Attorney Lance Fletcher

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • DWI & DUI

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Federal Court (SDNY)

Education

  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2004
  • B.A., University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  1. The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  2. State Bar of New York
  3. New York County Lawyer's Association
  4. American Bar Association
  5. New York State Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  6. American Immigration Lawyers Association

Short Biography

New York City Criminal Defense Attorney Lance L. Fletcher, ESQ originally grew up near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lance received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York in 2000. In 2001, Mr. Fletcher attended law school at the University of Pittsburgh where he graduated and received his Juris Doctorate degree (J.D.). While in law school, Lance participated in moot court and a family law clinic, interned at the Department of Justice, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and clerked for a law firm in Hartford, Connecticut.

Upon graduation from law school in 2004, Lance was appointed as an Assistant District Attorney at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, a position he held from 2004 to 2008. While at the District Attorney's Office, Lance prosecuted hundreds of cases involving violent and non-violent offenses, DWI and DUI cases, and was a member of both the Identity Theft Unit and the Domestic Violence Unit. Additionally, Mr. Fletcher conducted numerous jury trials ranging from misdemeanors to complex felonies.

Since leaving the District Attorney's Office, Lance has successfully represented clients in criminal, and DWI cases in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Westchester, Long Island, and in Federal Court. Mr. Fletcher is nationally recognized as a criminal defense attorney and is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. In his criminal practice, he has defended corporations and individuals accused of violations of local, state, and federal law. Mr. Fletcher's notable criminal representations include the following.

  • The successful defense of a client charged with a class B violent felony offense
  • The successful defense of a client charged with Burglary following a jury trial in New York Supreme Court
  • The successful defense of a federal law-enforcement agent accused of theft
  • The successful defense of an internationally acclaimed Olympic athlete accused of Grand Larceny
  • The successful defense of a nationally famous rock musician accused of various misdemeanors

Mr. Fletcher also believes that strong local involvement is an essential part of effective advocacy. To this end, The Law Office of Lance Fletcher is a Benefactor of New York Cares, New York City's largest volunteer management organization which manages volunteer programs for 1,300 nonprofits, city agencies, and public schools. You can read more about Lance Fletcher's charitable involvement here Lance Fletcher gives back

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