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Recent News:  Edward Palermo named to Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers.  Palermo, Palermo & Tuohy, P.C., is proud to announce that Edward Palermo has been named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 for 2013.  According to the organization's website, Mr. Palermo was recognized by this invitation only organization after a thorough review process.  

The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.

Suffolk County Criminal Lawyer Edward Palermo is here to help if you been charged with a Suffolk County or Nassau County Long island Criminal charge.  Edward and his partners have a combined 37 years of experience successfully handling  a wide variety of criminal charges.  If you or a loved one is charged with a Suffolk  or Nassau County Long Island Criminal charge call us and we will guide you to the best possible result.  We are here to help.

Palermo, Palermo & Tuohy, P.C., are here to fight for you.  Whether you have been charged with a serious felony offense or a misdemeanor, we are experienced in all aspects of criminal law.  We appear on a daily basis in the First District Court in Central Islip and Hempstead and the County Courts in Riverhead and Mineola.  We also regularly appear in the other local and village courts including all east end courthouses.

Unlike most other law firms we also believe in making ourselves accessible 24/7 in case of emergency.  All of the firms criminal clients are given the office and cell phone number to their attorney and calls are returned the same day.  We also take advantage of text messaging, which enables us to communicate with our clients even while we are in courtrooms handling cases.

Edward Palermo, founded  the firm in 1994 and it has grown to become one of the busiest criminal firms on Long Island. Call for your free consultation  1-800-268-1315  or call and/or text message Senior Partner, Edward Palermo, directly on his cell phone at 631-903-3733.

Edward R. Palermo, ESQ.Criminal Defense Law

Matthew B. Tuohy Criminal Defense Law

Criminal Defense Law

Suffolk County and Nassau County Long Island Criminal allegations can cause severe and permanent consequences.  At Palermo, Palermo & Tuohy, P.C. we understand that a client who faces Suffolk or Nassau County New York criminal allegations needs the best defense possible.  We pride ourselves on providing the most aggressive and zealous efforts on behalf of each and every client, whether facing minor or the most serious of criminal charges.

We appear in all federal and state criminal courts in New York State.  We are also available to handle serious out of state matters.  We currently represent client’s at all levels of state and federal prosecution, as well as those seeking to appeal their convictions.

Sometimes, people make mistakes that lead them to get in trouble with the authorities. Driving under the influence is one of the most common charges brought against people today. If you need to hire a Suffolk County DWI lawyer to represent you, speak to one of our qualified attorneys today. We also have Suffolk County criminal lawyers who specialize in other areas of the law on staff. No matter what kind of Suffolk criminal lawyer you are searching for, we can help. All of our skilled Suffolk County criminal lawyers have the experience that is necessary to aid you in defending your case. 

We are available 24/7 to assist you with any criminal law problems.  It is critically important to contact legal counsel at the earliest stages of any criminal matter.  Our attorneys often intervene when the police have just arrested and are in the process of interrogating our clients.  Often, our immediate and early efforts prove critical to the successful resolution of our client’s criminal matter. 

We handle all criminal law matters; including, but not limited to, the following:

All Misdemeanor and Traffic Matters

Driving While Intoxicated or Impaired

Driving With Suspended License



Criminal Contempt

Violation of Orders of Protection

Sex Offenses

Rape/Statutory Rape

Sex Abuse

Lewd Conduct


Drug Sale and Possession

Drug Trafficking

Violations of Parole and Probation



Criminally Negligent Homicide

All Weapon Charges

Bank Fraud

Money Laundering

Wire fraud


Welfare and Social Security Fraud

Unemployment Fraud

Healthcare Fraud


Bail Hearings/ Reductions


Petit and Grand Larceny

Reckless Endangerment

Credit Card Fraud

Computer Crimes



Domestic Violence



Pyramid Schemes

Racketeering/ RICO

Identity Theft

Tax Evasion/Fraud

Healthcare Fraud

Telemarketing Fraud

Hate Crimes






Post Conviction Motions

Stays of Execution

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