Mr. Hochhauser is continually training and educating himself in DWI law and criminal defense, he is also a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, where he received a merit scholarship and was a Fordham Student Sponsored Fellowship Recipient. Listed below are a few of Mr. Hochhauser’s professional accomplishments and awards:
- Selected to "Super Lawyers - Rising Stars" for New York Metro, 2018.
- Named Top 40 under 40 Criminal Defense Attorney by National Trial Lawyers.
- National College for DUI Defense, Member, 2018.
- Awarded "Client’s Choice - Criminal Defense," by avvo.com.
- Ranked "Top Attorney" by Avvo with a perfect 10.0 rating.
Former New York Prosecutor
Richard Hochhauser is a time-tested trial attorney in NY and the founding partner at the Law Office of Richard Hochhauser. As a current Nassau County DWI and criminal defense attorney, he has helped hundreds of clients in NY have their DWI or criminal charges dropped or reduced.
One of the most important things Mr. Hochhauser brings to the table is a broad range of legal experience, including time as a prosecutor and former Assistant District Attorney in NY. Over the years, Mr. Hochhauser has tried thousands of criminal cases, including many that have been tried successfully to verdict.
Mr. Hochhauser’s experience as a prosecutor gives him the perspective to see things from the other side of the aisle and to anticipate the prosecutor and DA’s arguments and prepare your case against them. He also knows how to investigate your case and to build the strongest defense that will give you the best chance of winning or having your DWI or criminal charges reduced.
DWI & Criminal Defense Expertise
Mr. Hochhauser has represented clients in Nassau County in all sorts of criminal cases, including but not limited to DWI, Driving While Abilities Impaired (DWAI), Aggravated DWAI, DWAI Drugs, DWAI Drug Combination, assault, larceny, drug possession crimes, domestic violence, personal injury cases, workplace discrimination, and commercial litigation. Because of Mr. Hochhauser’s vast legal experience and expertise, he’s able to navigate the complexities of the NY legal system and help his clients achieve the best possible outcomes.
Mr. Hochhauser has also extensively trained and studied DWI and DUI prosecution, an education that he draws on to defend clients accused of DWI in Nassau County. As a former prosecutor in NY, he participated in a specialized unit that focused training on DWI detection, DWI policing policies, standardized field sobriety tests, police testimony, and breathalyzer technology. Mr. Hochhauser has also attended several DWI litigation seminars over the years. This experience sets Mr. Hochhauser apart from other DWI attorneys in Nassau County and makes him the best choice if you or a loved one has been accused of a drunk driving charge in NY.