Attorney Bryan E. DePowell is licensed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Prior to attending law school, Bryan spent 10 years as a Police Officer in Northeast Pennsylvania where he gained invaluable experience and insight into the real world application of criminal law.
In 2005 Bryan left his career in law enforcement to pursue his education. He attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa, in Honolulu Hawaii where he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Graduating with honors in 2007, he returned to Pennsylvania to attend Widener University in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Bryan completed his law degree in two-and-a-half years and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in April 2010. Since his admission he has focused his practice primarily in the area criminal law and, more specifically, in the areas of DUI and Drug Offenses. He has attended numerous nationally recognized trainings including DUI Detection and SFST Practitioner Certification, DUI Detection and SFST Instructor Certification, Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement Certification, Drug Recognition Expert training, Forensic Sobriety Assessment Certification, The Scientific Truth HS-GC-FID and the Pharmacology of EtOH, Marijuana, and Benzodiazepines, Forensic Chromatography VI: Theory and Practice at Axion Analytical Laboratories, Chicago IL, as well as attending the National College of DUI Defense courses at Harvard Law School.
Attorney DePowell is a certified operator of the Intoxilyzer 8000, the same breath testing device used by law enforcement agencies nationwide. In addition to his criminal practice, Bryan speaks, writes, and teaches in the areas of Criminal Law, DUI and Narcotics, and ethics.
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|Attorney||Crisp and Associates, LLC||2012 - Present|
|Adjuct Faculty||Keystone Technical Institute||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||The McShane Firm, LLC||2010 - 2012|
|Clerk/Attorney||Dauphin County District Attorney's Office||2008 - 2010|
|Veteran Police Officer||City Of Scranton||1999 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National College of DUI Defense||N/A||2010 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Dauphin County Bar Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|www.legalgeekery.com||Is Technology Always the Answer?||2011|
|Widener University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of Law||Political Science/History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
|Pennsylvania Municipal Police Academy||N/A||PA Police Officer Certification||1994|
|Lunch and Learn, Paralegal Association of Pennsylvania||Drugs of Abuse and the DRE Evaluation; Voodoo Science?||2012|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Center for Continuing Legal Education||Defending the DUI Case||2011|