Stephen M. Misko

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Butler, PA

Penn Law, LLC
 | 106 South Main Street, Suite 801
Butler, PA 16001
Phone: 412-342-8000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Misko has devoted his entire career, more than 30 years, to criminal justice. He has served as a police officer, federal drug and firearms agent and as an assistant district attorney for Allegheny County. During his career he learned firsthand how police and prosecutors sometimes ignore a person's rights during an investigation or after an arrest. It was this experience that prompted him to pursue a career in criminal defense.

Mr. Misko is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. He also has been admitted to practice in various federal appellate courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. His firm, PennLaw, LLC, is located in Butler, Pennsylvania, with offices located in Erie and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Misko is a graduate of Duquesne University School of Law, is a member of the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017

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About Stephen Misko

Admitted: 1990, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.criminal-lawoffice.com/Attorney-Profile/Stephen-M...

Honors and Awards:

  • AVVO Rated Superb 10/10

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • 801/Death Penalty Certified Trial Attorney, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2000 - Present
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association Criminal Law Section, 1991 - Present
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Member, Butler County bar Association, 1995 - Present
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1988 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1990
  • Pennsylvania, 1990

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Undergraduate Criminal Law, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2000 - 2003
  • Criminal Justice Masters Program, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2000 - 2003

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Federal Jury in Pittsburgh, PA acquitted client of violation of Interstate transportation of a Minor for the purpose of engaging in sexual related activity (Mann Act).  Client was facing prison term of 30 years to life, if convicted., 2008

Educational Background:

  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, B.A., 1978
Office Location for Stephen M. Misko

106 South Main Street
Suite 801
Butler, PA 16001

Phone: 412-342-8000

 

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Last Updated: 3/1/2017

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