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At Tilem & Associates, PC, our attorneys has been representing clients throughout the New York metropolitan area for more than 25 years. From criminal defense to business law and traffic tickets to commercial litigation, there is nothing that we can’t handle.

Peter Tilem, the founder and senior partner at Tilem & Associates, has been involved in the practice of law for almost 30 years. He started out as a prosecutor for the New York County District Attorney’s Office. While there, he prosecuted hundreds, if not thousands, of cases—ranging from violent homicides to white collar crimes. Since pursuing a career in private practice, Mr. Tilem has used his experience as a former prosecutor to his clients’ advantage.

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

  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law
  • Bail Reform
  • Crimes Against Persons
  • Crimes Against Property
  • Criminal Process
  • Defenses to Crimes
  • Drug Violations
  • Felonies & Misdemeanors
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • New York Domestic Violence
  • New York Gun Crimes Center
  • Orders of Protection
  • Other Crimes
  • Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility
  • Sealing & Expungement
  • Sex Crimes
  • State of Emergency Executive Orders by the Mayor of New York City
  • Tough Stance on Political Corruption
  • Weapon Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Traffic Violations

Call 914-362-2845 today to arrange your consultation.

Attorney Peter Howard Tilem

Bar Admissions:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • State Courts of Connecticut and New York
  • District Courts for the Southern District of New York
  • District Courts for the Eastern District of New York
  • District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • Federal Court in New Jersey
  • State Court of New Jersey
  • State Court of Maryland


  • J.D., Pace University School of Law, 1991
  • B.A., Carnegie-Mellon University

Attorney Cindy N. Brown

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 2014


  • J.D., Charleston School of Law
  • B.A., University of Albany

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Westchester Bar Association
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers' Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Attorney Robert M. Schechter

Bar Admissions:

  • New York


  • J.D., Albany Law School, 2015
  • B.A., University of Albany

Attorney Nicole Walker

Bar Admissions:

  • New York


  • J.D., Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, 2018
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Purchase College State University of New York, 2014

Since 1997, the "Lead Counsel Verified" status has been granted to attorneys who possess:

  • The Right Professional Experience
  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

Peter Howard Tilem

Peter Howard Tilem

This attorney practices in New York and is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Criminal Defense Since 2022
DUI Since 2022
Practice Area Year
Criminal Defense Since 2022
DUI Since 2022
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