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Peter J Schaffer

The Law Office of Peter J. Schaffer

Attorney Peter Schaffer is a Member of The Law Office of Peter J. Schaffer, a law firm in Bronx, NY. As a lawyer in Bronx, New York, attorney Schaffer serves Bronx County, as well as clients throughout New York.

Contact Information
: 7185854444
Fax : 7185854446
Areas of Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Defense
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI / DWI
  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic Violation
  • White Collar Crime
Admitted to Practice Law
  • 1986, Connecticut; 1987, New York; 1995, US District Court, District of Connecticut; 1996, US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1998, US District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
: Western State College of Colorado, BA, summa cum laude, 1980
Law School : University of Denver, JD, 1986
Graduated : 1986
Professional Memberships
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Bronx County Bar Association
Biographical Information

PETER J. SCHAFFER, Attorney at Law devotes his practice to New York State criminal defense, the defense of all federal criminal cases, and representing victims of false arrest and police brutality.

Mr. Schaffer uses the knowledge and skills he has developed over the past THIRTY years of trial work to help his clients achieve the best result in every case he defends. In addition to his extensive background in State and Federal criminal defense, Mr. Schaffer has tried many civil rights jury trials involving false arrest, malicious prosecution, excessive force and police misconduct in the State and United States District Courts.

Mr. Schaffer has appeared numerous times on The Nancy Grace Show on HLN, COURT TV, In Session on truTV, and News12 The Bronx as an expert commentator in criminal law and trial practice.

If you or someone you are concerned about has been arrested in New York or for any federal crime or is being investigated by any New York State or federal agency, you need an experienced criminal trial lawyer. If you or a loved one has been the victim of false arrest or police brutality, you deserve to be compensated for your injuries and losses.

Call PETER J. SCHAFFER at (718) 585-4444 to schedule an initial consultation.

  • All New York and Federal Criminal Cases
  • DWI / DUI
  • Arraignments / Police Lineups
  • Infractions and Violations
  • False Arrest/ Malicious Prosecution
  • Police Brutality

184 East 161st Street, Bronx, New York 10451 - (718) 585-4444

Born: New York City

The Law Office of Peter J. Schaffer
Contact Information
: 7185854444
Fax : 718-585-4446
Office Location

184 E 161st St
Bronx, New York 10451

Firm Overview

The Law Office of Peter J. Schaffer is located in Bronx County New York.

Practice Areas:
Federal and New York State Criminal Law, Homicide, Felonies, Misdemeanors, Violations and Traffic Infractions, Drug Crimes, DUI, DWI, White Collar Crime, Juvenile Crimes.

Press Releases and Achievements

Bronx Personal Injury Lawyer Seeks Compensation for Clients Injured From Falls on Ice
February 15, 2014 — New York City property owners have a duty to maintain safe sidewalks and passages across their property.  When a business, municipal or private landlord fails to clear snow and ice causing people to fall and get injured, they may be held liable to the injured parties.  If you have been injured from falling on snow or ice, first seek medical attention, then contact the Law Office of Peter J. Schaffer.

Bronx Criminal Defense Lawyer Celebrates the Commencement of His 28th Year in Practice
January 10, 2014 — As Bronx criminal defense lawyer Peter J. Schaffer commences his 28th year in practice, his singular goal is to continue to provide excellent representation to his clients.

Bronx False Arrest Attorney Peter J. Schaffer Recovers Money Awards for Victims of Police Misconduct
December 29, 2013 — Peter J. Schaffer and attorneys working with him have obtained numerous cash settlements for victims of false arrest and police brutality. If you or someone you care about was arrested only to have the case dismissed, or was subjected to police brutality, you have the right to seek justice. All you have to do is make one phone call. Peter J. Schaffer (718) 585-4444.

New York Stop and Frisk Lawyer Seeks Cash Settlements for Victims of Unlawful NYPD Action
September 16, 2013 — The US District Court in Manhattan has found that the NYPD violated the rights of thousands of New Yorkers through its unlawful stop & frisk program. New York lawyer Peter J. Schaffer represents victims of stop & frisk and false arrest.

Bronx Car Accident Lawyer Seeks Cash Settlements for Injured Clients
July 15, 2013 — Injured in a car crash? If you are in need of a skilled New York City personal injury attorney call PETER J. SCHAFFER at (718) 585-4444 to schedule an initial consultation.

New York City Criminal Lawyer Will Meet You in Court 7 Days a Week, 365 Days a Year
May 27, 2013 — Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn New York Criminal Cases handled by a lawyer who knows the New York and Federal Court. Arrested or under investigation? Don't gamble with your future, call Peter J. Schaffer at (718) 585-4444.

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