Thomas James Carr

Thomas James Carr

Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI
  • New York
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Thomas J. Carr, Esq. is a partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC and concentrates his practice in the area of Criminal Defense.



Tom offers a full range of criminal litigation and courtroom services including misdemeanor and felony cases from pre-arraignment through trial. His proven litigation techniques and prosecutorial outlook are valuable in forming a viable defense strategy.

Born in Galway, Ireland, Tom attended the National University of Ireland where he received his BA in Economics and Law. He was employed with the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin and then with the Department of Defense, Operations and Civilian Employee Bureaus in Galway. Tom received his law degree from the National University of Ireland and was awarded the Sweet and Maxwell Law prize for first place in the study of law.

After graduating from Law School, Tom moved to New York and worked in the Office of the District Attorney in Brooklyn, prosecuting serious crimes including narcotics and gang violence. Thereafter, he entered private practice focusing on Criminal and Civil Litigation, including Family Court, Surrogates Court, Criminal Court, Housing Court, Civil Court and Supreme Court cases. In 2004, Tom became a DWI prosecutor for Delaware County. Later, as Bureau Chief in the Special Victims Unit in Rensselaer County, Tom regularly handled felony and misdemeanor sex crimes, domestic violence, crimes against children and crimes against the elderly. In addition to his work at the offices of the District Attorney, Tom joined the New York State Assembly Minority staff as an associate counsel and later became Deputy Legislative Director.

Tom is often called upon by local and national news organizations to comment on prominent criminal cases. He has been called upon as an expert in both the political and legal fields for Fox News, Capital News 9, News Channel 10, CBS 6 and News Channel 13, as well as National Public Radio (NPR) and WGY, making numerous appearances on the Al Roney Show as well as The Tully Rinckey Legal Power Hour, and the Ask the Lawyer segment on WGNA and WBZZ.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Professional Experience
Partner
Tully Rinckey PLLC
Current
Education
National Univ Of Ireland
LL.B.
National University of Ireland, Galway
B.A. | Law and Economics
Honors: Sweet and Maxwell Prize
Professional Associations
Humane Society of Central Delaware County
Board Member
Current
NYSRPA
Member
- Current
National Rifle Association
Member
- Current
New York State Bar # 2829455
Member
- Current
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Tom Carr Introduction - Criminal Lawyer - Tully Rinckey Albany, NY

Thomas J. Carr, Esq. is a partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC and concentrates his practice in the area of Criminal Defense. Tom offers a full range of criminal litigation and courtroom services including misdemeanor and felony cases from pre-arraignment through trial. His proven litigation techniques and prosecutorial outlook are valuable in forming a viable defense strategy.

Criminal Lawyer - Albany, NY - Cyber Police and Social Media

Criminal Lawyer & Tully Rinckey partner, Thomas J. Carr, discusses how police are using social networking sites like Facebook to investigate potential criminals.

Criminal Lawyer - Albany, NY - Leandra's Law interlock device

Criminal Lawyer & Tully Rinckey partner, Thomas J. Carr, discusses the interlock device requirements for DWI offenders and the final phase of Leandra's Law with Channel 13.

Criminal Lawyer - Albany, NY - discusses Facebook privacy problems

Criminal Lawyer & Tully Rinckey Partner, Thomas J. Carr, discusses privacy concerns after personal information of millions of Facebook users was released.

Criminal Lawyer - Albany, NY - Possible outcomes for Steven Raucci

Tully Rinckey Partner, Thomas J. Carr, of the criminal defense practice, discusses possible outcomes of the Raucci trial on Channel 10.

Thomas J. Carr ESQ. - Criminal Lawyer - Tully Rinckey PLLC Albany, NY

Our team of criminal law attorneys includes a former DWI prosecutor, a former federal prosecutor for the United States Attorney and a former County Court Judge who can help you with your DWI / DUI, traffic ticket, drug charges, felony, misdemeanor or violation.

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Tully Rinckey PLLC
441 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205
USA
Toll-Free: (888) Law4Life
Telephone: (518) 218-7100
Fax: (518) 218-0496