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David Wesley Cornish

David Wesley Cornish

also known as D. Wesley Cornish Esq., Wesley Cornish

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, Personal Injury, Land Use & Zoning

About Me

I enjoy living an active lifestyle. Some activities I enjoy include: exploring the city, traveling, salsa dancing, sports, writing, and riding my motorcycle. In my free time I also enjoy donating my legal services to charitable organizations in North Philadelphia.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    4 years, 458 cases
  2. Civil Rights: 30%
    0 years, 40 cases
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 10%
    11 years, 3 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    15 years, 3 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($129-229/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (3%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

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    Dedicated advocate for justice.

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Contact Info

Cornerstone Legal Group, LLC.

1510 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Suite 301
Philadephia, PA, 19122

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 201405/24/2015
PAActive201105/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Incubator Small Business Annual Business SuccessSmall Business Development Corporation (SBA)2012
Top ContributerAvvo2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Supervising AttorneyCornerstone Legal Group, LLC2011 - Present
Contract AttorneyDechert2011 - 2011
Contract AttorneyMorgan Lewis & Bockius2011 - 2011
Policy AnalystTemple University Police Department2008 - 2011

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionE-lawyering Committee Member2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionLaw Career Paths Committee Member2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionDiversity & Inclusion Committee Member2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionSponsorship Committee Member2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionEthics & Professional Responsibility Committee Member2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionMembership Development Committee Member2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionState & Local Bar Outreach Committee2014 - Present
Delaware County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Bucks County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth v. Kevin Jones (MC-51-CR-0044231-2011)Dismissal
Commonwealth v. Atkinson (MC-51-CR-0054443-2011)Bench Warrant Lifted and Bail Reinstated
Commonwealth v. Tucker (MC-51-CR-0010410-2009)Bench Warrant Lifted and Sentenced for Contempt

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Cornerstone PublicationsThe 30 Day Business Action Plan2012
Cornerstone PublicationsGrassroots Legal Marketing Campaigns2012
Cornerstone PublicationsMarketing Plans for Businesses on a Budget2012
Cornerstone PublicationsBusiness Plans to Thrive in the Legal Services Market2012
Cornerstone PublicationsJobs 101: The Only 1 Page You Need2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJuris Doctor2011
University of DelawareCriminal Justice/SociologyBachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Employment Prospects Post GraduationJobs 101: The Only 1 Page You Need2011