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Gross McGinley Allentown PA Criminal Defense Lawyers

Criminal Defense

Gross McGinley’s experienced legal team brings a wealth of experience in general criminal defense. We know that everyone makes mistakes and sometimes, our clients find themselves facing a situation that requires legal help.

Ultimately we want to make sure our clients understand their criminal charges, investigative and prosecution processes, and potential consequences. We protect and preserve our clients’ rights.


If you’ve been accused of assault, you need an attorney. Our criminal defense attorneys will defend you and your rights. 

Drug Offenses

You’ll need a skilled attorney if you’ve been accused of a drug crime. We know that every story has two sides, and we’ll make sure your side is heard. 

DUI/ Underage Drinking

Our DUI attorneys will stand up in your defense to protect your driving rights. We are committed to developing a legal strategy that yields the most positive outcome. 


A criminal record can seriously impact your life. You may struggle to find a job, get into college, secure an apartment, or advance your career. Some criminal records qualify for removal or sealing. See if you qualify.


If you’ve been charged with theft, you may face severe penalties if convicted. We will investigate all aspects of your case and prepare a strategic defense to get the best possible results. 

Traffic Citations

Got a ticket? What seems a simple solution — paying the fine and moving on — sometimes results in larger consequences down the road. Our traffic attorneys protect your rights and work to get the most favorable result from court. Talk to a traffic attorney to learn about your options and rights with traffic citations. 

White Collar Crimes

We provide legal services for businesses, nonprofit organizations, and municipalities who require help with criminal lawsuits resulting from employee/ executive actions or a lack of compliance policies. Other white-collar crimes we handle include fraud, corruption, intellectual property theft, securities and anti-trust, and more.

Criminal Solutions

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    Criminal Team

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    Zachary S. Bartman

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    Michael J. Blum

    Senior Counsel
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    Robert M. Campbell

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    Sarah Hart Charette

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    Philip D. Lauer

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    James M. Lavelle

    Senior Counsel
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    Constance K. Nelson


    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Since 1976, we’ve been serving individuals, businesses, and communities through the greater Lehigh Valley. Learn more about us.

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