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John M. Walsh

Criminal defense Attorney at Philadelphia, PA

5.0   12 reviews
  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 15 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 15 years
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2009
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2008
    Active No misconduct found

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

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The Law Office of John M. Walsh is committed to providing the highest quality Criminal Defense and other legal services in Philadelphia, Bucks County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, Chester County as well as all of New Jersey. We understand the courts and know how to use the laws, rules and procedures to obtain the best results for our clients. We advocate zealously for our clients, but never forget that our most important goal is obtaining the best results, whether that means fighting procedural battles or representing our clients before a judge or jury. We work hard for our clients, explaining their options and keeping them updated about the status of their cases.

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Law Office of John M. Walsh, PC
2016 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
Law Office of John M Walsh PC
1 W. Third Street
Suite 201
Media, PA, 19063
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Posted by anonymous | October 10, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Gun charge
I hired John for a fire arm I was wrongly arrested for... John came to visit me In jail on a Sunday with sweats and a T-shirt I’m thinking ok he’s gonna say what he has to... do he begins to tell me how I never should have been arrested I. The first place and how by law the case has to get thrown out in preliminary, I’m thinking too good to be true, so I say to him “ Listen Man U don’t have to gas me up just be real with me “ he looks me dead in the eye and says I got 8 questions that’ll have this case dismissed!!! . Fast forward to preliminary I lie to you not he put the cop on the stand asked him roughly 7-8 questions then turned to the judge and says “ yea your honor I don’t think this is enough to move to trial I ask that the case be dismissed!.. the judge says “ yea I agree I don’t think so either, case dismissed... by the way he has beat about 5 of my friends cases by now..! 5STARS
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Posted by anonymous | August 3, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
The Magic Man!
This guy is the truth! He represented me at a jury trial and did an amazing magic trick with a top hat and a harmonica that had the jurors mesmerized. They had no choice but to find me not guilty! Thanks Magic Man!
Posted by Kema | March 5, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Not Guilty
Walsh took my case and I thought his price was high. Then he told me he was charging that much because he was trying the case and I was going to be found not guilty. This was a serious gun case and he seemed like it was a sp ending ticket. We went to trial and after about 5 questions the judge found me not guilty. I couldn't believe how easy he made it look.
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Posted by Rob | March 5, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
I hired Mr Walsh a few years back when me and brother caught a gun case. We went over the discovery and Mr Walsh laughed. He told me not to worry and the guy would be suppressed. After the hearing the Judge knew the cop was lying and even said it to the whole court room. I didn't think I had a chance and he knew the whole time I would win. Great lawyer.
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Posted by Rodney | April 9, 2015
DUI Assistance
John Walsh is an extremely competent and knowledgeable attorney. He was very informative and upfront regarding the legal process and my options. This was not an easy ordeal to go through but having John as my legal counsel help to make the process a little less painful. I would strongly recommend John for anyone going through a similar situation.
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Posted by Michael | February 26, 2015
DUI and Careless Driving Arrest Representation
He was very professional and helpful with the cases. He worked with both State and Federal prosecutors to get the best possible outcome for me. I felt confident that all suggestions on how to proceed were in my best interest.
Posted by Ed | February 6, 2015
Outstanding representation.
I have known John for many years thru a family member. I needed an attorney to help two different nephews who got into some difficulty. The results were exactly what we hoped for in both cases. John did an EXCELLENT job and his cost were very fair. I would not hesitate to use or recommend John again.
Posted by Chris | February 1, 2015
Great Drug Lawyer
I hired Mr. Walsh because my friend told me about him. The lawyer that I had wanted me to plea guilty but I was innocent. Mr. Walsh said we will to trial and I would win. He was right. He's the best drug lawyer I ever saw and everyone knew the cop was lying. Get him as your lawyer!
Posted by Bill | January 31, 2015
Highly recommended
Mr.Walsh was extremely professional throughout my DUI case. Kept in close contact during the whole process and was upfront with all of the various ramifications. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a genuine,honest attorney.
Posted by anonymous | January 31, 2015
John settled my case professionally. I met with him a few weeks before my court date. He kept in close contact and worked with me throughout the process. He was able to get the best possible outcome for both parties in the matter.
Posted by anonymous | January 31, 2015
DUI Defense
Was very helpful in helping with a DUI case. Was very knowledgable in his explanation of the ARD process and continually followed up to make sur everything was taken care of throughout the process.
Posted by Scott | January 30, 2015
Underage Drinking: Possession/Consumption/Internal Possession of Alcohol
John was extremely helpful when representing my son for Underage Possession of Alcohol. He guided us through the judicial process with professionalism, understanding and patience. We were much more confident of our outcome knowing we had John representing us.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of John M Walsh, PC
  • 2009 - Present
  • Managing Partner
  • Driscoll & Walsh
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Attorney / Law Clerk
  • Law Office of A. Charles Peruto, Jr.
  • 2006 - 2009


  • Widener University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2004

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Commonwealth v. ZD
  • Assault & Firearms offenses reduced to Disorderly Conduct
  • Commonwealth v. CC
  • ARD for Aggravated Assault
  • State v. DJ
  • Not guilty
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  • Delaware County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Corson's Corner - radio program
  • State of the criminal justice system in Delaware County
  • 2011

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (13)
Endorse John
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. John is a tireless advocate for his clients. He is an innovator and is extremely knowledgeable about procedure and case law. I have seen him obtain amazing results in tough cases."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known John for a number of years and have witnessed his ability and skill in the courtroom. He is an honest, hardworking lawyer that gets results."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is a very talented lawyer who is highly accessible to his clients. He works very hard in preparing a case and has tried hundreds of cases to verdict with positive results. I endorse him with confidence."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have referred many of my clients to Jon and they have always been very happy with his representation."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"John handled some tickets in Philly for one of my NY clients and did an excellent job at a very reasonable price."
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