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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Dawn Elizabeth Padanyi

    I endorse this lawyer. Elissa is intelligent, hard working, exceptionally skilled in the court room and goes the extra mile to get the results her clients deserve. I highly recommend Elissa!


    Dawn Padanyi Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info


40 Court Street
Newtown, PA, 18940



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pennsylvania Rising StarPhiladelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2010)2010
Arthur B. Walsh AwardBucks County Bar Association2008
Order of the BarristersNational Order of the Barristers1998
Best AdvocateTexas Mock Trial Invitational1997
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCevallos & Wong, LLP2011 - Present
AssociateMellon Webster & Shelly2006 - 2010
Assistant District AttorneyBucks County District Attorney's Office2004 - 2006
Legislative CounselOffice of the New York City Comptroller2002 - 2004
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Bucks County Bar Association, Bench Bar CommitteeChair2011 - Present
Bucks County Bar Association, Pro-Bono CommitteeChair2009 - 2009
Bucks County Bar Association, Race Judicata 5K SubcommitteeChair2008 - 2011
Bucks County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Bucks County Bar Association, Pro-Bono CommitteeVice Chair2008 - 2008
Bucks County Bar Association, Pro Bono CommitteeMember2007 - Present
Bucks County Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Bucks County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth v. StewartNot guilty
Commonwealth v. LasterNot guilty
Commonwealth v. GibsonNot guilty
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Mount Holyoke CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
PROGRESSLaw and Responsibility2010