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Andrew Jay Shubin

Sexual harassment Attorney at State College, PA

4.2   6 reviews

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Andy Shubin has practiced law in the State College area since 1991 and has been in private practice since 1998. He represents criminal defendants in federal and state court, and limits his civil practice to plaintiff constitutional and civil rights litigation in federal courts. Mr. Shubin focuses his civil practice on caused based civil rights claims including: same sex discrimination, sexual harassment and discrimination, free speech, due process and Title IX. Mr. Shubin began his legal career as a staff attorney with the Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project, a public interest prisoners’ rights law firm. He also worked as a staff attorney with Mid Penn Legal Services. Mr. Shubin took a leading role in holding Penn State accountable for Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse of boys in their civil claims and was featured in Happy Valley, a documentary film about the scandal. Mr. Shubin often works with the ACLU and other public interest lawyers, and his been a board member of his local ACLU chapter for over twenty years. Mr. Shubin has served as a Criminal Justice Act panel attorney for twenty years, representing indigent criminal defendants in Federal court.

Mr. Shubin has a B.S. in History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Pittsburgh and attended Tel Aviv University. After graduation, he worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative aide for a West Los Angeles congressman. Mr. Shubin clerked for the California State Court of Appeals and the Federal Public Defender in San Francisco before graduating from Temple University School of Law in 1991.

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Licensed for 31 years
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 1991
Updated 12/04/2022

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Andrew Shubin
333 S. Allen Street
State College, PA, 16801


4.2 / 5.0
  6 customer reviews
Posted by Tina | March 1, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Devestating Charges Dismissed!
Don’t think twice about putting your faith and trust in Attorney Andrew Shubin! Finding myself the target of manufactured charges of harassment and simple assault, I was both terrified and devastated at how quickly my life was coming unraveled. The consequences of someone filing false charges, fabrication of elaborate evidence and needing to defend myself against accusers with perceived community and professional clout, became overwhelming. Mr. Shubin came highly recommended through a friend. Throughout my initial consultation; my concerns, questions and anxiety were instantly put to rest. Genuine care, expert resources ( from private detective to poly graph testing ) and incredible proficiency in every aspect; hands down the BEST defense lawyer there is! Do not mistake his kindness and compassion. I personally witnessed his humble demeanor transform into a relentless, fierce ally for truth and justice in the courtroom. Mr. Shubin exposed my accusers, their “ evidence” & witnesses, putting them on public display as absolute perjury. Amazing to witness. Amazing to win. Amazing to reclaim my life back. Priceless!
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Posted by Nicholas | January 17, 2019
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Best attorney in Pennsylvania
Andy really helped me out of a jam. It was a long 4 year process but he always kept in contact and up to date. He is a great lawyer he has the experience to tell you how a case might go and what your actually looking at. I was charged with 7 different felonies. Andy by somehow got that reduced to 3 felonies with no jail time. People always tell me that I must have had one the best lawyers. It is very true!! I highly recommend Andy he will not let you down! He will always look out for your best interest and the best deal. Hire Andy as your lawyer .. I never write reviews but I honestly had to he was that awesome.
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Posted by anonymous | October 27, 2012
Highly Recommended!
My son got himself in some trouble while attending Penn State. Andrew gave my son exceptional personal attention and helped him resolve the matter. His service is exceptional and his fees are fair. He kept mom and dad informed every step of the way. I high recommend Andrew Shubin.
Posted by Robyn | March 15, 2010
Amazing attorney!!
Andrew Shubin was appointed to me through the Federal Courts when I was 19. I didn't have the income to pay for an attorney out of pocket and I was facing two very serious criminal counts involving conspiracy. I immediately was concerned before I even met Andrew thinking that I wasn't going to be a priority because I wasn't paying him . Most cases you hear of involving Public Defenders don't turn out too well for the defendents. I can assure you that was not the case with Andrew Shubin. The trial took well over a year and it was the scariest thing I had ever gone through. Andrew did everything in his power to make sure that I completely understood everything that was going on in my case. I had several very informative meeting with him and my mind was put to ease knowing that I was in good hands. My best friend(a co-defendent) who paid her family attorney to handle her case paid a lot of money and ended up getting double the prison sentence. I was in a case with over 30 co-defendents facing similar or exact charges and I received the lowest prison sentence out of everyone that was involved in the case. Andrew got one of the counts completely dropped and the other significantly reduced. I was blessed the day I met him and I thank GOD that I was so fortunate to have such a caring and hard working attorney. Words can't even do justice to how wonderful of a person he is, not just an attorney. Even after my sentencing date I still received a letter from Andrew wishing me luck and asking me to contact him in the future to let him know how I was doing. I've never met a more personal attorney and I would highly recommend him to any and everyone. Someone should consider themselves extremely lucky to have Andrew defending their innocence and their character.
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Posted by anonymous | April 1, 2019
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Job Well Done!
My son was falsely accused of assault and Andy Shubin was recommended by the fraternity. He defended my son with the passion that he would a close friend. He kept us informed about every aspect of the case and explained our options. We chose not to plead to fabricated charges and he won a full acquittal with his questioning and passionate closing. He saved my son’s future and we will always be grateful! BTW...his office staff is terrific also!
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Posted by anonymous | July 20, 2011
First time offense State College, PA
Big promises .. ZERO delivery..and Mr. Shubin did not know who we were in the court room until the judge called my child's name. Mr. Shubin was disorganized and shuffling through paperwork and seemed ill prepared. And, he was late. Additionally, there were 50 other students in the courtroom and only a handful had private attorney representation. Every case was handled by the courts exactly the same... It would NOT have made a difference if my child had a private attorney or not. DO NOT USE Mr. Shubin USE A PUBLIC DEFENDER IF IT IS YOUR CHILD'S FIRST OFFENSE AT PENN STATE
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State College Sexual harassment Lawyer Andrew Jay Shubin
Andrew Jay Shubin
Sexual harassment Attorney
State College, PA
Licensed for 31 years