at Yale Law School on judicial bribery.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (30%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Civil Rights (20%): Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination, DUI/DWI

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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White Papers

  • Bribery in the Judiciary (2012) - A discussion of judicial bribery in the context of United States Supreme Court case law and Jewish Law. 

  • About Jacob Weinstein

    Admitted: 2012, New York

    Professional Webpage: http://jzweinsteinlaw.com/lawyer/Jacob-Z.-Weinstein,-Esq._cp...

    Honors/Awards:

    • CALI Awards (Excellence For the Future Award) in Criminal Law II & First Amendment Seminar.
    • Winner of the Touro Law School Student Colloquium
    • Rabbinic Ordination
    • Presented at Yale Law School on the topic of Judicial Bribery
    • Selected as an Emerging Scholar by the Jewish Law Association
    • Selected to the 2017 New York Metro Rising Stars list for Criminal Defense

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Participated and spoke as part of an Emerging Scholar panel at the 17th Annual Jewish Law Association meeting. , Speaker , Selected as an Emerging Scholar by the Jewish Law Association, Jewish Law Association, 2012
    • Participated and spoke as part of an Emerging Scholar panel at the 17th Annual Jewish Law Association meeting. , Speaker , Selected as an Emerging Scholar by the Jewish Law Association, Jewish Law Association, 2012
    • Participated and spoke as part of an Emerging Scholar panel at the 17th Annual Jewish Law Association meeting. , Speaker , Selected as an Emerging Scholar by the Jewish Law Association, Jewish Law Association, 2012
    • Bribery in the Judiciary
    Office Location for Jacob Z. Weinstein

    545 5th Avenue
    8th Floor
    New York, NY 10017

    Phone: 646-450-3484

    Fax: 646-774-0388

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    Last Updated: 9/5/2018

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