Criminal Defense

Defense Against Criminal Charges in Brooklyn

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Have you been arrested for a crime in Brooklyn? If so, it is imperative that you do not hesitate to retain the legal assistance of a Brooklyn criminal defense lawyer. We have a proven track record of success and offer experienced defense to assist those in need of legal guidance and counsel. After reviewing the specifics of your case, we can explain what types of defense strategies we would employ to fight your criminal charges. If you have been arrested for any type of criminal offense, it is important to contact The Law Offices of Michael Mullen.

Defending Against Your Criminal Charges in New York

Are you searching for an attorney to defend you against state or federal criminal charges? You should understand your rights so you can respond to questions regarding your offense without incriminating yourself, and you want to ensure that you have aggressive legal assistance by your side throughout the criminal process. We can identify the errors in the prosecution's evidence against you and determine whether your rights were violated at any time.

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Assault charges vary widely in New York depending upon the severity of the injuries inflicted. An assault charge can be prosecuted as a misdemeanor or felony offense depending on the circumstances of the case.


A person is guilty of burglary when he or she knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in someone’s home with the intention of committing a crime. Burglary can be charged as a Class B or Class C felony depending on the facts of the case.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence refers to violence that occurs between family members, individuals who live together or individuals with a child in common.

Drug Crimes

Drug crimes involve the illegal possession, sale, manufacture, cultivation and transport of controlled substances. You can face misdemeanor or felony charges for a drug-related crime, but the penalties vary depending upon the type of drug, the amount and what you intended to do with it.

Driving While Intoxicated / Driving Under the Influence

Attorney Michael Mullen has tried multiple DWI cases to verdict ranging from felonies to misdemeanors. He also participated in the Nassau County Police Department Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) training while serving as an assistant district attorney.

Federal Cases

In federal court, investigations are often undertaken by specific agencies, such as the FBI, DEA, or SEC. These agencies often conduct long-term investigations that can last many months or even years. Typically, defendants face stiffer penalties in federal court than they would in state court.

Harassment / Stalking

As your defense team, our job is to help you obtain the best chance of having your stalking or harassment charge dropped. Harassment and stalking crimes may not seem very serious but they can be viewed as criminal acts and are subject to heavy penalties.

Immigration Fraud

If you believe that you, your business or a loved one is under investigation for an immigration fraud crime, whether as an immigrant or a citizen who is assisting an immigrant, it is important to speak with an attorney from our firm as soon as possible.


Larceny includes both felony (grand larceny) and misdemeanor (petit larceny) charges. It is one of the most frequently committed crimes that are prosecuted in the state of New York. It can be based on various theories and degrees.


Manslaughter is an offense that is severely prosecuted by legal authorities. Although manslaughter is not viewed as serious as murder, it can still be penalized by a long incarceration. You will need aggressive legal representation if you were charged with manslaughter.

Medicaid / Medicare Fraud

Michael Mullen has successfully defended multiple individuals including doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, acupuncturists, office managers, and "runners" who have been charged with no-fault fraud, Medicare fraud, and / or Medicaid fraud. He gained experience in these types of fraud investigations while working as a lead trial attorney for several insurance companies. He understands how these businesses operate and how to defend them against the prosecution.


Murder is the most serious crime that an individual can commit. Charges for murder are life changing and can be extremely overwhelming. You will need a lawyer from our firm who has trial experience handling this type of case. We have handled multiple murder cases all the way to trial.

No-Fault Fraud

Our firm has successfully defended multiple individuals in the healthcare profession, from doctors and chiropractors to physical therapists and office managers, who have been charged with no-fault fraud, Medicare fraud, and / or Medicaid fraud. Attorney Mullen has in-depth understanding of how to conduct thorough investigations of these cases as well as keen insight into how insurance companies operate and present defenses for these cases.


Robbery is the act of forcible stealing. It involves the taking of property using threats of or actual physical force upon the other individual. Robbery in the first degree is classified as a Class B felony and can be heavily penalized.

Weapons Possession

If you or a loved one has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, you may be facing serious charges. Weapons possession can include the physical possession of knives, firearms, or any other type of dangerous weapon.

White Collar Crimes

The primary focus of white collar crimes is not violence, but deceit. White collar crimes carry severe penalties and are often treated as federal crimes. Some common types of white collar crimes include embezzlement and various types of fraud.

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