The New York City Attorneys Who Don’t Back Down

Without question, police officers, state patrolmen, corrections officers and other public service employees have challenging jobs. However, this does not give them the right to overstep the legal boundaries by bringing false charges against someone or using unnecessary or excessive force.

Without question, police officers, state patrolmen, corrections officers and other public service employees have challenging jobs. However, this does not give them the right to overstep the legal boundaries by bringing false charges against someone or using unnecessary or excessive force.

Don’t trust your civil rights claims to a lawyer who does it part time. We have in-depth knowledge of law enforcement procedures, including all aspects of current police guidelines and mandatory reports that must be filed. We know how to access these reports to strengthen your case. You can rely on us to uncover the whole truth about your arrest.

The lawyers of Sivin, Miller & Roche LLP, in New York have extensive experience fighting for the rights of accused individuals, injured individuals and those whose civil rights have been violated.

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

  • Police Misconduct/Civil Right Violations 
  • Criminal Defense 
  • Personal Injury 

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Attorney Edward Sivin

Edward Sivin is a senior partner at Sivin, Miller & Roche LLP and is the firm's principal appellate lawyer. Mr. Sivin has handled numerous appeals that resulted in published decisions on important issues involving false arrest, police misconduct, and compensation for catastrophic injuries. His work has resulted in improving the application of laws that protect victims of police misconduct and in increasing the amount of monetary compensation to which those victims are entitled. Mr. Sivin has won several multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of the firm's clients. Mr. Sivin has a degree in Philosophy from the University at Albany and received his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law in 1981. He was an editor of the Law Review and is a published author.

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1981

Education:

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1981
  • University at Albany
    • B.A.
    • Major: Philosophy

Attorney Glenn D Miller

Glenn D. Miller, a senior partner at Sivin, Miller & Roche LLP, is the firm's principal trial lawyer and a well-known lecturer on trial techniques. Mr. Miller has a degree in Political Science from the University of Rochester and received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 1984. Prior to being in private practice, Mr. Miller was a supervisor of the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society. In his early years with the Legal Aid Society, he was the youngest lawyer to be assigned homicide cases, and he went on to try dozens of homicide and other major felony cases. Since going into private practice, Mr. Miller has won several multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in false arrest, civil rights, assault, and other police misconduct cases, and in cases involving accidents with catastrophic injuries

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1985

Education:

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1984
  • University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
    • Political Science

Attorney David T Roche

David Roche has been practicing as a criminal defense and civil litigation trial attorney in the courts of New York City and surrounding counties for the past twenty plus years. He began his legal career in 1996 as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s office where he swiftly rose to the level of senior trial attorney handling some of the most serious felony cases in Brooklyn including homicides, kidnappings, violent assaults, larcenies and narcotics and gun prosecutions.

Mr. Roche’s civil practice focuses largely on civil rights violations committed by police and corrections officers. He prosecutes claims of false arrest, malicious prosecution and excessive force in both state and federal courts and has consistently achieved excellent results for his clients

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1996

Education:

  • National University of Ireland, Law Faculty, Galway
  • LL.B. - 1992
  • National University of Ireland Galway
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
  • Major: Business

 

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