Craig David Becker, Esquire practices Education Law and Criminal Defense. He practices Special Education Law, representing students who have been denied an appropriate and effective education. He also represents students in disciplinary actions. In addition, Mr. Becker represents adults and juveniles in all facets of criminal defense. He represents clients throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Mr. Becker received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was the recipient of a James Wilson Merit Scholarship. Mr. Becker began representing individuals while still attending law school and won his first not guilty verdict and suppression motion prior to graduation.
He is a former Assistant Public Defender for Chester County, Pennsylvania, where he represented defendants in high profile felony cases and other serious offenses. Mr. Becker also worked in the Public Defender Office’s Juvenile Division, where he represented minors in all facets of juvenile criminal law. After leaving the Public Defender’s Office, Mr. Becker worked as an associate for top New Jersey and Pennsylvania law firms, including one firm that represented several New Jersey school districts.
Mr. Becker is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Camden County Bar Association, the Burlington County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Pennsylvania State Bar Association, the Pennsylvania State Bar Association's Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee, the Cherry Hill Special Education Parent Teacher Association and the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey. Mr. Becker and his family live in Southern New Jersey. He is actively involved in the South Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania communities and with national and local issues regarding Special Education and Criminal Defense.
Mr. Becker has appeared as a guest on the television show Legally Speaking on the topics of Special Education Law and Criminal Defense. Mr. Becker represents clients throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including Cherry Hill, Haddonfield, Mount Holly, Voorhees, Marlton, Mount Laurel, King of Prussia, Media, Jenkintown, West Chester, and Philadelphia.
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As a former solicitor for one of the larger school districts in Burlington County, I have amassed varied experience in school law. I know Mr. Becker to have broad experience in this area, he is dedicated and resourceful.
Paul Ferrell Criminal Defense Attorney
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