The Law Offices of Alan J. Schwartz, P.C. is a full service law firm with a focus on all aspects of criminal defense and related matters. These matters range from traffic violations, trucking violations, driving while intoxicated and related offenses, drug offenses, Fire Marshall matters, Board of Education Superintendent’s Hearings and white collar crime, to all other violations, misdemeanors and felonies, from least to most serious, on the local, county, state and federal levels.
The Firm also practices residential real estate representing buyers, sellers and lenders, and basic trusts and estates including preparation of last will and testaments, durable power of attorneys, health care proxies and living wills.
Alan J. Schwartz is admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of New York, the United States District Courts of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York State, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He also serves as Associate Village Justice of the Incorporated Village of Centre Island.
In his five years as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, Mr. Schwartz practiced in the District Court Trial Bureau, the Grand Jury Bureau and the County Court Trial Bureau. He was also a member of the specialized Sex Crimes Unit of the District Attorney’s Office, and served as a member of a select Criminal Justice Task Force with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, studying and providing recommendations concerning Systems Improvements for Enhanced Community Safety in the State of New York.
He has served or continues to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Nassau County Bar Association, the Board of Directors and President of the Accountant Attorney Networking Group [AANG] ; a Member and Ambassador of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island [JCRC-LI]; Executive Vice-President of the Nassau County Police Reserves, Inc.; the Board of Directors of AAPLE [American Academy For Professional Law Enforcement]; the Board of Directors of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce; the Board of Directors of the Melville Chamber of Commerce; Vice-President of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 69; the Criminal Courts Bar Association of Nassau County; the Advisory Council of the Art League of Long Island, and many other organizations. A graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, Mr. Schwartz has served on the faculties of St. John’s University and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy; lectured in the Trial Techniques Program of the Hofstra University School of Law; served as a judge on the Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute, the St. John’s University Law Invitational Mock Trial Tournament, and the Nassau County Bar Association National Civil Rights Trial Competition, as well as the New York University Downtown Invitational Classic with the American Mock Trial Association. He also serves as a Nassau County Arbitrator.