The Law Office of Samuel S. Coe is focused on the areas of appeals and criminal defense in New York and New Jersey, including Westchester County, Rockland County, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and federal courts including the Southern District of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals. The firm operates on the principles of honesty, ingenuity, vigilance and compassion. Whether you are appealing a criminal conviction or summary judgment, charged with a DWI or white-collar crime, The Law Office of Samuel S. Coe will provide you with thoughtful, intelligent and effective advocacy and representation.

Mr. Coe represents individuals in criminal and civil appeals throughout New York, such as the First and Second Departments of the Appellate Division, as well as in federal appellate courts such as the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals. The firm’s appellate practice benefits greatly from Mr. Coe’s extensive trial experience, and his past work with one of the foremost appellate attorneys and authorities in all of New York. Mr. Coe has successfully handled thousands of cases at the trial level ranging from Identity Theft, Grand Larceny, Public Corruption, Forgery and other white collar crimes, to violent crimes including Murder, RICO, Manslaughter, Assault, Robbery and weapons possession to civil matters such as Family Court orders of protection, personal injury and divorce.

Mr. Coe works closely with the client at every stage of the proceedings, whether it’s reviewing and assessing all potential grounds for an appeal, preparing for trial, or negotiating plea bargains and settlements. Working together with a client in developing a strategic approach to each and every case is central to the firm’s practice.

Before establishing the firm, Mr. Coe graduated from Cornell University and cum laude from Brooklyn Law School. He began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Trial Division of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where he successfully handled countless investigations, arrests, indictments and trials at the most prestigious and distinguished prosecutor’s office in the country.

Hudson Valley Magazine Top Lawyers 2021 and 2023

Mr. Coe’s integrity and ability as an attorney has been consistently recognized by his peers and adversaries. Mr. Coe has received several awards including the Edward Byrne Memorial Prize for “excellence in the field of Criminal Procedure and…exemplif[ying] high moral character and personal integrity,” and being named a Top Lawyer in appellate law by Hudson Valley Magazine.

Because what happens inside a courtroom can have severe consequences for years or a lifetime, putting the client at the center of the case is essential. There is no greater personal or professional fulfillment for Mr. Coe than using his legal knowledge and ingenuity to aid people in their times of need, protect their rights, and secure their freedom.