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Brian Zeiger

215-546-0340
Brian J Zeiger
The Zeiger Firm
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd #620a
Philadelphia, PA 19102
brianzeiger.com
Phone: 215-546-0340
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About Brian Zeiger

Attorney Brian Zeiger has a track record of success when it comes to defending people accused of crimes. He is dedicated to protecting individual’s constitutionally protected rights. Mr. Zeiger works hard to protect the liberty and freedom of each client he represents, and works hard to secure the best possible result in each case he handles. In addition to protected the rights of those accused ... read more »

Biography

Attorney Brian Zeiger has a track record of success when it comes to defending people accused of crimes. He is dedicated to protecting individual’s constitutionally protected rights. Mr. Zeiger works hard to protect the liberty and freedom of each client he represents, and works hard to secure the best possible result in each case he handles. In addition to protected the rights of those accused of crimes, Mr. Zeiger also is committed to bringing civil actions against the government on behalf of victims who have been injured by the police, the government, or while in custody.

With years of experience, we fully understand the court system and know how to get you the best possible results. We offer experienced legal representation and criminal defense services for our clients in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. At The Zeiger Firm, we're prepared to fight zealously to prove your innocence.

Services Include:

- Criminal Defens

- Drug and Narcotics

- DUI

- Civil Rights Litigation

- Appeals

- Police Brutality

For more information or to schedule a consultation, please give us a call or visit our website.

http://brianzeiger.com/

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Contact Information

Brian Zeiger -
The Zeiger Firm
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd #620a
Philadelphia, PA 19102
brianzeiger.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 215-546-0340

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense50.00%
Civil Rights50.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Pennsylvania Member in Good Standing 2001

Work Experience

Position Duration
The Zeiger Firm 2005 – present

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
Temple University M.B.A 2000
Temple University School of Law Law J.D 2000
Washington University of St. Louis Accounting & Finance B.S.B.A 1997

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2015 – present
Member Philadelphia Bar Association present
Member Philadelphia Inn of Court present

Speaking Engagements

Presentation Title Conference Year
NITA Building Trial Skills Faculty with NITA (National Institute for Trial Advocacy) ---
Driving Under the Influence Faculty with Law Review CLE ---

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