I am a career defense criminal lawyer.
I have sat at the defense table representing my clients in every case I’ve handled in the criminal justice systems in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Federal Courts.
I am not a former prosecutor.
I am proud that I am not a former prosecutor.
I know how a prosecutor thinks because I've been fighting prosecutors my entire career.
The real difference between me and "former prosecutors"?. I've never fought to put people in jail.
I have represented criminal clients throughout the Philadelphia region — both in state and federal courts. He focuses his practice on criminal defense and civil rights.
I am a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and I am proud to be the only solo criminal defense lawyer sitting on the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
If you're charged with a crime or facing potential investigation, call me today at 215.385.5291.
Mulvihill & Rushie is a full-servce neighborhood law firm committed to provide high-quality representation, no matter your legal needs…
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Languages spoken: German, English
Hourly ($250/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)
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Leo is one of the hardest working people, let alone lawyer, I have ever met. He goes above and beyond for his clients and works tirelessly to make sure that their rights are protected. I would recommend his services to anyone in need of an advocate.
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An excellent lawyer that gives personal attention to his clients with a focus on providing high-quality affordable representation. Leo has strong ties to the Philadelphia/Fishtown community and is an excellent advocate. I highly recommend Leo's services.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Roll of Honor||First Judicial District of Pennsylvania||2012|
|Pro Bono Roll of Honor||First Judicial District of Pennsylvania||2011|
|Pro Bono Service Award||Drexel Law||2010|
|Professional Research Certification||Lexis Nexis||2010|
|Semi-Finalist, Regional Mediation Competition||American Bar Association ADR Section||2010|
|Presidential Scholarship||Drexel Law||2007|
|Criminal Defense & Trial Lawyer||Mulvihill LLC | Fishtown Law||2015 - Present|
|The Fishtown Lawyer||Mulvihill & Rushie LLC - The Fishtown Lawyers||2010 - Present|
|Judicial Assistant||Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Civil Division||2011 - 2012|
|Law Clerk||Jennings Sigmond, P.C.||2009 - 2010|
|Clinical Student||Philadelphia Defender Association||2009 - 2010|
|Intern||Office of the District Attorney, Montgomery County||2009 - 2009|
|Intern||Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Civil Division||2009 - 2009|
|Judicial Intern||Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Division||2008 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Philadelphia Criminal Law American Inn of Court||Executive Committee, Programming||2015 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Philadelphia Criminal Law American Inn of Court||N/A||2013 - Present|
|River Wards Crime Watch||Board Member||2013 - Present|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee||2013 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association for Justice||Future Leaders Division||2011 - Present|
|Fishtown Area Business Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Drexel Law Alumni Association||Alumni Council||2011 - Present|
|Olde Richmond Civic Association||Chair of Zoning||2011 - Present|
|B. Someday Productions||Secretary, Board of Directors||2010 - 2012|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2007 - 2012|
|Pennsylvania Assocation of||N/A||N/A|
|Jones v. Brown||Favorable outcome for tenant.|
|Gentsch v. Allen||Judgment for Ï€, including attorneys' fees and costs.|
|Commonwealth v. T.||Prosecution withdrawn.|
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|Legal Blog||Philly Law Blog||2014|
|ABA GPSolo Magazine||The Myth of the Upper Middle Class Lawyer||2012|
|Lawyerist.com||Lawyerist Staff Writer||2012|
|PhiLAWdelphia||Looking Like a Lawyer — A Series on Professional Menswear for the Philadelphia Young Lawyers' Division Blog||2012|
|The Pennsylvania Juvenile Defense Notebook||Forms Appendix||2011|
|Art of Manliness Blog||Suit School I - The Basics||2010|
|Art of Manliness Blog||Suit School II - The Alterations Every Man Needs||2010|
|Art of Manliness Blog||Suit School III - A Primer on Suit Buttons||2010|
|Drexel University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Temple University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
|Montgomery County Community College||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|University of Pittsburgh||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Rutgers University School of Law, Camden||Personal Branding: Developing a Professional Identity||2014|
|National Lawyers Guild Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference||Starting and Running a Law Practice||2014|
|Drexel Biddle Law Society - Alumni Panel and Networking Night||Law Practice & Trends in Legal Marketing||2014|
|Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyer Boot Camp||Considerations Before Starting Your Own Solo Practice or Small Firm||2013|
|Rutgers University School of Law, Camden||Looking Like a Lawyer - Professional Dress Basics||2012|
|The People's Court||Not Allowing the Show to Go On.||2011|
|Connecting Fishtown: A Business Networking Event||Introducing the Fishtown Lawyer.||2011|
|St. Joseph's University Student Rights Week||Student Rights When Dealing with the Police||2010|