All Confidences Strictly Held.

No charge for one hour initial consultation.


  • I began my career in criminal justice during law school as a legal intern at the Office of the Lake County, Ohio, Prosecuting Attorney, writing appeals.  Upon graduation I joined the Lake County Public Defender Office, serving ultimately as Chief Assistant and Chief of Appeals.  An active litigation office, I wrote briefs on appeal and for cert in the  Supreme Court of the United States including Ohio v. Roberts, 448 U.S. 56 (1978),  and argued in the Ohio Supreme Court 5 times before entering private practice.
  • Completed National College for Criminal Defense, 1981. (at Univ. of Houston).
  • Admitted to the New York Bar in 1985,
  • I have focused my career solely on defense of serious crimes as well as personal injury cases. 
  • ​Over 120 felony jury trials.


We're at the forefront of ever-changing laws and are fully committed to exceed client expectations.

Samuel B. Militello
Attorney at Law

NORML, Legal Committee

New York State Assoc. of 

Criminal Defense Attorneys


Kings County Criminal Bar Assoc.

New York State Defenders Assoc.


Experience you can trust.

Over 30 years Criminal Trial Experience

IMMIGRATION:  Every criminal case has ramifications for non-citizens.  Our staff includes immigration specialists to navigate and coordinate your immigration needs with other government actions.  Whether in the context of criminal court appearances or just needing to assure your status as a non-resident or resident alien, call us for professional representation.



ALL FEDERAL:  Southern and Eastern District,  N.D., Ohio.

AIRLINE OFFENSES,  Eastern District Federal Court

PAROLE VIOLATIONS:  Riker's Island Justice Court


NIGHT COURTS:  All NYC arraignment courts.

NYC COMMUNITY COURTS: Midtown, Downtown, Red Hook

Cleveland-Marshall Law School, 1979;

National College for Criminal Defense, 1981.

Representing the Injured and Accused


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Wickliffe H.S., Ohio, 1970;

Columbia College 1970-71;

Otterbein College, B.A., 1974;

Cleveland-Marshall Law School,  J.D., 1979;

National College for Criminal Defense, 1981.

​​We guarantee effective, aggressive representation. Our history of successful litigation speaks volumes.

CALL US (718) 243-2411
​(917) 410-2432
​Fax: (718) 243-2412
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Personal injury cases taken on a contingency basis: no attorney fees until settlement or verdict.

Arrested or Accused?

           You have a Right to get the

          representation you deserve.

Proper representation is essential in all levels of criminal proceedings. The Bill of Rights provides you with essential rights when accused by the government, including the ultimate right to confront your accusers at a trial by jury of your peers. Proper representation in such matters is essential, as the effects upon the client and their families are manifestly impactful and consequential.

I have devoted my entire career to the study and practice of Criminal Defense, having represented over 10,000 individuals and businesses in proceedings at all levels and in all courts, local, state and federal. This experience ensures that your case will be carefully analyzed, legally scrutinized, investigated and prepared for trial expertly, always with your best interests and most positive result as our goal. We will employ all legal means,
integrity, advocacy, and understanding in your defense or pursuit of your damages. We fight for you!