Lance Fletcher, Esq.
Areas Of Practice:
- Desk Appearance Ticket Defense
New York City Criminal Defense Attorney Lance L. Fletcher, ESQ originally
grew up near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lance received his Bachelor of
Science from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York in 2000.
In 2001, Mr. Fletcher attended law school at the University of Pittsburgh
where he graduated and received his Juris Doctorate degree (J.D.). While
in law school, Lance participated in moot court and a family law clinic,
interned at the Department of Justice, the Philadelphia District Attorney's
Office, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and clerked for a law firm in
Upon graduation from law school in 2004, Lance was appointed as an Assistant
District Attorney at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, a position
he held from 2004 to 2008. While at the District Attorney's Office,
Lance prosecuted hundreds of cases involving violent and non-violent offenses,
DWI and DUI cases, and was a member of both the Identity Theft Unit and
the Domestic Violence Unit. Additionally, Mr. Fletcher conducted numerous
jury trials ranging from misdemeanors to complex felonies.
Since leaving the District Attorney's Office, Lance has successfully
represented clients in criminal, and DWI cases in Manhattan, Brooklyn,
Queens, The Bronx, Westchester, Long Island, and in Federal Court. Mr.
Fletcher is nationally recognized as a criminal defense attorney and is
a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. In his criminal
practice, he has defended corporations and individuals accused of violations
of local, state, and federal law. Mr. Fletcher's notable criminal representations include the following.
- The successful defense of a client charged with a class B violent felony offense
- The successful defense of a client charged with Burglary following a jury
trial in New York Supreme Court
- The successful defense of a federal law-enforcement agent accused of theft
- The successful defense of an internationally acclaimed Olympic athlete
accused of Grand Larceny
- The successful defense of a nationally famous rock musician accused of
Mr. Fletcher also believes that strong local involvement is an essential
part of effective advocacy. To this end, The Law Office of Lance Fletcher
is a Benefactor of New York Cares, New York City's largest volunteer
management organization which manages volunteer programs for 1,300 nonprofits,
city agencies, and public schools. You can read more about Lance Fletcher's
charitable involvement here
Lance Fletcher gives back