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Brian M. Collins Jr.

Brian M. Collins Jr.

Practice areas:

Litigation, Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Appeals, White Collar Crime

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. White Collar Crime: 20%
    7 years
  2. Appeals: 20%
    7 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    7 years
  4. Civil Rights: 20%
    7 years
  5. Litigation: 20%
    7 years



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Contingent (40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Robin Colley Pitt

    I endorse this lawyer. Brian is brilliant and a stellar advocate for his clients.


    Robin Pitt Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joshua Upin

    Brian is extremely bright, an adept strategist, and driven to achieve positive results for his clients. I highly recommend him as a counselor and advocate.


    Joshua Upin Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Krasner & Long, LLC

1221 Locust St Ste 201
Krasner & Long Llc
Philadelphia, PA, 19107-5572




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 Lawyers2014
Pro Bono Roll of HonorFirst Judicial District of Pennsylvania2009
Pro Bono Roll of HonorFirst Judicial District of Pennsylvania2008
Honors -Cum LaudeUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School2008
Selected to Trial TeamUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School2007
Summa cum laudeVillanova University2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyKrasner & Long, LLC2013 - Present
Assistant DefenderDefender Association Of Philadelphia2010 - 2013
Litigation AssociateDechert, LLP2008 - 2010


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Young Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Bar AssociationLiaison to Criminal Justice Section2014 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Philadelphia Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember2013 - Present
Philadelphia Criminal Law American Inn of CourtAssociate2012 - 2013
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth v. JonesNot Guilty of Aggravated Assault
Cerome v. Moshannon Valley Correctional CenterDistrict court dismissal overturned, suit reinstated.
Jamar JunneFavorable settlement for client.

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Publication NameTitleDate
KHL BlogYes, the police should have a warrant to search a phone, but will the Supreme Court agree?2013
The Legal IntelligencerSo What Is Sex Stereotyping?2010
Bloomburg Law ReportsSpecial Issues in the Reduction in Force2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Villanova UniversityEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2005

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
YLD Education SessionsCriminal Defense Series: Views from the Trench and the Bench, Part I2015
Young Lawyer BootcampSolo and Small Firm Practice2014
Dechert Labor SeminarSupreme Court Round Up2009
Dechert Labor SeminarE-Discovery and Ethics2008