Howard Weiner is an attorney with more than 20 years of experience – all of which has been spent defending those accused of crimes or under investigation.
He has worked for some of the country’s pre-eminent boutique criminal defense firms, most recently as a Partner at Bachner & Weiner, P.C. in Manhattan. He also worked as an Associate for Joseph Tacopina, Litman, Asche & Gioiella, LLP, and a Past President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. (NACDL).
He has been recognized as one the top 100 criminal defense lawyers in New York City by the The National Trial Lawyers for the past three years and is a Life Member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Legal Committee in New York and New Jersey.
He is a member of the New York, New Jersey, and California Bars and is admitted to the United States Supreme Court and federal courts in New York, New Jersey, and California. He has been quoted in The National Law Journal, New York Times, Gothamist, and other publications, and provided written materials used to train attorneys for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and Practicing Law Institute.
He attended George Washington University on a Presidential Scholarship and graduated from the University Honors Program and received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. Prior to attending law school, he worked as an Investigator for a boutique criminal defense firm in Washington, D.C. In this capacity, he testified in 5 homicide trials in State and Federal courts. He also did an internship at 60 Minutes, and was the first intern in the history of the show to earn an on-air Production Assistant credit, and was later hired as a Freelance Researcher to investigate a story which aired on the CBS Evening News. This investigative background has proven to be highly effective in the defense of his clients.
- The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Defense New York City 2020, 2021, 2022
- Member, New York Council of Defense Lawyers
- Life Member, National Association for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Legal Committee
- Member, New York Criminal Bar Association
- Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Member, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Member, New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers