Before founding our firm, our lawyers were criminal prosecutors in the Bronx District Attorneys office. We understand what government prosecutors are looking for and we are aware of the mistakes that police officers can make when pursuing charges against one of our clients. As experienced Manhattan criminal defense attorneys, we are committed to calming your fears and relieving your stress as we examine the circumstances of your case, regardless of its complexity.
Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:
We are dedicated to offering cost-effective, aggressive representation. We prepare each case as if it’s going to trial, putting you in position for the best result. Our lawyers collaborate on each case, working with expert resources when necessary to give your case the comprehensive attention it deserves.
Call Kelly & Rubin, LLP today at 212-691-9393 to arrange your free initial consultation.
Robert P. Kelly, a founding partner of Kelly & Rubin, LLP, began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City. Well known as a fierce trial attorney, he has successfully represented thousands of clients facing a wide range of criminal charges and injury victims throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Mr. Kelly diligently represents his clients and is not afraid of going to trial in order to obtain the best possible outcome.
Mr. Kelly has tried hundreds of criminal cases, with successful results, for his clients that have been charged with murder, sex crimes, robbery, assault, gun possession, drug crimes, DWI-DUI, and burglary. In addition, Mr. Kelly is an accomplished civil litigator, having achieved positive results for accidents victims, including those who have been injured in car accidents, trip and falls, construction accidents, along with those who civil rights have been violated and suffered from police brutality or have been falsely arrested.
Mr. Kelly successfully negotiated many six figure settlements for sex abuse victims. He also represented the 2 adolescents from Mepham High School that were abused in a sex abuse hazing from other school athletes.
People of the State of New York v. PD
In July of 2016, Rob Kelly successfully defends prominent New York City attorney accused of causing serious injury when driving while intoxicated. After a lengthy trial, our client was acquitted of all serious charges and only found guilty of a traffic infraction and unclassified misdemeanor. He had been facing years in state prison. With his tough and aggressive trial tactics, Mr. Kelly was able to ensure that our client will not automatically lose his license to practice law. Our client was thrilled that he will be able to continue earning a living as a practicing lawyer in New York.
People of the State of New York v. JD
In June of 2016, Mr. Rubin successfully negotiates a plea deal for a high level New York City Schools administrator accused of sex abuse. The deal guaranteed our client will not receive a jail sentence and also avoid registration as a sex offender. Our client could not be more happy with the outcome.
People of the State of New York v. KB
July 2016, Mr. Rubin works to obtain reduction of DWI (misdemeanor criminal charges) to driving while ability impaired (a traffic infraction akin to a speeding ticket) for client who had refused to take a breathalyzer test. The client had been stopped for having excessively tinted windows. Our client was so happy that this one error in judgment will not saddle him with a criminal conviction for the rest of his life.
People of the State of New York v TT
Mr. Rubin is able to obtain a reduction of felony riot charges with state prison time down to a misdemeanor and time served.
People of the State of New York v MS
Client found not guilty after trial by Mr. Kelly after being accused of robbery in the 2nd° in Queens County, facing seven years in state prison.
People of the State of New York v GG
Retired Vietnam vet charged with multiple counts of criminal possession of weapon has case dismissed after Kelly & Rubin investigation and pre-trial suppression hearing showed that police lied about searching his home.
People of the State of New York v RV
Client facing life in jail for drug possession has case dismissed after Kelly and Rubin showed that police search was of his backpack was unconstitutional.
People of the State of New York v GC
Client facing life in jail for drug possession has case reduced and serves 1 year after Kelly & Rubin showed that police search of his car was unconstitutional after a traffic stop.
People of the State of New York V GL
DWI charges dismissed after motion filed by Kelly & Rubin showed that the prosecution unreasonably delayed in bringing the case to trial.
People of the State of New York v EJ
DWI case dismissed after Robert Kelly showed that police officer lied about the arrest of client.