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Michael Victor Marinaro

Michael Victor Marinaro

Practice areas:

Family, Criminal Defense

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

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



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Justin C. Gearty Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Justin Gearty Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

The Marinaro Law Firm

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




Professional Misconduct

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 analysisUnknownN/A
City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal JusticeForensic ScienceUnknownN/A
Elon UniversityChemistryUnknownN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Court Reporters Network Annual SeminarForensic Science1993
National ConferenceTestifying as an Expert Witness1992