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James Richard Robinson

James Richard Robinson

Criminal Defense Lawyer
MPL Law Firm, L.L.P.
York, PA
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About James Richard Robinson

Attorney Biography

Practicing criminal law since 1988, Richard Robinson has extensive experience in criminal defense, with a focus on DUI defense. For more than 25 years, he has engaged in over 300 criminal jury trials; among these are 15 capital death penalty trials and over 45 cases involving homicide - many of which have been high-profile cases in York County.

In addition to his experience as a DUI attorney in York PA, Richard has also represented clients who have been charged with a variety of other violations, including drug cases; assault cases; motor vehicle violations; white collar crimes; sex offenses; assault/battery; juvenile offenses; theft related offenses; burglary/robbery offenses; criminal homicide cases and death penalty trials; and rape cases.

After graduating law school, Richard was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Albert Acker, President Judge of the Mercer County Court of Common Pleas. In 1988, he joined the law firm of Wiley and Benn in York County, Pennsylvania. In 1999, he became a partner in the law firm of Benn and Robinson and in 2002, a partner in the law firm of Miller, Poole & Lord, LLP.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense (19%)
DUI / DWI (14%)
Drug Crimes (13%)
Marijuana Law (12%)
Juvenile Defense (6%)
Domestic Violence (6%)
Criminal Appellate Law (6%)
Firearm and Weapon Charges (6%)
White Collar Crime (6%)
Probation Violations (6%)
Sex Crimes (6%)
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Bar Licenses

Pennsylvania State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

MPL Law Firm, L.L.P.
Partner at Miller, Poole and Lord, LLP

Partner at Benn and Robinson

Attorney at Wiley and Benn

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Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
Juris Doctor

Marshall University - Huntington, WV
Bachelor of Arts

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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Pennsylvania Bar Association

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Contact James Richard Robinson

James Richard Robinson
MPL Law Firm, L.L.P.
137 East Philadelphia Street
York, PA 17401
Office: 717-845-1524

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James Richard Robinson - PA attorney information with the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - Find more information about James Richard Robinson on The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania website including status and disciplinary history.

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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.

Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

PACDL serves to protect the rights of the accused by supporting and educating criminal defense lawyers.