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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    22 years
  2. Family: 50%
    22 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Marinaro Law Firm

53 N Duke St Ste 1
Lancaster, PA, 17602-2840


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminet 5.0 out of 5.0 Client Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Lifetime AchievementWorld Wide Registery2014
Voted Top 3 Lawyers in CountyLancaster News2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/AttorneyThe Marinaro Law Firm1994 - 2015
Forensic Scientist I, II, III; Expert WitnessMaryland State Police1984 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2015 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationTop 100 trial attorneys2015 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyersmember1995 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Associationmember1994 - Present
Lancaster County Bar Associationmember1994 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Criminal Law Sectionmember1994 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Sectionmember1993 - Present
American Bar Associationmember1993 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education Seminar publicationCriminal Law, 1996 National Court Reporters Network Annual Seminar1996
University of Baltimore School of Law - Law Reviewforensics and the law1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
FBI Academy - Quantico, VirgniaSerology/DNA; Hairs/Fibers/Glass; DEA license - Drug analysisN/AN/A
City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal JusticeForensic ScienceN/AN/A
Elon UniversityChemistryN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Court Reporters Network Annual SeminarForensic Science1993
National ConferenceTestifying as an Expert Witness1992