Thomas A. Foley has been practicing law since 1989. His practice is devoted entirely to criminal defense. Mr. Foley defends all types of criminal cases, ranging from First Degree Murder to DUI. Mr. Foley is licensed in Delaware and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Foley graduated from Miami University in 1982 and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, where he subsequently was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal. Following an honorable discharge from the Marine Corps, Thomas Foley studied law at the University of Detroit School of Law. After graduating cum laudein 1989, Mr. Foley served as a prosecutor with the Delaware Department of Justice until 1995, when he entered private practice.
Mr. Foley is married. He and his family live in Wilmington.
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I have known Tom going back many years to when he was a prosecutor in the AG's office. A tough litigator, he has carried that experience into criminal defense. I have referred several clients to him because I know they will get good, solid advice and representation. Tom is a great asset to our legal community.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Delaware Lawyers||Delaware Today||2015|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Top Lawyer||Delaware Today||2014|
|Top Lawyer||Delaware Today||2013|
|William Killen Memorial Award||Delaware Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||2004|
|Deputy Attorney General||Delaware Department of Justice||1989 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Delaware State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Delaware Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|University of Detroit Mercy School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1989|
|Miami University (Ohio)||Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||1982|
|Superior Court Trial Practice Forum||DUI Fundamentals||2016|
|Delaware State Bar Association||Running a Solo Practice||2015|
|Delaware Pre-Admission Conference||Annual Speaker||2015|