Developing a Defense Starts With Experienced Counsel An Award-Winning Career Built on Determination and Success

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
Let's Get Started With a Free Case Evaluation
  • Please enter your name.
  • This isn't a valid email address.
    Please enter your email address.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
    Please enter your phone number.
    You entered an invalid number.
  • Please select an option.
  • Please enter a message.

Dedicated to Providing the Utmost Personalized Service

We start with your story. We develop a case. We fight to win.
  • “He is very professional but at the same time down to earth as well.”

    Nick I.
  • “Exceeded expectations would be an understatement”

    Sean E.
  • “He is always there and takes care of you in person. I don't remember once that I had a question or I needed help and he wasn't there.”

    Anna S.
  • “He did the impossible with all the technical set backs. He was patient and made himself available at any hour on any day.”

    Former Client
  • “He knew that my parents aren't the healthiest and made sure this was as stress-free a situation it could be.”

    Jeannine R.
  • “He was successful in getting my son's situation reduced to community service.”

    Chris
  • “Thank you David for your continuous support and friendship.”

    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.”

    Recent Client
  • “ Thanks to the Levine team for making me feel comfortable.”

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

    Tenecia T.
  • “Highly recommended!!!”

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

    Victoria Vitaver
  • “We are deeply grateful to him”

    K.M.
  • “David Levine you are the best”

    Edward R.
  • “Hugely reassuring, warm, knowledgeable and well-connected.”

    Jeremy C.