Thomas N. Farrell is the Managing Partner of Thomas N. Farrell and Associates and has over 30 years of experience in criminal law.
Tom is a graduate of Duquesne University School of Law and was admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania in 1991. Tom began his criminal law career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. As an Assistant District Attorney, Tom tried cases, handled appeals, and was the head of the Post-Conviction Unit. Tom left the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office to become a Deputy Attorney General for the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General working in the Assets Forfeiture and Money Laundering Unit.
As a private criminal defense attorney, Tom has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases at every stage — pre-arrest investigations, trials, appeals, and applications for expungements, commutations pardons. Tom is an experienced trial lawyer handling cases ranging from Death Penalty trials to DUI trials. He has not only garnered a reputation in Allegheny County, but Tom also represents people throughout all of Western Pennsylvania, including Washington, Lawrence, Butler, Armstrong, Venango, Fayette, Mercer, Indiana, Blair, etc.
Tom is a highly regarded appellate attorney and one of the most experienced in Pennsylvania. Additionally, he has been named as a SuperLawyer for his years of practicing as an esteemed criminal attorney. He has argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, and the Pennsylvania Superior Court numerous times.