Richard Hochhauser Former Nassau County New York Prosecutor
Before becoming a criminal defense attorney, Richard Hochhauser served as a prosecutor and Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County. His experience working in all aspects of criminal law in New York gives him a unique perspective and understanding of how prosecutors work. When defending clients against criminal accusations, Mr. Hochhauser can use his vast experience to anticipate how prosecutors will charge you and to find holes in their arguments that can help you.
Over the years, Mr. Hochhauser has represented clients in Nassau County in many criminal cases involving a variety of crimes, including but not limited to drug possession, DWI offenses, DWAI, identity theft, license suspensions and revocations, domestic violence, larceny, financial fraud, and others.
As an experienced trial attorney, he tried hundreds of cases in New York criminal courts successfully, including representing many clients all the way through to a jury verdict. As a criminal defender, Mr. Hochhauser understands how to hold the state and prosecutors accountable and make them work every step of the way. Mr. Hochhauser believes in his client’s right to a second chance and will work diligently on your behalf to defend your rights in court and fight for your freedom.