Butler County, Pennsylvania Criminal Lawyers

Michael Worgul
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Experienced criminal defense lawyer will fight for you. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced Pennsyvlania criminal defense lawyer who represents those who who have been arrested or charged with a crime. I will vigorously fight for your rights and help you through every stage of your case. Read More »
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Karissa N. Murphy
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Pennsylvania Criminal Law Attorney

Duquesne University School of LawPennsylvania
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R. Anthony DeLuca
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Pennsylvania Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

Since 1997, R. Anthony DeLuca has worked in the area of criminal justice. He handles all types of criminal defense cases, but focuses on matters involving DUI, involuntary manslaughter and white collar crimes. Attorney... Read More »
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Robert E. Mielnicki
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Pennsylvania Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

Duquesne University School of LawPennsylvania Commonwealth Court, Pennsylvania Superior Court, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court, United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals and Pennsylvania
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Matthew Ness
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Pennsylvania Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

I grew up in suburban Pittsburgh in a blue collar family where I was instilled with working class ethics and values that continue to embody me today — and that I recognize and appreciate in many of the people I... Read More »
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David M. Bauer
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Butler County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(724) 283-2992 115 South Washington Street
Butler, PA 16001
Free ConsultationCriminal, Estate Planning and Family
Duquesne University School of Law
Attorney with an office located in Butler, PA. Serves clients in all surrounding counties. Specializes in Criminal Law, Family Law, and Estate Planning. Graduated with a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Westminster College. Attended law school at Duquesne University. Helped to co-found the Sole Practitioner's Society, aimed at preparing recent law graduates for life in a small or solo practice. Married to MaryBeth Bauer, a special education teacher in the Greenville School District in Mercer County.
John T. Haller, Jr. Esq.
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Butler County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer
(724) 935-0820 20120 Route 19 Suite 208
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Criminal and Family
John T. Haller, Jr.(Jack) has over twenty five years of legal experience, representing clients in nearly every county in Western Pennsylvania. He has practiced in a wide range of areas, including criminal, family and business law. With his wealth of knowledge and experience, Attorney Haller negotiates the best outcome outside the courtroom when possible, and vigorously defends in the event that your matter requires litigation. Attorney Haller received his law degree from the University of Akron and his undergraduate degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a retired Professor of Business Law from Slippery...
Butler County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(724) 287-2793 222 S Washington St
Butler, PA 16001
Criminal
Duquesne Univ. Law School (PA)
Butler County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer
(724) 285-4786 101 E Diamond St
Butler, PA 16001
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Family
Butler County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(724) 453-1222 207 E Grandview Ave
Zelienople, PA 16063
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Butler County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer
(724) 284-9400 106 S Main St
Butler, PA 16001
Criminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Butler County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(724) 285-4791 101 E Diamond St
Butler, PA 16001
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Butler County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer
(724) 285-6061 101 E Diamond St
Butler, PA 16001
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Butler County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer
(724) 285-3400 101 E Diamond St
Butler, PA 16001
Criminal, Business and Personal Injury
Butler County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(724) 625-1535 115 Downieville Rd
Mars, PA 16046
Criminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Employment
Samir Sarna
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Pennsylvania Criminal Law Lawyer

My name is Samir Sarna, and I am a Partner at Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC. I moved to Pittsburgh in 2007 to attend the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. While in Pittsburgh, I met my... Read More »
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Richard Walters
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Pennsylvania Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience

Attorney Richard Walters is a native of Pittsburgh and graduated from Shaler Area High School in the North Hills. He went to West Virginia University in Morgantown on a football scholarship, lettering for two years and... Read More »
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Butler County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(724) 283-8312 212 W Diamond St
Butler, PA 16001
Criminal and DUI
Armstrong County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer
(724) 548-1596 200 N Water St
Kittanning, PA 16201
Criminal
Armstrong County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer
(724) 543-2150 206 S McKean St
Kittanning, PA 16201
Criminal and DUI
Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(412) 551-4960 3000 Village Run Rd
WEXFORD, PA 15090
Criminal
Armstrong County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(724) 543-2421 423 Market St
Kittanning, PA 16201
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Joseph Alexander Paletta
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(412) 214-9032 437 Grant St
Suite 424
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Duquesne University School of Law
Joseph Alexander Paletta was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. After graduating cum laude from Washington & Lee University in Virginia in 1982, he returned to Pittsburgh, achieving his Juris Doctor from Duquesne University Law School in 1985. His father, Leonard J. Paletta, was a highly respected trial lawyer in Pittsburgh in the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s, and was the inspiration for Joseph becoming a lawyer. In fact, a Paletta has maintained a law office in the Frick Building, the heart of the Pittsburgh legal community, for almost 50 years.

