LATOYA MATTHEWS

ABOGADA

Latoya Matthew es un litigante experimentado y un defensor entusiasta, con un historial probado de éxito en asuntos penales y civiles. Como ex miembro judicial, ex fiscal y ex consejera y directora de asuntos comunitarios de un senador del estado de Nueva York, está familiarizada con el funcionamiento interno del sistema de justicia, así como con las prácticas y perspectivas únicas de las partes interesadas clave y los tomadores de decisiones.

Durante más de una década, la Sra. Matthew ha manejado todos los aspectos del proceso de juicio penal y civil, incluido el descubrimiento y la investigación; práctica de movimiento; procedimientos previos al juicio y posteriores al juicio.

More specifically, in her criminal practice she has effectively represented clients at arraignments with a keen skill for avoiding the imposition of bail; during hearings to vacate bench warrants; at suppression, hearings challenging the admissibility of prejudicial and unlawfully obtained evidence; during plea negotiations in the appropriate circumstances; and in the course of trial proceedings involving the examination and impeachment of both lay and expert witnesses; the presentation of evidence and exhibits, colloquy with the court and closing arguments to the jury.

Ms Matthew has not only displayed these outstanding litigation skills in state and federal criminal proceedings but also in civil rights, personal injury and family law proceedings.

Her diversified experience in legal practice includes:
  • Criminal defense in state and federal cases
  • The prosecution of false arrest and police brutality cases in both federal and state courts

  • Family Court matters including custody, visitation, domestic violence, child support, child abuse/neglect, removal proceedings, and enforcement of Court Orders

  • Personal injury matters including auto accidents, slip/trip & fall, premises liability, and police brutality-Section 1983 claims in State and Federal Court.

  • Legal research and analysis on legislative issues for New York State Senate