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The New York Difference

It is Who You Know

Joseph McBride grew up in and around the New York City area, and has lived in Brooklyn most of his life.   Steven Metcalf grew up in and around the New York City area, and has been practicing law in NYC for the better part of ten years.  We know people everywhere we go.  We have healthy working relationships with government agencies, courthouses, and prosecutor offices all across the greater NYC area.  Make no mistake about it, these relationships make all the difference when you are striving for results.

Joseph D. McBride, Esq. Attorney at Law

Joseph D. McBride, Esq.

Attorney & Counselor 

Joseph D. McBride, is the Founder of THE MCBRIDE LAW FIRM, PLLC, located in New York City. Prior to going into private practice, he was a criminal defense attorney with the Legal Aid Society’s Manhattan Criminal Defense Practice, and began his legal career with the Innocence Project.  

Mr. McBride’s practice is primarily focused on Federal Civil Rights Claims, Federal Criminal Defense, Federal Criminal Appeals, State Criminal Defense, and State Criminal Appeals.  He has a team of people around him focused on civil matters and personal injury law as well.

Mr. McBride became a lawyer in response to his brother Anthony’s wrongful conviction.  Consequentially, he shares a bond with each client he represents because he knows what it is like to have his family’s fate in the hands of an attorney.  His brand of representation is aggressive, forward thinking, and relentless. 

His years of experience, courtroom charisma, and proven track record of results, make him a formidable foe in any adversarial process. From first contact until the final disposition, he will be with you every step of the way, as you navigate the legal process.

Joseph McBride has appeared on FOX News, Newsmax, One America News, CNN, Steve Bannon’s War Room, and was featured in episode 3 of Tucker Carlson’s Patriot Purge.  His work has been covered by dozens of news publications, including The New York Times; The Washington Post; The Epoch Times; The Washington Examiner; Politico; and American Greatness.


Social Media:  @McBrideLawNYC on Twitter, GETTR, Instagram, and Rumble

Steven Alan Metcalf II, Esq.

Steven Alan Metcalf II, Esq.

Of Counsel to The McBride Law Firm, PLLC

Steven A. Metcalf focuses his practice on criminal law.  He provides aggressive and effective criminal defense representation to anyone that has been accused of a crime.  Mr. Metcalf has been able to obtain positive results for many of his clients through negotiation and jury trials.  He also represents those who have been convicted in the appeals process.


Mr. Metcalf also has significant experience as a domestic relations / family law attorney, and other areas of civil litigation.  His ethical approach to handling client matters has not gone unnoticed, as he has a superb Avvo rating, was named to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, and has been included in the American Institute of Legal Counsel’s list of the “10 Best Attorneys” practicing law in New York State.


Mr. Metcalf earned his B.A. degree from the City University of New York’s Jon Jay College of Criminal Justice, where he graduated suma cum laude, and then earned his J.D. at Western Michigan University’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  Mr. Metcalf brings a wealth of federal and state courtroom experience, and has appeared in courtrooms all over the United States.

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