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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

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  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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