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Daniel Craig Nevins

also known as Dan Nevins

About me

   Daniel Nevins is a founding partner of Ebner, Nevins & McAllister, LLC. He focuses his practice in the area of Criminal Defense and DUI Defense.




   Attorney Nevins is a proud graduate of the Dickinson School of Law. He is a member of the Berks County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations as well as the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. He is the instructor for the mandatory Ethics course for new Berks County lawyers known as Bridge the Gap. He is a member of the American Inns of Court and has appeared as a legal commentator on local television. Mr. Nevins also currently serves on the board of directors of the Children's Home of Reading.


   Attorney Nevins began his legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in Berks County, PA where he defended the rights of over a thousand indigent clients. It was there that he formed the belief that clients are best served through the honest and zealous representation of an attorney they can trust. Mr. Nevins takes the obligation to his clients quite seriously and endeavors to get the best result for his clients in every case.


    Attorney Nevins has won not guilty verdicts for clients on charges ranging from serious felonies such as Attempted Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Parental Kidnapping and Firearms charges to summary offenses, traffic tickets and misdemeanors such as Retail Theft, Simple Assault and Driving Under the Influence (DUI). He has also successfully litigated pre-trial motions for suppression of evidence, violations of speedy trial rights and petitions for habeas corpus relief.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    10 years, 1.6 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    10 years, 500 cases



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    Dan's an excellent attorney. Not only is he very intelligent and a skilled litigator, but he's a tireless worker who cares deeply about doing his job to the best of his ability.


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  • John Fisher

    I endorse this lawyer. Intelligent and compassionate with superior communication skills.


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Contact info

Ebner, Nevins & McAllister

602-604 Court Street
Reading, PA, 19601


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
ATLA Trial TeamPennsylvana State University, Dickinson School of Law2005
Trial Moot Court BoardPennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyBerks County Public Defender's Office2005 - 2009
Certified Legal InternYork County District Attorney's Office2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
YMCA - Sinking Spring branchBoard Member2014 - Present
Children's Home of ReadingBoard of Directors2010 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember2009 - 2013
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
Berks County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commonwealth v. Eric VauxSuppression of evidence
Commonwealth v. ScarboroughAll Charges Dismissed
Commonwealth v. Ramon PerezNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
ENM Law BlogLegal News2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
George Mason UniversityGovernment and PoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Paralegal Training ProgramCriminal Justice System in Berks County2014
Business Ethics classEthical Dilemmas in Business2014
BCTV Call In ShowDUI Law and Consequences2014
Bridge the GapLegal Ethics for New Lawyers2013
Bridge the GapLegal Ethics for New Lawyers2012
Bridge the GapLegal Ethics for New Lawyers2011
Television call in showDUI Law2010
Communities that CareDUI/ Alcohol Education for Juveniles2010
Bridge the GapLegal Ethics for New Lawyers2010
Bridge the GapLegal Ethics2009