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  • 25 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

Jeffrey V.

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He just took my case today he was very polite it dident matter if i hired him or not its my choice, we talked for a while about my case, he told me what could be done and made all the pressure on my shoulders go away noting my case is in his hands now.

Darcy S.

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Marc Daffner is an amazing attorney, he has helped me tremendously, not only is he a great attorney he is also a really nice guy. If I ever need legal counsel again I will surely be calling Marc Daffner!!!!

Lisa W.

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Consultation. Mark Daffner was to the point and didn't mince words. I appreciated his honesty and knowledge and would use his form for future legal representation without hesitation.

  • 38 years in business
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Amos C.

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Attorney Townsend defended me on a case four years ago in the Harrisburg area, Dauphin County. The trial lasted four days, with a verdict of not guilty. Attorney Townsend was very diligently in researching all of the evidence, and planned the defense strategic. I believe if it was not for the hard work and time that Attorney Townsend put into this case, the outcome would have been a lot different.

Babak F.

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I was so nervous when I had to call Steven Townsend about a case I needed to be represented with an attorney. He has such a great way of explaining the law and making you feel comfortable that after talking to him I knew he would be the best attorney to represent me in my case. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer.

John C.

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Mr townsend did the best job ever save my life worked very hard 4 me had compassion for my situation worked hard to clear me get my life back best attorney hands down in the city highly recommend him went above and beyond for me

  • North Olmsted, OH 44070

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Patituce and Associates is a full-service law firm comprised of criminal defense attorneys, divorce lawyers, and personal injury lawyers handling cases in Cleveland, Rocky River, North Olmsted, Lakewood, Avon, Medina, Vermillion, Parma, Sandusky, and all other courts in Ohio, including Federal Criminal Defense.

  • 4 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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THE ZUCKERMAN LAW FIRM: CRIMINAL, DUI AND TRAFFIC TICKET DEFENSE ATTORNEYS IN PITTSBURGH AND WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Whether you’re under investigation, or you’ve been arrested and charged with a crime, you need a trial attorney that will aggressively defend your rights. Pittsburgh criminal defense attorney David Zuckerman is a former prosecutor and judicial law clerk familiar with all aspects of the criminal justice system. As the founding attorney at the Zuckerman Law Firm, David has quickly earned himself a reputation as one of the best criminal defense attorneys in Pittsburgh – respected by both past clients and his peers for his experience, compassion, tenacity, and strong presence in a courtroom. At the Zuckerman Law Firm, we understand that results matter. Our focus is always on minimizing penalties and consequences so that you can move on with your life. OUR EXPERIENCE, ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ACCOLADES The Zuckerman Law Firm is led by a former Pittsburgh prosecutor who has accumulated experience and accolades, including: -Membership in the elite National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania -Membership in the elite National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in Pennsylvania -A superb, 10.0/10.0 Rating on AVVO, a well-known lawyer rating service -Recipient of THUMBTACK BEST OF 2015 Award for customer service excellence in the fields of criminal, DUI and traffic ticket defense -20 or more 5-star ratings from former clients and colleagues on Google, Thumbtack, AVVO, and related attorney rating websites -Membership in the National College for DUI Defense -Membership in the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the -Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) -Member of the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) and the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) -Former Allegheny County Assistant District Attorney with a near 80% conviction rate on jury trials -Litigation of over 60 jury and non-jury trials, along with hundreds of preliminary hearings and/or traffic ticket cases -Prior experience conducting legal research and writing tasks for a Court of Common Pleas Judge CRIMINAL CHARGES SHOULD NOT DEFINE YOUR LIFE The Zuckerman Law Firm is committed to helping each client we serve achieve the best possible outcome for his or her case. The lesser the penalty and consequences, the sooner you can reclaim your life and effectively move past such a trying ordeal. We want to be a pivotal part of enabling this rebuilding process. YOU HAVEN’T BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME, YOU STILL HAVE RIGHTS It’s important to remember that you’re innocent until proven guilty, have the right to remain silent, and have no burden to prove your innocence. This means you’re entitled to certain rights; including legal representation to help ensure your rights and freedoms are protected. If we believe your Constitutional rights have been violated in any way, we won’t hesitate to file a motion arguing for a withdrawal or dismissal of your case. WE STAND BY YOU AS YOUR ADVOCATE At a time when your future rests in the hands of a prosecutor, judge, or jury, the Zuckerman Law Firm stands by your side as your advocate; helping you maintain your composure, dignity, and optimism. All while protecting your rights, fighting for you, and knowing when to negotiate for the most favorable result possible under law. Attorney Zuckerman sees your case through until the end. Many criminal defense firms often assign cases to a less-experienced junior associate. At the Zuckerman Law Firm, David handles all case preparation himself. If there’s an important development in your case, you’ll hear it from him directly. He will teach and prep you for what’s next in your case. WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I’M ACCUSED OF A CRIME IN PITTSBURGH OR WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA? If you’re suspected of committing a crime, contact a Pittsburgh criminal defense attorney immediately. DO NOT speak with law enforcement officials without a lawyer present. Even if you’re told they just want to hear your side of the story, or an arrest is threatened if you don’t cooperate, remain silent until you’ve acquired legal representation. Law enforcement officers will dig for information and try to gather facts to support filing a criminal complaint against you based on “probable cause.” Everything you say can and will be used against you. While it may be tempting to explain what occurred, always remember that law enforcement’s main objective is making an arrest and putting someone behind bars. Any statement you make can be misconstrued as an admission of guilt. The most innocuous statement can be twisted or distorted to be used as condemning evidence against you. If you’re arrested or under investigation in the Western PA area, and you need a Pittsburgh criminal defense lawyer, contact the Zuckerman Law Firm today for a consultation. This consultation is completely free of charge and we have availability on both evenings and weekends for your convenience. You’re in a very precarious position. The steps you take today can dramatically affect the criminal charges brought against you or the outcome of your case.

