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James E. Tyner, Albany Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Man charged with second degree Sexual Abuse has charge reduced to non-criminal violation, thereby avoiding registration as a sex offender.

Rape in the first degree charges dismissed after defense reveals the false motives and prior false accusations of the accuser.

Client found NOT GUILTY of 13 count Indictment charging Rape and other related offenses.

Trusted & Proven Albany NY Criminal Defense Lawyer

Facing felony or misdemeanor charges? We can help.

Facing criminal charges can feel like the world is crashing down around you. The uncertainty, the fear, the potential consequences – it’s overwhelming. But you don’t have to face this alone. When your freedom is at stake, experience matters. James E. Tyner has dedicated over 20 years to aggressively defending the rights of individuals facing criminal charges in Albany and throughout New York State.

You need a highly experienced Albany NY Criminal Defense Lawyer who will fight aggressively to protect your rights.

You need James E. Tyner

20 Years Experience in Investigations, Arrests & Trials

James Tyner is a criminal defense expert with 20 years of experience delivering comprehensive and aggressive criminal defenses.

Experienced Albany Criminal Defense Attorneys. Skilled Representation for All Charges.

Being accused of a crime is a frightening experience. You need a legal team with the experience, knowledge, and dedication to protect your rights and secure the best possible outcome.

At The Law Offices of James E. Tyner, we provide aggressive defense for clients facing a wide range of criminal charges:
Sex Crimes

We understand the sensitive nature of these allegations and provide discreet, compassionate, and aggressive representation. Our team meticulously investigates the evidence, challenges the prosecution’s case, and fights tirelessly to protect your reputation and future.

Drug Crimes

From possession to trafficking, we have extensive experience navigating drug crime laws. We will thoroughly examine the circumstances of your arrest, challenge unlawful searches and seizures, and explore all options, including plea bargaining, alternative sentencing, and drug treatment programs.

Domestic Violence
DWI

Being charged with driving under the influence can have serious consequences. Our experienced DWI attorneys understand the complexities of DWI law and have a proven track record of success in protecting our clients’ driving privileges and minimizing the impact on their lives.

State and Federal Crimes

We understand the complexities of white-collar offenses and employ strategic defense tactics to protect your assets and reputation.

White Collar & Fraud

We are dedicated to defending clients against assault, battery, and other violent charges, ensuring their rights are fully protected throughout the legal process.

Other Practice Areas

Fast Response Time

We return calls 24 hours a day

Our criminal defense lawyers return phone calls fast.

We’ll often respond to your call in under an hour, as our criminal defense attorneys appreciate that urgency is paramount in the criminal legal system. We regularly speak with clients after hours, late at night, and on the weekends. We have even talked to clients on Christmas Day at dinnertime. We understand that your case means the world to you, and we take your criminal defense seriously.

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Call us at 5187833800

Statewide Coverage from Albany NY

With 20 years of experience, we have the knowledge, skill, and resources to build a powerful defense strategy tailored to your specific charges.

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The Law Offices of James E. Tyner: A Legacy of Protecting Your Rights

For over 20 years, The Law Offices of James E. Tyner has been a source of hope for individuals facing criminal charges in Albany and throughout New York State. Our firm is built on a foundation of unwavering commitment to our clients, aggressive defense strategies, and a staunch belief in the power of justice.


We understand that being accused of a crime is one of the most challenging experiences a person can face. We are here to guide you through every step of the legal process with compassion, integrity, and dedication. We believe in open and honest communication, keeping our clients informed every step of the way, answering questions promptly, and addressing concerns thoroughly.


When you choose The Law Offices of James E. Tyner, you’re choosing a team of experienced professionals who will fight tirelessly to protect your rights, your freedom, and your future.

Highly experienced criminal lawyers

James E. Tyner is a devoted Albany NY criminal defense attorney with over 20 years of experience practicing law across all types of criminal cases. James excels in the courtroom and is well-known throughout the legal community for his advanced knowledge of criminal law and superior advocacy skills. Over the years, James has built a proven track record of success in securing both non-guilty verdicts at trial and dismissals before trial.

Prepared to go to trial

James E. Tyner knows that being trial-ready is the best way to get favorable results for his clients. In some cases, entering into negotiations for a plea bargain may be in a client’s best interest; however, James E. Tyner prepares for every case as if it is going to trial. He gathers and investigates all of the evidence and scrutinizes the legal issues from every angle to ensure that he can push back against the prosecution and protect your freedom and your future.

Communication is the key to success

You deserve to meet with your attorney in person and to get your questions answered and concerns addressed. You deserve personalized, attentive service at each step of your case, no matter the nature of your case.rnYou deserve to be treated with professionalism, courtesy and respect at all times. You deserve to have your calls returned, and emails responded to promptly. You deserve to be kept up-to-date about developments in your case.

Meet James E. Tyner: Your Trusted Albany Criminal Defense Lawyer

When your freedom is on the line, you want an attorney who is not only knowledgeable but also dedicated to fighting tirelessly for your rights. James E. Tyner is more than just a lawyer; he’s a passionate advocate for his clients, bringing over two decades of exclusive experience in criminal defense to each case.
What sets James apart:

– Unwavering Commitment: He handles each case personally, providing individualized attention and ensuring you benefit from his extensive experience.

– Aggressive Approach: James believes in being trial-ready from day one, meticulously preparing each case. This proactive approach often leads to more favorable plea bargains or even the dismissal of charges.

– Strategic Insight: He has an in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system and knows how to leverage his knowledge to your advantage.

– Open Communication: Transparency is a priority. James keeps clients informed every step of the way, answering questions and addressing concerns promptly.

Choosing James E. Tyner means you have a fierce advocate in your corner, someone who will work relentlessly to protect your rights, your freedom, and your future.

Meet James E. Tyner: Your Trusted Albany Criminal Defense Lawyer

Service Area: Protecting Clients Throughout New York State

While our offices are located in Albany, our commitment to protecting the rights of those facing criminal charges extends throughout New York State.

We provide dedicated legal representation in:

– Albany, Schenectady, Latham: We have deep roots in the Capital Region and are intimately familiar with the courts and legal landscape in these areas.

– Statewide Reach: We handle serious criminal cases across New York State, traveling to wherever our clients need us.

– Your location doesn’t limit your access to justice. We are here to defend you, no matter where you are in New York.

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We know how daunting criminal charges can be, and you don’t have to navigate this by yourself.

Contact The Law Offices of James E. Tyner today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation. We will discuss your case, explain your legal options, and answer any questions you may have.

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