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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Best Attorneys in America||Rue Ratings||2015|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star in Criminal Defense||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Rising Star in Criminal Defense||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Top Contributor Award in Criminal Defense||Avvo||2013|
|Client's Choice Award in Criminal Defense||Avvo||2013|
|Rising Star in Criminal Defense||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Managing Partner||The Fishman Firm, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||David S. Nenner & Associates||2005 - 2013|
|Assistant District Attorney||Philadelphia District Attorney's Office||2001 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2011 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Commonwealth v. D.P.||Not Guilty of Aggravated and Simple Assault after a Jury Trial|
|Commonwealth v. R.M.||Not Guilty of Possession of a Firearm after Jury Trial|
|Commonwealth v. J.W.||Not guilty of Possession with Intent to Deliver afer Jury Trial|
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|The Fishman Firm||Consequences for Driving Without a License in Pennsylvannia||2016|
|The Fishman Firm||Drugged Driving in Pennsylvania||2016|
|The Fishman Firm||Medications & Medical Conditions that Can Affect a Breath Test in a DUI Case||2016|
|The Fishman Firm||Pennsylvania’s Stand Your Ground Law||2016|
|The Fishman Firm||Open Container Laws in Pennsylvania||2016|
|The Fishman Firm||Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in Pennsylvania?||2016|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Criminal Attorney Inbox: Police didn't read me my rights when I was arrested so my case should be dismissed, right?||2014|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Can I Get My Criminal Record Expunged in Pennsylvania||2013|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Miller Revisted: Batts Give Juvenile Lifers New Life||2013|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Technology Has Become Our Own "Big Brother"||2013|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Actual or Constructive Possession: PA Law Punishes for Both||2013|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Top Five Biggest Mistakes of the Criminal Defendant||2013|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Criminal Defense Attorney Inbox: If I didn't have any drugs on me when arrested, how can I be charged with possession with intent to deliver||2013|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Create a Diversion: How to Avoid a Criminal Record for First-Time Offenders||2013|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Pennsylvania Expungement Law Looks To Be Expanded||2013|
|Beyond A Reasonable Blog||Criminals Beware: Big Brother -- and Your Fellow Citizens -- Are Watching You||2013|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||DUI in PA: That Casual Evening Out Can be Costly||2013|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Me-A-Gan: Once a Sex Offense, Always a Sex Offender||2012|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||To See or Not to See: The Unreliability of Eyewitness Testimony||2012|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||It's Miller time for Juvenile Lifers: Court strikes down Mandatory Life Imprisonment Without Parole||2012|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Megan's Law Revisited: Retroactivity Clause Retroactively Removed||2012|
|Beyond a Reasonable Blog||Experts In Sex Offense Trials Take Away Job of Jury||2012|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||N/A||Juris Doctorate||2001|
|Cornell University||Psychology||Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|The Handling of Felony Drug Case in State Court||Sentencing Considerations & Alternatives||2014|
|Philadelphia Criminal Law American Inn of Court||Brady v. Maryland: What Constitutes Brady Material||2011|
Posted by Jim
My daughter needed an attorney for a DUI and some other extenuating charges and we had no idea what to do. We found Brian online and we were very impressed with his reviews. However, with something as serious as my daughter’s wellbeing, we were a little concerned with making a decision based on online reviews, even though they were very glowing reviews. Now that my daughter’s issues are all behind her let me just say that Brian’s reviews were not glowing enough. The final outcome exceeded even our most optimistic dreams. He truly is an amazing attorney.
There were some family issues during our legal ordeal and Brian handled them with the professionalism and compassion that is rarely seen in his profession. Brian is also very well like and respected within the District Attorney’s office and with many of the judges and I believe that his professional reputation, compelling arguments, diligence and intimate knowledge of the law and how best to proceed throughout a case is the reason that my daughter now has her life back.
I can’t thank Brian enough for all that he has done, and make no mistake about it, he went above and beyond the call of duty to make sure my daughter was very well represented.
This review is inadequate thanks for everything he has done for my daughter and my family, but if I can pay my thanks forward and maybe influence just one person with this review I’ll know that another family will have a wonderful opportunity to get their lives back too.
Posted by Ed
Brian Fishman, is not just a good Lawyer for those who can't defend themselves, but a great Lawyer who stands up against all in the name of Justine. I was very lucky to have Brian on my side.
Posted by Bennette
I'm not going to tell my story in it's entirety, but what I will do is tell anyone that'll listen how much of a SUPER ATTORNEY Mr. Fishman is. I call him the GAME CHANGER because that's exactly what he stepped in and did (changed the game) almost instantaneously. My fiance was eight months in (prison) when I hired Brian, we had been let down, smacked in the face, pushed over, and just simply felt strong armed by the system no one was listening to the facts of the case or looking at the strong evidence that suggested my fiance was innocent and maybe your COMPLAINING WITNESS needs to be questioned, needless to say Mr. Fishman changed the game on all levels turned the tables around within weeks of being hired. Mr. Fishman has the skills, resources, experience, and compassion that anyone would want their attorney to possess. Not only is he an awesome attorney he become a great friend. With that being said I will recommend Mr. Fishman to anyone that may be in need of a criminal defense attorney that wants positive and proficient results!!! Thank you Brian!!
K Wellington, DUI and DWI Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Brian Fishman is a top-notch Philadelphia criminal defense attorney. He spent four years prosecuting cases in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. But since 2005, he has honed his craft as a trial lawyer and used them to defend those charged with criminal offenses. Brian has become one of the most respected criminal defense attorneys in Philadelphia due to his fierce cross-examination, his personable and zealous closing arguments and his outstanding record of acquittals. When he is not in court, Brian is either preparing for trial or spending time communicating with clients and their families regarding the complexities of the criminal justice system. He understands that this can be an extremely stressful time for a family and he wants to make sure that everyone involved understands the status of the case and is at ease. If you've been arrested for a criminal offense in Philadelphia or the surrounding counties, I highly recommend you contact Brian Fishman. I endorse him.
Jonathan Noble, Child custody Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I cannot say enough great things about Brian and his ability to deliver excellent results. I recently reached out to him for his insight on a complex, highest rate (.243 BAC) DUI matter that I was working on. His advice was perfect, resulting in a NOT GUILTY verdict. Brian Fishman is an outstanding lawyer, a fierce advocate and a teriffic person. I highly recommend him to anyone needing the best possible criminal defense in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties.
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