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Our Attorneys Tilem & Associates Attorneys Serving White Plains, NY and the Greater New York City Area

Attorneys at Our Firm Tilem & Associates, PC has been representing clients throughout the New York metropolitan area for more than 25 years. From criminal defense to business law and traffic tickets to commercial litigation, there is nothing that we can’t handle. Peter Tilem, the founder and senior partner at Tilem & Associates, has been involved in the practice of law for almost 30 years. He started out as a prosecutor for the New York County District Attorney’s Office. While there, he prosecuted hundreds, if not thousands, of cases—ranging from violent homicides to white-collar crimes. Since pursuing a career in private practice, Mr. Tilem has used his experience as a former prosecutor to his clients’ advantage.


Mr. Tilem often is quoted and appears in the media and has been seen on 60 Minutes and CNN while representing clients involved in high-profile cases.

The team is joined by Senior Associate Cindy N. Brown, Associate David Berman, and Associate Robert M. Schechter. All are accomplished litigators who can take on even the most complex cases with confidence. Each one of our lawyers brings both extensive litigation experience but also their diverse backgrounds and real-world experience to solve problems. Lastly, each one of our lawyers cares about obtaining excellent results for our clients. Whatever type of legal matter you need assistance with, we are here to give you our informed advice and help you to take decisive action.

Lawyers not only need experience, but they also need to keep up on changes in the law.

While all of the attorneys at the firm keep up with their continuing legal education, Mr. Tilem is a frequent and sought-after teacher and lecturer at various continuing legal education classes.

At Tilem & Associates, our attorneys utilize a team approach to handling your case. Our lawyers collaborate to find innovative and pragmatic solutions to the issues that are presented by the client or case. Our Attorneys listen to our clients, understand the issues, and work hard to achieve the absolute best results for our clients. Using their knowledge, skill, and experience, our lawyers are often able to avoid litigation or resolve litigation quickly. In situations where litigation becomes necessary, the lawyers at Tilem & Associates are ready to take your case to its successful conclusion and to litigate strategically to handle the case as efficiently as possible.

In addition to skill, knowledge, and experience, our attorneys live up to the highest ethical standards and have a reputation and record for honest, ethical, zealous, and careful representation.

This reputation goes far beyond attention to ethical standards but also is demonstrated through our loyal client base, client referrals, and sheer number of glowing reviews from clients that we have successfully represented in a wide variety of legal issues. This reputation also comes from the fact that our attorneys are friendly, personable, and approachable, and therefore clients feel comfortable and trust them with the personal details of their cases. Our reputation is not only excellent among our clients but is equally exceptional among the lawyers and judges who see us in court regularly.

With the availability of a free consultation,

there is absolutely no risk of speaking to one of our attorneys and deciding for yourself whether the attorneys at Tilem & Associates can offer the very best representation available anywhere.


White Plains, NY
Phone: (877) 377-8666

Senior Partner
White Plains, NY
Phone: (877) 377-8666

Senior Associate
White Plains, NY
Phone: (877) 377-8666

White Plains, NY
Phone: (877) 377-8666

Summary of Benefits

  • 24/7 Emergency response by an experienced criminal defense attorney
  • The flexibility of plans that provide between $250,000 and unlimited premier criminal defense representation for any act of self-defense involving a legally possessed weapon
  • Red Flag Law/Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) Representation
  • Representation in any civil suit filed against you as a result of a covered self-defense incident
  • Access to experienced Second Amendment attorneys to get quick questions answered
  • 25% Discount on all our other services, including wills, corporate formation, real estate closings and more (Gold and Platinum Members Only)
  • Membership in the members only NY TAC DEFENSE FACEBOOK Group