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NYC Criminal Defense Lawyers
Over 100 Years of Combined Experience

Raiser & Kenniff is a premier military criminal defense law firm. Our team of lawyers has over 50 years of combined experience, handling all types of criminal defense cases, both military and civil. Our founding partners were both former JAG Officers and Former Prosecutors in New York. Some of our attorneys have handled some of the toughest criminal defense cases in the state of New York.

Our military criminal attorneys have experiences handling tough cases that other military criminal defense law firms turn down. If you are accused of committing a crime, we encourage you to contact our law firm immediately. We are available 24/7 to help you get legal help with your case. Regardless of where your case is, we can travel to you. Our attorneys have experience in most major courts.

  • Former Prosecutors

    Our founding partners are both former new york prosecutors who understand how to handle a criminal case from every angle and therefore, they can provide you with the strongest defense.

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  • As Seen On TV

    When the media needs professional and accurate legal insight on criminal cases in the national spotlight they turn to Raiser & Kenniff. Turn to a defense law firm with national recognition.

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  • Multiple Offices

    Regardless of whether you are in New York City, Nassau County, or Suffolk County, we offer a risk-free consultation. No strings attached. Speak to one of our lawyers and see what your options.

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  • Risk Free Consultation

    We offer a risk free evaluation of your case, and are here to help you understand your legal options, and how our lawyers can help you. We are available 24/7, day or night, to help you.

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Military Defense Lawyers Trusted By The Media

  • Former Prosecutors

    Defending You

    Raiser & Kenniff's founding partners were both former prosecutors. You have our unique experience on your team.
  • Locations

    Long Island and NYC

    We have locations throughout NYC/Long Island, and help clients in all 5 boroughs/Long Island.
  • Top Rated

    Top 100 Lawyers in USA

    Many of our attorneys have been recognized as the top attorneys in the USA in criminal defense.

We have over 100 years of combined experience

Client Testimonials

"Tom is the best lawyer out there."

Tom is the best lawyer out there across the board. He will get you the best result possible for your situation. He will advocate for you to ensure the BEST outcome.

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FEWER CLIENTS. BETTER SERVICE AND RESULTS.
Our military criminal defense law firm takes on fewer clients than other law firms. We believe in providing 1:1 service to each and every client. Unlike other criminal defense law firms, we focus on providing a higher level of service – which we believe, translates into better results for our clients. When you work with us, you’ll be working 1:1 exclusively with one of our senior military defense attorneys. After defending the country, you deserve someone whose on your team and is ready to defend you. When you work with us, you’ll get someone whose on your team and on your side 24/7.

HIGHLY RATED MILITARY TRIAL LAWYERS
Our team of military criminal attorneys are well known, and well respected. We have 100’s of reviews, all over the internet in places like Yelp, Google, Avvo, and other places. In addition, our personal injury lawyers have been recognized by lawyer websites like National Trial Lawyers Association, Avvo, Super Lawyers, and others.

AVAILABLE 24/7
We pride ourselves on always being available to help you. We are available 24/7, to help you – regardless of where you are accused of committing the crime. We can come to you, anywhere in the country. We come to our clients, whether in the jail, or at their home. We are a criminal defense firm with over 50 years of combined experience helping those accused of crimes, getting vindication. Our firm was founded by two former JAG Officers and Former Prosecutors. We bring this collective experience to each and every case we handle in the USA.

WE SERVICE ALL BRANCHES

Members of the US Military are stationed all over the world. Military bases aren’t limited by country, or distance. With bases spread out, you need an attorney who you can trust – and who can come to you. Raiser & Kenniff can travel to wherever you are in the world – regardless of which branch of the military you are in. Our firm is based out of NYC, but we serve bases all through the nation and around the globe.

