Former District Attorney Protecting
The Accused And Seeking Justice For The Injured.

Michael R. Franzese

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury


Michael R. Franzese is a highly skilled attorney and the founder of The Law Firm of Michael R. Franzese, which maintains a presence in two distinct locales, namely Mineola and Central Islip, situated within the state of New York. For individuals facing distinctive legal, financial and emotional difficulties stemming from various matters such as white collar crime charges in state court, DUI arrests, domestic violence, federal crimes, speeding and traffic tickets, sex crimes or the aftermath of serious personal injuries sustained in accidents, he dedicatedly safeguards and upholds his clients’ legal rights in every respect. His practice primarily caters to the Suffolk and Nassau counties of New York.

A seasoned former prosecutor, Mr. Franzese possesses a profound understanding of courtroom proceedings. His proficiency extends to investigative methodologies, with an extensive grasp of criminal and personal injury law, and a longstanding commitment to providing personalized service that instills a sense of distinction in his clients.

A 1987 graduate of Saint John's University, Mr. Franzese received his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law in 1990. Subsequently, he obtained his license to practice law in New York. Prior to founding his eponymous law firm in 1995, he gained experience working as an assistant district attorney at the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office and also at a boutique law firm in New York, focusing on personal injury, criminal and divorce law.

Mr. Franzese boasts an Avvo rating of "Very Good" and has garnered numerous positive testimonials from his satisfied clients. His unwavering dedication to legal excellence makes him a trusted advocate for those in need of legal representation in New York.


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • 1990
  • St. John’s University
    • Honors: cum laude

Past Positions​

  • Assistant District Attorney (ADA) in Suffolk County, 1993 to 1995
  • Capetola & Doddato specializing in Personal Injury, Criminal, and Divorce Law., 1990 to 1993