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PennsylvaniaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Pennsylvania, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Pennsylvania should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Christopher D. Mandracchia

Christopher D. Mandracchia
CDM LAW, LLC.
4 E. 1st Ave. Suite 103
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Call 610-994-0281
Experienced Criminal Defense and Trial Attorney.... read more >
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Christopher D. Mandracchia
Lifetime Member
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Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Christopher D. Mandracchia
Member

Lauren A Wimmer

Lauren A Wimmer
Wimmer Criminal Defense, LLC
505 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Licensed for 6 years, Lauren A Wimmer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Rutgers University School of Law - Camden... read more >

George Henry Newman

George Henry Newman
Newman & Associates, P.C.
834 Chestnut St Suite 206
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Licensed for 46 years, George Henry Newman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended temple law school... read more >

Theodor Kaplun

Theodor Kaplun
KaplunMarx
1515 Market St #1200
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 9 years, Theodor Kaplun is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple University... read more >

Daniel-Paul Paul Alva

Daniel-Paul Paul Alva
Alva & Associates
1601 Market St Suite 1001
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 49 years, Daniel-Paul Paul Alva is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brandeis School of Law... read more >

Lloyd Everett Long III

Lloyd Everett Long III
Lloyd Long, Criminal Defense Attorney
1845 Walnut St #525
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 17 years, Lloyd Everett Long III is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Rutgers University School of Law... read more >

David Scott Nenner

David Scott Nenner
David S Nenner & Associates
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd Suite #1723
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 36 years, David Scott Nenner is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle... read more >

Marc Neff

Marc Neff
1818 Market St 13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 35 years, Marc Neff is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Rutgers School of Law - Camden... read more >

Brad Victor Shuttleworth

Brad Victor Shuttleworth
Alva & Associates
1616 Walnut St Suite 1910
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 17 years, Brad Victor Shuttleworth is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended James Beasley School of Law a... read more >

Hope C Lefeber

Hope C Lefeber
Law Offices Of Hope Lefeber
1500 JFK Boulevard Suite 1205
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 6 years, Hope C Lefeber is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Zak Taylor Goldstein

Zak Taylor Goldstein
Goldstein Mehta LLC
1717 Arch Street Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 10 years, Zak Taylor Goldstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Henry Clark

David Henry Clark
David Clark Attorney at Law
1617 JFK Boulevard Unit 20-10
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 6 years, David Henry Clark is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mark Copoulos

Mark Copoulos
The Law Office of Mark D. Copoulos
1628 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Suite 2120
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 10 years, Mark Copoulos is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian Zeiger

Brian Zeiger
The Zeiger Firm
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd #620a
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 20 years, Brian Zeiger is a Criminal Defense and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Temple University... read more >

Greg Richard Weyer

Greg Richard Weyer
Weyer Law LLC
1601 Market St. Suite 1001
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 9 years, Greg Richard Weyer is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law at Temple Univ... read more >

Louis Charles Shapiro

Louis Charles Shapiro
Sprague & Sprague
135 South 19th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Louis Charles Shapiro is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Temple University's Beasley School of Law... read more >

Michael Harris Fienman

Michael Harris Fienman
Fienman Defense LLC
1608 Walnut St. Ste 900
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 11 years, Michael Harris Fienman is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The Thomas M. Cooley Law School... read more >

Brian M. Fishman

Brian M. Fishman
The Fishman Firm, LLC
100 South Broad Street Suite 1910
Philadelphia, PA 19110
Licensed for 19 years, Brian M. Fishman is a Police Misconduct and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple Univ... read more >

Michael F. Niznik Jr

Michael F. Niznik Jr
Law Office of Michael F. Niznik
1500 Walnut Street Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 8 years, Michael F. Niznik Jr is a Lemon Law and Consumer Law lawyer... read more >

Jeremy-Evan Alva

Jeremy-Evan Alva
Alva & Shuttleworth, LLC
1520 Locust St. Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 18 years, Jeremy-Evan Alva is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended James Beasley School of Law at Temple... read more >

Steven Kellis

Steven Kellis
The Law Offices of Steven Kellis
1500 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Suite #900
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 29 years, Steven Kellis is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Michael Curtis Greenberg

Michael Curtis Greenberg
MICHAEL GREENBERG, ESQ.
1324 Locust Street, 531 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Pa. 19107
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Michael Curtis Greenberg is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Daniel- Paul Alva

