Brian M. Fishman

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Fishman Firm, LLC
Brian M. Fishman
The Fishman Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, DUI-DWI; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2002

Education: Temple University Beasley School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010, 2013 - 2014
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The Fishman Firm, LLC

100 S Broad St
Suite 1910
Philadelphia, PA 19110 Visit website

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The founder of The Fishman Firm, LLC, Brian M. Fishman protects the rights of people in the southeastern region of Pennsylvania. He focuses his practice on criminal defense and handles a number of issues including rape, forgery, DUI, assault, bail hearings, attempted murder, drug trafficking, aggravated assault, gunpoint robbery, appeals, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, fraud, sexual crimes and drug distribution. In addition to his focus on criminal defense, Mr. Fishman also handles personal injury matters and civil rights.

After graduating in 1996 from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in psychology, Mr. Fishman decided to pursue a career in law. He attended Temple University Beasley School of Law and served as an articles editor for the school's law journal. In 2001, Mr. Fishman graduated cum laude with his law degree.

A former Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Fishman now devotes his entire practice to defending clients accused of committing a crime. He knows the impact that a criminal investigation and conviction can have on people's lives and seeks to ensure that their rights are protected. Each element of the case is carefully examined and evaluated to ensure that evidence was collected according to law enforcement policy, the evidence collected is sound, and that no proof of innocence has been overlooked.

Mr. Fishman is admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and holds an Avvo rating of 10.0 in criminal defense, which is considered superb. In addition, he is the author of a blog that focuses on criminal law.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Police Misconduct, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft

  • 80% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Civil Rights
  • 10% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

First Admitted: 2002, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.thefishmanfirm.com/attorney-brian-fishman/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Law Journal, Articles Editor, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Educational Background:
  • Cornell University, B.S., Psychology, With Distinction, 1996
  • Temple University School of Law, JD, Cum Laude, 2001
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2012
  • New Jersey, 2002
  • Pennsylvania, 2002
Honors/Awards:
  • Brian Fishman was recognized as a Super Lawyer in the area of criminal defense. This is an award that is only given to 2.5% of all lawyers in the state of Pennsylvania., Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Brian Fishman was recognized as a Super Lawyer in the area of criminal defense. This is an award that is only given to 2.5% of all lawyers in the state of Pennsylvania., Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Brian Fishman was recognized as a Super Lawyer in the area of criminal defense. This is an award that is only given to 2.5% of all lawyers in the state of Pennsylvania., Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Brian Fishman was recognized as a Super Lawyer in the area of criminal defense. This is an award that is only given to 2.5% of all lawyers in the state of Pennsylvania., Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Rising Star in Criminal Defense, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo.com, 2013
  • Rising Star in Criminal Defense, Super Lawyers, 2012
  • Top Contributor, Avvo.com, 2013
  • Rising Star in Criminal Defense, Super Lawyers, 2010
  • Cum Laude, Temple University Beasley School of Law, Juris Doctorate, Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2001
Industry Groups:
  • Pennsylvania Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Office location for Brian M. Fishman

100 S Broad St
Suite 1910
Philadelphia, PA 19110

Phone: 267-758-2228

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2010, 2013 - 2014

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