Fairlie, Steven F. Esq.

1501 Lower State Rd.Ste 304North Wales, PA 19454- 1216


Updated: 10/17/2016


Steven F. Fairlie has been named one of Pennsylvania's "Rising Stars" as published in Philadelphia Magazine in 2005, 2006 and 2007. He is also one of just a handful of attorneys with offices in the Philadelphia Suburbs to be named a "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer in 2006.

He has successfully handled numerous civil (slip and fall, auto accidents, land development litigation, etc.) and criminal trials (narcotics, DUI, capital murder, robbery...


Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law 50%
  • Personal Injury/Civil Litigation 50%


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2007
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002

Other Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1995 - Present (Member)
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, 1996 - Present (Member)
  • Hatboro Rotary, 2000 - 2004 (Member, Paul Harris Fellow)
  • Montgomery County Criminal Defense Committee, 2000 - Present (Chairman)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, 2000 - Present (Associate Member)
  • PA Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2001 - Present (Member)
  • PA Trial Lawyers Association, 2002 - Present (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member, Professionalism Committee)
  • Montgomery American Inn of Court (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section (Member)
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers' Section (Member)
  • Montgomery County Bar Association (Member, Bench-Bar Committee)


  • First Attorney Ever Awarded the Montgomery County District Attorney's Medal by District Attorney Bruce Caster, 2000
  • Pennsylvania's "Rising Star" Published in Philadelphia Magazine, 2005 - 2007
  • "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by the Legal Intelligencer, 2006

Classes and Seminars

  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Annual Criminal Law Symposium; Harrisburg
  • Search and Seizure for Police Officers, Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
  • Criminal Law for the Family Lawyer, Montgomery Bar Association
  • Criminal Consequences of Protection From Abuse Litigation, Montgomery Bar Association
  • Advanced Issues in Criminal Law, Montgomery Bar Association
  • Everything You Need to Know About the New DUI Law, Montgomery Bar Association
  • Mike Marino’s Killer Cross-Examination Techniques, Montgomery Bar Association
  • Recent Developments In Pennsylvania Sentencing, Montgomery Bar Association
  • Everything You Need to Know About the New Montgomery County Drug Court, Montgomery Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Law, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Harrisburg
  • How to Run a Criminal Law Practice, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Harrisburg
  • Should My Client Testify?, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Harrisburg

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney, The Innocence Project
  • Senior Adult Activity Center in Indian Valley, 2000
  • Coach, Mount Saint Joseph's Academy Mock Trial Team (Montgomery County Champions), 2001 - 2004
  • Court-Appointed Murder Cases

Past Positions

  • Abeln Law Offices, Associate, 1995 - 1996
  • Montgomery County District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney, 1996 - 2000


  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1995
    Honors: Member, Appellate Moot Court Board
    Honors: Member, Student Bar Association
    Law Journal: The Dickinson School of Law Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Member, 1994 - 1995
  • Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1991
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: Government & Law
  • University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Honors: With Distinction
    Major: International Government

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Zeta Psi
  • Delta Theta Phi


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • "The New Greenfields Legislation: A Practitioner's Guide to Recycling Old Industrial Sites" (Co-Author), 5 Dick. J. Law Envt'l 77 Pol'y, Mongomery County Criminal Law Handbook, 1996

Office Information


1501 Lower State Rd.Ste 304North Wales, PA 19454- 1216


  • (215) 997-1777



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