Justin deArmas

Mr. deArmas joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2008. He primarily represents clients who are facing criminal charges ranging from traffic violations to drug possession and distribution, as well as violent crimes such as assault and homicide.

Mr. deArmas also represents clients in matrimonial, personal injury and landlord/tenant matters.

He is a Pennsylvania native and currently resides in Albany, NY.

Notable Cases:

People v. Treffy, Columbia County Court, 2018 - Defendant acquitted of driving while impaired after bench trial, felony robbery charge dismissed after motion for trial order of dismissal granted.
People v. Cross, Columbia County Court, 2017 - Defendant acquitted of all felony charges after jury trial.
People v. Vazquez, Albany County Court, 2017 - Defendant acquitted of B felony heroin possession charge with intent to sell after jury trial.
People v. Ukasoanya, Albany County Court 2016 - Defendant acquitted of all charges pending against him after successful jury trial.
People v. Miller, Guilderland Town Court 2016 - All criminal charges dropped following successful motion to dismiss.
People v. Marin
, Schenectady County Court 2016 - Four count indictment dismissed during jury trial after defense argued successful motion for a trial order of dismissal.
People v. Fairley, Albany County Court 2014 - Motion to dismiss felony drug charges granted in favor of defendant following successful suppression hearing.
People v. Ackerman
, Albany County Court 2013 - Defendant awarded a mistrial due to jurors failing to reach a unanimous verdict after trial.
People v. Mansfield, Rensselaer County Court 2013 - Second Degree Murder indictment dismissed and withdrawn by prosecutors.
People v. Bonesteel, Hoosick Village Court 2013 - Defendant acquitted of all criminal charges following jury trial.
People v. Welch
, Rensselaer County Court 2012 - Defendant acquitted of all felony drug charges following jury trial.
People v. Camlin, Schenectady County Court 2012 - Defendant acquitted of top count in indictment following jury trial.
People v. Cabrera
, Amsterdam City Court, 2008 - Defendant acquitted of all criminal charges following bench trial.




Practice Areas:
Matrimonial & Family Law
Criminal Defense
Personal Injury

Education:
Albany Law School, J.D.
Lafayette College, B.A.

Admitted to Practice:
New York
U.S. Courts, Northern District of New York