BOARD CERTIFIED BY THE NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR DUI DEFENSE-2005
Public Defender Education Committee
Peter Gerstenzang is the senior partner in the Albany firm of Gerstenzang, Sills, Davis, Cohn & Gerstenzang where he focuses on Criminal Defense with an emphasis on DWI cases and Vehicular Crimes. He commenced his legal career as a prosecutor for the United States Army in the Republic of Vietnam. From 1972 to 1975, he was an Assistant District Attorney for the County of Albany. Certified as a breath test operator, he taught at the New York State Police Academy in their Breath Test Training Program for 12 years. In addition, Mr. Gerstenzang is a Regent and founding member of the National College for DUI Defense. His book, Handling the DWI Case in New York, published by Thomson Reuters, is considered a standard reference for the defense of Driving While Intoxicated cases. Peter maintains the highest rating “AV” from the renowned Martindale-Hubbell rating system. Peter Gerstenzang is a regular lecturer for the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The New York State Magistrates Association, The New York State Bar Association, and the New York State Defenders Association. In addition, he lectures for various law enforcement, defense and judicial associations. *”The National College for DUI Defense is not affiliated with any governmental authority. Certification is not a requirement for the practice of law in the State of New York.