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Joshua Bannister, Esq.

Criminal Defense. 

When your liberty is on the line, you need an experienced attorney to minimize your exposure to the system. Joshua has experience handling a variety of criminal cases such as violent and non-violent felonies, parole violations, and SORA hearings. Joshua will negotiate the best result possible under your unique circumstances. If the case needs to be placed on the trial calendar, Joshua will aggressively litigate your case. 

Joshua also handles criminal appeals and CPL 440 motions in the event your case can't be favorably resolved in the trial courts.

DWI Defense.

Joshua has experience handling DWI, Aggravated DWI, and DWAI-Drug cases. Joshua will take the time to help you navigate New York's complex DWI laws as well as DMV's relicensing procedures. 

Family Law & Divorce.

Joshua has experience handling family cases including custody, visitation, family offense, neglect, support, and paternity. Joshua will help you bring or defend a case in either Family or Supreme Court with your child's best interest in mind.

Business Law.

Joshua handles small business law including incorporating your business. Commercial litigation is handled on a case-by-case basis.


Joshua handles estate matters such as the drafting of wills as well as the probate or administration of an estate.


Joshua handles landlord-tenant cases, including bringing or defending evictions.

Real Estate. 

Joshua handles both personal and commercial real estate transactions. 

​Personal Injury. 

​Joshua handles personal injury matters on a case-by-case basis.