Dedicated and Aggressive Long Island DWI/DUI Attorney
Richard S. Jaffe
Long Island DUI attorney Richard Jaffe represents people charged with driving under the influence (DUI), driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving while ability impaired (DWAI) in New York courts. A fierce trial attorney and litigator, Mr. Jaffe provides aggressive and effective advocacy in New York courts and DMV hearings. His DUI/DWI practice covers the entire spectrum of drunk driving defense, from Breathalyzer challenges and motions to dismiss to defending people facing felony DWI or DUI charges.
More About DUI Lawyer Richard Jaffe
Born and raised in New York, Mr. Jaffe is a fluent Spanish speaker who worked his way through college and law school. He gives back to the community by serving as a volunteer firefighter and a volunteer critical care emergency medical technician (EMT-CC), as well as a volunteer basketball and lacrosse coach.
Mr. Jaffe is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, reflecting the highest level of recognition among his peers for ethics, professionalism and legal excellence. He has also been selected to New York Metro Super Lawyers and is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in America. Mr. Jaffe has also recently been named as one of the 10 Best Attorneys for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Legal Counsel.
Richard Jaffe is well-known in New York City legal circles as a tough litigator and powerful advocate for his clients’ best interests. This reputation is built on trying cases in the courtroom and achieving results. Your case may not go to trial, but with an experienced courtroom litigator on your side, prosecutors will think twice and carefully evaluate their case when considering whether to press forward with charges, dismiss or reduce charges, or accept an alternative disposition most favorable to the defendant.
By hiring Richard Jaffe for your New York DUI, you know that you will receive a high level of personal service, practical legal advice, and strong, effective representation at every stage of your case, from the arraignment through plea negotiations, pre-trial litigation and motion practice, all the way through trial to a jury verdict if necessary. Additionally, Mr. Jaffe will guide you through all aspects of your DUI case, including keeping your driver’s license, keeping your car, and protecting your job and career opportunities from the negative impacts of a DUI conviction.
Call 888-DUI-LAWYER to schedule a free consultation with Richard S. Jaffe, Attorney at Law. He would be delighted to speak with you, review your case, and let you know how he may be of service regarding your New York DUI.
- B.A., Binghamton University (SUNY-Binghamton)
- J.D., Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
- State of New York
- State of New Jersey
- District of Columbia
- New York Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department
- New York Appellate Division, First Judicial Department
- United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York
Certifications and Memberships
- DUI Defense Lawyers Association
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- National College for DUI Defense, Inc.
- American Association of Justice
- New York State Bar Association
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- National Lawyers Guild