Attorney Paletta has been engaged in the...
Stephen Stallings
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(412) 322-7777 310 Grant Street
Suite 3600
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Criminal, Civil Rights, Health Care and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Stephen S. Stallings is an experienced trial lawyer with over two decades of public and private experience providing counsel in False Claims Act/qui tam matters, white collar defense, commercial and securities litigation, FCPA, corporate compliance and internal investigations. He frequently serves as lead trial counsel in complex federal cases.

Mr. Stallings served for over seven years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, where he prosecuted fraud and public corruption matters through investigation, indictment, trial and appeal in the U.S. Attorney's Offices for the Southern District of Florida in Miami and the Western District of...
Allison D. Gaffen
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(412) 540-2400 310 Grant Street, Suite 1027
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Michael Worgul
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(412) 307-4420 429 4th Ave
Ste 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1508
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Duquesne University School of Law
My name is Michael Worgul. I was born and raised right here in Pittsburgh, and it’s probably no surprise that I’ve settled down here too. I went to Duquesne University for my college and law degrees; right after being admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 2004, I joined Arthur Bloom & Associates, LLC, a small private practice. I later joined the Allegheny County Office of Conflict Counsel for two years, representing indigent criminal defendants who needed legal help. I’m a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Criminal Litigation section, as well as a member of the Pennsylvania State Bar...
Matthew Ness
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(412) 281-2146 429 4th Ave.
Ste 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Duquesne University School of Law
I grew up in suburban Pittsburgh in a blue collar family where I was instilled with working class ethics and values that continue to embody me today — and that I recognize and appreciate in many of the people I represent in the criminal court system.

I am dedicated to fighting for the rights of my clients to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures, to fair and speedy trials, to just punishment, and to not be coerced into self-incrimination. I believe passionately that the basic principles regarding the rights of people accused of crimes are worth upholding and...
David J. Shrager
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Pennsylvania Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience

Attorney David J. Shrager is a widely known, decorated criminal defense lawyer and native Pittsburgher. His Pittsburgh-based law firm focuses exclusively upon defending individuals throughout Pennsylvania charged with... Read More »
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Sean Logue
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Pennsylvania Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

We have handled hundreds of criminal and civil litigation matters throughout southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia. Read More »
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David S Shrager
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(888) 905-4754 429 Forbes Avenue
Suite 1310
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Cleveland State University
David S. Shrager is an attorney devoted to providing tough defense and aggressive representation to criminally accused individuals throughout Western Pennsylvania. He is a member of numerous associations including the Washington County Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Shrager is known for the exceptional services he provides, and has even been included in the 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list. To learn more about the services offered by Attorney Shrager, be sure to contact his firm, The Law Offices of David S. Shrager, today.
Adam H. Andrae
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(412) 448-2326 1120 Fox Hill Dr. No. 224
Monroeville, PA 15146
Criminal, Business, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Ohio Northern University
I am a dedicated critical thinker who enjoys working on difficult legal issues. My commitment to serving my community has produced stellar results in client interactions and maintaining professional relations. Clients tell me I am dependable, professional, and personable, but I credit those traits to my endearment towards helping people while working in a field I enjoy.

I grew up in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania where I was heavily involved in various projects. My degrees earned were a BA in Communication from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where I was called to the honors organization of Lambda Pi Eta and sat...
R. Anthony DeLuca
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(412) 281-6869 225 Ross Street
4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Since 1997, R. Anthony DeLuca has worked in the area of criminal justice. He handles all types of criminal defense cases, but focuses on matters involving DUI, involuntary manslaughter and white collar crimes.

