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Richard J. Fuschino

Richard J. Fuschino

Aggressive Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, DUI & DWI
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Richard J. Fuschino is a top-rated, award-winning trial attorney with more than 12 years of legal experience. Mr. Fuschino devotes his practice exclusively to delivering highly effective defense counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Philadelphia and surrounding areas of Southeast Pennsylvania and New Jersey who stand accused of all serious criminal matters.

A former prosecutor, Mr. Fuschino has a wealth of insight into the criminal justice system, which enables him to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for his clients. Over the course of his criminal defense practice, he has secured acquittals, dismissals, and withdrawals of charges for the accused at the state and federal levels. Many of Mr. Fuschino's cases are resolved without criminal charges during the investigation phase.

Mr. Fuschino personally handles his criminal clients' cases through investigation, negotiation, and trial. He also pursues appeals for those improperly convicted at trial in both state and federal court. No matter how serious the charges his clients are facing, Mr. Fuschino maintains an unwavering focus on protecting their rights and interests while working to obtain the most favorable outcome possible. He has earned a reputation for his honesty, tenacity and determination to help his clients achieve the success they expect and deserve.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, he is rated as a "Top Criminal Defense Attorney" by Super Lawyers, and has earned a Lead Counsel designation as well as the Excellence in Criminal Law Award from Lawyers of Distinction. He has also received many other top rankings from his peers along with "Superb" ratings on Avvo.

Mr. Fuschino holds his license to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and he is admitted to practice in state and federal Court.

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Vanderbilt University
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Professional Experience
Attorney / Founder
Law Office of Richard J. Fuschino
Articles & Publications
Important Steps to Take If You Are Charged with A Felony
The legal blog of The Law Offices of Richard J. Fuschino Jr.
Speaking Engagements
Law and the Media, Cambridge, MA
Harvard University
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
Excellence in Criminal Law
Lawyers of Distinction
Professional Associations
Philadelphia Bar Association
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Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Federal Criminal Law Committee
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Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
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Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
White Collar Crime
  • English
  • Spanish
Websites & Blogs
Aggressive Defense
Contact & Map
The Law Offices of Richard J. Fuschino Jr.
1600 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: (215) 515-8600
Fax: (215) 515-8666
Monday: Open 24 hours
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Thursday: Open 24 hours
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Sunday: Open 24 hours
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