Early in my career I was trained as a government prosecutor and received substantial... more
Early in my career I was trained as a government prosecutor and received substantial training and trial experience in criminal law. I am using that experience and 20 years as a criminal defense lawyer to protect the rights and reputation of my clients. Being charged with a criminal offense causes frustration and anxiety for many people, especially those who have never been in trouble before... view profile
Reading, PA attorney James Polyak specializes in criminal defense. He is a graduate... more
Reading, PA attorney James Polyak specializes in criminal defense. He is a graduate of Penn State and Widener University School of Law. After law school, he completed his internship at The Berks County District Attorney's Office in Reading, PA. In 1992, he was hired by The Berks County District Attorney as a full time Assistant District Attorney, where he prosecuted crimes including Robbery, Ra... view profile
Lauren Marks is originally a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended... more
Lauren Marks is originally a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Pennsylvania State University at University Park where she graduated with two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Film/Video and Political Science. Following college, she returned to Pittsburgh where she attended Duquesne University School of Law. While in law school, Attorney Marks was an active member of the Trial Advoca... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.