Stanton D. Levenson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Stanton D. Levenson, P.A.
 | 6105 Spirit St., Apt. 447, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Phone: 412-552-3231
Fax: 412-687-1305
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1968
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    The founder of his own law firm based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Stanton D. Levenson focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters. He provides astute and skilled representation to clients who have been charged with misdemeanors or felonies by the commonwealth or federal government. The types of cases that Mr. Levenson has extensive experience in include drug possession, distribution and trafficking, and sex crimes such as rape, assault, indecent exposure and possession of child pornography. In addition, Mr. Levenson defends both professionals and non-professionals who have been accused of such white-collar crimes as Medicare and insurance fraud and embezzlement. He has been able to obtain acquittals in many of these cases, and in others, he has successfully negotiated favorable plea agreements with the prosecution.

    Mr. Levenson attended the University of Pittsburgh as an undergraduate, and he received his Bachelor of Arts in 1963. Remaining on campus, he pursued his legal education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1966. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Mr. Levenson is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd, 4th and 10th Circuits; and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Levenson has been an active participant in numerous professional organizations. He has served on the board of governors of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, and he is a former vice president of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Active in his community as well, Mr. Levenson has been a member of the board of the organization formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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

    White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2009 - 2020

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    About Stanton Levenson

    Admitted: 1968, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: http://www.seriousdefense.com/about_us/biography.html

    Honors/Awards:

    • AV Martindale-Hubbell Rating
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2015
    • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Member, American Bar Association, Ethical Considerations in Prosecutions and Defense of Criminal Cases Committee, 1979 - 1980
    • American Bar Association
    • Member, American Bar Association, Grand Jury Committee, 1981 - 1982
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 2010 - 2013
    • Past President, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1990 - 1992
    • Treasurer, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judicial Merit Selection Committee, 1998
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    • Member, American Bar Association, Committee on Defense Services and Effective Representation of the Section of Criminal Justice, 1975 - 1976
    • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Federal Court Section, 1992 - Present
    • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
    • Member, American Bar Association, Defense Function Committee of the Criminal Justice Section, Subcommittees on Competence of Counsel, 1976 - 1977
    • Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    • Subcommittee Chair, American Bar Association, Ethical Considerations in Prosecutions and Defense of Criminal Cases Committee
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 1994 - 1996
    • Board Member, American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 1998 - Present
    • Treasurer, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judicial Merit Selection Committee, 1997
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • Vice President and CLE Chairman, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1988 - 1990
    • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Special Fee Determination Committee, 1986 - Present
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    • Member, American Bar Association, Defense Function Committee of the Criminal Justice Section, Subcommittees on Public Education, 1976 - 1977
    • Pennsylvania Superior Court
    • Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court
    • Member, American Bar Association, Ethical Considerations in Prosecutions and Defense of Criminal Cases Committee, 1980 - 1981
    • American Board of Criminal Lawyers
    • Director, Allegheny County Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers in Criminal Court, 1989 - 1995
    • Allegheny County Bar Association
    • Chairman, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 1996
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • Past Chairperson, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee
    • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judicial Merit Selection Committee, 1999 - 2001
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
    • Member, American Bar Association, Defense Function Committee of the Criminal Justice Section, 1976 - 1977
    • Former Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Committee

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board Member, Jewish Community Center, 1984 - 1991
    • Member, Attorneys Division, United Jewish Federation, 1992 - Present
    • Member, Board of Trustees, Riverview School, 1991 - 1998
    • Board Member, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1989 - 1996

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Frequently Lectures on Substantive, Trial, Appellate and Ethical Topics
    • Lecturer, Allegheny County Bar Association, Legal Practice, Criminal Law, 1976
    • Participant, Law Mini Course taught in Pittsburgh City Schools, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1975
    • Participant, Law Mini Course taught in Pittsburgh City Schools, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1976
    • Lecturer, Certified by The Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission as an Instructor, Steel Valley Police Academy
    • Course Planner, Advanced Criminal Law Workshop, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1990 - 1991

    Educational Background:

    • University of Pittsburgh, 1963

    Industry Groups

    • American Board Of Criminal Lawyers
    • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Pennsylvania Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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    Office Location for Stanton D. Levenson

    6105 Spirit St., Apt. 447
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    Phone: 412-552-3231

    Fax: 412-687-1305

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