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Anthony La Pinta

Anthony La Pinta

Reynolds, Caronia, Gianelli, & La Pinta, P.C.
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, DUI & DWI...
  • Connecticut, New Jersey, New York
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Summary

Anthony M. La Pinta is one of Long Island’s most accomplished and respected trial attorneys. Practicing law for over 26 years, he specializes in all phases of federal and state criminal defense, civil rights and plaintiff's personal injury litigation.

Described by members of the judiciary as "an attorney of the highest caliber," and "one of the finest lawyers on Long Island," Mr. La Pinta represents the highest standards in the legal community. He has been selected to the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 editions of "Super Lawyers" magazine and has earned the “Preeminent - AV” rating with the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Peer Rating System.

Having successfully defended many high profile cases that have drawn national media attention, Mr. La Pinta has extensive experience representing individuals and businesses that have been investigated or charged with white collar, nonviolent and violent crimes at the trial and appellate levels in the federal and state courts. Some of his past clients include politicians, law enforcement officials, financiers, attorneys, and physicians.

Mr. La Pinta also maintains a significant civil law practice, representing plaintiffs in all serious personal injury matters. Many of his cases have resulted in noteworthy trial verdicts and seven figure settlements in courts throughout the New York metropolitan region.

An adjunct professor at Touro Law School and St. Joseph’s College, Mr. La Pinta has also served as a past president of the Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association, and is a current member of the Attorney Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District. He has also been a guest legal commentator and contributor for Court TV, Fox News, Newsday and News 12 - Long Island.

Mr. La Pinta is an elite litigator whose commitment to scholarship and command of the courtroom have made him a tremendous force in the federal and New York State courts.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • DUI & DWI
  • Personal Injury
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Traffic Tickets
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
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New Jersey
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New York
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Federal Circuit
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Languages
  • English
  • Italian: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Officer
Fair Housing Compliance
- Current
Appointed by United States District Court Judge Arthur D. Spatt to oversee compliance of the Court's judgment in the civil rights, fair housing lawsuit, MHANY Management v. Incorporated Village of Garden City, 05 CV 2301 (ADS).
Adjunct Law Professor
Tuoro Law School, Central Islip, NY
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Instructor of Criminal Procedure and Trial Advocacy.
Adjunct Professor
St. Joseph's University, Patchogue, NY
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Instructor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure
Managing Partiner
Reynolds, Caronia, Gianelli, & La Pinta, P.C.
- Current
"AV" rated law firm concentrating in federal and state criminal defense and serious personal injury litigation at the trial and appellate levels.
Instructor
National Institute of Trial Advocacy
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National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Boulder, Colorado
Education
Temple University
J.D. (1991) | Trial Advocacy
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Activities: Law Assistant, Delaware County District Attorney's Office, Media, PA, 1990-1993 Law Clerk, Chief Judge James Crumlish, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, 1989-1990
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State University of New York - College at Oswego
B.S. (1988) | Political Science, Business Administration
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Activities: President, Student Association, 1987-1988
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Awards
AV - Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbel Attorney Peer Rating System
"Super Lawyer"
New York Metro Edition of Super Lawyers Magazine
"Superb"
Avvo.com - Client and Attorney Peer Review Rating System
Professional Associations
Federal Bar Association
Lecturer
- Current
Activities: CLE panel member with United States District Court Judge Joseph Bianco, former United States District Court Judge John Gleeson and Assistant United States Attorney Nicole Boeckman, Chief of the Long Island Division, EDNY.
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Nassau County Criminal Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Suffolk County Bar Association Grievance Committee
Member
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Nassau County Bar Association
Member
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Plan 18A Homicide Panel
Assigned Counsel Defender
- Current
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New York State Defenders Association
Member
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New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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New Jersey State Bar # 002851993
Member
- Current
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New York State Bar
Member
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Conencticut State Bar
Member
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Suffolk County Bar Association Grievance Committee
Member
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Suffolk County Bar Association Professional Ethics and Civility Committee
Chairperson
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Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association
President
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Speaking Engagements
Board Member
Children of Bedford, Inc
A foundation founded by Jean Harris to provide academic scholarships and grants to children of incarcerated mothers.
Legal Advisor
Prison Families Anonymous
Websites & Blogs
Website
Anthony M. La Pinta
Website
Reynolds, Caronia, Gianelli, & La Pinta, P.C.
Contact & Map
300 Old Country Road
Suite 341
Mineola, NY 11501
USA
Telephone: (516) 606-8628
Fax: (631) 300-4380
200 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Suite C-17
Hauppauge, NY 11788
USA
Telephone: (631) 231-1199
Fax: (631) 300-4380