  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Lauryn E.

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Ej by far is one of the best Attorney I had to deal with in a really long time before I hired him he said he would do some legwork for me and see how that went and we would talk about hiring him for as much legwork he did for me was amazing he went right on things he kept in contact with me day after day I didn't have to chase him to see what was going on when he says he's doing to do something he does It. He took on my case quick and needed to be done in quick and with that he was truly amazing pretty much did everythin we asked him to do with such the short time we had.g

Maeve D.

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Thank you for taking so much time for my initial consultation. I had no idea what filing for bankruptcy entails nor did I realize that I have other options. I also want to thank you for answering my questions. I have worked with attorneys in the past who seemed annoyed by me asking questions. I was pleasantly surprised when you contacted me with a follow up call to ask if I had come up with any additional questions. I will definitely be recommending you to friends and family members who may be in need of legal services.

Maria S.

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I was looking to start a small business and sought out an attorney for a consultation. The advice I was given by Attorney Sharif was invaluable and his rates were very reasonable . I will definitely continue to utilize his services in building my business

  • 10 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Carnegie, PA 15106

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I handle the following types of cases: * criminal defense * DUI defense * traffic ticket defense * federal criminal defense * PFA defense

  • 28 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Legal issues will be solved. Our practice include the following: * family law * criminal law * injury * wills * estates * custody We support all legal matters.

  • 34 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15236

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I have done bankruptcy, personal injury, Incorporations, divorce, estate, probate, and real estate legal work. I have done trials, jury and nonjury, AAA arbitration matters, hearings before Magistrates, Arbitration panels, Unemployment judges, and hearings in Family, Civil and Criminal courts. I have been a general practice attorney for over 30 years. I handle all matters in a prompt and professional manner for a reasonable fee. I charge either hourly or by a fixed flat fee or percentage. My office is located in Pleasant Hills, PA (southeastern corner of Allegheny County/Pittsburgh). Member Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. My services include divorce,support, custody, equitable distribution, property settlements, alimony, alimony pendente lite, personal injury, bankruptcy, debt collection or litigation matters, orphan's court litigation, claims against estates, and will package for husband and wife for only $275. I was the president of the Pleasant Hills Rotary Club in 1995, a graduate of Penn State University (Main Campus 4 years) - Degree in Economics, minor in accounting, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Duquesne University School of Law (Graduate of class of 1984)

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Pittsburgh, PA

John T.

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Where do I begin? I cannot praise Mr. Bishop for what he has done for me. At first I thought there was no hope in my getting the help that I needed and then Mr. Bishop was assigned to my case and I couldn’t have been happier with the final results. Adam is a kind and caring person and only has your best interest at heart. He will listen to what you have to say and all the while making notes to help you in your case. He will contact you by email, phone or in person to assist you. If you have any questions, he will listen and then offer suggestions that will help you understand and continue in your case. In court, he will keep you informed as to what is going on and if you have to worry from the prosecuting side. He will then address the Honorable Court in defense of your case and give his all to make sure the out-come is in your best interest. I highly recommend Mr. Bishop for all your legal issues as he is highly professional and you can rest assured that he will do “everything” he can to help you win your case. Contact Mr. Bishop now if you have any legal concerns with your life. He can, and will, help you have a better outlook on your future. Thank you Adam for helping me and to those that will follow, I congratulate you in your professionalism and humanity.

Alex B.

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Adam Bishop is a an amazing lawyer and an all around good guy. I couldn't be happier that I hired him.

Chris F.

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Excellent Attorney. Professional and thoughtful, Mr. Bishop was a true advocate.

  • 42 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Ken C.

