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Lauren A. Wimmer

Criminal defense Attorney at Philadelphia, PA

5.0   7 reviews

also known as Lauren, Alfaro

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  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 9 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 9 years
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2015
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2015
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Lauren

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WE ARE COMMITTED TO HELPING THOSE CHARGED WITH CRIMES IN PHILADELPHIA CLEAR THEIR NAMES AND AVOID THE PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH A CONVICTION. OUR CRIMINAL DEFENSE FIRM WILL WORK HARD TO BUILD A CASE SO POWERFUL THAT THE JURY HAS NO CHOICE BUT TO ISSUE A NOT GUILTY VERDICT.

I handle every case personally.

I have a record of success defending against charges from murder to simple drug possession in state and federal court.

Let me fight for you. 

 

Lauren A. Wimmer, Philadelphia criminal defense attorney, is a former Judicial Clerk in

the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Trial Division - Homicide. Years of

experience working in the legal system have allowed her to understand the tactics

police and prosecutors use and how to take their cases apart. Ms. Wimmer is a

relentless advocate for every client of Wimmer Criminal Defense and has a record of

success defending against all levels of criminal charges.

 

Ms. Wimmer is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is an

active member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal

Defense Lawyers, and the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey.

 

Ms. Wimmer is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law - Camden. She was the

Managing Articles Editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy, as well as the

2014 recipient of the National Association of Women Lawyers Award, presented to the

student who, through academic achievement, motivation, tenacity, and drive, shows

promise to contribute to the advancement of women in the legal community and in

society.

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Location

Wimmer Criminal Defense, PC
123 S. Broad Street
Suite 2037
Philadelphia, PA, 19109

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | October 9, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The very Best
Lauren is a shark. From the second she took my brother's case I knew he was in good hands. Do not be fooled this woman is the real deal. She always answered my calls and texts and her office staff always kept my entire family in the loop. Lauren saved my brother's life there is no other attorney to hire, she is it.
Posted by Quinton | September 8, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer
Lauren Wimmer is great I got in trouble for being irresponsible and Lauren guided me through it went in the court room did her thing in front of thee toughest judges and bam I was free. Then my cousin was arrested for manslaughter she got him out in two days working Saturday and Sunday and she is honest and trustworthy because she could have let it make it to court then beat the case and got a lot more money and that alone means a lot
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Posted by Tonia | October 27, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Above and Beyond
Outstanding hands down, I must admit I definitely had my doubt. My son kept saying "no mom we're going to keep her, let's see what she can do." My son was charged with gun possession and fifty other charges broken down from one. My son's bail was set at 200,000 Ms. Lauren was able to get him released on house arrest. Lauren Wimmer was on point in and out of the court room. She 100% knew the law. She was always available day, night and weekends. Although, not a part of her job; She provided emotional support for my son and myself. She was always 100% with her wording and we really appreciated and respected her for this. No sugar-coating, false hope etc. Lauren provided assistance on an unrelated case involving the same son, while on House Arrest and was hired to assist with this case as well. All charges were dropped on both cases due to Ms. Lauren knowledge of the law and the street culture of Philadelphia. oIn conclusion, We would definitely hire Ms. Wimmer again and I highly recommend Ms. Wimmer.
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Posted by Karen Miller | October 28, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very Impressive
I was very impressed with the fact that this gal answered my call herself, looked over what I needed and took our case immediately. Ball is rolling! I am anticipating a great outcome from this Go Getter!!!
Posted by Rasal | March 6, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Greatest
Lucky to have stumbled upon Lauren's website in search of a lawyer after another lawyer cancelled on me. Funny how things work out. I was in a bind and she really went above and beyond for me. She and her office were always amazing and always there for me when I needed something. Unlike the others I consulted with, she's more concerned about my rights and what she can do to help. Simply put, she's a cool, confident professional who'll get the work done. Couldn't be happier with my representation. Thank you, Lauren!!!!
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Posted by George | June 13, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Highly Recommend.
Knowledgeable, compassionate and always available to discuss concerns. I would highly recommend Ms. Wimmer.
Posted by Jill | September 16, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Expungement
I am extremely pleased with my representation. I was looking to have an old summary offense expunged and Lauren was very thorough, maintained constant communication, was easy to work with, and very professional. If you want your case handled correctly and efficiently, this is the law firm to use.
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Cost

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

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Wimmer Criminal Defense, PC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Rose Marie DeFino-Nastasi
  • Philadelphia Court Of Common Pleas, Criminal Division
  • 2014 - 2017

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Commonwealth v. P.A.
  • Not Guilty
  • Commonwealth v. E.S.
  • Not Guilty
  • Commonwealth v. D.S.
  • Not Guilty
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Associations

  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Amicus Committee
  • 2021 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Committee
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey (ACDL-NJ)
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL)
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Client Champion
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2024
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2024
  • Client Champion
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2023
  • Top 100 US Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • VPN.com
  • 2023
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2023
  • Featured Attorney
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2022
  • Top One Percent
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2018
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • America's Top 100
  • 2018
  • Top 40 Under Age 40 - Pennsylvania
  • The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • 2017
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • America's Top 100
  • 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2017
  • The National Association of Women Lawyers Award
  • Rutgers University School of Law
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

  • Lawyers Accepting PCRA Appointments
  • The Pennsylvania Post-Conviction Relief Act (PCRA)
  • 2022

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (2)
Endorse Lauren
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Lauren is an outstanding attorney and continually delivers great results for her clients. She knows the law and has a command of the courtroom during trial. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have referred numerous individuals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey to Wimmer Criminal Defense. Lauren Wimmer is an excellent trial and appellate attorney. Her dedication to her clients and work ethic is unmatched."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Lauren A. Wimmer is an extremely caring and highly skilled defense attorney. She has a sharp intellect and great instincts - These are essential for an effective defense lawyer. She has an acute sense of injustice and will work around the clock to protect your freedom."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Lauren is an exceptional criminal defense litigator with an amazing command of the law. We tried a highly-contentious felony aggravated assault case together and obtained a not-guilty verdict. She is definitely one of the best."
Criminal defense
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