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Zak Taylor Goldstein

Zak Taylor Goldstein

Goldstein Mehta LLC
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI...
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Zak T. Goldstein is a Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer who will take ownership of your case and not rest until he obtains the best possible result for you. More importantly, Mr. Goldstein is a lawyer who is not afraid to take a difficult case to trial. He has tried hundreds of cases before judges and juries, and he has successfully defended thousands of clients in both state and federal court. He has won critical pre-trial motions like motions to suppress evidence including drugs, guns, and confessions, and he has also won full acquittals for his criminal defense clients in both bench trials and jury trials. When the circumstances of the case call for it, Mr. Goldstein is a skilled negotiator. On many occasions, he is able to obtain favorable non-trial resolutions to his clients' cases, including the dismissal of charges, entry into diversionary programs like ARD, and negotiated pleas to significantly reduced charges and sentences. Zak Goldstein started his own criminal defense practice because he is passionate about defending the constitutional rights of the accused and helping victims of police misconduct obtain justice. He is an experienced advocate who will fight hard for your rights in order to make sure that you have every possible advantage when dealing with the power of the police and the prosecutor. Attorney Goldstein has experience with all types of charges ranging from misdemeanors like DUI and Simple Possession to serious felonies such as Aggravated Assault, Robbery, gun charges, Possession with the Intent to Deliver, sex crimes, and criminal Homicide.

Villanova University School of Law
J.D. (2011) | J.D.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
Activities: Villanova Law Review
Professional Experience
Goldstein Mehta LLC
- Current
Criminal Defense Attorney
The Hughes Firm LLC
Gordon & Rees LLP
Assistant Defender
Defender Association of Philadelphia
Articles & Publications
PA Superior Court Finds DUI Mandatory Minimum for Refusing Blood Draw Unconstitutional
Goldstein Mehta LLC Legal Updates
Oops. The police lost the video. What now?
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Philadelphia DUI Defenses
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Is a slap an assault? Maybe not.
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Pennsylvania Motion to Suppress Update: Illegally Seized Drugs May Not Be Introduced at Violation of Probation Hearing
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PA DUI Update - Much of Pennsylvania DUI Law Found Unconstitutional by Superior Court
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Defenses to Gun Charges and Weapons Offenses
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Top 10 Under 40 - Criminal Defense
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Top 40 Under 40 - Criminal Defense
National Trial Laywers
Superb Rating
Professional Associations
State Bar of Pennsylvania # 312128
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Philadelphia Criminal Law Inn of Court
- Current
Philadelphia Bar Association
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
New Jersey
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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Goldstein Mehta LLC
1221 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: (267) 225-2545
Cell: (484) 680-2148
Fax: (215) 405-2559