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Steve Rice

Criminal defense Attorney at Gettysburg, PA

4.5   8 reviews
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Steve

Learn Steve’s areas of practice.

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Practice area
  1. Criminal defense
    100%
    I defend people accused of crimes. I also handle related cases.

    23 years

TRUE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS IN GETTYSBURG, CHAMBERSBURG & CARLISLE, PENNSYLVANIA.

I am the founder, owner, and managing attorney of Steve Rice Law. We do one thing. Criminal defense. I am also a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate. I received my specialty certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved agency.

Location

Steve Rice Law
260 W High St, Ste 2
Gettysburg, PA, 17325
Steve Rice Law
59 S Pitt St
Carlisle, PA, 17013
Steve Rice Law
223 Lincoln Way East
Chambersburg, PA, 17201
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Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
  8 customer reviews
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Posted by anonymous | September 15, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Service
Steve and his staff were knowledgeable and extremely easy to work with. They kept us informed and helped us navigate smoothly through a rough spot in our life. I would recommend Steve and his team to anyone requiring a defense law firm.
Posted by Paul | May 4, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great job
The whole team was friendly and helpful. Steve was very thorough in explaining things and efficient in getting them done. I like the communication by text and email which was convenient. Overall, they made an overwhelming experience MUCH easier to handle
Posted by Jennifer | March 2, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Get the Lawyer the truly has your back!
If you need a defense attorney I would go with Steve Rice. I just got out of court today. The results were the lowest possible sentence considering the situation. When you don’t trust your own judgment and need someone in your corner, he’s the guy. Definitely money well spent. I couldn’t have done this myself. Thank you Steve!
Response from Steve Rice March 14, 2021
Thank you Jennifer. Much appreciated!
Posted by Rich | December 28, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Would hire again (but I hope not to...)
Mr. Rice listened to and addressed my concerns and got me the deal I wanted.
Posted by anonymous | December 13, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Attorney Steve Rice
Steve and his staff assisted us with professionalism, honesty, and integrity. Will recommend to anyone who needs a defense attorney that will work their hardest for their client(s).
Posted by Josh | December 13, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Outstanding service
Steve and his team went above and beyond on my case. Steve worked hard on my case to prove my innocence. He cares about his clients and not just about money. Steve is very ethical and respects his clients wishes and does everything he can to help them. I am extremely happy with my choice to use this law firm. I would recommend Steve and his firm to anyone looking for a criminal defense attorney.
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Posted by anonymous | May 3, 2008
Good Long Distance Representation
Steve was constantly available by phone and e-mail. He has a good relationship with the local prosecutor which was very helpful. Steve did not have very good computer knowledge, but he worked hard to understand the very technical issues. I would not hesitate to hire Steve again.
Posted by MARTIN | August 18, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
SHOP AROUND
DIDN'T DO WHAT HE TOLD ME HE COULD. OVERCHARGED AND WILL NOT RETURN MY MONEY. THERE'S OTHER LAWYERS, USE THEM.
Response from Steve Rice March 14, 2021
M.L., I charged a fair fee, which you agreed to. And I got you a good result, which you agreed to, in writing. I never promised you anything that I did not deliver on. I am not cheap, and never pretended to be. I was worth every penny. What I cannot understand is why you contacted me for representation again, after your review, if you were not pleased. I would be happy to share what happened in your case and the fee you were charged if you want to sign a waiver of confidentiality.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 15 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 525-525 per hour
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.7 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Founder, Owner & Managing Attorney
  • Steve Rice Law
  • 2003 - Present
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Adams County PA Public Defender's Office
  • 2000 - 2003

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Political Science
  • 1994

Sample of Legal Cases

  • See https://stevericelaw.com/steve-rice-results for a complete list of jury trials
  • All outcomes are listed on the web page.

Associations

  • Bar Association, Pennsylvania
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Bar Association, Adams County, PA
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bar Association, York County, PA
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bar Association, Franklin County, PA
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bar Association, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bar Association, United States Supreme Court
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bar Association, United States District Court, Middle District of PA
  • Member
  • N/A
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Honors and Awards

  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 2011

Attorney endorsements

Received (1)
Given (2)
Endorse Steve
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Attorney Rice. I've known Mr. Rice for over a decade. He has a well-deserved reputation as an expert in criminal defense. Personally, I've observed his diligence and professionalism many times in the Pennsylvania courts. He's a real pro and a credit to the defense bar."
Criminal defense
Criminal defense

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Gettysburg Criminal defense Lawyer Steve Rice
Steve Rice
Criminal defense Attorney
Gettysburg, PA
Licensed for 23 years
Free Consultation
Virtual consultation available