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We know that being accused of a DWI in New York may be scary. Sometimes it can also be frustrating, overwhelming, embarrassing, and very confusing with New York's strict laws and penalties.

Our team has created a system for you to get immediate answers, based on your charges.

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What We Believe

We believe you deserve to have all your questions answered, and all your worries about what this may cost you can be put at ease. We believe taking you step by step through this process should be easy. Our system for adjusting our style and approach for each individual case has had proven results. Because we believe in our clients.

We also believe that there are currently three major failings with DWI investigations. Check out our video to learn why.

Why Anelli Xavier?

Sure, any lawyer can try and handle a DWI case. But, criminal defense is extremely complex. We believe that 100% criminal defense dedication and training is the only way to offer the best representation. Do you think a divorce attorney knows how to best handle a criminal charge?

Our team’s goal is to help protect you and help you make the best decisions about your future.

Recent Results

People vs. S.D.

If our client had plead to any alcohol related job his CDL would have automatically been revoked for a minimum of one year, because of our efforts he never missed a day of driving.

People vs. A.W.

Our client entered into a plea agreement for a DWAI. This result will have much less of an impact on our client’s ability to continue on his current career path in the educational system.

People vs. T.W

Our client was desperate and fearful for his livelihood. After weeks of negotiations, we secured an offer to prevent both a criminal conviction and the revocation of his commercial driver’s license.

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New York DWI Lawyers

From the Southern Tier to the North Country, from the Adirondacks to the Finger Lakes, and from the Capital District to Western New York, the DWI lawyers at Anelli Xavier are here for you. With offices conveniently located in Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, we are always just around the corner.

Our New York DWI Attorneys are committed to excellence and have the skill and experience to advocate for your rights and to help you get the best possible result. Whether you are in need of a Syracuse DWI lawyer, DWI attorney in Watertown, a Buffalo DWI lawyer, or need DWI lawyer for Binghamton, Poughkeepsie or Plattsburgh, or anywhere along the Thruway, we are here for you. And we ready to protect your rights.

If you have been arrested or charged with a New York DWI, DUI, or a drunk driving related offense, please contact the DWI defense lawyers at Anelli Xavier as soon as possible. Our Rochester DWI attorneys, DUI lawyers in Albany, and everywhere in between, are experienced, skilled, and prepared to advocate for your rights so that you can focus on what matters most to you.

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Drunken-driving convictions could increase because of the Supreme Court's recent ruling

The outcome will most likely lead to an increase in drunken-driving convictions across the country, according to Derek Andrews, a defense attorney at Anelli Xavier.

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Supreme Court ruling could lead to more DUIs

Derek Andrews, an attorney for the New York-based law firm Anelli Xavier, told USA TODAY the SCOTUS ruling could lead to more DUI convictions because police departments can now accumulate more evidence against motorists...

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Albany DWI Lawyer

Anelli Xavier’s team of Albany DWI attorneys have an office located on Broadway in the heart of downtown Albany. Our Capital District Office is home to several skilled drunk driving lawyers who have a significant amount of experience handling Driving While Intoxicated cases throughout the region.

Office: 522 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207. Google+ Map

Rochester DWI Lawyer

Our team of capable Rochester DWI attorneys is managed by Mr. Richard Roxin, a former long-term prosecutor with the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office. As the former head of the DWI Bureau at the Monroe County DA’s Office, Mr. Roxin brings many years of unique experience to our clients charged with drunk driving and the benefit of invaluable relationships throughout the legal community in the greater Rochester area.

Office: 510 Clinton Square, Rochester, NY 14604. Google+ Map

Syracuse DWI Lawyer

Anelli Xavier is a team of highly motivated and skilled Syracuse DWI lawyers in Central New York who are committed to obtaining the best possible result for our clients and providing them with the information they need to make informed and meaningful decisions about their DWI arrest.

Office: 269 W. Jefferson Street, Syracuse, NY 13202. Google+ Map


Buffalo DWI Lawyer

An individual charged with a Buffalo DWI (DUI) will undoubtedly have a number of questions. Our team of highly motivated and accomplished Buffalo DWI attorneys pride themselves not only on their ability to achieve the best possible result in the courtroom, but also on their commitment to providing our client’s with the information they need to make informed and meaningful decisions about their Buffalo DWI (DUI) charge.

Office: 300 International Drive, Suite 100, Buffalo, NY, 14221.