Gerald S. Stanshine

  • Gerald S. Stanshine
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  • 215-568-1100
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Gerald S. Stanshine is a nationally recognized trial attorney who focuses on criminal defense, civil rights, and personal injury. He has successfully represented numerous clients in high profile matters. Mr. Stanshine is well known to clients, opposing counsel and judges for tenacious and skillful representation of his clients. He has been a guest faculty member with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, and has testified before and counseled various Pennsylvania governmental agencies and commissions. He has also appeared on WPVI’s, (channel 6), Action News: Issues and Answers.

For almost two decades, Mr. Stanshine was counsel, and then lead counsel to the Fraternal Order of Police in Philadelphia for police officers in Internal Affairs investigations and Disciplinary Hearings.

He has been selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for six consecutive years; to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015; to the American Society of Legal Advocates as a Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer in Pa. for 2013, 2014, and 2015; named as one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Pennsylvania by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys; selected as a Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel; selected to Philadelphia’s Top Rated Lawyers in 2013, 2014, and 2015; and has been consistently rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, (its highest rating), every year since 2000.

Areas of Law

  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Rights
  • Juvenile Defense
  • Personal Injury

Admission Details

  • Admitted in 1974, Pennsylvania
  • 1975, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Law School Attended

  • George Washington University Law School
  • Class of 1974
  • J.D.
  • With Honors

University Attended

  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Class of 1971
  • B.S.
  • Cum Laude
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