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Criminal Defense & DWI Attorney in Kingston, New York

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Trust Russell A. Schindler Attorney at Law with Your Case

Facing criminal charges is nerve-wracking. Without the right legal representation, you could end up behind bars or stuck paying hefty fines. Reach out to my firm, Russell A. Schindler Attorney at Law, to schedule a free initial consultation of your case. I handle a variety of cases, from low-level misdemeanors to serious felonies, expungements, and appeals in New York, Massachusetts, and federal courts.

My unique cross-examination skills, in-depth chemistry knowledge, and strong understanding of forensic sciences make me a top-notch partner through the justice system. I'm prepared to advocate for you in and out of the courtroom with confidence and care.

Whether you're a victim of domestic violence or you're being accused, I am here to help you through the legal process. Let me handle the complex legalities so you can focus on moving forward during this difficult time. I proudly fight for the accused in Kingston, Rhinebeck, Poughkeepsie, New Paltz, Saugerties, Woodstock, and Ulster County, New York.

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Drunk Driving Has Serious Consequences

Drunk driving charges have long-term effects that can negatively impact your future. After an arrest, you need to consult an experienced attorney to start building your case as soon as possible.

If you're convicted of driving under the influence, you may...

  • Have to pay significant fines

  • Lose your license

  • Spend time in jail

Schedule a Free Consultation Today to Get Started

Having a passionate legal professional by your side will give you the best chance to seek success in the courtroom. Let me put my experience to work for you today. Schedule a free initial consultation in Kingston, New York. I defend individuals in Rhinebeck, Poughkeepsie, New Paltz, Saugerties, Woodstock, and Ulster County.

Jury Verdicts in Criminal Cases


Attempted Murder of A Police Officer

Not Guilty

Allegation: Defendant fired shots at 2 police officers attempting to kill them


Driving While Intoxicated (As a Class “E” Felony)

Not Guilty

Allegation: Defendant drove with 0.17 BAC


Criminal Sale of A Controlled Substance Third Degree

Not Guilty

Allegation: Defendant sold cocaine to an undercover officer