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Mr. Birley is a skilled and aggressive trial attorney. He tries every variety of Criminal and Delinquent case in Philadelphia and the surrounding region. He practices in both state and federal courts.

Prior to establishing his own firm, Mr. Birley was a partner at Ostriak-Birley, LLC where he earned national attention for his successful representation. Earlier in his career he was a Major Trials Attorney at the Defender Association of Philadelphia, where he successfully tried the most serious of felony cases. Previously, Mr. Birley served at the Division of Criminal Justice of the New Jersey Attorney General. 

Mr. Birley earned his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Florida and received his Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law, where he was recognized for "Outstanding Oral Advocacy." He is an accomplished jury trial advocate.

Mr. Birley is a Private Pilot rated in single-engine land airplanes.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 33%
    15 years
  2. Federal Crime: 33%
    11 years
  3. Juvenile: 15%
    15 years
  4. Family: 9%
    11 years
  5. Other: 10%
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Contact info

Two Penn Ctr Ste 1313
Philadelphia, PA, 19102-1729


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Kevin Birley2006 - Present
Managing PartnerOstriak-Birley2004 - 2006
Assistant DefenderDefender Association Of Philadelphia2000 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
Philadelphia Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember2004 - Present
Aircraft Owners and Pilots AssociationMember1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Boone v. PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaPays $5.9 Million to Settle Strip-Search Claims
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Lucas DawsonDischarged for lack of evidence.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
28th Annual Criminal Law SymposiumJury Selection2011