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Attorney Shrager has helped me twice with legal issues, and did a great job both times so I feel as though I should leave this review. Both times I was charged I was scared for my life, but after speaking with David I felt confident that he could win my case, and he did. I also want to thank Attorney Hayward who worked on my cases with David. I am greatly appreciative and recommend both lawyers to anyone.

Jess M.

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I got a DUI 3 months ago in Pittsburgh and David and Ron were able to have the charge dropped to a careless driving. I knew that I didn't have much a of a chance of beating the DUI, so I am very grateful for what they were able to do. And I have to also thank Betty Jo and Erin for all of their help. Thanks again!

James K.

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I fully recommend Attorney Shrager for anyone who gets a DUI. I can't imagine too many other lawyers in Pittsburgh have the knowledge he does. Office staff were super friendly, and seem to really know people at the court. FYI the parking lot across the street is mighty convenient.

  • 4 years in business
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Stoner & Dave PLLC is a unique law firm which prides itself on having a special focus on client satisfaction. We founded our firm on the idea that everyone deserves to have an effective and affordable legal representation. Our attorneys practice in multiple areas of law and have a proven track record of producing effective results for our clients. Unlike many law firms, Stoner & Dave PLLC offers cost-effective billing methods, such as flat-fee billing, contingent-fee billing, and hybrid billing models which help to reduce legal costs for our clients, as well as increasing satisfaction. Our firm's attorneys include a former in-house general counsel who have a proven track record of success in both litigation and transactional work. Whether you require transactional work, such as contract drafting and negotiation or litigation, our attorneys have the experience, knowledge, and integrity to get the job done. With Stoner & Dave PLLC, you will get top-tier representation at a price that you can afford.

  • 5 years in business
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Amber E.

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She is an exceptional attorney who will go above and beyond for you. I can't sing her praises loudly enough. She put my mind at ease by doing the foot work regarding my case-making sure we were well prepared and had everything in order to present before the judge. She made herself available at all times and always returned phone calls in a timely manner. I can't speak highly enough of her work ethic, professionalism, attention to detail and genuine care and concern for her clients.

  • 12 years in business
  • Pittsburgh, PA

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Michael A. Rabel & Associates, LLC, located directly between the Allegheny County Jail and County Courthouses, has represented clients in Criminal and Real Estate matters since 2006. Every client's case is treated with attention and sincerity. Every case is distinct and separate.

  • 7 years in business
  • Pittsburgh, PA

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Real Trial Experience for over 10 years. Experience with everything from a Traffic Ticket to a Death Penalty Murder Case.

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Hire an experienced criminal and DUI defense law firm. The lawyers of Bickerton & Bickerton have represented thousands of clients charged with the following types of crimes: • Homicide and murder charges • False allegations of child abuse • Sex crimes • Crimes of violence • Violations of the Uniform Firearms Act • Offenses involving controlled substances • Theft crimes • Motor vehicle code infractions • Internet crimes, etc. Attorney William R. Bickerton was formerly the lawyer from the trial unit of the Allegheny County Public Defender's Office assigned to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas DUI Court. Attorney Bickerton represented clients charged with various driving under the influence offenses. He advised his colleagues on drunk driving law. In addition to his responsibility as the DUI court liaison for the Public Defender's Office, Attorney Bickerton defended clients charged with: • Attempted murder • Aggravated assault • Rape • Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse • Sexual assault • Kidnapping • Unlawful restraint • Child endangerment • Arson • Robbery • Burglary • VUFA • Drug trafficking • Prostitution • Underage drinking • Disorderly conduct • Public drunkenness • Retail theft • Criminal mischief • Traffic tickets and many more As a former law clerk to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Attorney Lea T. Bickerton has the experience to help you with your post-sentencing issues. To file a post-sentence motion, appeal or PCRA petition, you must act quickly, or you can lose the chance to fight your conviction forever. All post-sentencing actions have a time limit, so if you don't bring your appeal before the court, you may not be able to appeal later. To make sure that you don't lose your rights when you appeal a conviction, it is important to have an experienced appellate attorney. If you are interested in appealing your case, contact criminal defense attorney, Lea T. Bickerton directly for a case evaluation. Our offices are conveniently located at 1034 Fifth Avenue, which is near Duquesne University and directly across the street from the Consol Energy Center, home of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bickerton & Bickerton, Attorneys at Law 1034 5th Ave. Suite 400 Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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I offer full-legal services in all criminal matters, from preliminary hearings to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. I am experienced in handling drug cases, simple and aggravated assault, DUI, theft, burglary, homicide (non-death penalty) and appeals to the superior and supreme courts in PA, including PCRA matters. I handle matters in adult and juvenile criminal divisions, practicing in Washington, Greene and Allegheny counties. I have been licensed since 1977.

