Attorney Representing
Upstate New York Drivers

Skilled Traffic, DWI and Criminal Defense

You owe it to yourself to secure the strongest defense of your rights
no matter what legal matters you are facing.
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Traffic ViolationsLearn More
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Criminal DefenseLearn More

If you live far away from the town court handling your case,I can appear on your behalf.

Representing Clients in Town
Courts Throughout the Region

To be successful in traffic court, you want to work with an attorney who knows the local courts. I am James M. Wagman. As a lawyer with more than 35 years of traffic violation defense experience, I have practiced extensively throughout upstate New York and the Hudson Valley. In fact, I handle more traffic ticket cases than nearly any other lawyer in New York state.

Whether you are from New York or not, you deserve an attorney who understands the small-town courts. Because I served as a town attorney prosecuting matters for a number of years and because of my decades of experience, I know how the local courts throughout the region operate. I can provide effective local representation in numerous towns throughout Upstate New York like Catskill, Athens, New Baltimore, Coxsackie, Claverack, Taghkanic, Colonie, Albany and Wilton just to name a few and to drivers ticketed along many of the interstates in New York such as the New York Thruway, the Northway and the Taconic Parkway among others.

I represent New York residents, out-of-state drivers, Canadian drivers and commercial drivers.

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Experienced Legal
Representation on Your Side

While one traffic ticket may seem to some like a minor inconvenience, by simply paying the fine, you could be on the receiving end of points on your license. If you receive too many points, you could face a possible suspension of your driver’s license. In small towns throughout upstate New York, it can be hard to get around without a car.

Before you plead guilty and pay a fine, talk to me about your options. I have helped countless drivers throughout my career keep points off their licenses and helped them stay on the road through skilled negotiations and detailed investigations.