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Kathryn Elizabeth Roberts

Kathryn Elizabeth Roberts

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets ...
  • Pennsylvania
Claimed Lawyer Profile

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

Villanova University School of Law
J.D. (1998) | National law school education
1st place for best brief in Moot Court competition
Honors: Graduated Summa cum laude--Highest honors
Activities: Public Interest law Started Democratic Law Society
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Ithaca College
B.A. (1994) | Joint B.A. in English & Political Science
Honors: Graduated Magna cum laude--High honors
Activities: Student Govt--member of President's council
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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
Kept calendar for judge of all cases under advisement, legal research and drafting of legal opinions
Death Penalty/capital case qualified
Pennsylvania State Bar
Professional Associations
State Bar of Pennsylvania  # 82739
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Borough Council --Borough of Bath
member of borough council
- Current
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Rotary Club of Allentown
- Current
Activities: International Service Organization sponsoring long-term international and local projects for children, disabled, elderly, etc
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Free Consultation
    Provide free 1/2 hour consultation on case-by-case basis. Occasionally free consultation in local prisons directly with an inmate.
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Juvenile Law
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
  • English
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Contact & Map
Law Office of Kathryn Roberts
527 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101
Cell: (484) 695-7023
Fax: (484) 551-5988