Attorney Justin J. Ketchel is an experienced and knowledgeable Pittsburgh Criminal Attorney who understands how to navigate the legal system in Western Pennsylvania.
He is the owner and senior attorney at Ketchel Law, a criminal defense law firm located in downtown Pittsburgh, PA. Visit KetchelLaw.com to learn more about our law firm.
Ketchel Law works aggressively to ensure clients get the best possible result in every case. We fight for a full case dismissal, acquittal or withdrawal of charges, or for your sentence to be reduced to a minimum.
As a Pittsburgh DUI Lawyer, Attorney Ketchel can help you build a strong defense, fighting for your DUI charges to be reduced or withdrawn.
Attorney Ketchel is a Pittsburgh native with deep roots tied to Allegheny County. He received his Juris Doctor (JD) from Duquesne University School of Law and is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL), the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association, as well as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). He serves on both the Allegheny County Criminal Law Committee and the Communications Committee.
"From a young age, I have strongly believed in the rights guaranteed by the United States and Pennsylvania Constituions. I believe that anyone charged with a crime deserves the highest level of representation and I continually do everything that I can to ensure that is true for every client that I represent.
"I am a firm believer that when charged with a criminal offense, it is absolutely necessary that a defendant is afforded excellent legal representation. Through zealousy fighing for my clients at trial, and all other legal proceedings, I have learned what it takes to get the best possible results for my clients.
"Ketchel Law puts special emphasis on examining every detail of a client's case and exploring every possible defense. My law firm takes great strides to ensure that an attorney is readily availabe to assist the client at all times. Lastly, my firm believes that since you are the client and the firm works for you, the firm should do everything possible to minimize the impact the arrest has on your life."
Attorney Ketchel is not just an experienced criminal lawyer; he is a dedicated defender of justice with the wisdom and tenacity it takes to protect your legal rights and fight for your freedom.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2018|
|10 Best||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2017|
|2015 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|PILA Award||Duquesne University School of Law||2008|
|Owner||Justin Ketchel Law||2012 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Michael Sherman, PC||2010 - 2012|
|Assistant Public Defender||Blair County Public Defender's Office||2008 - 2010|
|Legal Intern||Greenfield & Kraut||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Criminal Defense||2014 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2009 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2009 - Present|
|Allegheny County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Allegheny County Bar Association Criminal Law Committee||Member||2008 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2008 - 2014|
|Blog||REASONABLE SUSPICION IS REQUIRED FOR AN OFFICER TO ASK YOU TO SUBMIT TO A PRELIMINARY BREATH TEST (PBT)||2014|
|Pennsylvania State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|Duquesne University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Robert Morris University Graduate Law Class||Criminal Overview||2015|
|Graduate Law Class||Criminal Law||2014|
|Monthly Meeting||Criminal Overview||2010|
|Felony Theft Charges Dismissed||Charges Dismissed|
|DUI Charges Dismissed by Magistrate||Charges Dismissed|
|McKEESPORT MAN ACQUITTED BY A JURY OF ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE||Acquittal|
|Aggravated Assault||Felony Charged Dismissed|
|PWID Charge||Charge Dismissed|
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