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Alyssa Kusturiss Poole

Criminal defense Attorney at Media, PA

4.8   9 reviews

About Alyssa

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Alyssa Poole is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she was a scholar athlete, and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2000. Mrs. Poole went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from the prestigious Villanova Law School in May of 2003.

Mrs. Poole started her law career as a criminal prosecutor with the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office where she honed her trial skills in the halls of the County Courthouse.  As an Assistant District Attorney, Mrs. Poole prosecuted cases ranging in degree from summary up to and including felony offenses.  During her last two years with the District Attorney’s office, Mrs. Poole was part of the Special Victims Unit where she primarily prosecuted complex felony cases.

In June of 2007, Mrs. Poole left the District Attorney’s Office to go into private practice at the Law Office of John E. Kusturiss, Jr., P.L.L.C, where Mrs. Poole primarily focused her practice on Criminal Defense, while also representing clients in Family Law matters and Personal Injury cases.

In January of 2012, Mrs. Poole was appointed to the Board of the Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (DCACDL).  As a board member she was responsible for putting together Continuing Legal Education classes, seminars and other events for the Delaware County Criminal Defense Bar.  Mrs. Poole served in this capacity until January of 2017.

In May of 2014, Mrs. Poole joined The Benari Law Group as a litigation chair working out of the Media office.  While with the Benari Law Group, Mrs. Poole focused her practice solely on Criminal Defense matters, providing her clients with experience and dedicated representation that are hard to find these days.

In July of 2017, Mrs. Poole made the decision to branch out on her own as a solo practitioner with Kusturiss Law.  With more than 15 years experience handling criminal law matters in Delaware, Chester and Montgomery counties, Mrs. Poole is ready to put her experience to work for you. If you are looking for an honest, dedicated lawyer to help guide you through your criminal matter, Mrs. Poole is the attorney for you!

 

Licensed for 18 years
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 2004
Updated 10/01/2022
State NJ
Status Administrative - Not authorized to practice
Acquired 2003
Updated 11/04/2022

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

Contact Alyssa

Kusturiss Law
323 East Front Street
Media, PA, 19063

Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Posted by Lauren | July 3, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Highly recommended
I would highly recommend Alyssa to anyone. She walked me through every step of the process and explained everything thoroughly about each step to me and answered any questions I had about the process.
Posted by Maurice | January 23, 2020
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Excellent Excellent representation She made feel so comfortable from the first time I spoke with her always kept me updated even if there was nothing to update me on she would let me know that she hadn't heard anything yet. Easy to get in touch with and always return calls. The outcome of my case was much better than what she had told me from the the first time I talked to her I highly recommend Ms Poole
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Posted by Earl | May 9, 2019
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defense lawyer
She was great she was understanding she was devoted she was on time she was passionate and the most important thing she didn’t make no promises She couldn’t keepIs she not like most lawyers that I sell you a pipe dream
Posted by Linda | May 9, 2019
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She's amazing!
Alyssa Poole is a excellent lawyer. Every time she answered her phone she really reassured me everything will be fine and made me feel confident about my case of Control substance and a small theft charge. I really recommend her she is very educated about everything. She took the case and she won for me and now I can start a better life because of her. She will be my lawyer the rest of my life and my sons life that’s how good she is. Thank you so much Alyssa Poole.
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Posted by John | February 19, 2019
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Alyssa is excellent. Knowledgable, efficient, and reassuring.
I consulted with several attorney's regarding my DUI, but ultimately selected Alyssa because she was responsive, answered all my questions, and clearly conveyed my legal alternatives. During a time of extreme stress, she was calm and reassuring. Throughout the entire process, she has answered my questions, reached out regularly and proactively, and handled all legal matters quickly and efficiently. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking legal counsel.
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Posted by JAIME E MARTINEZ | February 15, 2019
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Alyssa Kusturiss' Legal Service
Ms. Alyssa exceeded my expectations with her sterling legal service. She not only demonstrated a vast knowledge on the applicable laws and regulations, she also helped me to navigate through the action items required to successfully completed the DUI-ARD program. I confidently endorse her to provide legal counseling to anyone in need.
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Posted by Alex | February 11, 2019
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Alyssa was immensely helpful and efficient
Alyssa was incredibly helpful and easy to talk to regarding my DUI. She was able to expediently hurdle some issues with my acceptance into the ARD program and has provided a priceless peace of mind that I would not have been able to achieve on my own.
Posted by Paul | February 5, 2019
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Highly Recommended
Completely thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy with excellent communication throughout the entire process. A true testament of what a great attorney is.
Posted by anonymous | February 2, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
good at first
Was helpful at first. I Paid everything early. Then when having questions of follow up hearings, i never heard back.
Response from Alyssa Poole February 4, 2019
I apologize that you feel your follow up questions went unanswered. As a solo practitioner I do my best to get back to everyone in a timely fashion. I appreciate your comment and will work harder in the future to make sure my responses are timely.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Kusturiss Law
  • 2017 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Benari Law
  • 2014 - 2017
  • Associate Attorney
  • Law Offices of John E. Kusturiss, Jr., P.L.L.C
  • 2007 - 2014
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Delaware County District Attorney's Office
  • 2002 - 2007
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Education

  • Villanova University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000

Legal Cases

  • Driving Under the Influence Criminal Case
  • Judge Amoroso found my client Not Guilty

Associations

  • Delaware County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Delaware Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Secretary
  • 2012 - 2017

Languages Spoken

  • English

Publications

Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (2)
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Poole has been an attorney for several years. I have seen her in court. She is always prepared and professional. Her commitment to justice is obvious."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Alyssa is committed to defending and fighting for her clients. Her experience as a prosecutor gives her a unique perspective and knowledge that serves her well in representing her clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Alyssa and I worked against each other when she was a prosecutor and now work together as criminal defense attorneys. Her knowledge and experience make her a great hire if you are in need of an attorney! I highly endorse her..."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Alyssa since she was a County prosecutor and have found her to be professional, smart and an aggressive advocate for her clients. I highly recommend her!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Alyssa is experienced, diligent, thorough, committed to her clients and well respected in the regional legal community. I highly endorse her."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Alyssa's experience as a prosecutor coupled with her knowledge of the law make her a well-rounded defense attorney. From her days as an ADA through her years in private practice, Alyssa has always been a well-respected professional."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer because she is hard working and committed to protecting her clients rights"
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Excellent Attorney! Alyssa is known for being a caring and intelligent professional. I personally respect Alyssa because she values hard work and honesty."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer without hesitation. She is very knowledgeable as well as being a very aggressive fighter for her clients. I personally know her abilities having tried a criminal case together. Result "Not Guilty""
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Alyssa is willing to think outside the box to help her clients and is well respected by other lawyers."
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Media Criminal defense Lawyer Alyssa Kusturiss Poole
Alyssa Kusturiss Poole
Criminal defense Attorney
Media, PA
Licensed for 18 years
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