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Thousands of Cases Successfully Defended

As an experienced criminal law attorney in general, and felony drug defense lawyer in particular, Michael R. Franzese has built a recognized 29 years track record of success for operating in state courts. He uses his valuable background as a former assistant district attorney to anticipate prosecution strategies in cases involving felony drug charges and domestic violence.

Michael R. Franzese also extends his quality criminal defense representation to persons arrested for drunk driving — to strive for reduction or dismissal of charges and restore precious driving privileges. As the motor vehicle accident attorney for clients seriously injured in car, truck and motorcycle crashes caused by negligence, Mr. Franzese offers the same investigative skills, aggressive advocacy, personal compassion and attentive service.

Are you being investigated for embezzling money from a business partner? Are you about to stand trial for possession and sale of heroin? Are you facing serious felony DWI charges that could take you off the road and put you in jail?

When one of these legal crises interrupts your life — or the aftermath of an auto accident turns your world upside down — The Law Firm of Michael R. Franzese provides the help you need when you need it most. We have the resources, the responsiveness and the reputation that can safeguard your interests and make a positive difference in your future.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following: 

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Accidents
  • Distracted Driving Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Slips and Falls
  • Wrongful Death
  • DUI / DWI
  • Domestic Violence

Call 516-746-2400 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

­­­Attorney Michael Franzese

Whether your unique legal, financial and emotional challenge is the result of a DUI arrest or recovery from serious personal injury suffered in an accident, the skilled Nassau County attorney who protects your rights — every one of them — is Michael R. Franzese.

Mr. Franzese is an experienced former prosecutor who therefore knows how to handle himself in the courtroom. He also brings extensive knowledge of investigative techniques, deep familiarity with criminal and personal injury law, and a tradition of personal service that makes you feel special.


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York – 1990
  • St. John’s University, Honors: Cum Laude., 1987

"Great lawyer! My boyfriend happened to run into this great man in a court room - unlike other lawyers Michael did not brush him away but yet gave him his card and was willing to take my case on the spot, no questions asked. This is the type of professionalism and passion you look for in a lawyer. Michael was his God sent to my case and be helped me 100% of the way with a positive outcome. I appreciate everything he did for me and I will always recommend him to anyone in need."

-Elizabeth E.

"Michael Franzese has been my attorney for over 15 years. He has handled a variety of issues for me. From car accidents to tickets etc. He is easy to get in touch with. He always returns my calls. He's there for any emergency and puts my mind at ease, answers all of my questions. He is honest, reliable, trustworthy and extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend him to anyone."


"Michael is fantastic, knowledgeable and extremely responsive even after hours. Mr. Franzese handled, what should have been a simple criminal matter, that ended up being rather complex with ease. He was able to take the various components and make sense of it all. His experience as a former ADA was quite helpful in getting thru our matter. He also was able to refer us to colleagues for the other matters that arose. If we could give more than 5 stars we would, we highly recommend Michael Franzese."


"Michael has helped me out a great amount. The amount of stuff i had to go thru for my case. The final outcome was great and was exactly what i expected he even got me out of counseling 3 months early. i'm Recommending him a 100%"


"Michael has been my attorney for over 10yrs. He is excellent. He has now represented close friends and family. They all trust and rely on his experience and all including myself have had great outcomes. He returns calls and answers all questions. From tickets to Criminal defense he is the best."

-A Satisfied Client

"I am very pleased with the overall outcome of my case. He was accurate and very knowledgeable about the procedures of the court. His fee was really reasonable. And he saved me money in fines. Stand up guy and very consistent. I moved out of state and he was able to get everything done in a timely fashion. Saving me money. Money well spent. Thanks, Mr. Franzese"


Office Locations

Central Islip Office
320 Carleton Avenue
Suite 4200
Central Islip, NY 11722
Mineola Office
114 Old Country Road
Suite 680
Mineola, NY 11501

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