Practice Areas

Criminal Law

Gomez & Vournas LLC's primary focus is criminal defense. Utilizing nearly fifteen year's worth criminal law experience, and having handled thousands of criminal matters, we are prepared to represent our clients at any stage of a criminal proceeding, from arraignment to trial. We have litigated countless cases to verdict within the courts of the City of New York and Long Island.

Having experienced representation is of the utmost importance when faced with a criminal charge. The choice of an attorney can be a confusing and intimidating decision.  To entice a potential client to hire them, some firms will offer up outlandish promises, make unethical guarantees or attempt to scare a potential client. Not at this firm. We are honest with our clients. And we gain their trust by displaying a total devotion to their case. Being accused of a crime and having your liberty threatened by the government is a stressful experience. This firm's goal is to reduce this anxiety with top notch, quality and skillful legal representation. To this end, the firm promises to go all in for our clients, comprehensively and thoroughly fighting for them with total loyalty and diligence. Hiring our firm for a criminal matter is the right and easy choice.

Gregory G. Gomez, Esq., the firm's lead criminal attorney, is an accomplished and competent criminal law practitioner. Mr. Gomez is respected and well-known throughout the criminal courts of City of New York. He has taken complex cases to trial countless times, handled high profile press cases, obtained favorable results for his clients, and has defended prosecutions brought by all five District Attorneys offices in NYC. His Avvo.com rating is a 10 out of 10, and, on that site, he is highly recommended by many former clients and colleagues. Your case will not be handed off to an inexperienced associate. You will not show up for a court appearance to be met by some attorney you have never met who has no knowledge of your matter. Mr. Gomez will be your lawyer. You can rest assured that you will have a prepared attorney, who is responsive to your needs, professional, and highly capable. For more info on Mr. Gomez, please read his bio page.

Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:

  • Felonies and Misdemeanors
  • Pre-Arrest Investigation
  • Arraignments
  • Grand Jury Presentations
  • Driving While Intoxicated, DWI/DUI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Orders of Protection/Restraining Orders
  • Driving With a Suspended License
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Drug Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Theft Crimes
  • Fraud Crimes
  • Cybercrimes
  • Homicide
  • Assault
  • Conspiracy
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Theft Crimes
  • Gun Charges
  • Gravity Knife/Weapons Cases
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Arson
  • Stalking
  • Identity Theft
  • Sex Offenses
  • Weapons Cases
  • DNA Cases
  • Violations of Probation
  • Youthful Offender Cases
  • Juvenile Cases

A criminal conviction in New York State is permanent. Having a conviction can gravely jeopardize one's future and freedom. It is imperative that you promptly consult with a qualified and experienced attorney. Contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced practitioner.

Civil Rights Law

We also practice in the area of civil rights, pursuing monetary damages in federal and state court for those who have been subjected to false arrest, malicious prosecution, unlawful imprisonment, police brutality, illegal stop and frisk, or any other civil rights violation under the Constitution. The law imposes strict time limits on the filing of these actions. Therefore, it is important that you contact a skilled and experienced attorney without delay. Contact us today for a free consultation.

Civil Forfeiture Law

In addition, the firm also represents those who have had property seized by the government in asset forfeiture proceedings.  For example, if your car was taken from you in connection with an arrest for a DWI or other crime, we can help.  We represent clients at the OATH Krimstock Hearing in New York City and defend clients from having their assets taken away permanently by representing them at the civil lawsuit in State Supreme Court.  If you want to fight back and keep your property from falling into the hands of the government, you need to retain competent and dedicated counsel. Contact us today for a free consultation.

"Crimmigration" Law

The intersection of criminal and immigration law (or "crimmigration") is an increasingly important and complex area of law concerning the immigration consequences of criminal conviction.  Our firm can assist one if he or she is facing immigration consequences do to a criminal conviction.  For example, we have helped clients file post-judgment motions to vacate pleas or convictions due to immigration concerns.  In addition, we have also helped people enter foreign territories, for instance, Canada, due to previous criminal convictions, such as a DWI/DUI.  Before you travel or apply for an adjustment of immigration status, it is valuable to retain an attorney immediately.  Contact us today for a free consultation.

NYC Public Education Law

Is your child facing disciplinary proceedings from the New York City Department of Education? If so, before the NYC Department of Education will suspend your child, they must hold a due process inquiry called a School Suspension Hearing.  We have a handled countless number of these hearings. If you need a Board of Education School Suspension Hearing attorney in New York City, contact us today for a free consultation.