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Michael Parkinson

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Michael Parkinson


Dedicated Philadelphia Defense Attorney

The Firm Was Recently Named By Newsweek As One of the Top 14 Criminal Defense Attorneys Today

Michael Parkinson is a seasoned trial attorney known for fighting tirelessly for his clients and obtaining quality results. He is a zealous advocate and who has tried thousands of cases and appellate matters in State and Federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Michael battles for his clients by providing individualized, professional representation in order to obtain the best possible outcome tailored to their unique circumstances.

Michael has extensive experience as a result of his years of trial work as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia. His exemplary record in the District Attorney's Office resulted in promotions to the Municipal Court, Juvenile Court, Felony Waiver, and Major Trial Units. As an Assistant District Attorney he tried more than a thousand cases ranging from narcotics charges (PWID) and DUI to rape and attempted murder. During that time he gained invaluable knowledge of how police officers, detectives, and prosecutors develop and build their cases for trial. Today, Mr. Parkinson uses that knowledge to provide his clients with the best defense and achieve the best possible results at all stages of a case. Thanks to his background and experience, Mr. Parkinson is comfortable in any courtroom – whether fighting a preliminary hearing in district court, or arguing an appeal in the Supreme Court.

Years of Valuable Experience as Trial Lawyer

Mr. Parkinson concentrates his practice in criminal cases but also represents clients with the same zealous advocacy and skill in civil, domestic relation, and professional licensing matters.

Mr. Parkinson grew up in the Olney section of Philadelphia and attended Cardinal Dougherty High School, LaSalle University, and Temple University School of Law.

If you are looking for an experience, aggressive, trial-tested attorney whose number one goal is getting results, call Michael at Parkinson, Tarpey Law for a free consultation about your legal questions today.


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