Ralph Habib

“Deserve Victory!”

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“Deserve Victory!”

About Ralph

Senior Attorney

Ralph Habib has dedicated his 25-year legal career to criminal law as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. As an Assistant District Attorney, he was assigned to both the DWI and Narcotics Bureaus, handling all types of cases from violations to the highest level felonies, including A-1 felonies. Mr. Habib’s assignment to the Narcotics unit afforded him extensive exposure to criminal investigations stages before filing charges to including wiretap and search warrant applications.

As a private practice lawyer, Ralph has handled high profile cases, including but not limited to white-collar offenders, athletes, and professionals whose livelihoods depended on favorable outcomes. Additionally, while heading his own law office, he was of-counsel for a large privately held environmental company, gaining contract, business formation, and contract negotiation experience.

Before joining Nave Law Firm, Mr. Habib’s focus has been providing top quality criminal and traffic defense to hundreds of criminal defendants in central New York. Mr. Habib also has lectured for the New York State Bar Association.

With the firm and as a Senior Attorney, Mr. Habib will be focused on criminal matters and will be part of our Trial Litigation team.

Traffic Offenses
Criminal Defense
License Matters
Trial Litigation
Quinnipiac University (Juris Doctor)
University of New York (Bachelor of Science, Economics)
The State Bar of New York
Board member Mohawk Valley Wrestling Club
Favorite Movie: Life is Beautiful
Favorite Vacation Spot: Namibia
Proudest Moment: Birth of my twins

Why do i do what i do?

It is always and all about service to the client. Getting charged with any offense is not a pleasant experience. I put myself in the client’s position and appreciate that they are taking a leap of faith in whomever; they choose to represent their legal interest. What I bring to the table that helps ensure objectives are strived for are my years of experience and intangible assets. One gains invaluable exposure to how our justice system works when one has the privilege of working on both sides of a criminal case. Having had years of experience as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney, I am provided with insight into the workings of how a case is developed, in all its many stages, from the investigative stage through to the arrest and prosecution. One aspect has remained constant. The area of criminal law is fraught with nuances in its application. Knowing what to look out for is why the work is meaningful. Essentially, having represented and protected hundreds of clients’ rights over many years has been a source of meaningful reflection.


A team that consists of attorneys, counsel attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, interns, and advocates.

It’s this teamwork and shared knowledge that allows us to have the ultimate competitive advantage. By our team focusing on helping solve everyday people problems, we’ve developed a reputation for compassion, honesty, and positive results that set us apart from the other firms.

We are here to give you what you need most: Help.

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what our clients are saying
It’s hard to see the “light” after you’re in such an awful position. It’s important to choose a team who will literally be by your side through it all. Working with this firm was the best decision I could have made.

Filled with hard-working employees and highly communicative about the information that they need from their clients, Nave Law Firm treats your matters with friendly manners and seriousness towards the situation. My case was handled with detail and I never felt as though I was being neglected.

Honest great lawyer, and very empathetic and reasonable. Their Willingness to work with you and help is amazing. Would highly recommend. Not one of those slimy lawyers that milk every dime they can out of you. One of the good ones.
Fast, honest and professional. I had court in 3 days and was about loose my license and Nave Law firm took care of everything and I didn’t even have to go to court. They were worth every penny and I will recommend them to everyone. Thank you again Nave law Firm!
The entire team at Nave Law is second to none. They are dedicated, hard working and responsive. During my experience I felt as if I was their only client. Communication was exceptional as well as the dedication and attention to my case. Thank you all for everything!
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