Mr. Reynolds is the founder of the firm and concentrates his area of practice in criminal law, in both federal and state courts. He is an experienced trial attorney who has handled thousands of cases in both state and federal courts. He has a reputation as an aggressive and persuasive advocate for his clients.
Mr. Reynolds is a Certified Death Penalty Attorney for Pennsylvania.
Mr. Reynolds is a former prosecutor, having worked for over seven years as an Assistant District Attorney in both the Montgomery and Delaware County District Attorney’s Offices. During his career as a prosecutor, Mr. Reynolds prosecuted a number of high profile murder, sexual assault, drug trafficking and gambling cases. As such, he is extremely qualified to represent you in any criminal matter you have pending, whether complex or not, in both state and federal courts.
Mr. Reynolds was previously appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, where he prosecuted violent offenders and drug traffickers in federal court. He is experienced in the federal criminal process from pre-indictment investigations (Federal Grand Jury) and indictment through to all trial matters. Mr. Reynolds has the experience to represent you effectively in any federal criminal matter whether it is during the investigation process or post-arrest.
Mr. Reynolds is uniquely qualified to assist you during any investigation that may be ongoing. For over two years, Mr. Reynolds was the supervising attorney in charge the Investigating Grand Jury. In that position, he worked hand-in-hand with law enforcement and other prosecutors from the initial investigation through to the conclusion of matters ranging from murder and narcotics cases to complex white color and gambling offenses. During this time, he also conducted several “Wire-Tap” investigations. Mr. Reynolds’ experience and knowledge of the inner workings of the Grand Jury and the “Wire-Tap” Act serves his clients well, whether they are the target of an investigation or merely a witness, because he is able to achieve the best possible pre-charge outcome for his clients.
Mr. Reynolds has lectured before the Delaware County Board of Judges, has taught legal education classes for the Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association and has lectured police officers and prosecutors on topics such as probable cause, investigative techniques and the Grand Jury. He has also taught both prosecutors and students on trial advocacy techniques.
Mr. Reynolds is a Temple University graduate and received his Juris Doctorate from Temple University School of Law in 2001, evening division.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Distinguished Performance - Trial Advocacy II||Temple University School Of Law||N/A|
|Outstanding Oral Advocacy||Temple University School of Law||N/A|
|Excellence in Trial Advocacy||Temple University School of Law||N/A|
|Managing Partner||Reynolds Firm, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Founder||Law Offices of Coley O'Brien Reynolds||2009 - 2013|
|Attorney||Mandracchia and McWhirk, LLC||2009 - 2009|
|Assistant District Attorney||Montgomery County District Attorney's Office||2005 - 2009|
|Special Assistant United States Attorney||United States Attorney's Office - Philadelphia||2003 - 2007|
|Assistant District Attorney||Delaware County District Attorney's Office||2001 - 2005|
|Law Clerk||United States Attorney's Office - Philadelphia||1998 - 2001|
|Law Clerk||Philadelphia District Attorney's Office||1995 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member - Top 100 Lawyers||2014 - Present|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Delaware County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Inns of Court||Master||2009 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Montgomery Bar Association||Member||2009 - 2010|
|Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association||Member||2001 - 2009|
|Com. v. Smalls - NOT GUILTY MURDER||NOT GUILTY OF ALL CHARGES|
|Com. v. Schaffer - NOT GUILTY MURDER||NOT GUILTY|
|Com. v. Covert (Philadelphia)||EARLY PAROLE GRANTED|
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|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Temple University||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|Summer Intern Program||Investigative Grand Jury||N/A|
|Investigative Techniques||Probable Cause||N/A|
|Bench Bar||Power Point in the Court Room||N/A|