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Serving Nassau County, Suffolk County, Brooklyn & Queens

Austin Law Associates, P.C. was founded in 2006 following Attorney Stuart Austin’s tenure as a professor at SUNY Buffalo Law School. Prior to his time spent as an educator, he served clients as a public defender in the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County. This focus on integrity and compassion in practice helped Mr. Austin earn a reputation as a trustworthy Long Island criminal defense lawyer. If you were arrested on criminal charges, get help with your case today.

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About Stuart Austin

Decades of Experience to Help You

Stuart Austin is a partner with Austin Law Associates, P.C.—a Long Island criminal law firm. His practice concentrates in the area of criminal law, and he has handled thousands of criminal cases. Mr. Austin currently teaches as an adjunct professor at the SUNY Buffalo Law School where he lectures on trial techniques and strategy. He has taught criminal justice courses online for the University of Phoenix and has been invited to lecture by many organizations.

Career Before Austin Law Associates

Prior to founding Austin Law Associates, Mr. Austin spent 13 years with the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, serving first as a trial attorney and then as Deputy Bureau Chief. He successfully represented over 3000 clients and trained attorneys at the Legal Aid Society in all areas of litigation and plea negotiations.

Mr. Austin previously served on the Board of Directors of the Criminal Courts Bar Association and was the president of the organization. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Nassau County Bar Association. He is currently on the board of the Nassau County Justice Fund—an organization founded to post bail for indigent clients who otherwise would remain incarcerated. Other attorneys regularly consult with Mr. Austin regarding the Nassau County civil forfeiture statute.

Mr. Austin received his J.D. degree from University at Buffalo Law School and is a graduate of Cornell University.


Award-Winning Legal Service

In 2013, Mr. Austin received the Hurricane Sandy Community Service Award for his service in helping underprivileged people. He has a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating thanks to his consistent performance on behalf of his clients.

He is a member of:

  • Criminal Courts Bar Foundation of Nassau County – past President

  • Cornell Alumni Association

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Nassau County Bar Association

  • Eagle Rare life award


  • Nassau Assigned Counsel Plan

  • Founding Board Member of the Nassau County Justice Fund—an organization founded to post bail for indigent clients who otherwise would remain incarcerated.

Mr. Austin has handled thousands of criminal cases over his career, giving him an extensive and deep understanding of how to best help each of his clients.

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If you have been arrested on a criminal charge, you need to get started assembling your case right away. In many cases, there is evidence that was missed by the prosecuting attorneys that can be crucial to a favorable outcome in your case. Austin Law Associates, P.C. can help you tell your side of the story in a way that best supports your interests, and we can strengthen your case through the use of witnesses and experts relevant to your case. We are ready to stand by your side and protect your rights. Get started today.

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