Michael Jaccarino Esq.
After serving as a prosecutor in Kings County for five years, Michael brought his talents to the criminal defense bar. As an Assistant District Attorney, Michael quickly ascended the ranks and was promoted to Senior Trial Attorney in less than three years. During his tenure with the District Attorney’s Office, Michael successfully conducted in excess of 30 trials and evidentiary hearings against some of the finest attorneys in the nation. He developed his advocacy and courtroom skills by trying and convicting some of the most violent offenders in Brooklyn. Michael was also responsible for presenting in excess of 100 cases to the Grand Jury, overseeing complex investigations, and drafting and arguing motions and appeals.
After leaving the District Attorney’s Office, Michael joined Aidala Bertuna & Kamins, where he has successfully utilized the courtroom knowledge that he gained as a prosecutor to effectively defend individuals charged with various offenses, including white collar crimes related to forgery, falsifying business records, identity theft, money laundering, Medicare fraud, commercial bribery and grand larceny, as well as violent and narcotics related offenses such as drug possession and sale, assault, weapons possession, reckless endangerment, harassment, attempted murder and DWI.
Michael is admitted in the State of New York, Second Judicial Department, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Michael is a member of the Brooklyn Bar Association, Kings County Criminal Bar Association, Bay Ridge Lawyers Association, and the Columbian Lawyers Association.
In 2014, Michael was nominated by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers.