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Peter Joel Schaffer

Peter Joel Schaffer

Bronx Criminal Lawyer. State and Federal Criminal Defense. False Arrest.
  • Civil Rights, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI ...
  • Connecticut, EDNY, New York, SDNY, U.S. District of Connecticut
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PETER J. SCHAFFER, BRONX NEW YORK CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY. AGGRESSIVE DEFENSE OF PERSONS ACCUSED OF CRIME. 37 YEARS TRIAL EXPERIENCE. Peter J. Schaffer practices exclusively in the areas of Criminal Defense, False Arrest, Police Brutality and serious personal injury. All New York and Federal criminal cases skillfully handled. DWI defense provided both in Criminal Court and at the DMV. Mr. Schaffer handles matters ranging from pink summons issued for minor infractions to federal death penalty eligible crimes. Mr. Schaffer has conducted arraignments, bail arguments, hearings, grand jury proceedings, bench and jury trials in New York City and the surrounding areas since 1987. He has tried federal cases in the United States District Courts for the past 29 years. Peter J. Schaffer has appeared numerous times on television as an expert commentator in criminal law and trial practice. Peter J. Schaffer represents clients in every stage of the criminal process from investigation through appeal.

Practice Areas
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Area
  • Federal Criminal Law
Video Conferencing
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
    MasterCard, Visa, Discovery, American Express
  • Contingent Fees
    In civil cases
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We accept CashApp, Zelle, Venmo and Apple Pay
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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U.S. District of Connecticut
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2nd Circuit
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University of Denver
J.D. (1986) | Law
Honors: Order of St. Ives
Activities: Administrative Law Review, Editor
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Western State College
B.A. (1980) | Business; Political Science
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Bronx County Bar Association
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
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New York State Bar  # 2111086
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
#1 Bronx Criminal Lawyer
Bronx Personal Injury Lawyer - Bronx Accident Attorneys
Bronx DWI Lawyer
Contact & Map
888 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
Telephone: (718) 585-4444
Cell: (203) 253-9057
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