Attorney DeLuca has prior experience as a prosecutor, Assistant District Attorney, for the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. He moved to defense because he saw the need for experienced, quality representation for people in the criminal justice system. Attorney DeLuca has a down-to-earth, personable approach to his practice of law. He's truly is on the side of his clients.

Outside of work, Anthony spends quality time with his wife...
Samir Sarna
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(412) 281-2146 429 4th Ave
Ste 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1508
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
My name is Samir Sarna, and I am a Partner at Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC. I moved to Pittsburgh in 2007 to attend the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. While in Pittsburgh, I met my wife, fell in love with the city, and decided to settle down here and dedicate my legal career to defending the rights of those accused of committing crimes.

After graduating law school, I clerked at the Office of the Public Defender for Allegheny County and later became an Associate Counsel at the Allegheny County Office of Conflict Counsel. Serving at...
David J. Shrager
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(888) 529-6260 437 Grant Street
617 Frick Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Miami School of Law
Attorney David J. Shrager is a widely known, decorated criminal defense lawyer and native Pittsburgher. His Pittsburgh-based law firm focuses exclusively upon defending individuals throughout Pennsylvania charged with felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses at both the state and federal levels. Such offenses include DUI, drug crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, assault crimes, white-collar crimes and more.

Attorney Shrager was selected to Super Lawyers 2017 – 2019. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. You’ll find his name often quoted in...
Mr. Matthew E. Becker
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(412) 209-0657 304 Ross Street
7th Floor
Pittsburgh , PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Traffic Tickets
West Virginia University College of Law
I have successfully represented many clients in all Commonwealth Courts and the Federal Bankruptcy Court in various steps of the legal process, including Preliminary Hearings, Arbitration, Child Support Hearings, Motions, and Trials. I take great pride in my ability to learn from the past and use what worked for the future. Unlike some attorneys, I am not afraid of the courtroom and will do what is necessary to provide you with the best possible advocacy. Go to http://mbeckerlaw.com
Chad M. Ostrosky
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(412) 444-8529 429 Fourth Ave., Suite 1801
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Securities
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Attorney Chad Ostrosky is a Pittsburgh native. He received Assoicates Degrees in Business & Marketing from the Community College of Allegheny County, a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources from Geneva College, and his law degree from The University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Attorney Ostrosky has handled numerous criminal and civil proceedings in federal and state courts and is experienced in all stages of criminal and civil litigation including initial appearances, arraignments, preliminary hearings, preliminary objections, depositions, due diligence matters, suppression hearings, probation & parole revocation hearings, bail hearings, pretrial conferences, pleas, settlements, and trials.

Additionally, Attorney Ostrosky...
Beth Tibbott
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(888) 733-8752 1040 Fifth Avenue
Fourth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Duquesne University School of Law
An owner/partner at Tibbott & Richardson, P.C., Attorney Tibbott dedicates her practice to DUI Defense, Criminal Defense, and Family Law.
Joshua Baumann
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Beaver County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
Beaver, PA 15009
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
Ohio Northern University
Joshua Baumann is a criminal defense lawyer who operates his own private practice in Beaver County in the areas of criminal, DUI, record expungement, and protection from abuse cases.

