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Rochelle Berliner

Rochelle Berliner

Criminal Defense Attorney in Queens, NY
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  • New York
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CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY FOR QUEENS, NY

With more than 26 years experience in the criminal justice system in New York City, Rochelle Berliner fights for her clients charged with criminal offenses throughout the five boroughs of New York City. She also represents clients in Nassau County, Suffolk County, and Westchester County.

As a former prosecutor, Rochelle Berliner served for more than 14 years in the New York County District Attorney's Office in Manhattan. While at the DA's office, Rochelle Berliner handled many high profile prosecutions from the initial investigation through trial.

Six years ago, Ms. Berliner left the District Attorney's Office to enter private practice. As a criminal defense attorney with the Law Offices of Rochelle Berliner, trial experience is combined with a methodical and scholarly approach to attacking the prosecutor's case.

Ms. Berliner has successfully litigated several high profile civil rights cases involving the NYPD that garnered national attention. She is not afraid to take on the system that she understands from both sides. She proudly represents clients in police misconduct claims including police brutality, wrongful arrest, and malicious prosecution.

BACKGROUND

Rochelle Berliner grew up in Queens, NY. She completed her undergraduate work at New York University and graduated with a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1981. She began her career working as a newscaster for a local radio station in Bridgeport, Connecticut. After a year she then became a political correspondent for a statewide radio network in Connecticut.

During those two years, Rochelle was based in Hartford. She covered political stories involving the Connecticut legislature, senatorial and gubernatorial elections and campaigns.

Beginning in 1984, Rochelle became the news director for a local radio station and anchored the morning news. She also became an on-air reporter and a scriptwriter for a nationally-syndicated program which aired on 200 rad

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Professional Experience
Criminal Defense Attorney
Law Office of Rochelle S. Berliner
- Current
Assistant District Attorney at Office of Special Narcotics
New York County District Attorney's Office
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Assistant District Attorney
New York County District Attorney's Office
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Education
New York Law School
J.D. (1993) | Law
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New York University
B.A. (1981) | Journalism and Mass Communication
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Awards
Certificate of Appreciation
Detectives Endowment Association
Certificate of Appreciation
New York University - Office of Career Services / Mentor Program
Founder's Day Award
New York University - Washington Square
Professional Associations
National Police Accountability Project (NPAP)
Member
- Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
NORML Legal Committee
Member
- Current
Queens County Bar Association
Member
- Current
New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
New York State Bar # 2471886
Member
- Current
New York County Lawyers' Association
Member
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Rochelle S. Berliner
118-21 Queens Blvd. Suite 504
Forest Hills, NY 11375
USA
Telephone: (718) 261-5600