Roger Stavis is one of New York’s most experienced and respected criminal defense attorneys. He has tried more than 100 cases to verdict in state and federal courts, many of which were high-profile, complex, multi-defendant cases. Mr. Stavis has also argued more than 100 appeals in various state and federal courts around the country.
Mr. Stavis is a former prosecutor and is the former Chairman of the Criminal Courts Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
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CBS 48 Hours: “The Psychiatrist and the Selfie,” Dec. 3, 2016. Program focused on Mr. Stavis’ forensic psychiatric trial defense of a young man accused of attempted murder.
Computer Searches: A “General” Warrant Can No Longer Satisfy Requirements, New York Law Journal, May 22, 2017
“Perspective on the Finale of the Strauss-Kahn Case,” The New York Times, August 25, 2011
“Federal Plea Agreements Leave Open Risk of Prosecution In Other Districts,” New York Law Journal, September 28, 2010
“Report on the Merger of the Bronx Supreme and Criminal Court,” New York City Bar Association, June, 2009
“The New Man at the Justice Department,” The New York Times, September 18, 2007
“Religion and Justice,” The New York Times, April 28, 2002
“Disorder in the Court,” The New York Times, April 5, 2001