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Gary Evan Gerson

Practice areas:

Criminal Law, Federal Crime, DUI & DWI, Weapons Offenses, White Collar Crime

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Criminal Law: 40%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
  3. Federal Crime: 20%
  4. White Collar Crime: 10%
  5. Weapons Offenses: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

The Law Offices of Gary E. Gerson

304 Ross Street
Suite 600
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198708/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Lead Counsel Criminal DefenseLead Counsel2015
Lead Counsel Criminal DefenseLead Counsel2014
Clients' Choice Award Criminal DefenseAVVO2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Law Offices of Gary E. Gerson2001 - Present
AssociateRosenberg Kirshner1987 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1997 - 2011
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1997 - 2011
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth v. my clientPlea Bargain
Commonwealth v. my clientNot Guilty
Commonwealth v. my clientPlea Bargain

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Lawyer MagazineThe Pennsylvania Criminal Justice System2014
North Hills MagazineYour legal rights during a traffic stop2014
Criminal Defense Law BlogInternet Crimes: Dangers of Peer-to-Peer file sharing2013
Criminal Defense Law BlogTraffic Stops and Seizure of Drugs2013
Criminal defense blogDaycare worker accused of abuse2013
Pittsburgh Criminal Defense Law BlogCyberbullying could become a crime2013
Pittsburgh Criminal Defense Law BlogTax man accused of $1.3 Million in public theft2013
Criminal Defense Law BlogDNA Evidence and the Law2012
FindLawFive-Year Prison Term for Armed Felons Proposed in Pennsylvania2012
FindLaw KnowledgebaseA Lifetime Behind Bars: Is It a Fair Punishment for Juvenile Offenders?2012
FindLaw KnowledgebaseImpacts of Supreme Court Decision on Sex Offender Registration2012
FindLaw KnowledgebaseUPDATE: A Lifetime Behind Bars for Juvenile Offenders Dealt Huge Blow2012
FindLawDUI Bail Conditions Can Be Altered2011
FindLaw KnowledgebaseSex Offenders Falling Through the Cracks?2011
Press NewsShould Pennsylvania Sheriffs and Deputies Have More Authority?2010

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1973

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Winter MeetingARD2009
Summer ConferenceDUI Defense2009
Winter ConferenceDUI in Pennsylvania2006
Summer ConferenceCriminal Defense and the Mental Health System2005
Fall Section MeetingMandatory Sentences2004
Fall MeetingDUI and ARD2002
Winter MeetingCriminal Defense2000
Winter MeetingDrunk Driving1999