Montell Figgins, Esq. has handled more than 10,000 criminal cases.
During his career, he has litigated more than 1,000 cases
and tried more than 250 of them.
The following are articles featuring cases he has handled.
Murder Trial Plumbs Gang Violence
Murder trial plumbs gang violence, adding to a family’s pain.
After a Harlem family lost their daughter to a gang member’s
bullet, they advocated to alleviate the violence.
Fight Breaks Out at Newark
Anti-Violence Rally (Photos)
A disturbance broke out between rival activists on the steps
of City Hall during what had been intended as a demonstration
against violence in Newark.
Fourth Person Wanted in Brutal
Downtown Newark Beating
Man is brutally beaten in Newark. The fourth of five men
wanted in connection with a daytime assault of a man
caught on video has been arrested.
Facebook Posts Loom Large in Trial
for Slain Basketball Star’s Brother
Taylonn Murphy Jr., who stands accused of murder and conspiracy
charges as part of the largest gang bust in New York City history.
Dentist Receptionist Stole Patient Info to
Buy $700K in Apple Gift Cards
A receptionist at a Manhattan dental office stole
confidential information from hundreds of patient’s.
Apple Gift Cards Fraudulently Purchased
Da Vance announces 354-Count indictment against identity
theft ring that fraudulently purchased Apple gift cards.
$200 Million Credit Card Fraud Scam
Crime ring invented 7,000 fake identities to obtain tens of
thousands of credit cards. 18 people charged in Int’l scam.
R&B Singer Jeremih Arrested
R&B singer Jeremih arrested attempting to board plane.
Homeowner Rakes Wells Fargo
Homeowner Rakes Wells Fargo Over the Coals.
Gang Members Riot at Manhattan Courthouse
EXCLUSIVE: Gang members riot at Manhattan courthouse
NJ Woman Fleeing Cops Kills Passenger
N.J. woman fleeing cops kills passenger in crash: cops.
3 Labor Union Members Accept Bribes
Three Labor Union Members Plead Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Accepting Bribes In Exchange For Labor Union Memberships.
Longshoreman Admits Bilking Co-Workers
Longshoreman admits bilking co-workers, taking almost $87K.
Harlem Sting Attempts to End Gang Feud
Harlem sting attempts to end gang feud.
Members of Bronx Gang “280′ Indicted
Members of Bronx gang ‘280’ indicted.
Brooklyn Soccer Club Owner Charged with Molestation
Brooklyn soccer club owner charged with molesting 8-year-old girl.
Threatened to Kill Wife and Baby
Ulubek Khakimov carved epithets into wife’s body, threatened to kill her and baby: police
Drug Dealer Indicted on Multiple Counts
Columbia worker busted for selling marijuana, LSD and Ecstasy
Medicare-Fraud Crackdown Corrals 114
Officials Say Nine-City Sweep, Involving $240 Million in Alleged Schemes, Is the Biggest Such Roundup in U.S. History.
College Basketball Player Escapes Jail Time
Robert Mitchell sentenced to probation.
Not Guilty for First Degree Murder
State of New Jersey vs. D.R. Mr. Figgins aggressively cross examined the medical examiner for the state of New Jersey, as well as multiple eyewitnesses to the murder on a dangerous Newark, NJ street.
Robery Trial of Kelly Whitney – Former Pirate Basketball Player
Ex-Seton Hall basketball player Robert Mitchell testifies in robbery trial of Kelly Whitney, another former Pirate.
11 Cocaine Arrests – 4 Guns Seized
Drug Ring Sold Rx Painkillers and Cocaine in Brooklyn and Staten Island: 11 Arrests, 4 Guns Seized.
Prison Employee Charged with Aiding Inmate
Northern State Prison employee charged with providing cell phone to inmate.
White Collar Crime Embezzlement
Embezzler faces music.
State of New Jersey vs. L.O.
Roselle, NJ Gun Possession case goes to Supreme Court.
State of New Jersey v. Larson O’Conner
Jury Acquits Defendant for Weapon Charges
Aquittal in Gun Case in Jersey City. New Jersey. Orange man breaks into tears after jury acquits him on weapons charges.
HS Student’s Acid Eye Burning Charge
Brooklyn high school acid attack: Zhanna Smsaria charged with trying to burn classmate’s ‘eyes out’.