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Christopher P. Thomas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

SMT Legal
114 Smithfield St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-850-3101
Fax: 412-765-3346
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
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Attorney Profile

Christopher P. Thomas took full advantage of the opportunity to work alongside a renowned criminal defense attorney for 11 years to develop the skills, courtroom acumen and knowledge of criminal laws that now benefit the clients of the SMT Legal. Serving clients throughout the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, Mr. Thomas concentrates his practice in the area of criminal defense. Mr. Thomas works aggressively on his clients' behalf in all types of criminal cases ranging from traffic violations to homicide and manslaughter. He also defends individuals charged with violating the laws pertaining to driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Mr. Thomas graduated cum laude from Point Park University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science before attending and graduating from Duquesne University School of Law with a Juris Doctor. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Throughout his early career, Mr. Thomas worked on high-profile cases involving the defense of professional athletes and coaches, college athletes, entertainers, authors, doctors, lawyers and politicians charged with violation of the criminal laws. Many of the high-profile cases he has handled have been featured on the major television network news reports, CNN, ESPN and Good Morning America.

Mr. Thomas is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association. He has earned an "Excellent" rating from his peers through Avvo. He was additionally named one of the Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers for the year 2016.  Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers for the year 2017.  The Global Directory of Who's Who Top Lawyer 2019

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

About Christopher P. Thomas

First Admitted: 2010, Pennsylvania

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

Educational Background

  • Point Park University with a B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, 2000
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Office Location for Christopher P. Thomas

114 Smithfield St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: 412-850-3101

Fax: 412-765-3346

Last Updated: 5/17/2022

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