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Law Offices of Arthur Thomas Donato

216 W. Front Street2nd FloorMedia, PA 19063-3101
Phones: 484-441-6318
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Arthur T. Donato - Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Lawyer

Client service of the highest quality is Art Donato's guiding value in the representation of persons accused of serious crimes. Because of the complexity and expense of many of his criminal defense strategies, he wants to make sure that you're confident in his advice and approach. He can only earn that confidence by keeping clients fully informed, returning your calls promptly, answering questions, and presenting...

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Arthur T. Donato - Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Lawyer

Client service of the highest quality is Art Donato's guiding value in the representation of persons accused of serious crimes. Because of the complexity and expense of many of his criminal defense strategies, he wants to make sure that you're confident in his advice and approach. He can only earn that confidence by keeping clients fully informed, returning your calls promptly, answering questions, and presenting options in understandable terms.

Mr. Donato always works closely with clients to make sure they are comfortable and well informed. To learn more about Mr. Donato's criminal defense practice, contact him at his Media, Pennsylvania office.

Once you engage Art Donato, he immediately begins preparing your case, especially if you retain him while state or federal investigations or grand jury proceedings are still pending. The period prior to indictment, while the investigation is still open, is the most opportune time to retain an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

An experienced criminal defense lawyer can take the necessary steps in order to attempt to improve your position and minimize the embarrassment or inconvenience of your situation. He can pursue a private investigation on your behalf which can develop facts favorable to the defense. In all cases, he attempts to achieve a favorable and acceptable pretial resolution/ All the while, he'll be working with experts to make sure that if trial is necessary, you'll be in a position to be thoroughly prepared.

AV* Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell has given criminal defense attorney Arthur Donato its AV* rating. Additionally, he has served on the Criminal Procedural Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and he has provided testimony before Pennsylvania legislative committees on many criminal justice issues.

For additional information about the full range of his client services in your situation, contact the Law Offices of Arthur T. Donato, Jr., in Media, Pennsylvania.

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Practice Areas
Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)Criminal LawGrand Jury ProceedingsFraud DefensePublic Corruption DefenseEnvironmental Crime DefenseState Crimes DefenseHomicide and Violent Crime DefenseVehicular Homicide and Assault DefenseSex Crimes/RapeChild AbuseFederal and State Criminal CasesFraud: Mail, Tax, Medical & Health CareEnvironmental Crimes involving Clean Air and Water ViolationsAssaultHomicideHomicide/Aggravated Assault by Motor Vehicle
Litigation
100%
Honors
Outstanding Service Award, President of Student Body, Villanova University, 1977Two Years of Service Award, Radnor Fire Co., 1976Elected to Outstanding Young Men in America, 1976 - 1977Nominated to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1977Outstanding Service Award, Delaware County Bar Association, 1987Outstanding Service Award, Delaware County Bar Association, 1988Nicholas D. Vadino, Jr. Memorial Award, Significant Contributions by a Young Lawyer to the Organized Bar, 1989Award of Appreciation, Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1989Liberty Award Presented by the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1990Man of the Year, Lawyers Club, Delaware County Bar Association, 1993Award of the Officers and Directors, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1995President's Award - Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1998Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America"A-V Rating, Martindale-HubbellFellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Classes and Seminars
Professor, "Sociolegal Aspects of Criminal Procedure", Villanova University, Sociology Department, 1990 - Present
Professor, "The Supreme Court and Its Influence on American Society", Villanova University, Sociology Department, 1990 - Present
Visiting Lecturer, "Use of the Insanity Defense in Criminal Prosecutions", Villanova University, 1981 - Present
Visiting Lecturer, "Preparation of Psychiatric/Psychological Reprts in Criminal Cases", Norristown State Hospital, Forensic Psychiatry/Psychology
Recent Trends in Criminal Law
Should Defendant Testify; Preparation
Use of Psychiatric and Psychological Experts
Insanity as a Defense to Criminal Prosecutions
This Was Justice for All?
Cross-Examination of a Snitch
Cross-Examiniation Techniques Emphasizing Preliminary Hearing Strategy
Criminal Law Update
Five County Seminar - Procedures
Criminal Justice System in Delaware County
Criminal and Juvenile Law
Ethical Issues in the Practice of Criminal Law
Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure
Civil Rights
Techniques and Strategies in Criminal Trial Advocacy
Career Awareness
Role of Supreme Court and Judicial Review
Evidentiary Issues Panel
Testimony delivered on a variety of criminal justice issues to the Pennsylvania House and Senate Judiciary Committees
Basics of Federal Criminal Practice
The Key to Professional Felicity
People
Attorneys
Donato, Arthur T. Jr. (Sole Proprietor)
Office Information
Address
216 W. Front Street2nd FloorMedia, PA 19063-3101
Phone
484-441-6318
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