He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. After completing his college education, he attended Ohio Northern University's Pettit College of Law, graduating magna cum laude and receiving a Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Criminal Law. During law school, he worked for two years as a legal intern for the Allen County, Ohio Prosecutor's Office. He also worked for two years...
Sean Logue
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(412) 586-4131 310 Grant St
#3309
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
West Virginia University College of Law
We have handled hundreds of criminal and civil litigation matters throughout southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia.
Kelvin L. Morris
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer
(412) 668-4267 564 Forbes Avenue
Suite 1100
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Social Security Disability
University of Cincinnati College of Law
A zealous attorney dedicated to persuasively advocating on behalf of his clients.
Robert E. Mielnicki
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(412) 288-0300 428 Forbes Ave
#400
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationAllegheny County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Duquesne University School of Law
Frank C Walker II
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(412) 212-3878 429 Fourth Avenue, Suite 300 B
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Business and DUI
West Virginia University College of Law
Frank Walker is one of the most sought-after criminal defense attorneys in Western Pennsylvania. He stands by his motto of delivering real talk, real experience, and real results. Fearless in the courtroom and tenacious when fighting for his clients, Attorney Walker is highly regarded in criminal defense circles. He has handled many high-profile crimes and serious offenses, developing a proven track record of victories. In addition to criminal defense, Attorney Walker also focuses his practice on civil litigation. Attorney Walker is active in the community and frequently gives talks on education, leadership, and legal matters.
William R. Pelger
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(412) 461-1900 2108 West Street
www.pelgerlaw.com
Munhall, PA 15120
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Elder and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland State University
Former Public Defender trial attorney. 25 years of courtroom experience. Suburban office with a professional but personal touch. "This attorney has integrity and experience and takes pride in his work. He is very accessible and is a hard working individual." We handle Criminal Defense, DUI, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Real Estate Transfers, Personal Injury and Civil Claims. We are flexible and can meet clients during evening hours. Our fees are realistic and we care about our clients. Email or call us.
Justin Ketchel
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(412) 456-1212 429 4th Ave
1600 Law & Finance Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Duquesne University School of Law
Attorney Ketchel is a Pittsburgh native with deep roots tied to Allegheny County. He received his Juris Doctor (JD) from Duquesne University School of Law and is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL), the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association, as well as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). I am Attorney Justin Ketchel and I will work to understand your case and your unique circumstances to get the best possible outcome for you. I have a lot of experience and success in winning tough cases and I...
Steven Carl Townsend
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(877) 900-5336 564 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Energy and Personal Injury
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Steven C. Townsend is a graduate of Indiana State University (B.A. Criminal Justice) and University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., Civil Litigation Program). He serves as a Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania District Court and was a member of the Conflict Attorney Panel for Beaver County.He is a speaker and instructor for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Criminal Law Update, which is held each year to inform update and inform other members of the bar of recent and important changes in criminal law and he serves on the Veteran’s Court Task Force. He...
William James Helzlsouer
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(412) 469-1992 302 Euclid Avenue
Dravosburg, PA 15034-1208
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
W. J. Helzlsouer is a member of the bar of the following courts: The Supreme Court of the United States The Third Circuit Court of Appeals The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania W. J. Helzlsouer received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. in 1970. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1973. In December 1983, he was awarded a Master of Science in Taxation from Robert Morris College. W. J. Helzlsouer was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania,...
Richard Joyce
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney
(412) 281-9919 330 Grant Street
Grant Building Suite 3321
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Duquesne University
Attorney Richard J. Joyce and his law firm represent injured people throughout the Western Pennsylvania region. Attorney Joyce and the law firm of Joyce & Bittner represent persons injured in a wide variety of situations including automobile, truck and other vehicle accidents, trip and falls, injuries caused by household products or tools and injuries caused by nursing home neglect or abuse. Attorney Joyce has also been engaged in criminal defense litigation involving a range of criminal matters including Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and license suspension matters. Attorney Joyce formerly held the position of Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Pittsburgh...
Dana Jo-Ann Richardson
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Allegheny County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(888) 733-8752 1207 Fifth Avenue
Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Duquesne University School of Law
Attorney Dana Jo-Ann Richardson has been a proactive advocate for her clients since entering the Bar in 2007. Her ambitions in the pursuit of law began at Duquesne University School of Law, where Dana was a class representative in the Student Bar Association, and where she became a finalist in the prestigious Carol Los Mansmann Appellate Advocacy Competition. Upon graduating from Duquesne University and receiving her Juris Doctorate in 2007, she sat for the bar examination and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar that year. While a law student at Duquesne, Dana was hired by the law firm...
Jaclyn M. Shaw
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Westmoreland County, PA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(724) 212-7564 333 Freeport Street
#201
New Kensington, PA 15068
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh
Born and raised in the Pittsburgh area, Jaclyn M. (Nichols) Shaw graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. Upon completing her undergraduate education, she obtained her Paralegal Certification from Duquesne University during the summer of 2012. She attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where she was awarded her Juris Doctor degree in 2016.

Dedicated to guiding clients through some of the most trying experiences of their lives, Jaclyn M. Shaw serves clients in Somerset, Pennsylvania, and throughout Allegheny and Westmoreland counties. Offering personalized attention and advice, Mrs....
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.