Recent Articles

Supreme Court Has The Opportunity To Declare That Driving A Right Not Merely A Privilege

One of our Law Clerks, Brandon Hellwig, from our Syracuse office, looks into a some current Fourth Amendment cases heading up…
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4th Amendment DWI Issue Argued Before Supreme Court

One of our Law Clerks, Brandon Hellwig, from our Syracuse office, looks into a DWI issue making its way to…
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Drivers May Soon Be Required to Submit Their Mobile Devices to Police For Testing

One of our Law Clerks, Brandon Hellwig, from our Syracuse office, takes a look into the new  “Textalyzer” issues. Mobile devices…
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Top Five Things To Know When You Are Pulled Over

One of our Law Clerks, Brandon Hellwig, from our Syracuse office, takes a look into the top things you need…
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Officer’s Choice of Accusatory Instrument And Trial Readiness Announcement

One of our attorneys, Patrick Scully, from our Albany office, takes a look into the legal process for a DWI…
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Even Olympians Can Fall Victim To The Wide Scope of DWI Laws

One of our Law Clerks, Brandon Hellwig, from our Syracuse office, takes a look into a recent news story with…
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Types of DWI Charges & How to Protect Yourself

One of our attorneys, Martin Bonventre, from our Albany office takes a dive into one of the most frequently asked…
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Where Do The Presidential Candidates Stand on Criminal Justice?

Our Legal Advocate, Andrew McKenna, took a look at each of the presidential candidates thoughts on our criminal justice system.…
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Recent Presentation at Whitman School of Management

On Monday, Dennis Nave, Esq., gave a presentation on DWI Defense and Criminal Law to the undergraduate Law and Public…
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Criminal Law Symposium, April 1, 2016

Sponsored by Anelli Xavier When: April 1, 2016 Where: Albany Law School, Matthew Bender Room Duration: 12:00 to 4:00PM Parking:…
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Recent Review From Johnson City Client

We are passionate about our clients and the testimonials prove it. Here is what one of our client’s said about…
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5 Concerns Every Person Charged With DWI Has

When a person is arrested for Driving While Intoxicated there are many things that will be going through their head.…
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An Attorney’s View on Four DWI Assumptions

This article was written by Attorney Bradley Oastler in our Syracuse office. While most people who have had limited contact…
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Going To Court, Part One

Trial lawyers often refer to the courtroom as their office, but for the client, without proper preparation, the courtroom can…
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DWI From a Client’s Perspective

The following article is written by Michael Viscosi, Senior Attorney in our Albany office. Based on the hundreds of clients…
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New Twist In OJ Simpson Case

From the beginning of the 1994 O.J. Simpson murder trial, lack of a murder weapon was a major issue in…
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To Plea or Not to Plea? That is the Question.

The following article is written by Derek Wild, Attorney in our Rochester office. It is well known that plea agreements…
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Driver’s License Reinstatement For Repeat DWI Offenders

The following article is written by Patrick Scully, Attorney in our Albany office. According to the New York Post, the…
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DMV’s Negative Units System and Why Every Driver Should Know About It

The following article is written by Derek Andrews, Attorney in our Syracuse office. In addition to the draconian regulations New…
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Increase In Motor Vehicle Fatalities in 2015

Today the National Safety Council released the preliminary estimate showing an 8% increase for motor vehicle fatalities in 2015 than in…
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An Honest Look At Marijuana DUI Testing

There has been a lot of talk lately about marijuana, medical marijuana, and the ways law enforcement will monitor and…
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The Current Case of Jose Torres

Jose Torres is serving a 25 to life sentence in Attica Correctional Facility for a 2002 murder conviction. Torres has…
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The Story of Andrew McKenna

Andrew McKenna is a Legal Advocate here at Anelli Xavier. He is the author of Sheer Madness: From Federal Prosecutor…
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New York DWI Is Not A Simple Issue

Recently, Tom Anelli, Senior Partner/Founder created a video related to a DWI charge in New York. His goal is to…
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Lead Guitarist of X Ambassadors Charged With DWI

27 year old Ithaca Native and lead guitarist of X Ambassadors, Noah Feldshuh was arrested for DWI in his hometown…
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DWI Charges Dropped After Auto Brewery Disorder

A judge in Upstate New York recently dismissed a case against a 35 year old school teacher, and Hamburg resident…
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Electric Balance Board and DWI Charges?

Two of the most popular items on Christmas lists across the U.S this year are one-wheel and two-wheel electric balance…
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STOP-DWI Holiday Crackdowns Again

It’s now the holiday season and along comes lots of parties with co-workers, family and friends. New York’s STOP DWI…
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DWI Laws and Self-Driving Vehicles

Not too long ago self-driving vehicles seemed like something out of a futuristic movie, but that is no longer the…
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STOP-DWI Winter Classic Is This Weekend

This weekend, the 24th annual STOP-DWI Winter Classic takes center court in Binghamton. This is a project of the Broome…
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Three Changes Related to DWI Law That Could Take Effect Soon

During the past five years, New York State has continuously ratcheted up the severity and consequences surrounding DWI’s and related…
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A DWI Loophole?

  If you get pulled over for suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), you are given the option to take…
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J.T. Barrett’s Speedy OVI Resolution Suggests Swifter Justice for Athletes

The slow pace of the criminal justice system is a complaint made by citizens and attorneys alike. There are major…
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Commercial Driver License and DWI in New York

We understand that there are many individuals in New York who are holders of a Commercial Driver’s License (“CDL”), and…
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Halloween STOP DWI Crackdown

With Halloween just a few days away, law enforcement agencies all across New York State will participate in a special…
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New York’s Medical Marijuana Laws and DWAI

Motorists who live in New York or other states that permit use of medical marijuana with a doctor’s prescription can…
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