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Michael J. Connolly is an experienced, diligent and dedicated attorney that will give you the advice and guidance required in any criminal defense, Family Court of appeals case. Based in Forest Hills, Queens, NY, Mr. Connolly has been practicing law for the last 33 years and has had the opportunity to work on a vast variety of cases over the course of his career. Experienced as a prosecutor and a defense attorney, he specializes in criminal defense and appeals cases. Mr. Connolly is available for consultation on all legal matters.
Our Law Office Handles A Wide Variety of Legal Matters Including:
* Criminal Defense
* Family Court
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Mr. Connolly is a solo practitioner working for the best interests of each of his clients, dedicated to obtaining the best resolution possible for each client and committed to giving 100% attention to detail ensuring the best possible outcome. He is admitted to practice law in all of the courts of the State of New York, the federal courts in New York and the Supreme Court of the United States.
After graduating from St. John's University School of Law, Michael Connolly started his legal career in the area of criminal prosecution as an Assistant District Attorney in Queens County. Gaining invaluable experience, he decided to commence his own practice. His knowledge of criminal and appellate law means that he understands the courtroom and the opposition's tactics.
Michael J. Connolly is dedicated to providing the highest level of legal services to clients. Please contact our office by phone or email to schedule a consultation with your legal questions.
Over the course of his career he has represented thousands of clients. Most cases are settled without trial, presenting the facts in the most favorable but honest manner, to show that the client is improperly charged, is in need of treatment of some sort or that he or she is less responsible than the prosecutor is alleging. Michael has been successful in trials where dismissal or a reasonable plea could not be obtained before trial. Michael's experience in criminal defense is vast and includes a range of charges from murder, assault and drug crimes to driving while intoxicated, family offenses and Criminal Court summonses.
Michael is experienced in dealing with child support and visitation matters in Family Court where the primary issue is the well- being of the child. The goal in all child support and visitation matters is reaching an accommodation that is reasonable for the parents but always remembers that the real issue is proper and loving concern for the children.
Michael Connolly is very experienced in appellate law and makes for the ideal attorney if you are thinking of appealing the verdict of your court ruling.