Lance Fletcher



About Lance Fletcher Attorney

New York City Criminal Defense Attorney Lance Fletcher grew up near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  After graduating from high school, Lance received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York in 2000.  While an undergraduate, Lance interned for the Supervising Judge of the New York City Criminal Court in 1998.  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 2009, Mr. Fletcher secured a dismissal for a client accused of a Class B violent felony in Brooklyn, in 2011, Mr. Fletcher obtained a complete acquittal for a client accused of a home burglary in Manhattan, in 2012, 2013, and 2014, Mr. Fletcher has secured dismissals in many misdemeanor and some felony cases and has represented individuals accused of a wide range of offenses from petit theft to attempted murder.  He has defended corporations and individuals accused of violations of local, state, and federal law. Mr. Fletcher’s notable criminal representations include the following.

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.

Customer Reviews:

Lance Fletcher is an extremely knowledge, capable, and caring lawyer. He provided great representation in my case and fought extraordinarily hard on my behalf to get my charge dismissed in court. Throughout the entire process Lance was always very responsive and straightforward about all available options and possible outcomes. I would highly recommend Lance Fletcher to anyone seeking a lawyer that provides a great service to his clients at a reasonably affordable price.

I was nervous and anxious when I first received my summons. 10-133(c) is a possession of a knife, I was worried this will taint my record and scared of the outcome. After trying contacting multiple defense attorneys without a response back I was surprised to have gotten a call back from Mr. Fletcher. During our consultation he remained calm and professional keeping me at ease while explaining what he would do and answering any concerns. My result was better than I hoped for, without any criminal charges Mr. Fletcher really is a miracle worker. He is someone who honestly cares about the law and you as his client. Hiring Mr. Fletcher I not only got a fantastic attorney, I also got peace of mind when I was worried about my situation.
Lance and his team helped me with a misdemeanor which I completely neglected. Years after my arrest, I had a warrant out for my arrest because I failed to attend a class. I also relocated so traveling all the way to NY was a no go.

I called Lance’s office, he listen to my narrative into detail and he got right to work.

I can proudly say he quickly got the warrant thrown out, my charge reduced and my case expunged.

The most fascinating part of my case was that, I was in the process of filing for my permanent residence and thanks to this amazing lawyer, I was able to obtain it with no problems at all.

He understands the system, the laws and he is always there for you. I felt like a superstar because he and his team were always attentive to my needs and they worked round the clock and fast.

I don’t know what I’d do without his incredible experience. I’ll definitely be calling him in the near future if I ever need a lawyer and I’d recommend you trust him with your case. He gets the work done!

Thank you Lance Fletcher!

Contact
The Law Office of Lance Fletcher, PLLC
800 Third Avenue
25th Floor
New York, NY, 10022

Office (866) 451-8390

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