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Scott E. Migden is just the attorney you need in your darkest hour, upon being arrested for a criminal offense. One of the first things Mr. Migden tells his clients is "focus on what is in your control and let us focus on the rest.”

Mr. Migden joined the Tsigler Law team as a highly experienced criminal defense attorney with a vast breadth of knowledge in litigating as a criminal lawyer in many venues. 

Mr. Migden has advocated in over 100 courts and arranged for countless cases, including violent and class A felony cases, to be dismissed or resolved favorably, all while keeping clients informed and best able to focus on other aspects of their lives such as school, work and family.

Mr. Migden is a very strong advocate, quick on his feet, with experience handling all levels of misdemeanor and felony offenses, from shoplifting and driving while intoxicated to murder. Mr. Migden is known to be kind, full of energy, both analytical and creative, as well as have exceptional interpersonal skills. Mr. Migden is admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of New York, the United States District Courts of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York State, as well as in the State of New Jersey. 

Mr. Migden is a graduate of The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. While at Hofstra, he was a member of the Hofstra Trial Advocacy Association and competed in seven interscholastic trial advocacy competitions across the country. He was a staff editor on the Family Court Review, and had his Note published in April of 2017, on the topic of raising Youthful Offender Eligibility.

Mr. Migden was selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 as a top rated criminal defense attorney. In 2019, when first selected, Mr. Migden was the youngest in the New York Metropolitan area to ever receive this honor.


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