Eleni C. Perdikakis has committed her legal studies and career to the criminal law practice. She has extensive investigation and litigation experience in criminal matters ranging from low-level offenses to major crimes. Before joining the legal team at Suzuki Law Offices, she worked as a prosecutor for the New York City Law Department in New York County. Ms. Perdikakis worked particularly on juvenile delinquency matters and handled hundreds of cases ranging from shoplifting, identify theft, and possession of narcotics or weapon cases, to violent crimes of robberies and dangerous assaults.
Ms. Perdikakis earned her Juris Doctor degree from Pace Law University in New York State, where she graduated Cum Laude. While there, she was the president of the Criminal Justice Society and an editor of the International Law Review. During her studies, she interned in the Civil Division of the Eastern District of New York and the King’s County District Attorney’s Office as part of the Honors Prosecution Externship Program, where she assisted the Homicide Bureau with their investigations and preparation for jury trials.
As a former prosecutor, Ms. Perdikakis has experience with the investigation and procedures of bringing charges forward in a criminal case. This allows her to adequately understand both sides of a case and reach the best outcome for her clients.
Eleni C. Perdikakis is licensed to practice law in Arizona and New York.