The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca P.C. offers the best traffic ticket and criminal defense possible. However, the fight starts with you. We understand that choosing the right lawyer is extremely important to any defense strategy. In order to help you determine whether Mr. Ricca is the right attorney for you, our firm offers free telephone consultations. Regardless of the charges against you, taking the time to evaluate a potential attorney, as well as the options available to you, is essential.

Do Not Plead Guilty. Fighting Your Speeding Tickets Is as Easy As 1-2-3!

Simply paying your fine is the same as pleading guilty to a traffic violation. Given New York State’s staunch, and often unforgiving, stance on Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL) violations – a guilty verdict is not ideal. Fighting traffic tickets is your best way to avoid accumulating points on your license, as well as the potential for fines, jail time, and a license suspension or revocation. With The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca P.C., we make fighting your traffic ticket as easy as 1-2-3!

  • Submit Your Ticket. Call, email ( or submit your ticket online to The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca P.C. It takes seconds to do and gives your attorney the chance to initially review your case.
  • Free Consultation. Expect a call within 24-hours of your submittal. This free consultation is aimed at helping you and the attorney to fully understand the situation. We will inquire about the circumstances and facts of the case, as well collect information to help formulate the best defense for you. In addition to this, the lawyer will go over all of the potential consequences and outcomes of your case. You are welcome to ask any questions you may have at this point in time, too.
  • E-Sign & E-Pay. To help expedite your case, The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca P.C. will email you a copy of our Retainer Agreement. You can digitally sign this agreement and send it back. In addition to this, we will include an e-pay link for our services to you to make payments easy.

That is it! For most traffic offenses, you will likely not even need to attend court. The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca P.C. will notify you of the outcome, saving you time, as well as money, stress, and more.

Outcomes Grounded in Realistic Possibilities

It is important to remember that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Every case is unique. From the circumstances to the individual players in the courtroom, every case has its own set of parameters that must be addressed. The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca P.C. cannot guarantee any specific outcome. However, we can help to advise you of the most likely outcomes. In addition to this, we will work with you to devise the best strategy for your case.

A legal defense should not promise the impossible. This can lead to false expectations, devastating outcomes, and gut-wrenching verdicts. Mr. Ricca will not make you false promises. He will openly discuss the most realistic options available to you.


Not all lawyers provide the same caliber of support and representation. Michael H. Ricca is one of the best traffic and criminal defense attorneys in New York and Long Island. As your local Nassau County lawyer, he understands how important it is to help the members of his community.

Michael H. Ricca opened his practice in 2013. Since then, he has represented clients at the state, federal, and appellate court levels. Primarily focused on traffic and criminal defense, Mr. Ricca offers clients a personal approach to their cases. Unlike overburdened public defenders and defense attorneys simply looking to make a buck, Michael H. Ricca takes the cases his workload will permit to ensure each one receives the care and attention it deserves. Read More…


Mr. Ricca’s record speaks for itself. However, his accomplishments go beyond his success records. In April 2015, Mr. Ricca was named the Young Lawyer of the Month by the Nassau County Bar Association. In 2016, 2017, and 2018, he was also named to the Super Lawyers Rising Star List, an exclusive honor only afforded to 2.5 percent of all state lawyers. In 2017, the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys ranked him as one of the Top 10 under 40 Attorneys in the nation.

Professional Memberships

Michael H. Ricca is a contributing, and active, member of the Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA). He is, in fact, a member of the New Lawyers Committee, a special group of individuals within the NCBA. In addition to this, he holds memberships to: The Federal Bar Council, New York State Bar Association, The National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, The New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and The New York State Defenders Association. After confirming that Mr. Ricca has all of the necessary skills, knowledge, training, tools, resources, and strategies needed to win DWI cases, the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys named him as an executive member.


If you are ready to fight your traffic tickets or criminal charges, The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca P.C. is standing by. The best means of protecting your right to due process starts today.

With the experience, knowledge, and court finesse of a truly seasoned lawyer, Michael H. Ricca is the best Nassau County lawyer for you. From accolades to actual court successes, he is able to give your case the individual care and attention it deserves.

Contact The Law Offices of Michael H. Ricca P.C. today for a free telephone consultation regarding your traffic, DWI or criminal charges!