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I am a criminal defense and litigation attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I have successfully represented clients in all stages of the legal process, from preliminary hearings and magistrate hearings through a trial. My practice consists of both criminal and civil law, so that I may understand the interaction between the two processes and provide my clients with a full range of legal expertise. I take great pride in the thorough and aggressive approach I take to all of my cases. My goal is always to protect my client's rights and money as much as possible. If you want someone to fight on your side, give me a call.

  • Pittsburgh, PA 15203

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We represent clients involved in divorce, custody, support, PFA, DUI, criminal, and civil matters. We provide our legal services throughout Western Pennsylvania. Our practice has included litigation before the Commonwealth Courts in the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, and Westmoreland. We provide our clients with an understanding of the legal process and the options available to move their legal matters toward a positive resolution. At Maruca Law Offices, we provide: Experienced counsel Aggressive negotiators Creative representation In some cases, our clients wish to resolve their matters through mediation and negotiations before initiating court action. We will work to cooperatively resolve those issues. If litigation is required, we will aggressively litigate to protect our clients' interests and to obtain positive results.

  • 53 years in business
  • Pittsburgh, PA

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We are reputable and experienced criminal defense attorneys who have been winning tough cases for 50 years. The moment you come to our office, you will see that we work as a team and consider winning each case a personal challenge. Our lawyers and staff are always available to update you and answer any questions as to the status of you case. If you've been charged with a crime such as DUI, assault, drug possession/distribution, murder, rape, theft, fraud, or any other crime and are in need of a criminal defense attorney, call Shrager Defense Attorneys for a free legal consultation. Attorney David J. Shrager will personally answer your phone call, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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The lawyers of Bickerton & Bickerton have represented thousands of clients at every level of the criminal justice system. We have successfully defended clients charged with a variety of criminal offenses, including the following: * DUI and DWI * Prostitution * Sex Crimes * Child Abuse * Violent Crimes * Firearms and Gun Charges * Weapons Offenses * Narcotics and Drug Offenses * Domestic Assault * Theft Crimes * Homicide * Aggravated Assault * Simple Assault * Underage Drinking * Carrying a Fake Identification * Criminal Mischief * Disorderly Conduct * Public Drunkenness * Public Intoxication We represent clients in pre-file police interviews, preliminary hearings, trials, and appeals. We also help clients with criminal record expungements and driver's license reinstatements.

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Arrested? Call the Scott C. Brown Law Office! I am an experienced criminal defense lawyer who is licensed in West Virginia and Ohio and practice in both state and federal courts. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for any crime, give me a call. I handle all sorts of criminal matters including DUI/OVI charges, drug offenses, gun charges, and the like.

  • 28 years in business
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15206

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I have 22 years of legal representation in criminal defense, wills/trust and estate settlements. I have been a counsel to small-business owners on various aspects of legal needs. If you are looking for someone to not only represent you, but also listen to you and give you straightforward advice in real English, then I'm the attorney to represent you.

  • 22 years in business
  • Wexford, PA 15090

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I'm a former county and state prosecutor and have been practicing criminal defense since 1996. Although I am based in Allegheny County, I work in most of the counties of southwestern PA and provide defense representation for nearly all misdemeanor and felony charges. Cases involving violent sexual offenses or those involving young victims are not part of my practice. My experience as a prosecutor is an invaluable asset for me that directly benefits my clients.

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As a Pittsburgh attorney with a solo practice designed to meet the legal needs of its clients, I focus my practice on the following: * Criminal: DUI and Small Crimes * Civil Litigation: Personal Injury (Auto/Home) and Products Liability * Business Law: Contracts, Small Companies, and Labor As a solo practice, I can offer affordable rates to my clients.

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We have 12 years of experience, and we specialize in adult and juvenile criminal and family matters. We dedicated many years to the indigent and one year to representing children in CYF custody.

  • 9 years in business
  • Oakdale, PA

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I ultimately care for each of my client's and understand how stressful a time they are going through.

  • Warren, PA 16365

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We are Warren criminal defense attorneys providing representation throughout Northwest Pennsylvania. Get aggressive criminal law advice from attorneys experienced in defending drug trafficking charges. Being charged with a crime can be among the most frightening and confusing experiences you ever face. Whether your charges relate to a DUI, a drug crime or a more serious offense such as murder, protecting your future from unnecessary harm should be your main priority. When attempting to limit the damage of a conviction, the guidance of an experienced Warren criminal defense lawyer can be invaluable in helping you find favorable resolutions possible. At the Hessley Law Offices, our lawyers work diligently to provide informative and aggressive criminal defense guidance to clients across the Warren, Pennsylvania, area. With nearly 50 years of combined experience and certifications to handle capital offense cases, we are confident in addressing even the most damaging misdemeanor or felony charges.

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