Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense Attorney

A highly experienced former Prosecutor and  New York Criminal Defense Attorney and Litigator,  Karen H. Charrington, has dedicated her legal practice to defending the rights of clients throughout the New York area who have been arrested for or accused of every type of criminal offense.  Karen Charrington provides aggressive representation to clients throughout the criminal court process and also handles criminal appeals and Federal cases as we ll.  By providing her clients with personalized attention, aggressive representation and one-on-one service through every step of their cases, her firm strives to provide her clients with the best legal counsel possible.

In addition to handling legal matters in all of the New York Courts, criminal defense attorney Karen Charrington also provides of Counsel assistance to Attorneys in the New York Area. 

Karen Charrington offers her valuable legal advice and experience to clients through a free consultation. When you contact the firm and speak with Karen,  you will experience firsthand her dedication to protecting your rights and future.  Our primary focus is getting the best result possible for your unique case.

New York criminal defense attorney Karen H. Charrington offers experienced, dedicated representation in a number of areas of criminal defense, including (but not limited to):

  • Sex Crimes
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Felony Offenses 
  • Three Strikes Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • DUI (Driving Under the Influence) 
  • Immigration Consequences

Being accused of any type of criminal offense is potentially catastrophic. If convicted, you will face criminal penalties such as imprisonment, fines, court fees, probation, community service, and more.  Court-ordered counseling may be required, as well as lifetime sex offender registration.  Along with a criminal record come a damaged reputation and lost employment opportunities, as well as the inability to obtain certain loans or the loss of professional licenses.  We are here to minimize such risks as much as possible.  We specialize in Alternatives to Incarceration and the preservation of one’s criminal record. 

Working with a legal professional experienced in criminal defense representation is the only way you can take action to challenge your charges and have the opportunity of avoiding a conviction and all of the repercussions that come with it.  From a simple DUI and/or drug possession charge,  all the way to violent felonies such as murder or weapons offenses, The Charrington Firm is proud to provide dedicated and experienced legal counsel every single step of the way.

Why hire a New York Criminal Defense Lawyer?

The U.S. Constitution affords you the right to legal counsel.  The proper defense will make all the difference in the outcome of your case, as well as what potential penalties you may face and the effects that even the allegations will have on your reputation and your livelihood.  Discretion, respect and personalized attention are how our firm provides the highest quality legal counsel from beginning to end.

So, exercise your right to remain silent, and your right to an attorney.  Contact The Charrington Firm, P.C. for an initial consultation and find out what your legal rights and options are - and use that knowledge to make the right decision about your charges, your legal representation and your future.


Do what you can to avoid the many negative consequences of a criminal conviction.  Consult a lawyer at our firm today to learn more about your legal rights, your options,and what we can do to assist you during this difficult time.  Your initial case evaluation will be conducted free of charge, and at no obligation to you.