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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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Dedicated to Providing the Utmost Personalized Service

We start with your story. We develop a case. We fight to win.
  • “He handled the case with expertise and confidence, kept me informed the whole time and assured me that I had nothing to worry about.”

    Former Client
  • “He is so professional and will do anything in his powers to help and win”

    Victoria Vitaver
  • “He created such a nice relationship with the young person I came to him for that they correspond with each other even after winning the case.”

    David A.
  • “He would take the time to thoroughly explain to me the current situation and what my options are.”

    Former Client
  • “I would definitely hire him again.”

    Anthony Rivers
  • “He took the time to answer our questions and address our concerns.”

    Y. Soares
  • “Sound advice and peace of mind”

    Beatrice Walker
  • “David delivered exactly what he said he would do for us.”

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

    Dana
  • “His fast response can calm someone in the worst moments”

    Regina
  • “From the beginning, David was extremely knowledgeable and forthcoming, but more importantly he is quite personable and you know he is doing everything within his powers on your behalf.”

    Denise
  • “David was so proactive with our son's issue and reacted professionally, quickly and we had amazing results!”

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

    Recent Client
  • “He is AMAZING!”

    Kilsaris
  • “This is a lawyer who is honest, personable and very approachable. You can text him and get a prompt response, no games, no gimmicks.”

    Inna L.