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McCarthy Hawkins

Of Counsel

As a Senior Investigative Assistant District Attorney, McCarthy Hawkins investigated and prosecuted hundreds of felonies and misdemeanors, including murders, attempted murder, assaults, gang assaults, robberies, weapons sale and possession and drug related crimes in New York State Supreme Court and New York City Criminal Court. In February 2015, after eight years of service, Mr.Hawkins left the Kings County District Attorney’s Office and established The Law Office of McCarthy A. Hawkins, which focuses on criminal defense representation and general civil practice. In 2017, McCarthy joined the Law Offices of David E. Levine as Of Counsel.

Mr. Hawkins represents our clients charged with crimes from arrest through final disposition by trial or settlement and is available 24/7. His experience and understanding of police and prosecutors’ practices and procedures ensures that our clients will receive aggressive and effective representation.


Areas of Practice:

  • Criminal Defense
  • General Civil Practice

Bar Admissions:

  • New York State

Education:

  • Juris Doctorate, City University of New York School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Siena College, Albany, New York

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New York City Bar Association
  • King’s County Bar Association
  • Kings County Criminal Bar Association

Have Award-Winning Legal Counsel on Your Side

  1. Multilingual team speaking Russian, Polish, Spanish, and Hebrew
  2. Experienced trial lawyer in both State and Federal courts
  3. Tireless dedication to get your charges dismissed or reduced
  4. Featured on Court TV and Hot 97 FM radio
  5. Respected firm of the Bar, the Courts, Honorable Judges, the community, and professional peers
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We start with your story. We develop a case. We fight to win.
  • “We were very pleased with his services and I am very grateful for his dedication handling my husband's case.”

    Recent Client
  • “He will be honest and direct with you, and will work hard on your defense.”

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  • “I have complete confidence in him and would never use anyone else.”

    Recent Client
  • “His guidance and support took us through the legalities of the system as quickly and effortlessly as possible.”

    Min C.
  • “I also got 2 of the 3 counts dismissed, I couldn't be more thankful of Mr. Levine fighting hard for me.”

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  • “He will get the job done while keeping in mind your life after the case is closed.”

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  • “He was precise and on the mark.”

    Sandra
  • “Mr. Levine stood strong, was honest with him in the results he could get, and did not back down.”

    Dana
  • “He is very professional and is straightforward with you from the beginning.”

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  • “His long tenure from working on both sides of the law has given him skills and ability to resolve difficult cases.”

    Recent Client
  • “e knows the criminal court system inside and out, and frankly speaking, he is one of the most dedicated people I've ever met.”

    Recent Client
  • “Any client who appoints him can rest assured that he will represent them both aggressively and zealously.”

    Recent Client
  • “David Levine is a person you certainly can trust.”

    Former Client
  • “He was not only methodical in his approach to deliver me from this unjust situation, but also very comforting and humane yet professional.”

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