Being accused of a crime is a serious matter and, if convicted, can have severe and expensive consequences including, but not limited to, incarceration, probation, and fines. In addition, if accused of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DWI or DUI) or other vehicle and traffic violations, the consequences can also include suspension or revocation of driving privileges and, under some circumstances, forfeiture of an automobile and an increase in automobile insurance premiums.

Experienced criminal attorneys can mean the difference between an accused going to jail or having reduced or dismissed charges. If you have been accused of a crime or traffic infraction in Suffolk County, New York, you must ensure that your rights are protected by experienced criminal defense lawyers. As such, you will require representation by an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Richard Pellegrino II has over 25 years of experience, is a former Prosecutor and Assistant District Attorney, and is an expert in the defense of criminal matters.



As a former Prosecutor and Assistant District Attorney, Richard Pellegrino II obtained specialized training and experience handling criminal, DWI/DUI, and traffic matters and is skilled with respect to the plea negotiations, motions, hearings, and trials that determine their outcome. In addition, Richard Pellegrino II has specialized training and experience in the handling of DWI and DUI cases and the various scientific methods used to analyze blood alcohol and/or drug impairment levels.

The Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II provides representation with respect to all types of criminal cases including, but not limited to, assault crimes, drug crimes, DWI/DUI offenses, fraud crimes, hate crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, traffic offenses, trespass crimes, violent crimes, and weapons offenses.

Whether the criminal matter is a violation, misdemeanor or felony, the Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II knows how to navigate the criminal justice system to best represent the interests of the client. From negotiating the best plea bargain to taking the case to trial, the Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II will always have the client's best interests in mind.



The Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II will vigorously pursue every possible advantage for your defense. The Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II will carefully review and evaluate every single piece of evidence, every statement, all police reports, lab evidence, and other information to identify any weaknesses and flaws in your case to develop the best possible defense. The Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II will challenge the evidence against you, bring forward any defense witnesses, and, when appropriate, call upon the resources of highly respected expert witnesses when it assists in your defense.

In many cases, law enforcement officers have overstepped the bounds of the law and have violated the rights of an accused. If there has been an error in law enforcement procedure, such as failure to have proper cause to stop and/or search, failure to obtain a search warrant or other rights violations, the Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II will bring this to the attention of the court and will file the necessary motions to have illegally obtained evidence suppressed.



With more than 25 years of experience, the Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II specializes in the defense of criminal, DWI/DUI, and traffic matters and provides representation with respect to felonies, misdemeanors, and violations involving, but not limited to: Arson, Assault, Blackmail, Bribery, Burglary, Conspiracy, Controlled Substances, Criminal Mischief, Domestic Violence, Drunk Driving, Driving While Intoxicated, DWI or DUI, Enterprise Corruption, Escape, Extortion, Firearms, Forgery, Fraud, Gambling, Harassment, Hate Crimes, Homicide, Kidnapping, Larceny, Manslaughter, Marijuana, Money Laundering, Obscenity, Offenses Against Public Order, Offenses Involving Alcoholic Beverages, Offenses Involving Environmental Conservation, Offenses Involving Fire Ordinances, Offenses Relating to Children, Official Misconduct and Obstruction, Perjury, Possession of Stolen Property, Probation Violations, Prostitution, Robbery, Scalping, Sex Offenses, Solicitation, Stalking, Suspended and Revoked Licenses, Trespass, Vehicle and Traffic Violations, Warrants, Weapons, and White Collar Crimes.



If you need an attorney who specializes in criminal law, criminal defense, DWI/DUI or traffic tickets in Suffolk County, New York, the Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II can provide you with the representation you require to obtain the best possible outcome of your matter.

If you or a loved one or friend are being investigated by the police or have been arrested and need the advice and help of experienced criminal attorneys and/or criminal defense lawyers, the Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

The Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II strives to provide its clients with excellent legal counsel and is dedicated to working with its clients to ensure the best possible outcome of their matter(s). The Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II offers a free initial consultation with respect to its areas of practice.



The Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II provides legal representation in the Traffic, Town, District and County Courts located throughout Nassau County and Suffolk County including, but not limited to, Hempstead, Mineola, Central Islip, Hauppauge, Riverhead, Southold, Southampton, West Hampton, East Hampton, Quogue and Sag Harbor. 

The criminal defense attorney of the Law Office of Richard Pellegrino II serves the following towns in Suffolk County NY and Nassau County New York on Long Island: Amagansett, Amityville, Aquebogue, Babylon, Bay Shore, Bayport, Bellport, Blue Point, Bohemia, Brentwood, Bridgehampton, Brightwaters, Brookhaven, Calverton, Center Moriches, Centereach, Centerport, Central Islip, Cold Spring Harbor, Commack, Copiague, Coram, Cutchogue, Deer Park, East Hampton, East Islip, East Marion, East Moriches, East Northport, East Quogue, East Setauket, Eastport, Farmingville, Fishers Island, Great River, Greenlawn, Greenport, Hampton Bays, Hauppauge, Hempstead, Holbrook, Holtsville, Huntington, Huntington Station, Islandia, Islip, Islip Terrace, Jamesport, Kings Park, Lake Grove, Laurel, Lindenhurst, Manorville, Mastic, Mastic Beach, Mattituck, Medford, Melville, Middle Island, Miller Place, Mineola, Montauk, Moriches, Mount Sinai, Nesconset, New Suffolk, North Babylon, Northport, Oakdale, Ocean Beach, Orient, Patchogue, Peconic, Port Jefferson, Port Jefferson Station, Quogue, Remsenburg, Ridge, Riverhead, Rocky Point, Ronkonkoma, Sag Harbor, Sagaponack, Saint James, Sayville, Selden, Shelter Island, Shelter Island Heights, Shirley, Shoreham, Smithtown, Sound Beach, South Jamesport, Southampton, Southold, Speonk, Stony Brook, Upton, Wading River, Wainscott, Water Mill, West Babylon, West Islip, West Sayville, Westhampton, Westhampton Beach, Wyandanch, and Yaphank. Call a criminal defense lawyer at our office today for immediate help with your case.


Office Address:

112 W. Main St., Suite 1-A

Riverhead, NY 11901

Mailing Address:

Post Office Box 257

Laurel, NY 11948


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