Long Island Murder Defense Attorney

Charged with Murder in Suffolk or Nassau County? Call (516) 670-5992

Defending people who have been charged with murder is a huge responsibility. At Prime & O'Brien, LLP they take this responsibility extremely seriously. The penalties for murder are harsh and although New York does not currently impose the death penalty for this violent crime, life in prison without the possibility of parole is not minor punishment, and is very possible if the case goes wrong.

Why Choose These Homicide Defense Lawyers?

  • You get 20+ years' combined experience in your corner,

  • Former Nassau County prosecutors fighting for you,

  • Defense that's backed by 100s of proven results, and

  • A free case review to evaluate your defense strategies

You owe it to yourself to get the most qualified and experienced Long Island criminal attorney fighting for you. At the firm, these lawyers have experience serving on the other side as prosecutors, which gives them great insight into the justice system and how to work within it for the benefits of the criminally accused.


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Penalties for Murder in New York

Murder has different levels of penalties imposed depending on the intent and conditions of the crime.

Second degree murder: This has a penalty of between 15 and 25 years in prison. This particular charge involves reckless endangerment such as:

  • Firing a weapon randomly causing death
  • Causing the death of someone other than the intended victim

First degree murder: This is punishable for a life sentence without possibility of parole. This crime involves premeditation, as well as:

  • Murder involving police officers
  • Guards and judges murdered in the course of their duties

Call a Trial-Tested Suffolk County Criminal Lawyer

Homicide Defense Attorney in Long Island & Nassau County

Searching for a lawyer for a murder case in Long Island, NY? With this firm, you will be involved with a highly skilled team of legal professionals who thoroughly understand the law, the defenses available to you, and the form of the case that the prosecution is going present in court.

They are the founding attorneys of Prime & O'Brien, LLP, and before they founded the firm, they both spent years as Assistant District Attorneys in Nassau County prosecuting murder cases. This legal team has the unique position of knowing how both sides of a murder charge think and prepare the case.

Now is not the time to put your faith into an overworked public defender or a criminal lawyer fresh out of law school. A murder charge is the most serious threat to your freedom that you can face, and this requires the full focus of an experienced, highly professional criminal law firm on your side.


Contact their office as soon as you are able so that they can evaluate your case and discuss your options. The legal team looks forward to assisting you in your defense.


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