Sara M. Webster

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Doylestown, PA

Webster Law, PC
 | 87 North Broad Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-348-7700
Fax: 215-348-0171
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%)
Attorney Profile

Sara Webster represents the rights of people charged with crimes in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties as well as their surrounding areas in Pennsylvania. She focuses her practice on criminal defense and civil litigation, handling cases that involve the following matters: sexual offenses, DUI, theft and fraud, vehicle offenses, homicide and manslaughter, juvenile offenses, weapons charges, motor vehicle accidents, drug charges and prescription drug fraud, bail reduction hearings and traffic violations. Ms. Webster also represents clients accused of parole and probation violations, clients facing involuntary mental health commitments, and juveniles.

Ms. Webster has represented hundreds of clients over the years and understands the impact a criminal charge or accident can have on people's lives. She has built a reputation for her superior legal skills, having earned the respect of judges, law enforcement, attorneys and prosecutors. Her vast experience has taught her that every case is different and she is known as a passionate advocate who examines every detail of a case.

Ms. Webster has successfully mounted defenses to criminal charges based upon unconstitutional searches and seizures by police, mistaken consent, self-defense, misidentification, mental health defense, accident and lack of criminal intent.

A member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and past president of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Ms. Webster often lectures to other attorneys on criminal defense subjects. Ms. Webster also belongs to the American, Pennsylvania and Bucks County Bar associations. At the latter, she has chaired the Criminal Law Section for over 10 years.

Ms. Webster believes that involvement in the community is important. She serves on the boards of Peace Valley Nature Center and Buckingham Friends School and is active with the Bucks County Audubon Society. Her pro bono efforts include client consultation through her connection to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and defense of PFA (Protection from Abuse) cases.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses, Theft

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%)

Focus Areas

Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses, Theft

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020

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About Sara Webster

Admitted: 1979, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.websterlawpa.com/

Honors/Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell®: 4.4 of 5.0 "Distinguished" Peer Review Rating™
  • Women of Achievement, March of Dimes, 2009
  • AVVO.com rating: 10
  • Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
  • Past Chair, Criminal Law Section, Bucks County Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Past-president and charter member, PACDL (Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)
  • Bucks County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2019

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Buckingham Friends School, Plant Committee, 2019
  • ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) of Pennsylvania
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), Board of Directors, 2019
  • Governor's Mental Health Task Force for Women
  • Bucks County Audubon Society
  • Buckingham Friends School Board of Directors, 2018
  • Board of Peace Valley Nature Center, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Pittsburg, Harrisburg and Philadelphia on DUI Sentencing Law, DUI Law, Sex Crimes and Winning Defenses, Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Speaker, PACDL and Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Criminal Law Symposium

Representative Clients:

  • Doctor found not guilty of sex offense charges by jury, 2013
  • Data analysis of texts and cell records to establish client innocence, 2013
  • Racial profiling on RT 309 in Montgomery County. Defense motion charged that stop of driver for speeding and further detention to perform canine search violated the US and PA Constitutions, 2014
  • Successfully defended a medical doctor charged with prescribing oxycodone to known addicts where agents of the PA Attorney General's Office engaged in entrapment, 2012
  • Suppression motion was granted and DUI dismissed where the dash camera on the state trooper's vehicle was subpoened and clearly contradicted what the trooper testified was probable cause to arrest, 2014

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
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Office Location for Sara M. Webster

87 North Broad Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: 215-348-7700

Fax: 215-348-0171

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Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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