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About Me

The Law Offices of John P. Winicov provides high quality representation for clients who need an aggressive attorney on their side.  The firm provides legal representation in Personal Injury and Criminal Defense matters. Attorney John Winicov litigates in the courts of Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County and Philadelphia County.  The office is conveniently located at the border of Delaware and Chester Counties on West Chester Pike in West Chester.



Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    28 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    28 years
  4. Car Accidents: 25%
    25 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Katelyn Mary Hufe

    I highly recommend John Winicov to anyone looking for a family or criminal law attorney. As an immigration lawyer, I have turned to John when my clients need help in criminal court and family court. John has achieved excellent results for my client. He is experienced, professional, courteous, and creative in finding legal solutions. I feel extremely confident in recommending his legal services.


    Katelyn Hufe Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Nicholas Milan Loncar

    Mr. Winicov is passionate, knowledgeable and very well-respected in the legal community. I endorse this lawyer.


    Nicholas Loncar Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Law Office of John P. Winicov

Westtown Business Center
1517 McDaniel Drive
West Chester, PA, 19380



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Litigation Lawyer in PAThe American Society of Legal Advocates2015
"10 Best" DUI Attorneys in PA NominationAmerican Institute of DUI Attorneys2015
Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in PAThe American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Best AnswerAVVO2013
Louis M. Brown Award - NomineeAmerican Bar Association2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of John P. Winicov1993 - Present
Adjunct Criminal Law ProfessorWidener University School Of Law2015 - 2015
AttorneyMeranze & Katz1991 - 1993
Assistant Public DefenderChester County Public Defenders Office1987 - 1991
Law ClerkChester County District Attorney's Office1984 - 1985
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Seasonal Farm Labor CommitteeChairman, Legislative Committee2008 - Present
American Mushroom Institute - Community Awareness CommitteeMember1997 - Present
Chester County Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation CommitteeExecutive Committee1992 - Present
Chester County Bar Association, Pro Bono CommitteeExecutive Committee Member1992 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
DRIVER WHO SUSTAINED UNUSUAL EYE INJURY IN AUTO ACCIDENTA six figure settlement was reached with the insurance company that fairly and adequately compensated our client.
Large Settlement for Leg Scar Sustained Due to Bi-Fold Platform CollapseThe lawsuit was settled with the Defendants for $103,000.00.
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Publication NameTitleDate
The Legal IntelligencerLegal Clinic Serves Chester County Immigrant Population2012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Institute of Trial AdvocacyN/AN/A1987
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Wake Forest UniversityPsychologyB.A. (cum laude)1982
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Lawyer Training for Unaccompanied MinorsUnaccompanied Minors Training2014
Expungement WorkshopExpungement of Criminal Record2014
Attorney Training for Unaccompanied MinorsUnaccompanied Minors2014
Community Information Session on Becoming a United States CitizenU.S. Citizenship Workshop2013
Advanced Immigration LawThe Use of Post Conviction Relief Act (PCRA) for Clients Facing Deportation2012
DACA WorkshopDeferred Action for Youth2011
American Prepaid Legal Services InstituteEffectively Representing the Foreign Born Client2007