My law firm, The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, is an established firm with offices in White Plains and the Bronx. I have over 27 years of experience specializing in personal injury and criminal law matters. Further, I will remain personally involved with your case from beginning to end. I zealously represent all of my clients, and, as a result of my advocacy, I have obtained many successful verdicts and settlements.
I am dedicated to providing skillful and effective legal representation to my local community. I have been licensed to practice in both New York and New Jersey since 1987, and I have been a member of the Westchester County Bar Association since 1999. I have also been a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association since 1990. As such, litigation is a large part of my practice. I will go to trial, if necessary, to pursue the best possible result for your case.
I firmly believe in building and maintaining relationships with my clients. As a client, you can expect me to treat you with honesty and dignity. You can also count on me to respect your needs and objectives. I am committed to communicating frequently with my clients and always keeping my clients current on the status of their cases.
Let me show you why I am a winning attorney. I offer free initial consultations at my White Plains office and have Spanish-speaking personnel available. Call now for more information or to schedule an appointment.
- Medical Malpractice
- Personal Injury
- Products Liability
- Criminal Law
- Traffic Tickets
- DUI & DWI
- Administrative Hearings
- Burn Injuries
- Car Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Lemon Law
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Police Misconduct
- Refusal Hearings
- Slip/Trip and Fall Accidents
- Traffic Violations
- Truck Accidents
- Wrongful Death
- Free Consultation
- Credit Cards Accepted
We accept MasterCard and Visa.
- Contingent Fees
- New Jersey
- New York
- U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. Supreme Court
- English: Spoken, Written
- Brooklyn Law School
- J.D. / Law
- State University of New York - Stony Brook
- B.A. / Political Science
- Honors: Internship at Federal Trade Commission: Fall 1981 - January 1982 Dean's List: 1980, 1981
- Westchester County Bar Association
- - Current
- American Trial Lawyers Association
- - Current
- The American Association for Justice
- - Current
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- - Current
- New York State Bar Association
- - Current
- Article 81-- Mental Hygiene Law
- Mark A. Siesel's Injury Website Profile
- Mark A. Siesel Injury Website
- Mark A. Siesel DWI Defense Website
- Mark Siesel's DWI Defense Website Profile
- New York Criminal Defense Attorney Blog
- Texting Tickets On The Rise in New York
13 April 2015
- Enhanced Failure To Yield Law Unnecessarily Bus Drivers According To Transportation Union
24 February 2015
- Father And Fifteen year Old Daughter Charged in Fatal Pennsylvania MVA Crash
23 December 2014
- Dollree Mapp Dies in Georgia– The Victim Of An Illegal Search Leading To Landmark Supreme Court Case
18 December 2014
- Texting While Driving In 2014–Summary
16 December 2014
- Tougher Driving And Texting Laws In New York
3 November 2014
- Teenagers Routinely Waive Their Legal Rights In Police Interrogations
21 October 2014
- Rockland County Boat Operator Sentenced To Two Years In Fatal Crash
30 September 2014
- 15 Year Old Driver In Fatal Crash in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
4 September 2014
- New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog
- NFL Settlement Of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit With Former Players–Is It Adequate?
13 August 2015
- Tragic DWI Crash in Cutchogue
23 July 2015
- Lower Hudson Valley Motor Vehicle Crashes 2011-2014
10 July 2015
- Rollover Accidents Responsible For Hundreds of Truckers Dying Annually
8 April 2015
- Westchester Towns Taking Action After Railroad Crossing Accidents
27 March 2015
- Sprain Parkway Wrong Way Driver Charged With Felony
16 March 2015
- Another Tragic Wrong Way Accident On Hudson Valley Highways
3 March 2015
- Bruce Jenner Faces Possible Criminal And Civil Liability In Fatal Car Accident
27 February 2015
- NHL Facing Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Similar To NFL
20 February 2015
- New York DWI Lawyer Blog
- Westchester County Bus Driver Faces Felony DWI Charges
13 May 2015
- The Refusal Hearing–What Is It?
21 April 2015
- Episcopalian Bishop Faces Criminal Charges In Fatal DWI
14 January 2015
- Halloween Is Dangerous Night For Pedestrians Struck By Intoxicated Drivers
4 November 2014
- Michael Phelps Charged With Second DWI
7 October 2014
- Operator In Hudson River Fatal Boat Crash Pleads Guilty
11 June 2014
- Kerry Kennedy Acquitted Of Impaired Driving Charges
28 February 2014
- Dutchess County Fatal DWI
3 February 2014
- New York State Tightens Penalties In DWI Cases
11 November 2013
- Q. How will having no "priors" on my records affect my sentencing on a felony now?
- A: If you have no prior felonies on your record, or none within the last ten years, you are eligible for the lowest range of sentencing when the presiding judge sentences you.
- Q. How do I calculate the time from a previous felony conviction for purposes of sentencing on a new case?
- A: The time from your last felony conviction begins to run on the date that you are released from prison on the previous conviction.
- Q. How many classifications of misdemeanors are there in New York?
- A: There are A and B misdemeanors, and unclassified misdemeanors.
- Q. How long can I possibly be sentenced on a Class B felony?
- A: The maximum sentence on a Class B felony is 25 years in state prison.
- Q. What level felony is criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree?
- A: Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree is an A-11 felony.
- Q. Is there any chance that I can plea bargain my DWAI to a non-drinking infraction?
- A: No, there is no possibility of a non-alcohol plea bargain for any alcohol infraction or crime.
- Q. I am 19 years old and I just was found guilty of a DWAI. How long will I lose my license for?
- A: Since you are under the age of 21, the license revocation for a DWAI is a minimum of one year. For adults, there is a 90 day license suspension on a first time DWAI.
- Q. What proof is there that I completed the Drinking Driver Program and who receives it?
- A: A "Notice of Completion" will be sent to the Department of Motor Vehicles when you successfully complete the program. The DMV will then determine if you are eligible to be reinstated or not. For example, if there was a refusal to take a chemical test, you would have to wait a full year before being eligible to obtain your full license back (assuming this was first time refusal).
- Q. How long is the Drinking Driver Program that the Judge ordered me to take?
- A: The class is 7 weeks, and each session lasts approximately two to three hours. Total classroom time is 16 hours to complete the program.