Barry Nelson Covert

Barry Nelson Covert

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Appeals & Appellate...
  • New York
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Summary

Barry Covert focuses his practice New York State and federal criminal trials and appeals; constitutional law, including First Amendment, Second Amendment, and civil rights actions; Qui Tam Act, also known as the False Claims Act; defending against allegations of scientific misconduct, scientific fraud, research misconduct, research fraud, plagiarism, and fabrication of evidence; defense of professional licensing, including for attorneys, doctors, and nurses. Mr. Covert has represented numerous professional clients relating to licensing issues and defended a prominent research scientist against allegations of scientific fraud and misconduct involving several federally funded research projects involving the Office of Research Integrity (ORI). He is currently handling scientific misconduct cases at numerous prominent universities throughout North America.

Education
State University of New York - College at Fredonia
B.A. (1996)
State University of New York - Buffalo
J.D. (1989) | Law
Speaking Engagements
Judicial Magistrate's Training Program, New York State Office of Court Administration
Criminal Practice and Procedures, Pre-Trial Motions and Hearings
Awards
Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers in America
Legal Elite
Business First
Named to Super Lawyers - Top 50 List
Super Lawyers
Named to Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers in America
Legal Elite
Business First of Buffalo
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Named to Super Lawyers - Top 50 List
Super Lawyers
Named to Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
Who's Who in Law
Business First of Buffalo
Named to Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Named to Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 2320117
Member
Current
Bar Association of Erie County
Member
Current
Erie County Community Corrections Advisory Board
Member
Current
First Amendment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
New York State Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Defense
Languages
  • German: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Bio for Barry Covert
Blog
barrycovert.com
Videos
If I am pulled over on suspicion of DWI; should I respond to the officer's questions?

This video provides information on whether you should respond to a police officer's questions if you are pulled over on suspicion of DWI. For more DWI information, click the...

What is the first thing I should do if I am charged with a DWI? | DWI Defense Lawyer Buffalo, NY

DWI defense lawyer Barry Covert of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria provides information on what to do if you are charged with a DWI. For additional information on DWI defense, click...

What are standardized field sobriety tests? | DWI Defense Lawyer Buffalo, NY

This video reviews standardized field sobriety tests used by police officers when there is suspicion of DWI. Click here for additional information: http://www.lipsitzgreen.com/dwi/new-york-dwi-laws/breath-blood-tests/ This video is for informational purposes only...

Will I be able to negotiate a plea bargain for a DWI charge? | DWI Defense Lawyer Buffalo, NY

Buffalo DWI defense lawyer Barry Covert discusses if you are able to negotiate a plea bargain if charged with a DWI. More information on potential extent of DWI penalties in...

If I am charged with DWI; do I have a chance to be proven innocent in court?

This video provides information on how you can challenge a DWI charge in court. More information regarding DWI defense in Buffalo, NY can be found here: http://www.lipsitzgreen.com/dwi/new-york-dwi-defense/ This video is for...

Is there anything I can do to avoide losing my driver's license if I am charged with DWI?

This video reviews if there is anything you can do to avoide losing your driver's license if charged with a DWI in Buffalo, NY and throughout New York State? ...

What is a hardship license? | DWI Defense Lawyer Buffalo, NY

This video explains what a hardship license is, which you may need to obtain following a DWI charge in Buffalo, NY or anywhere in New York State. More information...

What is Aggravated DWI? | DWI Defense Lawyer Buffalo, NY

This video explains what Aggravated DWI is in New York State. More information about Aggravated DWI can be found by clicking here: http://www.lipsitzgreen.com/dwi/new-york-dwi-laws/aggravated-dwi/ This video is for informational purposes only and...

Can I lose my job if I am charged or convicted of DWI? | DWI Defense Lawyer Buffalo, NY

Information regarding whether you can lose your job if charged or convicted of DWI is reviewed by Buffalo DWI lawyer Barry Covert in this video. More information regarding Commercial...

Will I go to jail if I am conviceted of DWI? | DWI Defense Lawyer Buffalo, NY

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria's DWI defense lawyer Barry Covert provides information on whether there is jail time is a penalty an individual could face if convicted of a DWI. Additional...

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Buffalo, NY 14202
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Telephone: (716) 849-1333