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Kathryn Elizabeth Roberts

Kathryn Elizabeth Roberts

PRIVATE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY--AGGRESSIVE AND KNOWLEDGABLE
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets...
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

Most experienced trial attorney in Lehigh County (89 jury trials in past 17 years) Practicing in both state and federal courts, including 3rd Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. Former law clerk to President Judge of Lehigh County. Rated "expert" in Criminal Defense by Nat'l Assoc of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDL). Certified in capital/death penalty homicide cases. Fluent in French, working knowledge of Spanish, interpreter available for Arabic

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Juvenile Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Provide free 1/2 hour consultation on case-by-case basis. Occasionally free consultation in local prisons directly with an inmate.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
3rd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Panel member
Criminal Justice Act Panel (CJA) in U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Pa (EDPA)
- Current
Member of panel of criminal defense attorneys selected for their experience in trials for federal courts who can accept court appointments to represent indigent defendants in federal cases.
Judicial Law Clerk
President Judge Lehigh County
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Kept calendar for judge of all cases under advisement, legal research and drafting of legal opinions
Education
Villanova University School of Law
J.D. (1998) | National law school education
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1st place for best brief in Moot Court competition
Honors: Graduated Summa cum laude--Highest honors
Activities: Public Interest law Started Democratic Law Society
Ithaca College
B.A. (1994) | Joint B.A. in English & Political Science
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Honors: Graduated Magna cum laude--High honors
Activities: Student Govt--member of President's council
Professional Associations
State Bar of Pennsylvania # 82739
Member
Current
Borough Council --Borough of Bath
member of borough council
- Current
Rotary Club of Allentown
member
- Current
Activities: International Service Organization sponsoring long-term international and local projects for children, disabled, elderly, etc
Certifications
Death Penalty/capital case qualified
Pennsylvania State Bar
Contact & Map
Law Office of Kathryn Roberts
527 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101
USA
Cell: (484) 695-7023
Fax: (484) 551-5988