About

About Michael Borrelli

Leading New York Attorney

Michael Borrelli graduated cum laude from St. John’s Law School in 1995. Since then, he has spent over 24 years practicing and specializing in criminal law at the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office. Within his 24 years of practice as a New York Attorney, Michael Borrelli spent seven years in the Superior Court Trial Division. During this time Borrelli worked on over 40 jury trials, ranging from Murders to Attempted Murder, and from Robbery in the First Degree to Burglary in the First Degree.

Borrelli also served as the Supervisor for three separate branches of the District Attorney’s Office, including New Rochelle, Northern Westchester, and Yorktown. During this time as a New York attorney, Borrelli actively managed thousands of criminal cases throughout each year he served as Supervisor. He also worked as a legal advisor to over 20 separate police agencies and trained Assistant District Attorneys. Borrelli taught and supervised the Assistant District Attorneys on how to conduct suppression hearings, non-jury/jury trials, grand jury proceedings, and the prosecution of felonies and misdemeanors.

From 2007 until 2019, Borrelli was the DWI Coordinator of the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office. During his twelve years serving as the DWI Coordinator, Borrelli was responsible for educating the Westchester County District Attorney staff and Westchester Police Agencies on all areas of DWI law. From this experience, Borelli was able to develop into a specialist in New York DWI law.

As a lifelong resident of Westchester County, Michael Borrelli has worked with every police agency and court in Westchester County. Over the last 24 years, Michael has developed lasting relationships with courts and police officers all over Westchester.

In addition to being one of the leading Westchester County attorneys Michael Borrelli currently serves as a member of the Committees on Character and Fitness of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department. Borrelli was appointed by Presiding Justice, Hon. A. Gail Prudenti. As a committee member, Borrelli assists the Appellate Division in investigating the character and fitness of prospective members of the bar as well as attorneys that have been suspended or disbarred.

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Education

St. John’s University School of Law: Juris Doctor cum laude, 1995
Hobart College: Bachelor of Arts, 1992

Affiliations

Active Member, Westchester County Bar Association
Active Member, New York State Bar Association
Active Member, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Current and Past Speaking Engagements of Michael J. Borrelli

2019 Speaking Engagements

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Implementation of the 2020 Discovery Laws

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June-September 2019

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.

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Implementation of the 2020 Bail Laws

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June-September 2019

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.

2018 Speaking Engagements

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Sentences of Probation and SORA

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December 6, 2018

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

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Implementation of Raise the Age Law

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September 2018

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.

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How to Conduct DWI Pringle Hearings and Hardship Hearings

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June 20, 2018

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2017 Speaking Engagements

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Implementation of Double Blind Photo Array Law

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April 2017

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.

2016 Speaking Engagements

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Examination of the DWI Witness and Related Legal Issues – Part Two

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January 20, 2016

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2015 Speaking Engagements

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DWI Investigation and Court Proceedings

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December 18, 2015

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

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Examination of the DWI Witness and Related Legal Issues – Part One

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November 6, 2015

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2014 Speaking Engagements

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Refusals and the Hearing for DMV and the Criminal Case

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September 2014

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STOP DWI Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.

2013 Speaking Engagements

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DWI Legislative Updates and Case Enhancement

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December 18, 2013

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2012 Speaking Engagements

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2012 DWI Updates – Part Two

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November 14, 2012

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

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2012 DWI Updates – Part One

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May 30, 2012

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2010 Speaking Engagements

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DWI Arraignment Concerns Part Two

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May 21, 2010

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

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Bail Applications and DWI Arraignment Concerns Part One

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May 14, 2010

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2008 Speaking Engagements

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Practical Applications on How to Prosecute DWI and Narcotics Cases

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May 14, 2008

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2005 Speaking Engagements

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Case Analysis of a Murder Prosecution – People v. Halina Dzebola

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January 26, 2005

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Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.