Richard J. Fuschino, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Law Office of Richard J. Fuschino, Jr.
 | 1600 Locust Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-515-8600
Fax: 215-494-1063
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Attorney Richard J. Fuschino, Jr., is a top-rated, award-winning trial attorney with more than 12 years of legal experience.  Mr. Fuschino devotes his practice exclusively to delivering highly effective defense counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Philadelphia and surrounding areas of Southeast Pennsylvania and New Jersey who stand accused of all serious criminal matters.

A former prosecutor, Mr. Fuschino has a wealth of insight into the criminal justice system, which enables him to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for his clients. Over the course of his criminal defense practice, he has secured acquittals, dismissals, and withdrawals of charges for the accused at the state and federal levels.  Many of Mr. Fuschino's cases are resolved without criminal charges during the investigation phase.

Mr. Fuschino personally handles his criminal clients' cases through investigation, negotiation, and trial.  He also pursues appeals for those improperly convicted at trial in both state and federal court.  No matter how serious the charges his clients are facing, Mr. Fuschino maintains an unwavering focus on protecting their rights and interests while working to obtain the most favorable outcome possible. He has earned a reputation for his honesty, tenacity and determination to help his clients achieve the success they expect and deserve.  

Recognized for his professionalism and service, he is rated as a "Top Criminal Defense Attorney" by Super Lawyers, and has earned a Lead Counsel designation as well as the Excellence in Criminal Law Award from Lawyers of Distinction. He has also received many other top rankings from his peers along with "Superb" ratings on Avvo.

A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Mr. Fuschino obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He holds his license to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and both the U.S. and Pennsylvania Supreme Courts. He is also an member of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations, the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys of New Jersey.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, False Accusations, Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


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Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

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About Richard Fuschino, Jr.

Admitted: 2007, Pennsylvania

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Educational Background:

  • Vanderbilt University (B.A.) 
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D.)
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Office Location for Richard J. Fuschino, Jr.

1600 Locust Street
Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-515-8600

Fax: 215-494-1063

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Last Updated: 2/23/2021

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