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Criminal Defense & DWI/DUI Attorney in Syracuse, New York

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James Hopkins

Attorney at Law

Attorney James Hopkins credits his time as a collegiate wrestler as the inspiration behind his career in law. The quick reactions and one-on-one competition aspects of wrestling trained him for his "life sport"—defending the rights of his clients. If you've been accused of a crime, charged with a DUI, or injured in an accident, learn how Attorney Hopkins can help you seek a favorable outcome. With over 40 years of experience, he is ready to represent clients in the Syracuse area. Find out how Attorney Hopkins can fight for you in Oswego, Madison, Cortland, Utica, or anywhere else in Central New York.


Why Choose James?

He's committed to being by your side throughout the legal process.

Straightforward Guidance

When you come to Attorney Hopkins with a charge like a DWI, he'll be honest with you about your options and their possible outcomes. After outlining the potential consequences, he'll work with you on a defense strategy centered around your goals.

Skilled Representation

Attorney Hopkins is well-versed in various legal tactics. He has strong relationships with local officials that have prepared him to negotiate on your behalf. If your case reaches the courtroom, he'll be there to put his successful trial record to work for you.

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Putting Clients First in Their Pursuits of Justice

A criminal charge should never be taken lightly. If convicted, you could be faced with hefty fines or even jail time. These consequences will affect not only you but also the people you love. If you've been accused of a drug crime or charged with a DWI or DUI, start working with an attorney who knows how to navigate the legal system and fight for the justice you deserve.

At James Hopkins Law Firm, you can feel confident knowing you have a powerful legal advocate in your corner. Attorney Hopkins represents clients faced with criminal charges ranging from larceny to homicide. Don't leave your future to chance. Discover how Attorney Hopkins can fiercely defend you and your rights in Syracuse or anywhere else in Central New York.

As your dedicated legal partner, Attorney Hopkins will listen as you explain your situation and your desired outcome. He'll work with you on a plan of action and prepare for any obstacles you may encounter. At the end of the day, you'll always make the final decisions made throughout your case. Attorney Hopkins understands just how impactful your case will be on the rest of your life.

Your future is too important to risk. Reach out to Attorney James Hopkins today if you've been charged with a criminal offense like a DWI/DUI or vehicular assault. He'll set you up with a meeting at his Syracuse, New York, office so you can start building your defense strategy. Attorney Hopkins is also proud to serve clients in the surrounding areas of Oswego, Madison, Cortland, and Utica.