Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Philadelphia

Representing the Accused in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Lackawanna & Luzerne Counties and throughout Pennsylvania 

You only get one chance to hear the words “not guilty” in your criminal case. When under investigation for a criminal offense, hiring the right defense attorney is a vitally important decision.

Firm partner David S. Nenner concentrates his practice on criminal cases and has been rated by Super Lawyers as a Top Criminal Lawyer in Philadelphia since 2015. Mr. Nenner’s criminal cases, including several high-profile murder cases, have been featured in local and national news, such as by, CBS, ABC, People, NY Daily News, etc. The Nenner Law Firm offers clients nearly 30 years of criminal trial experience in multiple state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania.

Our firm has extensive experience in every type of criminal matter, including:

Our Philadelphia criminal defense attorneys also handle appeals and Post-Conviction Relief Act (PCRA) petitions.

We Are Prepared to Fight Your Criminal Case Through Trial

We are dedicated to protecting the rights and earning the respect of every single client. We accomplish that goal by staying ahead of the prosecution and always being fully prepared to fight your case through trial before a judge or jury.  We work with a variety of special investigators, forensic experts, and hair and fiber analysts to both challenge the evidence against our clients and question the prosecution’s theory of the case.

We believe that the best defense is a strong offense. That begins with investigating your case and preparing a defense from the moment you retain The Nenner Law Firm.  We do not sit back and merely let the District Attorney present its case.  We challenge the admissibility of evidence with pre-trial motions and prepare our own theory of the case, which we present in opening statements and weave throughout both the cross-examination of witnesses and the presentation of our own case.

The Nenner Law Firm has the training and professional experience to protect your future freedom and liberty. Your ability to care for and attend to your children and loved ones are at risk. Therefore, you must ensure that you have an experienced, zealous criminal lawyer in your corner who is willing to fight the prosecution’s case from every angle. David S. Nenner has obtained acquittals in capital murders, multi-kilo federal drug cases, firearm possession charges, sexual assaults, and many other violent felony matters.

We handle every aspect of a criminal matter. This includes, but is not limited to, pre-arrest investigation, bail and detention hearings, preliminary hearings, motions to suppress, probation and parole violations, expungements and pardons, and Protection from Abuse petitions.  We also handle all charges in juvenile court when a minor has been charged with a criminal offense.

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  • Super Lawyers
  • 69 News
  • Times News Online
  • The Morning Call
  • The Inquirer
  • CBS 3 Philly
  • Yahoo News
  • Ny Daily News
  • People
  • ABC 6 Action News
  • Daily Local News
  • Red Orbit

We Are Prepared to Fight Your Criminal Case Through Trial


Innocent Until Proven Otherwise

In our criminal justice system, you are presumed innocent until you are proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Let The Nenner Law Firm assist you in assuring that you receive a fair and just result.  Schedule a free, private consultation with Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer David S. Nenner.

Contact us online or call our office at (215) 515-0042. We also visit all the local prisons on a regular basis.

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