The team of Criminal Defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey are ready to represent you in a moment’s notice. Our team is available day and night to speak with you regarding your case. Our Criminal Defense attorneys draws from over 200 years of combined experience representing clients and securing positive legal outcomes in Criminal Courts. Our team routinely services clients throughout the Capital Region to include: Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schoharie, Montgomery, Fulton, Warren, Washington, Greene, Columbia, Ulster, Dutchess, Delaware, Otsego, Herkimer, Hamilton, Essex, Clinton, Franklin and St. Lawrence Counties.

The aggressive team of Criminal Defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey are here to defend your rights and navigate you through your unique case. Our attorneys include former prosecutors and assistant district attorneys that know the legal system inside and out. We handle cases ranging from the relatively minor to the most serious of accusations. Tully Rinckey’s Criminal Defense attorneys strongly believe in fighting for the rights of the accused and making it known to our clients that we are on call for them regardless of the circumstances.

Tully Rinckey Partner Derrick Hogan has been recognized by Super Lawyers for his Criminal Defense work in the Capital Region. Mr. Hogan heads Tully Rinckey’s Criminal Practice in the Capital Region and has represented clients facing all types of criminal charges, at both the State and Federal level, ranging from simple traffic infractions to complex murder cases. Being accused of a criminal offense can be a very scary and nervous time for individuals, and Mr. Hogan started practicing Criminal Law in order to be a voice and advocate for the accused during troubling times. Mr. Hogan makes it a priority to keep his clients fully informed throughout the course of their case, whether it be an update in status on their case or an explanation of confusing and intricate legal processes and procedures. Through these efforts, clients walk away knowing they have chosen an aggressive Criminal Defense attorney that will fight on their behalf. In addition to his legal work, Mr. Hogan is also an active member in Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, where he guides and mentors young adults.

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Our Criminal Defense team is equipped to win cases against tough odds. If you are facing criminal charges in the Capital Region, call us immediately. You can contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone at 888-529-4543, or by e-mail at

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