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Michael V. Cibella

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New York, NY

Law Offices of Michael V. Cibella, LLC
546 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-257-3496
Fax: 212-750-8297
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1997
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, General Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Attorney Profile

As owner of the Law Offices of Michael V. Cibella, LLC, Mr. Cibella is committed to representing clients throughout New York, New York, and the surrounding area. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, handling cases that include the following matters: white collar crimes, property crimes, DUI and DWI, homicide & other violent crimes, drug crimes, weapons possession, domestic violence and harassment, sex crimes and federal crimes. Mr. Cibella also accepts cases involving civil litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, civil rights and false arrests, real estate and business transactional law.

In 1993, Mr. Cibella received a Bachelor of Science from the University at Albany, State University of New York, graduating cum laude. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1996.

Mr. Cibella has more than 18 years of experience representing a variety of clients, including students, corporate executives, city employees, sports figures and international corporations. He uses his prior experience as a senior prosecutor with the Kings County District Attorney's Office to negotiate on behalf of his clients. Mr. Cibella's successes include hundreds of cases that have ended with non-jail dispositions, no criminal findings or dismissal of charges.

Licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey, Mr. Cibella is admitted to 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. He is a member of several legal organizations, including the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York State Defenders Association and The New York Criminal Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense
  • 20%General Litigation
  • 20%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Litigation, Restraining Order, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

About Michael V. Cibella

First Admitted: 1997

Professional Webpage:


  • Moot Court Honor Society, Member, Brooklyn Law School
  • Moot Court Honor Society, Member, Brooklyn Law School
  • Honors for trial excellence, American College of Trial Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • Kings County Criminal Bar Association, President - present
  • Brooklyn Bar Association, Member
  • Bar Association of the City of New York, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, member
  • New York Defenders Association, Member
  • New York Criminal Bar Association, Member
  • Kings County District Attorney's Office, Senior Prosecutor
  • Regional Champion Trial Advocacy team, American College of Trial Lawyers, Captain

Educational Background

  • State University , Albany, New York, B.S., 1993

Industry Groups

  • Kings County Criminal Bar Association
  • President-elect
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Office Location for Michael V. Cibella

546 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10036

Phone: 212-257-3496

Fax: 212-750-8297

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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