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Joseph A. Curcillo III

Criminal defense Attorney at Harrisburg, PA

5.0   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 38 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1985
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Joseph

Learn Joseph’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    50%
    Throughout my career I have handled cases in nearly every chapter of the Pennsylvania crimes code, and I have developed a keen understanding of the elements of both state and federal crimes. This allows me to analyze my client's cases and guide them carefully through the process ensuring the best possible outcome for each individual client under the circumstances at hand.

    39 years

  2. DUI and DWI
    50%
    I began my career as a prosecutor handling hundreds and thousands of DUI cases. Throughout my career I gained the education and knowledge necessary to identify issues in DUI arrests. In reviewing DUI cases, I am able to identify the risks to my client and balance that against the case of the government. This allows my clients to sleep well at night knowing that they have made the right choices in the criminal system.

    39 years

What do you do when you are facing Drunk Driving (DUI), Drug Charges, Fraud Charges or other criminal charges? Do you believe you are being investigated? Have you been arrested? Have you been interviewed by the police about a criminal offense?

You need an attorney with criminal law experience who can help you navigate the criminal justice system. Make the Right Move Now. Call Joseph Curcillo at.

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Location

Curcillo & Maclay | Attorneys at Law
3964 Lexington Street
Harrisburg, PA, 17109-2618

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Reviews

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Posted by Shannon | July 2, 2013
The "Godfather" of criminal law!
Joe has defended my fiancée in the past and again today. I never understood exactly how great he was til today! This man is so cool calm and collected. He makes things seem so less stressful! Needless to say my fiancée received NO jail time for a 60 day mandatory charge! He's UNBELIEVEABLE!! I would recommend him to to anyone who is facing hard times!!! THANKS JOE!
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Posted by anonymous | May 4, 2013
The best lawyer in pa!
Joe is the MAN! I was facing 34 years on a robbery charge. The case didn't even make it to trial! He's calm an collective The man makes you feel at ease! He's worth every Penney The best lawyer in pa hands down!!!!!!
Posted by anonymous | February 4, 2013
He fought hard for me!
Joe fought hard, but kept me advised very well. He taught me what I needed to do and made me comfortable with my decisions, They were tough decisions, and he was there for me.
Posted by anonymous | November 20, 2010
Great Choice
I really do not know what to say, but I know I made the right choice. I do not know what I would have done without Joe. He made being in court a lot more understanding and I knew what was going on. He cares.
Posted by anonymous | October 18, 2010
The best decision I ever made- Hiring Joe‎‎
God sent Joe to me‎ -I am sure of it. I was completely stressed and he assured me I would not go to jail. He was right, and I got to keep my driver license.

Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Chief Solicitor
  • Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
  • 2012 - Present
  • Managing Attorney
  • Curcillo Law, LLC, Attorneys at Law
  • 2012 - Present
  • Solicitor
  • East Pennsboro Township
  • 2010 - Present
  • Hearing Officer
  • Capital Tax Collection Bureau
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Juvenile Hearing Examiner
  • Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas
  • 2000 - 2011
  • Partner
  • Beinhaur & Curcillo, Attorneys at Law
  • 1997 - 2011
  • Vice President/Treasurer
  • Colonial Land Transfer
  • 1997 - 2009
  • Adjunct professor
  • Widener School of Law
  • 1994 - 2006
  • Deputy Attorney General
  • Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • 1991 - 1997
  • Special Child Abuse at Prosecutor, Child Abuse Unit,
  • District Attorney of York County
  • 1990 - 1991
  • Municipal Police Academy
  • Instructor
  • 1988 - 2005
  • Deputy District Attorney
  • Dauphin County
  • 1987 - 1989
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Clearfield County
  • 1985 - 1987
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Education

  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1985
  • Temple University, College of Engineering Technology
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • I believe in Privacy
  • I will not publically list case results as a courtesy to my clients.

Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association County Conference of Bar Leaders
  • President
  • 2015 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Secretary
  • 2011 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Foundation
  • Zone 3 Director
  • 2011 - Present
  • Bishop McDevitt, Board of Directors
  • President
  • 2011 - Present
  • Dauphin County Bar Association, Bar Foundation
  • President
  • 2009 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Editorial Committee
  • 2009 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • House of Delegates
  • 2006 - Present
  • Dauphin County Bar Association, Court Relations Committee
  • Chair
  • 2006 - Present
  • Bishop McDevitt, Board of Directors
  • Policy Committee
  • 2006 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Board of Directors
  • 1998 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association County Conference of Bar Leaders
  • Member
  • 2010 - 2015
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • Past President
  • 2005 - 2005
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell BV® Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Susquehanna Style
  • Select Lawyers
  • 2016
  • The National Advocacy for DUI Defense
  • Superior DUI Attorney
  • 2016
  • Superior DUI Attorney
  • The National Advocacy for DUI Defense
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Lawyers
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2015
  • Select Lawyers
  • Susquehanna Style
  • 2015
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • Super Lawyer Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV® Distinguished
  • 2015
  • Superior DUI Attorney
  • The National Advocacy for DUI Defense
  • 2014
  • Select Lawyers
  • Susquehanna Style
  • 2014
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • Super Lawyer Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • BV® Distinguished
  • 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • BV® Distinguished
  • 2013
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • Super Lawyer Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2013
  • BV® Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2012
  • BV® Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2010
  • BV® Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • BV® Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2009
  • BV® Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2008
  • BV® Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2007
  • BV® Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2006
  • Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2006
  • BV® Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2005
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Publications

  • Thought Emporium, Ltd
  • Performance on Trial
  • 2012

Speaking Engagements

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Practice Section
  • Solo & Small Firm Retreat
  • 2012
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Sun Tzu:Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Litigator
  • 2012
  • PBI
  • Performance on Trial
  • 2012
  • PAJL
  • Performance on Trial`PAJL
  • 2012
  • Cumberland County Bar Association, Bench/Bar Committee
  • Cross Examination at the movies
  • 2012
  • CLE
  • Cross Examination at the Movies
  • 2012
  • CLE
  • A Few Good Men - Trial Skills Analysis
  • 2010
  • CLE
  • Cross Examination Skills
  • 2009
  • CLE
  • A Few Good Men - Trial Skills Analysis
  • 2008
  • CLE
  • Cross Examination Skills
  • 2007
  • Bench/ Bar
  • Cross Examination at the Movies
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (5)
Endorse Joseph
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Joe is a class act. I worked with Joe for many years, he is a hard-worker, down to earth, and someone you want to be around. I highly recommend this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Curcillo is highly regarded in his field. He has the respect of his colleagues and Courts. If you are looking for someone to fight for you then look no further. I highly recommend Mr. Curcillo."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 11
Relationship: Friend
"Joe's a fantastic lawyer. He's insightful, caring and very sharp. Don't go to trial without him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Joe is an excellent attorney and well respected in mid-state legal community. I attended a continuing legal education seminar in which he was the instructor. He provided great information on up and coming issues to other attorneys."
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Harrisburg Criminal defense Lawyer Joseph A. Curcillo III
Joseph A. Curcillo III
Criminal defense Attorney
Harrisburg, PA
Licensed for 38 years