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OUR TEAM

JOHN PAUL DEVERNA, ESQ.

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Criminal Defense

    • Felonies 

    • Misdemeanors

  • ​​Civil Rights

    • False Arrest​

    • Police Brutality

  • Personal Injury

    • Slip & Fall​s

    • Car Accidents

    • Construction Sites

BACKGROUND:

John Paul DeVerna is the founder of DeVerna Law, a litigation firm focusing on criminal defense, civil rights, and personal injury litigation.  Mr. DeVerna has exemplary criminal defense advocacy skills resulting in 95% of his private clients receiving non-criminal disposition offers or trial wins.  In the civil rights division of the firm, Mr. DeVerna has recovered monetary compensation for a variety of individuals alleging false arrest, police brutality, and malicious prosecution.  In the personal injury division of the firm, he has recovered monetary compensation for client’s hurt due to the negligence of others.   

Mr. DeVerna is a former felony prosecutor.  His experience working in the District Attorney's Office complemented Mr. DeVerna's prior experience working at the New York State Attorney General's Office, and for a New York Federal Judge.  Mr. DeVerna is graduate of both Brooklyn Law School and the University of Maryland.  

ASSOCATIONS | MEMBERSHIPS:

  • New York County Bar Association

  • Bronx County Bar Association (Judiciary Committee)

  • Kings County Bar Association

  • Queens County Bar Association

  • Jewish Lawyers' Guild

  • Community Board 2, Manhattan

  •  National Trial Lawyers Association

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS:

  • New York State Court

  • New Jersey State Court

  • Connecticut State Court

  • U.S. Federal Court (SDNY)

  • U.S. Federal Court (EDNY)

EXPERIENCED

TRIAL ATTORNEY

CASES WE HANDLE:

Accidents, Leaving the Scene

Accidents, Pedestrian Knockdown

Assault

Burglary

Criminal Defense FAQ

Criminal Justice System

Criminal Penalties

Criminal Mischief

Desk Appearance Tickets

Desk Appearance Ticket Tips

Disorderly Conduct

Domestic Violence

Driving with Suspended License

Driving: Aggravated Unlicensed Operation

Drug Possession

Drunk Driving / DWI DUI

False Arrest

Federal Crimes

Firearm Possession

Forfeitures / Civil Demand

Forgery

Fraud

Grand Larceny

Grand Larceny Penalties

Gun Possession Defense Lawyer

Harassment

Homicide

Identity Theft

Immigration Issues

Immigration Consequences NY

Knifes & Gravity Knifes

Marijuana Offenses

Larceny

Lewdness & Exposure

Law

Police Brutality

Reckless Driving

Robbery

Sex Crimes

To reach John Paul DeVerna, please call (212) 321-0025 or e-mail him directly at jpd@mynylawyer.com.

CARY LONDON, ESQ.

BRIAN WAGNER, ESQ.

Mr. Wagner is a former prosecutor for the District Attorney’s Office turned criminal defense lawyer.   At the Brooklyn DA’s office, he tried many cases in court and took several cases to successful verdicts.   He was a prosecutor so he knows how to think like one and will work to point out all of the flaws in the prosecution’s arguments against you.   Mr. Wagner is a seasoned trial veteran with the skill set and experience necessary to protect your rights.   Mr. Wagner is an expert commentator able provide his insights as a criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor.

Cary London is a premier trial attorney who has and taken over 100 cases to jury verdict.   Mr. London is a graduate of University of Virginia and New York Law School. He was recognized by the New York Law Journal as one of their prominent Rising Stars of 2013.   He has previously worked for the NYPD defending Police Officers accused of misconduct, Brooklyn Defender Services as a trial attorney, clerked for Supreme Court Justice Richard Lee Price in Bronx State Supreme Court, and worked for the Trial Bureau 30/50 in the Bronx District Attorney’s Office.   He prides himself on making sure clients get the aggressive legal representation they deserve.

DEVERNA LAW

305 Broadway, 14th Fl

New York, NY 10007

 

Tel. (212) 321-0025

Fax (212) 321-0024

 

E-mail:

jpd@mynylawyer.com

 

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