Jul 23

About the Firm

Stephen P. Scaring is a prominent and well-respected trial lawyer in the metropolitan area, who maintains offices in Garden City and Manhattan.  He has been selected to the New York Times Top 100 list of Super Lawyers for the past four years, and was the recipient of the New York State Bar Association’s prestigious Charles F. Crimi Memorial Award for outstanding criminal defense practice in 2008.  He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the New York Council of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He maintains a boutique practice focusing on criminal defense and white collar criminal defense.


Mr. Scaring frequently handles high profile cases in Federal and State Courts throughout the metropolitan area.  He has been described in the media as a “Battle Hardened Trial Veteran”[1] and the “Lawyer of Last Resort.”[2] Indeed, in a recent front page article, The New Yorker wrote that “Scaring . . . is a criminal defense attorney of renown . . . He has a reputation for taking cases that seem unwinnable – and winning them.”[3]


In addition to working as a criminal defense practitioner, Mr. Scaring has also served as a prosecutor, special prosecutor and a judge.  If Mr. Scaring agrees to represent you, he will personally handle and supervise all aspects of your case.