Daniel- Paul Alva
Alva Law Firm
1520 Locust St#700,Philadelphia,PA ,USA
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Daniel- Paul Alva is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Catherine M Recker

Catherine M Recker
Welsh & Recker, P.C.
306 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Licensed for 32 years, Catherine M Recker is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ellen C Brotman

Ellen C Brotman
Brotman Law
1 S Broad St #1500
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Licensed for 27 years, Ellen C Brotman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amy Beth Carver

Amy Beth Carver
Welsh & Recker, P.C.
306 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Licensed for 22 years, Amy Beth Carver is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher R Hall

Christopher R Hall
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
1500 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 29 years, Christopher R Hall is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Nathan Joseph

John Nathan Joseph
Post & Schell, PC
1600 John F Kennedy Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 35 years, John Nathan Joseph is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ronald H Levine

Ronald H Levine
Post & Schell, PC
1600 John F Kennedy Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 40 years, Ronald H Levine is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Alyn Schwartz

Michael Alyn Schwartz
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
3000 Two Logan Sq
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 31 years, Michael Alyn Schwartz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mark B Sheppard

Mark B Sheppard
Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, LLP
1835 Market St #1400
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 34 years, Mark B Sheppard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Eugene Welsh Jr

Robert Eugene Welsh Jr
Welsh & Recker, P.C.
306 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Licensed for 43 years, Robert Eugene Welsh Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Derek Steenson

Derek Steenson
Derek Steenson Attorney At Law
1500 Walnut St. #700-4B
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 11 years, Derek Steenson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Veen

Michael Veen
van der Veen, O'Neill, Hartshorn and Levin
1219 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Licensed for 26 years, Michael Veen is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John W Morris

John W Morris
Kaufman, Coren & Ress P.C.
2001 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 50 years, John W Morris is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joseph D Lento

Joseph D Lento
Lento Law Firm
1500 Walnut St #1207
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 13 years, Joseph D Lento is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple Universit... read more >

John J Mcmahon Jr

John J Mcmahon Jr
Law Office of Jack McMahon
139 N Croskey St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 44 years, John J Mcmahon Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey Mark Kolansky

Jeffrey Mark Kolansky
Archer & Greiner PC
1717 Arch St Suite 3500
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 43 years, Jeffrey Mark Kolansky is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Allison Leigh Borgatti

Allison Leigh Borgatti
Archer & Greiner PC
1717 Arch St Suite 3500
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 10 years, Allison Leigh Borgatti is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Todd Mosser

Todd Mosser
The Law Office of Todd Mosser, PLLC
1500 JFK Boulevard 2 Penn Center, Suite 1723
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 20 years, Todd Mosser is a Criminal Defense and Civil Rights lawyer... read more >

Ashley Eve Shapiro

Ashley Eve Shapiro
Armstrong Teasdale LLP
2005 Market St 29th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 13 years, Ashley Eve Shapiro is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kathryn Coviello Cacciamani

Kathryn Coviello Cacciamani
1800 John F Kennedy Blvd Ste 300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 27 years, Kathryn Coviello Cacciamani is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Brennan

William Brennan
Brennan Law Offices
1600 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
William Brennan is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple University... read more >

Fortunato N Perri Jr

Fortunato N Perri Jr
1845 Walnut St 19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 33 years, Fortunato N Perri Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William J. Brennan

William J. Brennan
Brennan Law Offices
1600 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
William J. Brennan is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer... read more >

Daniella Gordon

Daniella Gordon
2005 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 16 years, Daniella Gordon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Rutgers School of Law - Newark... read more >

John F. Rooney V

John F. Rooney V
The Law Office of John F. Rooney, V
2401 Pennsylvania Avenue 1C41 , PA
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Licensed for 10 years, John F. Rooney V is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Pittsburgh School of La... read more >

Meredith S Auten

Meredith S Auten
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
1701 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 22 years, Meredith S Auten is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jennifer Lynn Beidel

Jennifer Lynn Beidel
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
1500 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Licensed for 15 years, Jennifer Lynn Beidel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Patrick Joseph Egan

Patrick Joseph Egan
Fox Rothschild, LLP
2000 Market St Ste 2000
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Licensed for 35 years, Patrick Joseph Egan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

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.


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