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04/07/2014

John D. Papparlardo Featured in Manhattan Magazine

John Pappalardo of Pappalardo & Pappalardo, LLP is profiled in Manhattan Magazine, named one of New York and Westchester’s top criminal lawyers. See Manhattan’s complete digital edition here:  ModernLuxury.com/Manhattan pages 34 & 35 Link to a PDF of the article here:  “The Best Defense”  Manhattan Magazine               read more »

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11/08/2013

Papppalardo & Pappalardo responds to allegations against Ashhurst-Watson

Pappalardo & Pappalardo represents Garvey-Malik Ashhurst-Watson. Recent articles have been published reporting an allegation made by Sarah Lawrence College student Annie Robertson that Mr. Ashhurst-Watson committed a sexual assault upon her in her on-campus dorm room. We were initially reluctant to speak about this matter as Mr. Ashhurst-Watson was never prosecuted by authorities, but we feel compelled to respond based on the false statements of Ms. […] read more »

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11/08/2013

Pappalardo & Pappalardo responds to indictment related to Tappan Zee boat crash

Pappalardo & Pappalardo represents John Schumacher, who was one of the passengers on the boat which crashed into a barge near the Tappan Zee Bridge on the night of July 26, 2013. Mr. Schumacher fully cooperated with Rockland County authorities in their investigation, and while authorities continue to pursue Jojo John and allege he was intoxicated by yesterday’s indictment, we maintain that a contributing factor in […] read more »

03/22/2013

John Pappalardo and Angelo MacDonald to appear on CBS’s 48 Hours

Pappalardo & Pappalardo’s John Pappalardo and Angelo MacDonald will be featured in tomorrow’s episode of 48 Hours, airing at 10 p.m. on CBS. In tomorrow night’s episode, “Murder in the O.C.,” 48 Hours reports on the murder of Bill McLaughlin and the trial that followed more than 15 years later. McLaughlin was killed by six gunshot wounds to the chest on December 15, 1994, in his […] read more »

02/01/2013

Minor arrest record could hinder future employment

A U.S. Department of Justice report released in June of 2012 showed that students who have criminal records, even for minor criminal charges, face obstacles in obtaining employment, even when they are otherwise qualified for the position to which they are applying. Having a criminal record “will keep many people from obtaining employment, even if they have paid their dues, are qualified for the job and […] read more »

01/28/2013

Angelo MacDonald’s client pleads “not guilty” to alleged serial murders

Angelo MacDonald, experienced trial attorney at Pappalardo & Pappalardo, appeared today with client Lucius Crawford at his arraignment before the Hon. Barbara Zambelli in the Westchester County Court, with Crawford pleading not guilty to charges that he killed two women in Westchester. Click here to see video from today’s court appearance. Crawford was indicted by a Westchester County grand jury for the December 2012 murder of […] read more »

01/07/2013

Angelo MacDonald to appear on tonight’s episode of “True Crime with Aphrodite Jones”

Pappalardo & Pappalardo’s Angelo MacDonald will be featured in tonight’s episode of True Crime with Aphrodite Jones, airing at 10 p.m. on the Investigation Discovery Channel. In tonight’s episode, “Sex and Death in the O.C.,” Aprodite Jones reports on the murder of Bill McLaughlin and the trial that followed more than 15 years later. McLaughlin was killed by six gunshot wounds to the chest on December […] read more »

12/06/2012

Angelo MacDonald representing alleged serial killer in Mount Vernon murder case

Angelo MacDonald, experienced trial attorney at Pappalardo & Pappalardo, will be representing Lucius Crawford, a 60-year-old Mount Vernon resident who has been charged in the Mount Vernon City Court with the murder of 42-year-old Tanya Simmons. Crawford has also been indicated in the 1993 murder of 23-year-old Learonda Shealy in Yonkers, and the 1993 murder of 38-year-old Nella West in the Bronx, with the press already […] read more »

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11/15/2012

John Pappalardo and Angelo MacDonald featured in new true crime novel Wealthy Men Only

Pappalardo & Pappalardo’s managing partner John Pappalardo and experienced trial attorney Angelo MacDonald are featured in Stella Sand’s latest true crime novel Wealthy Men Only: The True Story of a Lonely Millionaire, a Gorgeous Younger Woman, and the Love Triangle that Ended in Murder. In Wealthy Men Only, Stella Sands – author of five other crime books including The Dating Game Killer and Murder at Yale […] read more »

01/11/2012

4 Officers Charged After a Brawl in Yonkers

WHITE PLAINS — Four New York City police officers were charged Friday over their roles in a late-night brawl in Yonkers in September in which a man suffered a cracked skull outside a strip of Irish pubs. The charges, all misdemeanors, capped a five-month investigation by three law enforcement agencies into a chaotic series of events involving off-duty and on-duty officers who had converged on McLean […] read more »