516-227-0700

Joel R.
Weiss

Of Counsel

Uniondale

T: 516-227-0692

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About Joel

Joel R. Weiss’s practice focuses on criminal defense matters in the New York state and federal courts and primarily includes white collar and complex cases. He has represented doctors, pharmacists, lawyers, law firms, accountants, bankers, museum executives, public officials, law enforcement officers, brokers, business owners and corporations, among others. He regularly achieves successful results for his clients including acquittals, dismissals and the withdrawal of charges.

Joel served in the Nassau county district attorney’s office from 1978 to 1988 and served as chief of the commercial frauds and rackets bureaus.

He also is an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and an instructor in litigation skills at Hofstra Law School.

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Credentials

Education

  • Boston University School of Law
  • State University of New York at Binghamton

News

Chief Texted About Tickets, Gems: Feds

Joel Weiss, Of Counsel at Farrell Fritz, is quoted in this article. Floral Park Police Commissioner Stephen McAllister discussed intervening…

December 17, 2018

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Legal Experts Divided On What Happens Next After Cohen’s Plea

White collar defense attorney Joel R. Weiss is quoted in this Newsday story regarding Michael Cohen’s guilty plea to breaking…

August 24, 2018

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District Accuses Superintendent of Bid-Rigging, Negligence, Misconduct

White collar criminal defense attorney Joel R. Weiss is quoted in this Newsday story.  Joel discusses the standard of proof…

August 10, 2018

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Witness Ties LI Chief to NYPD Payoffs

Joel Weiss, Of Counsel at Farrell Fritz, is quoted in this article. Star federal witness Jona Rechnitz on Wednesday finished…

November 29, 2018

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Joel R. Weiss Quoted in Newsday regarding Suffolk County District Attorney Court Order

White-collar criminal defense attorney Joel R. Weiss is quoted as an expert related to a Suffolk County grand jury invesigation in a…

March 07, 2014

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Press Releases

30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Leading Lawyers in Their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys selected to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 13, 2018

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31 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 31 attorneys selected to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 20, 2017

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys selected to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 21, 2016

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys selected to the 2015 New York Super Lawyers and New York…

September 16, 2015

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2014 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys named to the 2014 New York Super Lawyers and New York…

September 23, 2014

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Recognition

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AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell

Peer Review Rating

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Super Lawyers - New York Metro

Criminal Defense: White Collar 2013–2018

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Institute Of Jewish Humanities

Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year Award 2018