Criminal Defense

Scartelli Olszewski, P.C. is your Pennsylvania criminal defense law firm.  We will help you protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome. Whether you’re facing a misdemeanor charge or a more serious allegation, the Scranton and Wilkes-Barre lawyers of Scartelli Olszewski, P.C. are prepared to handle your defense. We’ll help you navigate the criminal justice system and stand by you every step of the way, from seeking participation in pretrial diversionary programs to negotiating with prosecutors and representing you at trial.

Scartelli Olszewski, P.C.'s criminal defense practice is led by Shareholder 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 team of 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.