Criminal Defense Attorney Job in Allentown, PA Near Me - 269307 | BCGSearch.com

Criminal Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Pennsylvania - Allentown

Job ID IMS7269307

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 1 : Mostly Consumer $

Practice Areas Criminal Law - Defense

2023-01-12 07:00:34

Allentown office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a criminal defense attorney with 2+ years of experience. The candidate will meet with clients at the various firm office locations, as well as virtually and by phone, to review facts, build a case and develop case strategies. Collect retainers from clients and execute contracts that specify the parameters of the working relationship. Research cases by interviewing witnesses, reviewing evidence, and speaking with the client. Research case law, statutes, crimes codes, and procedural law. Where applicable, negotiate with the prosecution to plea bargain to lesser charges. Draft, file and argue motions such as motions to dismiss and motions to suppress. Attend all pretrial hearings on behalf of clients and advise clients following each hearing about the best strategies. Conduct trials and/or administrative proceedings as necessary. Experience with Needles and/or SmartAdvocate case management software is a plus. Spanish bilingual is a plus. PA Bar admission is required.

The candidate must have the ability to handle a high caseload. Must have a willingness to meet with all clients, either virtually or in person and most importantly, build a strong client-attorney relationship. Must be able to build a client's case and establish a strong defense through exceptional investigative and research skills. Must possess an in-depth understanding of state, federal and local rules, court procedures, evidentiary laws, and judges to navigate the criminal justice system efficiently and effectively. Must have excellent oral and written advocacy skills to argue a clients case before a judge and persuade a jury. The firm offers benefits that include health/dental insurance, 401k, paid time off, etc. Salary is commensurate with experience.

This Pennsylvania-based law firm provides legal representation to clients in a diverse range of cases. Its key practice areas include personal injury, workers' compensation, criminal defense, driving under the influence cases, and immigration law. The firm has been dealing with such cases for over 27 years. The firm recovered $1.4 million in a defective product settlement in 2020. The firm has offices in locations across the state including Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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The estimated salary for this position is $202,111*.