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Experience and longevity matter. Craig Wallace has over 20 years experience in representing clients in Dutchess County, and throughout the Mid Hudson Valley. His commitment to providing the highest quality legal representation, whether in matters of Commercial or Residential Real Estate, Matrimonial Law, Criminal Defense or General Litigation is evident from the results he earns for his clients. As a general practitioner, Craig has earned his reputation by treating every client with respect, compassion, and care. Whether you are closing on your first home, or a large commercial property, Craig and his team will be there for you every step of the way. If you are seeking redress for a traffic ticket, or have been charged with a serious crime, you can have confidence in the knowledge that your case will be handled personally by Craig, and not passed off to a staff attorney. Craig will bring decades of experience to bear in defense of your rights, and is always accessible to answer questions personally.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Craig Wallace always felt a passion for justice and helping members of his community navigate the Criminal and Civil legal systems. After graduation from Syracuse University College of Law, and admission to the New York and Connecticut State Bar, Craig Wallace accepted a position as Assistant D.A. with the King County District Attorney’s office in Brooklyn N.Y. After three years of prosecuting a range of criminal matters, Craig was assigned to the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York where he handled prosecution of major narcotic felony cases. With firsthand knowledge about how crimes are prosecuted through nearly five years experience as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City, and more than 18 years in private practice, Craig Wallace is uniquely qualified to defend individuals accused of any crime because he has sat on both sides of the aisle.
After leaving New York City, Craig Wallace returned to his home town of Poughkeepsie NY to eventually assume the role of Managing Partner within Wallace & Wallace, LLP. A full service Law Firm, Wallace & Wallace represent businesses and individuals throughout the Mid Hudson Valley including Orange, Ulster, Putnam, Rockland, West Chester and Dutchess County. Attorney Craig Wallace currently serves as the Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of Poughkeepsie, City of Poughkeepsie Section 8 Hearing Officer, City of Poughkeepsie Code Enforcement Office and City of Poughkeepsie Civil Hearing Office.
Craig still lives in the community with his wife Leah and their three children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and participating in a wide variety of civic organizations such as Pitch for Kids Foundation, Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce, and youth baseball.
No one wants to hire a lawyer. But when you need to hire a lawyer, you’ll want to find someone you can trust. For thousands of individuals throughout the Mid Hudson Valley, Craig Wallace the team at Wallace & Wallace, LLP have been a trusted source of legal advice and representation for more than thirty years.
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Defense
- Real Estate Law
- 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- New York, 1992
- Connecticut, 1991
- Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York