Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving New York, NY
Melanie Hammer was appointed as an Assistant District Attorney in Queens County in 2002. Over the next four years she handled thousands of cases and honed her trial skills. She was promoted to the Felony Trial Bureau and worked as an Arraignments Supervisor.
In 2005 she accepted a position as an Associate at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, and Dicker LLP, one of the largest law firms in NYC, where she represented doctors and hospitals in complicated medical malpractice litigation.
Her passion for justice brought her back to criminal law and Melanie Hammer has been a criminal defense attorney in private practice since 2007. During that time she has handled thousands of cases.
“I consulted Melanie when a family member was arrested. Melanie has an excellent knowledge of the law and the legal system. She works quickly, returns calls promptly, provided us with important information, and helped us get a favorable outcome.” — Sandra
Our clients know to turn to us with any legal matter,
and that if the particular issue is beyond the scope of our practice areas, we will assist them in
finding the professional assistance that is required. Our lawyers practice exclusively in criminal matters.