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Craig David Becker

Craig David Becker

Special Education Law Attorney New Jersey
  • Education Law, Juvenile Law, Criminal Law
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Special Education and Criminal Defense Attorney - representing students who have been denied an appropriate and effective education Craig David Becker, Esq. received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was the recipient of a James Wilson Merit Scholarship. Mr. Becker began representing individuals while still attending law school and won his first not guilty verdict and suppression motion prior to graduation. He is a former Assistant Public Defender for Chester County, Pennsylvania, where he represented defendants in high profile felony cases and other serious offenses. Mr. Becker also worked in the Public Defender Office’s Juvenile Division, where he represented minors in all facets of juvenile criminal law. After leaving the Public Defender’s Office, Mr. Becker worked as an associate for top New Jersey and Pennsylvania law firms, including one firm that represented several New Jersey school districts on special education and related educational issues. Mr. Becker is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Camden County Bar Association, the Burlington County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Pennsylvania State Bar Association, the Pennsylvania State Bar Association's Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee, and the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey. Mr. Becker and his family live in Southern New Jersey. He is actively involved in the South Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania communities and with national and local issues regarding Special Education Law, Special Needs Students, and the needs of the disabled. Mr. Becker had experienced firsthand the difficulties many special education students experience. Mr. Becker has a learning disability and as student his schools found him in need of special education services.

University of Pennsylvania Law School
J.D | Law
Honors: James Wilson Merit Scholarship
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Professional Experience
Craig David Becker, Attorney at Law, LLC
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Assistant Public Defender
Chester County Public Defenders Office
Articles & Publications
Don't Forget About Drug Court
The Camden County Bar Association Barrister
Possible Police Investigations
The Camden County Bar Association Barrister
The Half Finished Case, Juvenile and Criminal Law
The Camden County Bar Association Barrister
Speaking Engagements
Liability, Special Education, Civil Rights in Schools & School Safety: 5 High Liability Issues With K 12 Schools, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Camden County Bar Association
Custody in Special Education, Exceptional Children Conference, Lancaster Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Specific Learning Disability: Making (and Disputing) Eligibility Determinations under SLD, Exceptional Children Conference, Lancaster Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Bar Institute
School Law Expert Panel: How to Handle Your Biggest Challenges, Newark, New Jersey
National Busines Institute
Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs), and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs): Ensuring Best Practices, IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop, Atlantic City, New Jersey
National Busines Institute
The IEP Development Process: Handling Difficult Issues, IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop, Atlantic City, New Jersey
National Busines Institute
Professional Associations
Camden County Bar Assocation
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Education Law
    Juvenile Law
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • French: Spoken
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Contact & Map
Main Office - New Jersey
1288 Route 73 South
Suite 301
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Telephone: (856) 273-0200
Cell: (215) 510-8552
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed