Mark J. Sacco PLLC

Facing criminal charges is a frightening experience. Even if you think you've done nothing wrong, trying to talk your way out of a difficult situation with the police can only make things worse. Whether you are accused of drunk driving, fraud or smuggling illegal aliens, talk to a skilled New York criminal defense attorney immediately.

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Crimes on College Campuses

New York College Defense Attorney

Cited for Underage Drinking? Been Accused of Date Rape? Charged With Drug Possession?

Facing criminal charges while in college presents a number of serious issues that require fast action and an aggressive defense. Not only may you face suspension or expulsion from school and possible fines or jail time, but the potential consequences for your future are just as serious.

Receiving a mark on your criminal record can jeopardize future job opportunities, make it difficult to secure housing and even affect the chance of finishing your degree or pursuing grad school. If you are a college student or the parent of a college student who is facing criminal charges, it is essential that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Talk to a New York College Defense Lawyer

Talk to an attorney before making any statements to anyone — even if you think you’re simply explaining your side of the story. Regardless of whether you’re facing a DWI, accusations of date rape, underage drinking, drug possession, theft or assault, what you say can and will be used against you.

At the Law Office of Mark J. Sacco our experienced Albany college crime attorneys can help college students from a number of colleges and universities throughout New York state:

  • University at Albany (SUNY)
  • University of Rochester
  • Syracuse University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  • University of Buffalo
  • Ithaca University
  • Cornell University
  • The College of St. Rose
  • Union College
  • Siena College
  • Hudson Valley Community College
  • Russell Sage College
  • Schenectady County Community College (SCCC)
  • Skidmore College

Representing College Students Facing All Criminal Matters

We understand the catastrophic effects a criminal conviction can have on your life. When you’re facing charges that could have a serious impact on your life, you need a serious defense.

The attorneys in our New York offices are equipped to represent college students facing a variety of criminal offenses, including:

  • Drug charges such as sale or possession of marijuana, possession or sale of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia
  • Alcohol-related charges, including driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving while ability impaired (DWAI), underage drinking or providing alcohol to minors
  • Theft charges such as robbery, burglary, petty larceny
  • Possession of a forged instrument, i.e., being caught with a fake ID
  • Fight or assault charges
  • Date rape, statutory rape or other sex offense charges
  • Hazing

For a consultation to learn how our firm can help with criminal charges facing your college student, contact experienced criminal defense attorney Mark J. Sacco online or by calling 518-380-6005.