Criminal charges and criminal prosecution bring many potential consequences, among them large fines, incarceration, job loss, damage to one’s reputation and hardships for loved ones. At such a difficult time, it may seem that choosing a criminal defense attorney only adds stress to the situation, since you are putting your well-being and that of your family into the hands of an attorney you may not know. This is why choosing the right criminal defense lawyer is so important.
Scartelli Olszewski’s criminal defense practice is led by Partner Peter Paul Olszewski, Jr., who has been practicing criminal law for more than 25 years and previously served as District Attorney of Luzerne County and a Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas Judge.
Our experienced lawyers provide advice and representation in a wide range of criminal matters including assault, burglary, theft, robbery, domestic violence, drug crimes (possession, delivery, conspiracy), drunk driving (DUI, DWI, DAI), expungements and pardons, federal and white collar crime, fraud, homicide, murder, juvenile offenses, public corruption, sex crimes and weapons offenses.
A skilled criminal defense attorney can help you protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome. Whether you are facing a misdemeanor charge such as petty theft or disorderly conduct, or a more serious allegation such as aggravated assault or homicide, the lawyers of Scartelli Olszewski are prepared to handle your defense. From seeking participation in a pre-trial diversionary program to negotiating with prosecutors to representing you at trial, we will stand by you and help you navigate the criminal justice system. If you need the assistance of an experienced criminal defense lawyer, we encourage you to protect your rights by contacting us immediately at (877) 353-0529.