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  • J. George
    Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C.
    2525 W 26th Street, Suite 200, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 105 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Read what our clients and other lawyers say about us. Then call (814) 315-2601 to get started.
  • Kenneth Bickel
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    Bickel Law Office
    557 West 8th Street, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.1  
    A criminal charge is no laughing matter, call me now to protect your rights!

    Practice area
    35% Criminal defense, 35% Child custody, 20% DUI and DWI, and more.

    Free Consultation
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    20 minutesHourly Rates, $175-$250/hourContingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome. 33%-40%Retainer Some attorneys require an upfront payment to secure their services before they begin their work Sometimes

    PA, Active since 2003

  • Eric Mikovch
    The Quinn Law Firm
    2222 West Grandview Boulevard, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 39 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.0  
    Innocent, Allegedly Guilty, or "Wow Did I Mess Up" - Call Attorney Eric Mikovch FREE CONSULTATION
  • Eric Hackwelder
    137 East 13th Street, Erie, PA
    4.5 stars 15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    I am currently a partner at Sebald, Hackwelder & Knox in Erie, PA.  I graduated from Clarion University in 1996 with a degree in Political Science.  In 1992 while still in college I enlisted in the Army Reserve and completed Basic Training and Adv...
  • Brian Arrowsmith
    Carney & Good
    254 W 6th St, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.4  
    Brian D. Arrowsmith, Esquire. a native of Erie, Pennsylvania, concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal defense (both adult and juvenile) and family law litigation, while also handling cases involving wills and estates. Prior to joining C...
  • Jeffrey Veitch
    The Veitch Law Firm
    2525 West 26th St., Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 18 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Jeff is a former Prosecuting Attorney and is an experienced trial lawyer who limits his practice to the areas of Personal Injury, DUI and Criminal Defense. Jeff is the author of "Defending DUI's-A Defense Perspective", which is a reference book pu...
  • Chad Vilushis
    Mccormick and Vilushis, LLC
    1514 Liberty St, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    As a current defense attorney and former state prosecutor, Attorney Vilushis has handled over sixty (60) jury trials including multiple murder cases. Attorney Vilushis understands both sides of the criminal justice system because he has worked on ...
  • Grant Travis
    The Travis Law Firm
    100 State Street, Suite 210, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 74 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Attorney Grant C. Travis has built a great team at The Travis Law Firm.  There is good reason why The Travis Law Firm is widely considered THE GO-TO LAW FIRM in northwestern, Pennsylvania for representation in all types of injury cases, wrongful d...
  • Stephen Sebald
    2525 W 26th St Ste 201, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 34 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.4  
    Attorney Stephen E. Sebald   P:  • F:    Prior to moving his practice to Erie County, Attorney Sebald served as Assistant Crawford County Public Defender. He was a partner in a thriving area law firm for six years, focusing in the practice area...
  • Douglas McCormick
    McCormick & Vilushis, LLC
    1514 Liberty St, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5  
    Review: “Attorney McCormick represented me for an injury case. I couldn't have been more pleased with the outcome. I was only hopeful to get my medical bills paid, not knowing that I could get more for my injuries than just ...
  • William Weichler
    Conner Riley Friedman and Weichler
    17 W 10th St, Conner Riley Et Al, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Review: “We were referred to Attorney William Weichler by a family member, and our experience was second to none. Attorney Weichler is a highly educated and hardworking individual, who is dedicated to ensuring his clients receive ...
  • Philip Friedman
    Conner, Riley, Friedman & Weichler
    17 W. 10th St., Erie, PA
    4.0 stars 5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Philip B. Friedman has been practicing law since 1978. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New York. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and t...
  • Tina Fryling
    Tina Fryling, Esq.
    4402 Peach St Ste 3, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.0  
    I offer free initial consultations and personalized, compassionate representation.  Call or email me to set up an appointment.  Having previously worked for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee, and having roots in the Erie Community,  I can help you na...
  • Justin Panighetti
    Panighetti Law
    1001 State St, Suite 1412, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.8  
            The right experience matters. I haven't just been an attorney the last ten plus years. I've been a trial attorney. A prosecutor. A criminal defense attorney. Few if any can match that level of recent experience in the trenches.        My h...
  • Damon Hopkins
    Hopkins Law Office
    333 State Street, Suite 203, Erie, PA
    4.5 stars 9 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.3  
    If you or a loved one has been wrongfully accused of a crime, or just made a bad mistake, you need an attorney who cares about you. Don't let a momentary lapse of judgement or a bad relationship ruin the rest of your life, give my office a call. -...
  • Charles Sunwabe
    1001 State St., Suite 617, Erie, PA
    4.5 stars 27 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 6.6  
    Attorney Charles K. Sunwabe, Jr. received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs & African Politics from The George Washington University,...
  • Gene Placidi
    Melaragno, Placidi, Parini & Veitch
    502 W 7th St, Melaragno & Placidi, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 6.8  
    Review: “I'd must start of by saying that Gene Placidi is not only a phenomenal attorney, he's a phenomenal guy. This combination is positively what makes him the highly successful lawyer he is. His reputation precedes him...
  • Alan Natalie
    Alan J. Natalie, Attorney at Law, P.C.
    504 State St Fl 3, Erie, PA
    4.5 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.2  
    Principal attorney with 26 years of experience, practicing in the following concentrations: Civil Litigation, including personal injury, automobile liability, medical malpractice and premises liability; Criminal Defense, including DUI, all felonie...
  • Darrel Vandeveld
    5344 Pinehurst Dr, Erie, PA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Review: “Fearless lawyer, articulate, writes fluently. Won my case with ease, and it had seemed hopeless. Mr. Vandeveld is incredibly forthright and simply looks the part of a trustworthy person.”
  • Raquel Taylor
    2525 W. 26th St., Erie, PA
    3.0 stars 4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.8  
    Review: “When I needed a lawyer in Erie, PA for a custody battle, I found Raquel Taylor on the Internet. She is kind and compassionate, but when push came to shove - she did not back down. I am so pleased with my result. I woul...

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