Gary Kaufman fights for the liberty and reputation of people charged with all levels of crimes ranging from traffic crimes and DWI, to drug offenses, to serious violent and sexual offenses, and complex white collar crimes. Mr. Kaufman has experience representing thousands of people in New York, New Jersey and Florida and understands that your case is important to you and therefore it will always be important to him.
Below is a list of some of the areas where he provides representation. Give us a call and he will fight for you.
WHITE COLLAR CRIMES
Gary Kaufman has successfully represented clients facing and under suspicion for a wide range of white collar offenses in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Kaufman has tried multiple white collar cases. He has represented individuals under suspicion for fraud before investigative bodies and in court when actually charged with serious offenses such as Enterprise Corruption, Official Misconduct, Larceny, and Identity Theft.
Gary Kaufman has extensive experience representing people charged with violent crime. Mr. Kaufman has successfully tried cases involving violent offenses and received full acquittals for his clients in trials by jury. Mr. Kaufman has represented clients facing lifetime incarceration under New York’s mandatory persistent law, which have resulted in drastically reduced sentences and dismissal. Gary Kaufman has represented individuals charged with Felony and Misdemeanor Assault, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Attempted Murder, Burglary, Robbery, and Felony and Misdemeanor Weapons Possession.
Gary Kaufman is well respected for his knowledge and expertise in handling drunk driving cases. Mr. Kaufman has obtained acquittals after trial for clients accused of DWI and has had his client’s refusal to take a breath test suppressed on motion. Mr. Kaufman is often asked to advise other criminal defense attorneys on DWI cases that they are handling. Mr. Kaufman has taught continuing legal education classes to attorneys on DWI practice and strategy.
Gary Kaufman has experience representing individuals charged with all levels of sexual offenses ranging from Misdemeanor Forcible Touching to Felony Rape and Child Pornography. Mr. Kaufman has received an acquittal at trial for a client facing a minimum of ten years to life under the charge of Predatory Sexual Act against a Child. Mr. Kaufman understands the damage that can be done to an individual’s reputation simply by being charged with one of these offenses and will handle your case with the discretion and compassion that you deserve.
Gary Kaufman has represented thousands of people charged with drug crimes. Mr. Kaufman has successfully had drug cases dismissed after the evidence recovered from his clients were suppressed and has received an acquittal for a client who was accused of selling drugs. Mr. Kaufman is especially skilled in the advocating for his clients to be placed in drug programs or other forms of alternatives to incarceration for these offenses. While working at Staten Island Legal Defense Services, Mr. Kaufman was designated as the point person for Rockefeller Drug Law Reform and has taught other criminal defense lawyers about these laws in continuing legal education.
It is important to obtain counsel as soon as you suspect you might be under suspicion for wrongdoing. Gary Kaufman represents those who are under investigation for crime or may be arrested. Mr. Kaufman has been able to prevent or delay the arrests of his clients and work out favorable dispositions for his clients before they ever enter the courts. Gary Kaufman knows what to do to protect you at this critical early stage.
Gary Kaufman helps people minimize the damage that might come from a criminal conviction. Mr. Kaufman will file post-conviction motions and appeals on your behalf and helps his New Jersey clients in having their cases expunged. Mr. Kaufman was on the subcommittee for conviction sealing in the New York City Bar Association’s Criminal Court’s Committee and is looking forward to helping New York clients seal their records once this important law is implemented in October of 2017.
Gary Kaufman represents individuals charged with serious offenses in the Federal and State Courts of New York and New Jersey. Mr. Kaufman has a broad array of experience representing individuals charged with felonies in New York State Supreme Court and Crimes in New Jersey Superior Court.
Regardless of the level of offense, Gary Kaufman understands the importance it has to you and gives your case the time and energy it deserves. Mr. Kaufman has represented countless people charged with misdemeanors in New York City Criminal Court and disorderly persons offenses in New Jersey Municipal Courts.