The international military criminal lawyers at Raiser & Kenniff, believe that each and every client is innocent until proven guilty. We have dedicated ourselves to defending the rights of those accused. at Raiser & Kenniff, we believe in our clients passionately, and are relentless in defending those accused. If you’re facing disciplinary action, an administrative board hearing, or even a court martial, you deserve to be represented by an aggressive, and highly trained, military criminal lawyer who will protect your freedom, your reputation, and your future.

Many of the attorneys provided by UCMJ are inexperienced, and are in all likelihood – incapable of vindicating you. Raiser & Kenniff’s team of military criminal lawyers consist of former prosecutors, and former JAG officers, who have years of experience helping and defending. Our firm is prominent, and is well known in the military community for our service, and experience.

Raiser & Kenniff is dedicated to producing the best possible results in your case. We believe in the presumption of innocence, and are relentless when defending you. Our firm consistently obtains great results for our clients – and we do everything possible to make sure your sentence is minimized and/or the case against you is dismissed. Our goal is to make it so that you can move on with your life. We recognize every client’s case is different – and as a result, our trial lawyers build a strategy solely based on the merits of your case. Our military criminal attorneys have over 50 years of combined experience in military law, and in handling court trials. We aren’t afraid to take cases to trial, and win.

We are committing to bringing every single resource possible, to achieve the best possible outcome in your court case. We provide you with the same type of representation that the “super wealthy,” expect – the same level of defense, commitment, and excellence.

Our Case Results

  • Assault and Robbery
  • Domestic violence
  • DUI
  • Federal Charges
  • Sex Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Assaulted Police
    Resisting Arrest

    Full Acquittal

  • Assaulted Girlfriend
    Faced 1 Year in Prison

    ALL CHARGES DISMISSED

  • Assault at Bar
    Faced 2 Years in Prison

    ALL CHARGES DISMISSED

  • Client Violated
    Order of Protection

    CASE DISMISSED

  • Falsely Accused
    Spouse of Assault

    ALL CHARGES DISMISSED

  • Falsely Accused
    Client of Assault

    ALL CHARGES DISMISSED

  • .15 DWI
    Failed All Tests

    Case Dismissed

  • Lawyer Accused
    DUI/DWI

    NOT GUILTY

  • DUI Drugs/Alcohol
    Combined influence

    NOT GUILTY

  • Interstate Commerce
    of Adulterated Drug

    Government Ceased Prosecution

  • Synthetic Marijuana
    Multi-state Distribution

    All Charges Dismissed

  • White Collar
    Pump & Dump

    Home Detention

  • Client Accused of
    Raping niece

    Not Guilty

  • Model Falsely Accused
    Client of Rape

    All Charges Dismissed

  • Pop Singer
    Raped Underage Fan

    Case Dismissed

  • Bribery of
    Government Official

    All Charges Dismissed

  • Bank Fraud
    Over $100,000

    No Jail Time

  • White Collar
    Pump & Dump

    Home Detention

Former ProsecutorsDefending You

Raiser & Kenniff's founding partners were both former prosecutors. You have our unique experience on your team.

LocationsLong Island and NYC

We have locations throughout NYC/Long Island, and help clients in all 5 boroughs/Long Island.

Top RatedTop 100 Lawyers in USA

Many of our attorneys have been recognized as the top attorneys in the USA in criminal defense.

Service & Results

We have some of the strongest case results among NYC criminal lawyers.

Risk Free Consultation

Get an evaluation over the phone, or in person, on what we can do for your case.

High Rated

Our attorneys have been recognized by lawyer ranking services such as Avvo, FindLaw, and others.

AVAILABLE 24/7

We are here 24/7 for you and your loved ones, regardless of when you call, an attorney is available

CLIENT TESTIMONIAL

“Tom and Steve have assembled a team of amazing attorneys who genuinely care about their clients…

Frequently Asked Questions

New York

87 Walker Street
2nd Floor,
New York, 10013

Mineola

300 Old Country Road
Suite 351, Mineola,
New York 11501

Suffolk

80 Orville Drive
Suite 100 Bohemia,
New York 11716