White Plains, NY Criminal Defense

White Plains Criminal Defense Lawyers

Stephen Riebling and Marcia Payton are Criminal Defense Lawyers who have been helping defend the rights of people in White Plains, NY for a combined 5 decades. Their experience and dedication are exactly what you or your loved one needs on their side when facing criminal charges. Marcia Payton is a former New York City prosecutor who served for years in the New York County District Attorney’s Office working in the Office of Special Narcotics. Stephen Riebling has been a defense attorney in White Plains, New York since 1997. He was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers and recognized each year as a Super Lawyer. He has an unmatched record of success at trial, winning jury verdicts on behalf of defense clients for decades.The City of White Plains

By virtue of their backgrounds and combined experience, they have a thorough understanding of the investigative procedures used by the police and the Westchester District Attorney’s Office. Using this insight to their client’s advantage, Riebling & Payton, PLLC have a remarkable success rate at every stage of the criminal process, including trial. In fact, their ability to try cases and get “Not Guilty” verdicts is perhaps one of the best negotiating tools that they have in defending criminal cases. Our reputation of success as trial lawyers has been built over the years. Let that hard earned reputation be an asset for you.

At Riebling & Payton, PLLC, our attorneys have personally handled thousands of criminal cases, and have successfully reduced felony charges to misdemeanors, or had them dismissed entirely. Our client have won verdicts of not guilty for a variety of criminal charges, which would have resulted in serious sentences, including decades in state prison. Notably, our criminal defense attorneys have defended countless cases in the White Plains City Court and other Westchester County courts.

White Plains Criminal Defense Cases

White Plains New York is located in central Westchester County and serves as the County Seat. In fact, the County Court, City Court and the Federal Court are all located in the same city block, which is only a short walk from our White Plains office at 445 Hamilton Avenue, White Plains, NY.Three Statues in White Plains, NY

If you have been contacted by the White Plains Police, or if you have been arrested in the City of White Plains, contact our criminal attorneys and let us help you to resolve your matter.

Criminal cases are among the least understood and most serious legal matters a person can face. Sometimes allegations alone can damage a person’s life. A person may lose eligibility to receive federal student loans, their ability to stay in the United States and even their freedom.

As White Plains Criminal Defense Lawyers, we are uniquely prepared to address these and other issues related to the criminal process.

As White Plains criminal defense lawyers, Stephen Riebling and Marcia Payton form a legal team which at times also includes forensic experts and private investigators. We work closely as a team to prepare the best possible defense for your case.

Our White Plains Criminal Defense law firm has offices located at 445 Hamilton Avenue only a few blocks from the White Plains Train Station and the Westchester Courthouses. This location allows us the flexibility to meet clients at their convenience and gives us immediate access to the White Plains City Court and the Westchester County Court.

We provide representation in a wide variety of criminal cases, including:

We also have an extensive Vehicle and Traffic practice. We represent clients with traffic tickets including but not limited to:


If you would like additional information or would like to schedule a Free Consultation with our experienced defense team at Riebling & Payton, PLLC for any criminal misdemeanor or felony case, DWI arrest or traffic ticket, please contact us today to discuss your legal rights and how we can protect you. Call Us at (914) 712-6878.


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    Marcia Payton
    Marcia began her legal career by working as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City, prosecuting criminal cases in the country's finest and most highly regarded District Attorney's Office - New York County. It was here that Marcia worked with police officers and detectives and learned how a criminal investigation is handled from arrest to trial. Marcia successfully prosecuted thousands of criminal cases while working in the Office of Special Narcotics in New York City, presenting ...
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    Stephen J. Riebling
    “The Court has to say, I have been impressed by Mr. Riebling’s knowledge … and his grasp of the records in this case. It is beyond any that I have seen in any kind of a case similar to this. I am just saying, it’s part of my thinking that someone with your knowledge would be able to understand these things certainly better than I am and perhaps most laymen or even attorneys…” - Westchester Supreme Court Judge Robert Neary Judge Neary was the presiding judge in the murder trial of Lacey Spears. ...
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  • “I absolutely recommend Steve Riebling if you need an attorney.”

    - K.S.
  • “If your kid makes a mistake, I highly recommend hiring Riebling & Payton to defend them.”

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  • “My license is cleared and I didn’t even have to go to court!”

    - Rick

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