Michael J. Connolly is an experienced, diligent and dedicated attorney that will give you the advice and guidance required in any criminal defense, Family Court or appeals case. Based in Forest Hills, Queens, NY, Mr. Connolly has been practicing law for the last 33 years and has had the opportunity to work on a vast variety of cases over the course of his career. Experienced as a prosecutor and a defense attorney, he specializes in criminal defense and appeals cases.  Mr. Connolly is available for consultation on all legal matters.

Our law office handles a wide variety of legal matters including:

• Criminal Defense
• Family Court
• Appeals

Please view the Attorney Services page for more information and professional associations.


Mr. Connolly is a solo practitioner working for the best interests of each of his clients, dedicated to obtaining the best resolution possible for each client and committed to giving 100% attention to detail ensuring the best possible outcome.  He is admitted to practice law in all of the courts of the State of New York, the federal courts in New York and the Supreme Court of the United States.

After graduating from St. John’s University School of Law, Michael Connolly started his legal career in the area of criminal prosecution as an Assistant District Attorney in Queens County. Gaining invaluable experience, he decided to commence his own practice.  His knowledge of criminal and appellate law means that he understands the courtroom and the opposition’s tactics.  Michael recently was selected and awarded to the IrishLegal100 for 2010.

Contact our office by phone 718-793-3121 or email to schedule a consultation with your legal questions.