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Law Offices of Sharon Appelbaum
Law Offices of Sharon Appelbaum

Law Offices of Sharon Appelbaum

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Introduction: Sharon Appelbaum is a former NYC prosecutor who is not afraid to take on the tough cases. She is dedicated to fighting for justice for her clients. Sharon is on your side. She created the firm to provide personalized attention to each client and the families of clients. The firm specializes in criminal defense and restraining orders. Sharon personally goes to court with her clients and visits clients in jail. She speaks to family members if the client wants to keep them clued in to the defense strategy. Sharon works with an investigator and experts and is not afraid to take cases to trial. Criminal defense Sharon defends clients in criminal cases accused of attempted murder, robbery, assault, sexual assault, narcotics trafficking, human trafficking, gun possession, burglary, driving under the influence, domestic violence, theft, DUI, and white collar crimes. Family law and restraining order cases Sharon will personally meet with you, review your materials, prepare and file the necessary paperwork, and appear in court with you. She will walk you through the process and stay in contact with you about your case.

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2 employees

7 years in business

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Customers rated this pro highly for responsiveness, professionalism, and work quality.

Exceptional 5.0

10 reviews


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Itzel B.

Criminal Defense Attorney

I highly recommend Sharon Appelbaum she is very helpful and listens to her clients and speaks with honesty keeps you updated with everything as soon as possible. She is an understanding lawyer who is willing to help her clients as much as possible and is super professional and nice overall !
Apr 17, 2021
Reggie H.

When Sharon was hired she was only given two weeks by the Judge to prepare to represent me for my preliminary hearing in a felony case (due to excessive continuations by the DA and my previous attorney). In the shortest of time she fought ethically and got the bail reduced by a million dollars. Then she continued to fight getting the entire case dismissed completely. I thank God for her efforts and zeal. Sharon is truly the most knowledgeable representative one can have . She is relentless and fearless in and out of court. In our first consultation she immediately understood the dynamics of my impossible situation within minutes . R.H. Los Angeles, CA
Jun 13, 2020
Jason M.

Full transparency, I'm a friend of Sharon's and I retained her legal services. At a time when I needed a lawyer; to have someone in my corner; she came through with flying colors. I cannot recommend her highly enough. She has a wealth of experience working with all types of folks, and is always seeking to understand and help you. She had/found answers to all my questions and worked with me on a way forward that we both felt confident with. She pursued the best outcome for me, and helped to allay my fears throughout the process. It is rare to find such talent and caring.
Jul 8, 2020
Brigette P.

Sharon Appelbaum was very responsive when we were in desperate need of her services. She didn't know me but she called me back immediately and assisted me before we even sat down to do a contract or exchange money. Anyone in need of these type of services is stressed, scared, confused ....especially if you have never been in that situation before and you are innocent. Yes , legal services are expensive, but Sharon Appelbaum is very fair and even returned monies. She is also very personable and easy to communicate with. If ever we needed legal representation again, I would definitely be calling her.
Jun 22, 2020
Andie K.

I retained Ms. Appelbaum who came highly recommended to me after being charged with a felony in 2014. She worked nonstop on my case for close to a year and it resulted in a plea bargain that lowered my charge from a strikeable offense to a non-strike offense. My case never went to trial and I served no jail time. I completed probation and community service when I was looking at years in prison initially. Sharon provided great guidance and counsel and I highly recommend her services!
Jun 18, 2020

License Type: Attorney (CA)

License verified on 7/30/2018


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    First consultation with Sharon is FREE. Fees are negotiable. Payment plans are available. Fees depend on whether: 1) the case is a felony or misdemeanor, 2) how serious or violent the charge is, 3) how many charges are involved, and 4) what stage the case is at.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    Sharon likes to speak with a potential new client on the telephone or in person to find out what the case is about and what will be necessary for the best representation.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Sharon is a member of both the New York State Bar and California State Bar and practices in federal court. Sharon has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League school, where she graduated Cum Laude. She has a J.D. from the Temple University Beasley School of Law as a Beasley Scholar, the school’s highest based merit scholarship. At school, she was an Editor on Law Review. Following law school, Sharon began her legal career at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office over a decade ago. As an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan for several years, Sharon handled violent crimes including attempted murder, burglary, robbery, and assault, and financial crimes including identity theft, larceny, money laundering, and cybercrime. As a defense attorney, Sharon has represented a wide variety of people and creates a team to aid in the defense of her clients.

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