Aggressive Berks attorney recently chosen as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers.
If you are accused of a crime, the only thing standing between you and a powerful, resourceful Pennsylvanian prosecutorial government is a fierce advocate and an aggressive and persuasive litigator. In fact, as a criminal defense attorney, I represent the last, and only, bastion of protection safeguarding you, your rights and your personal freedom.
I have spent more than seventeen years defending the most difficult cases with outstanding results. I have earned a reputation among my District Attorneys, Judges and the private bar for being a fierce and formidable advocate and an aggressive and persuasive litigator. I have represented hundreds of clients in cases ranging from misdemeanors to the most serious felonies. I have tried cases in front of juries and judges and have an excellent success record.
I take each case very seriously, as though the liberty of my friend or a family member is in jeopardy. I have the experience to evaluate and give honest and reliable advice and the passion and talent to advocate on your behalf. I have a background of helping individuals overcome significant difficult challenges in their lives and arise from the challenge to a bright future. I will do the same for you.
|MD||Inactive - Retired||1998||11/11/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Attorneys||The American Society of Legal Advocates||2016|
|Purdue Scholar Athlete of the Year||John Purdue Club||1991|
|Attorney||Polyak Law Office||2016 - Present|
|Attorney||Waldman Law Group, P.C.||2009 - 2016|
|Public Defender||Berks County Office Of The Public Defender||2001 - 2009|
|Attorney||Ellsworth, Carlton & Waldman, P.C.||1998 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Platform Committee Member||2017 - Present|
|Berks County Bar Association, Criminal Defense Section||Co-Chair||2016 - Present|
|Berks County Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee||Co-Chair||2015 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2015 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Attorney Member||2009 - Present|
|Berks County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2001 - Present|
|Berks County Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee||Executive Committee||2014 - 2015|
|American University, Washington College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Purdue University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
|BCTV||Intersection Between Social Security Disability and FMLA||2009|
|Commonwealth v. B.L.||Not guilty after trial. No jail time|
|Commonwealth v. N.M.||Found not guilty of DUI at trial. No jail and client was free to leave.|
|CW v. RC||Not guilty of any charges. Free to leave.|
|Commonwealth v. VM||No jail time upon conviction of highest rate DUI as a second offense|
|Commonweatlh v. TT||Suppression Granted; All charges Dismissed|
|Commonwealth v. JZ||I successfully petitioned for his approval and acceptance into the ARD program which will result in the new DUI charge being expunged.|
|Commonwealth v. RD||ARD accepted for fourth lifetime DUI|
|Commonwealth v. KR||Not Guilty of 6th DUI|
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Wed Dec 26 2018
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Fri Dec 07 2018
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