A. Adam Mehrfar is a lawyer in New York City whose practice is focused primarily on criminal defense. He began his training in criminal defense in 1993, working as an intern at the Legal Aid Society – Criminal Defense Division, and later for the Office of the Public Defender, Dade County, Florida.
After graduating from Brooklyn Law School in 1995, Mr. Mehrfar was hired as a Staff Attorney in the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society. He served in both Brooklyn and Manhattan for approximately four years. At Legal Aid, Mr. Mehrfar quickly rose to prominence after he persuaded the District Attorney’s office to dismiss a criminal case against a man who had allegedly assaulted a police officer. Through aggressive investigation, Mr. Mehrfar was able to uncover a pattern of police brutality by that officer, which eventually led to his suspension from the NYPD. During his tenure at Legal Aid, Mr. Mehrfar was elected and served as the Vice President of the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys, in charge of representing 125 lawyers in labor negotiations and office disciplinary proceedings.
Mr. Mehrfar started the Law Office of A. Adam Mehrfar in 1999, committed to using his valuable trial and advocacy experience to continue representing the accused as a criminal defense lawyer in both New York State and Federal District Courts. His legal experience in criminal defense and litigation is quite broad- from defending clients against Domestic Violence and Driving While Intoxicated charges in the State of New York, to Homicide, Narcotics Trafficking, and Sexual Assault cases from Georgia to Michigan to Las Vegas. In addition, Mr. Mehrfar was selected to work with a team of lawyers on behalf a multi-national organization to investigate potential RICO violations that spanned the globe.
As an expert on criminal law matters, Mr. Mehrfar has delivered commentary to various local television stations, including Fox News. He has also been quoted in the New York Law Journal, the New York Daily News, AM New York, and Maxim magazine. Mr. Mehrfar is well regarded by prosecutors, judges and other criminal defense attorneys for his charm and litigation skills. The results he has achieved over the years speak for themselves.
In addition to his criminal defense practice, Mr. Mehrfar has also represented artists, television personalities and entertainment companies in an array of complex (and some simple) transactional matters. Mr. Mehrfar’s list of entertainment clients is quite broad. His past and present clients include Bethenny Frankel, NYT best-selling author and reality TV star, Flying Television Productions LLC, the premier talent booking and brokering firm of New York City, Jay Michael, a real estate magnate and restaurateur featured on the Bravo program 100 Days of Summer, Nicholas Forker, a talented and upcoming fine artist based out of New York City, Rossella Rago, the Celebrity Chef and Host of “Cooking with Nonna” web series, Noah David Smith, the well regarded cinematographer and director, Laramy “Sasquatch” Miller, a survivalist, hunter and star of the television series “Sasquatch Mountain Man”, as well as the comedian and entertainer Michael Weingartner.
Mr. Mehrfar received a Bachelor of the Arts in History and Political Science with an emphasis in political philosophy from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 1992. He received his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1995 and has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1996. He is also a member of the Bar for the Federal Courts- Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York- as well as the Supreme Court of the United States of America.