Andrea E. Mertz

Andrea E. Mertz
PRO

Criminal Defense Attorney

Reading, PA

AVVO

RATING

8.5

Call

No Misconduct

Languages

English

Answers and Advice

438 questions answered.

About Me

I believe that if you are accused of a crime, the only thing standing between you and a powerful, resourceful Pennsylvanian prosecutorial government is a fierce advocate and an aggressive and persuasive litigator.  In fact, as a criminal defense attorney, I represent the last, and only, bastion of protection safeguarding you, your rights and your personal freedom.   I spent more than seven...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check

Fees

Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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courageous and hardworking

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 3 years ago.

when no one else would take me seriously she did and she got results. i saw her intensity in the courtroom and her firmness and her...

Knowledgeable Attorney of Good Character

Posted by: Bill over 1 year ago.

I was in need of a Criminal Attorney and a friend recommended Andrea. I was pleased with the outcome of the case and the services rendered. She was...
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Endorsements

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Peter Francis Schuchman Jr.
Peter Schuchman

Reading, PA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Andrea is approachable to her clients, experienced in the complexities of the issues her many clients face and aggressive in...
Kevin Feeney
Kevin Feeney

Reading, PA

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Andrea is a smart and tough trial lawyer. She is a great person to have on your side.
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Résumé

License

1999 License Status: Active for the state of Pennsylvania.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/26/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2001 – 2009

Berks County Office Of The Public Defender

Education

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1996 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

American University, Washington College of Law

Awards

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1991 Purdue Scholar Athlete of the Year

John Purdue Club

Associations

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2001- present Attorney Member

Berks County Bar Association


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Portfolio

Speaking Engagements

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2009 Intersection Between Social Security Disability and FMLA

at BCTV