Our History

 

Law Office Of Darin B. Wizenberg is the product of Darin Wizenberg, the principal of the firm. His unique style of aggressive and passionate advocacy has earned him a reputation for trying and winning cases few attorneys would even touch. Mr. Wizenberg has litigated dozens of trials to verdict, with a distinguished acquittal rate. To date, he has won every jury trial he has taken on.

 

After graduating law school with numerous honors, Mr. Wizenberg practiced white-collar criminal defense at one of the nation's preeminent criminal defense law firms. Seeking to grow as a courtroom advocate, Mr. Wizenberg later joined the Criminal Defense Division of The Legal Aid Society of New York. There, he represented thousands of criminal defendants and continued to prove his reputation for aggressive and passionate advocacy no matter how difficult the case. Mr. Wizenberg founded Law Office Of Darin B. Wizenberg to continue and further develop his unique style and brand of aggressive advocacy with all counsel litigating his criminal defense and civil rights matters.

 

Mr. Wizenberg often donates his time and services for pro bono legal work and other volunteer activities. Past projects include appearing as a guest judge for the Prince Evidence Competition at Brooklyn Law School, volunteering at Mother Teresa's Home for the Destitute and Dying in Kolkata, India, acting as Chief Legal Advisor for The Amir Nijar Scholastic and Orphanage Institute in Kolkata, India and serving as a panelist for the televised Harvard Law Debate Series addressing ethics and the law.

Mr. Wizenberg's honors and awards include:

Recipient, The Brooklyn Bar Association Christopher Slattery Lawyer of Distinction Award

Recipient, Brooklyn Law School CALI Excellence in Trial Advocacy Award

 

Mr. Wizenberg’s educational background includes:

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2000

  • Moot Court Honor Society, "Swing Advocate"

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., 1997

  • Golden Key National Honor Society

  • Dean's List Four Years

  • Intern, U.S. Congresswoman Diana Degette

 

Mr. Wizenberg's memberships include:

Former Co-Chairman, New York County Lawyers' Association Criminal Justice Section

Former Board Member, Legal Services of New York (representing the Bronx Bar Association membership)

Past Co-Chairman, Bronx Bar Association Young Lawyers' Committee

Founder and Organizer, Harlem Justice Outreach Project

Former Member and Organizer, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Former Member, Brooklyn Bar Association

 

Mr. Wizenberg is admitted to practice in New York, California and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to practice in the federal courts of both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

 

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