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Attorney Michael Borrelli

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
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2010
2008
2005

2019 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
Implementation of the 2020 Discovery Laws
June-September 2019
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys
Implementation of the 2020 Bail Laws
June-September 2019
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys
Title
Implementation of the 2020 Discovery Laws
Date
June-September 2019
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys
Title
Implementation of the 2020 Bail Laws
Date
June-September 2019
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys

2018 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
Sentences of Probation and SORA
December 6, 2018
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Implementation of Raise the Age Law
September 2018
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.
How to Conduct DWI Pringle Hearings and Hardship Hearings
June 20, 2018
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
Sentences of Probation and SORA
Date
December 6, 2018
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
Implementation of Raise the Age Law
Date
September 2018
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.
Title
How to Conduct DWI Pringle Hearings and Hardship Hearings
Date
June 20, 2018
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2017 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
Implementation of Double Blind Photo Array Law
April 2017
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.
Title
Implementation of Double Blind Photo Array Law
Date
April 2017
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.

2016 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
Examination of the DWI Witness and Related Legal Issues – Part Two
January 20, 2016
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
Examination of the DWI Witness and Related Legal Issues – Part Two
Date
January 20, 2016
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2015 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
DWI Investigation and Court Proceedings
December 18, 2015
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Examination of the DWI Witness and Related Legal Issues – Part One
November 6, 2015
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
DWI Investigation and Court Proceedings
Date
December 18, 2015
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
Examination of the DWI Witness and Related Legal Issues – Part One
Date
November 6, 2015
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2014 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
Refusals and the Hearing for DMV and the Criminal Case
September 2014
STOP DWI Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.
Title
Refusals and the Hearing for DMV and the Criminal Case
Date
September 2014
Information
STOP DWI Continuing Legal Education Lecture for multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and Attorneys.

2013 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
DWI Legislative Updates and Case Enhancement
December 18, 2013
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
DWI Legislative Updates and Case Enhancement
Date
December 18, 2013
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2012 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
2012 DWI Updates – Part Two
November 14, 2012
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
2012 DWI Updates – Part One
May 30, 2012
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
2012 DWI Updates – Part Two
Date
November 14, 2012
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
2012 DWI Updates – Part One
Date
May 30, 2012
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2010 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
DWI Arraignment Concerns Part Two
May 21, 2010
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Bail Applications and DWI Arraignment Concerns Part One
May 14, 2010
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
DWI Arraignment Concerns Part Two
Date
May 21, 2010
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
Bail Applications and DWI Arraignment Concerns Part One
Date
May 14, 2010
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2008 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
Practical Applications on How to Prosecute DWI and Narcotics Cases
May 14, 2008
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
Practical Applications on How to Prosecute DWI and Narcotics Cases
Date
May 14, 2008
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.

2005 Speaking Engagements

Title
Date
Information
Case Analysis of a Murder Prosecution – People v. Halina Dzebola
January 26, 2005
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
Title
Case Analysis of a Murder Prosecution – People v. Halina Dzebola
Date
January 26, 2005
Information
Continuing Legal Education Lecture for Attorneys.
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