Nationally Recognized: Top Criminal & DWI Defense Attorneys Reputation for Professional & Zealous Advocacy

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The Westchester County attorneys of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP are widely recognized and have a reputation for their professional and zealous advocacy and representation of their many clients in the areas of criminal defense, family law and divorce, DWI & DWAI and traffic cases.

Attorneys Andrew Proto and David Sachs proudly serve their Westchester clients from their offices located in White Plains and Peekskill and work diligently to protect their clients’ rights and interests throughout the local, county and state courts of Westchester County and the surrounding areas.


When it comes to DWI Defense, we literally wrote the book, DWI defense lawyer Andrew Proto as co-author of the book.

Strategies for defending DUI cases

“Inside the Minds: Strategies for Defending DWI Cases in New York” -

Strategies for Defending DWI Cases in New York provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on best practices for mounting a defense against DWI charges in the state of New York. The book is available for purchase on Amazon and Thomson Reuters.

“A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States” - DWI and criminal defense attorney David Sachs was asked to co-author this national best seller.

After a thorough vetting process David Sachs was honored to be selected as the only attorney from New York State to be featured as one of the "Top 10 DUI Attorneys" in this book. The book has reached Amazon Best Seller status and David has also reached Amazon's Best Selling Co-Author status.

Cup of Coffee with DWI Lawyer

"A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States" gives valuable advice to arm people with what they need to know in order to protect themselves and their families if they are stopped for DWI.

All the royalties from this book are also being donated to Kiwanis, an organization that helps children throughout the United States and the world. To read more about the book and David's contributions, please visit: Rutherford Publishing House

We have also written the book on drug defense, criminal defense lawyer Andrew Proto is a co-author of this book.

Defense strategies for drug crimes

"Defense Strategies for Drug Crimes" -

Defense Strategies for Drug Crimes provides insight on the best practices for establishing a defense for those accused of drug crimes. This book is also available for purchase on Amazon and Thomson Reuters.


Observations and Quotes from Judges and News Correspondents

"David definitely has the respect of his peers and the Court because of his legal abilities and trustworthiness in and out of the courtroom" - Westchester Newspaper Reporter

“Let me once again commend you for the impressive defense you gentlemen put up.”- Reporter, WABC-TV

“You put on an excellent defense in an emotionally charged case. You were up against a mountain of preconceived notions and personal experiences. In my humble opinion, you proffered an outstanding defense. It was a true pleasure to witness.” - CBS News Senior Producer

Awards & Other Honors

Andrew J. Proto

  • Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.
  • Selected for membership as one of the Nation’s Top One Percent by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
  • Selected for membership as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers.
  • Rated Superb by attorney review website AVVO as Top Attorney Criminal Defense

David R. Sachs

  • Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.
  • National Best-Selling Co-Author on Amazon.
  • Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Named to the National Campaign for Tolerance – co-chaired by Rosa Parks
  • Admitted to the United States Supreme Court
  • Avvo Client Choice Award Family Law
  • Avvo Client Choice Award Criminal Defense
  • Guest Lecturer at Peekskill City Middle School
  • Guest Lecturer at Blue Mountain Middle School

Top Criminal Defense & Family Law Firm

Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP has also been recognized and honored for its dedication and successful representation of its clients by receiving Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award for Criminal Defense in 2013, 2014 & 2015.

If you need a lawyer to protect your rights and defend your interests in any type of criminal, DWI/DWAI, family law (child custody & visitation or child support), divorce or traffic ticket case, please do not hesitate to contact us at (914) 840-5104 for a free consultation.

Why You Should Choose Our Law Firm

Providing Experienced Guidance for Your Legal Needs
  • Premier Counsel

    Selection for Super Lawyers® (top 5% of New York attorneys)

  • Award-Winning

    Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for Family Law and Criminal Defense

  • Published Legal Authors

    Co-Authored National Bestsellers on DWI & Criminal Defense

  • Experience & Perspective

    100+ years of combined experience, including criminal prosecution

Our Testimonials

Effective Legal Counsel Clients Trust
  • “I have worked with Keith Brown and he always took the time to answer my questions. He always had a plan for me and explained everything clearly.”

    - Jason B.
  • “Both, David Sachs and Andrew Proto demonstrated strong character, punctuality, support and constantly searching for all options to win my both cases, and they made it possible.”

    - Adela L.
  • “David Sachs and the lawyers at Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP are the best criminal lawyers in Westchester County. Each lawyer in the firm are top-rated as I had the opportunity to work with each of the 3 attorneys.”

    - Robert C.

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