Suffolk Office:
(631) 789-3476
Nassau Office:
(516) 741-3476
Emergency Number:
(516) 848-4649
AVAILABLE 24/7
Suffolk Office:
(631) 789-3476
Nassau Office:
(516) 741-3476
Emergency Number:
(516) 848-4649
AVAILABLE 24/7

An Experienced Suffolk County Criminal Attorney Who Will Fight For You

Misdemeanors

Felonies

Driving While Intoxicated

White Collar Crime

Drug Offenses

Federal Offenses

Suffolk County Criminal & DWI Attorney James Pascarella

James Pascarella is a Suffolk County Criminal Defense Attorney and former prosecutor who has the experience, reputation and bedside manner you need to handle your criminal case. As a former prosecutor, he knows the criminal justice system from both sides. He has over 17 years of experience handling criminal cases. Over those years, Mr. Pascarella developed and cultivated relationships with judges, prosecutors, court clerks and court officers.

Mr. Pascarella was selected by Super Lawyers as one of the premier criminal defense attorneys in the New York Metropolitan area. In order to be selected, lawyers must be nominated, independently researched and put through a rigorous evaluation process. Super Lawyers’ final published list appears in the New York Times annually, and is comprised of no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state. James also was recently selected as one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state who meet strict qualifications as criminal defense trial lawyers. He has taught trial skills & techniques to his fellow attorneys at Hofstra’s NITA (National Institute of Trial Advocacy) course.

James has been recognized and received awards from many organizations including FOCO (Fraternal Order of Court Officers) and COBANC (Court Officers Benevolent Association of Nassau County). Mr. Pascarella devotes 100% of his professional practice time to criminal law and has handled literally thousands of criminal cases in Suffolk County, Nassau County, New York City and beyond.

James Pascarella understands how important your criminal case is to you and will give you the expert, honest, personalized and aggressive representation that you need to ensure the best result possible. Included among the countless people James Pascarella has represented are celebrities, politicians, police officers and their families, teachers, corporate executives, doctors, business owners and other attorneys.

A criminal charge is very serious and can be the most stressful event in your life. It also can impact the rest of your life, affecting your job, future business opportunities, personal and business relationships, professional licenses, your driver’s license and freedom (since incarceration is a possibility). Retaining the right Suffolk County criminal attorney who specializes in the intricacies of criminal law and practices day-in-and-day-out in the Suffolk County criminal courts as a Suffolk County criminal attorney is extremely important. In fact, choosing the right attorney can be one of the MOST IMPORTANT decisions of your life.

James Pascarella is a Suffolk County, NY criminal lawyer with the extensive experience, professional connections and know-how needed to achieve the best possible result. He handles criminal cases in state and federal courts on Long Island and elsewhere and has resolved countless cases through settlement and verdict. There is no Suffolk County criminal attorney who will fight harder for you.

Case Results

Not Guilty Verdict in Forcible Touching / Sex Abuse Case

James Pascarella recently represented the landlord of a 28-unit apartment complex, who was accused of forcibly touching and sexually abusing ...

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Jury Acquittal After Trial for Larceny and Official Misconduct

The client was a Nassau County employee arrested and charged with stealing chemicals from the Nassau County facility in which ...

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Man Wrongfully Arrested on a Gun Possession Charge, Released from Jail and the Case Dismissed

The client was in an automobile with another individual and, unknown to the client, there was a gun under client’s ...

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Acquittal After Trial for Felony DWI and Reckless Endangerment Using the Defense of Justification

The client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated. In fact, the client almost hit a police car. She registered a ...

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Organized Crime Investigation Closed

A hard-working local business owner with questionable friends was pulled into a New York City organized crime investigation. After months ...

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Man Charged with Grand Larceny in the Second Degree and Failure to Pay Taxes Results in No Criminal Conviction

The client, a prominent Long Island business owner was charged with larceny and failure to pay income and sales taxes. ...

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Drugs Suppressed, Case Dismissed

Police searched the vehicle of a client and arrested him after they found a quantity of drugs. At a hearing, ...

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Woman's Burglary Case Dismissed

The client was charged with burglarizing a neighbor's home and accused of stealing an ancient Egyptian mummy head. After months ...

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Young Man Charged With Six Burglaries Avoids Jail, Receives Probation

A misguided young man, acting with others (and out of character for him), was involved in six burglaries. He faced ...

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Sex Case Dismissed

The client was a 75 year old man wrongfully accused of molesting a 10 year old girl. James Pascarella immediately ...

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Felony Criminal Mischief and Reckless Endangerment Charges Result in No Criminal Conviction

The client was charged, while acting with others, with recklessly causing an explosion inside a residence. After extensive negotiations with ...

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Domestic Violence Case Dismissed

During a contentious divorce, the client’s wife, through false allegations, obtained an order of protection and, subsequently, had her husband ...

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Man Charged with a Federal Drug Conspiracy Receives a Sentence of Probation

James Pascarella represented a client charged federally with several counts of conspiracy. The client was recorded on wiretapped conversations evidencing ...

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Jail Avoided on Fourth Drinking and Driving Related Case

After years of struggling with an alcohol addiction, the client was arrested for his fourth drinking and driving related offense. ...

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Woman Acquitted After Trial for Assault

A woman was attacked by her husband’s lover and defended herself. Because the other woman was the first to call ...

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Confession Suppressed

The client was charged with burglary of a home and was facing 15 years in prison. James Pascarella challenged the ...

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Jury Acquittal in DWI, Reckless Endangerment, Resisting Arrest and Obstructing Governmental Administration

After losing her dog and driving around the neighborhood to find it, the client was stopped and charged by police ...

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