An arrest for a criminal offense can be stressful, no matter the circumstances involved. Joseph Lento is an experienced Philadelphia defense attorney who works tirelessly to help his clients overcome their charges. He is driven to help clients achieve positive results in these difficult situations so they can move on with their lives.
He has represented hundreds of clients with charges such as assault, DUI, drug charges, domestic violence allegations, and weapon charges. Joseph Lento is prepared to skillfully represent you throughout the entire process of your defense.
An experienced attorney can be crucial when facing a potential conviction that can turn your life upside down, long after the sentence has been served. As a trial veteran of New Jersey and Philadelphia criminal courtrooms, his knowledge of the law and common weaknesses in prosecution can help guide you through every stage of your case.
He is not afraid to aggressively pursue a favorable outcome, and will not back down in the face of adversity. Lento understands the impact that criminal charges can have on your future, and he takes his responsibility to you seriously.
A native of Philadelphia, Lento earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Villanova University and went on to graduate with a JD from Temple University Beasley School of Law. He then began practicing law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He learned what it takes to win from a legend among Philadelphia criminal defense attorneys.
Years later, he established Lento Law Firm, where he continues to defend his clients with fortitude and perseverance. He continues to expand his knowledge as an active member of the legal community, including numerous memberships include the Philadelphia Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.