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Michael F. Niznik

267-589-0601
Michael  Niznik
Law Office of Michael F. Niznik
1500 Walnut Street Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.NiznikLaw.com
Phone: 267-589-0601
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Michael F. Niznik

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About Michael F. Niznik

I am a criminal defense attorney that represents clients accused of possession and marijuana-related crimes such as Intent to Deliver and DUI with a controlled substance. I aggressively defend all marijuana charges and my number one goal in any case is a full dismissal.  I have a reputation as a hard-hitting and aggressive defense attorney. I will not hesitate to fight for your rights every step ... read more »

Biography

I am a criminal defense attorney that represents clients accused of possession and marijuana-related crimes such as Intent to Deliver and DUI with a controlled substance. I aggressively defend all marijuana charges and my number one goal in any case is a full dismissal. 

I have a reputation as a hard-hitting and aggressive defense attorney. I will not hesitate to fight for your rights every step of the way. 

I handle matters throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Contact my office for a free consultation

267-589-0601

www.NiznikLaw.com

EDUCATION:

·The Pennsylvania State University

oBachelor of Science

·The Duquesne University School of Law

oJuris Doctorate 

oSpecialization in Litigation

oBusiness Law Review

oFederal Litigation Clinic

oNumerous awards for academic achievements.

BAR ADMISSIONS:

·Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

·Supreme Court of New Jersey

·Federal Court - United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

·Federal Court - United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

·American Bar Association

·Pennsylvania Bar Association

·New Jersey Bar Association

·NORML – Pennsylvania Verified Attorney

·Philadelphia Bar Association - Criminal Law Division

·PACDL - The Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

·American Inn of Court - Philadelphia Criminal Law Division

·Certified Arbitrator in the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania

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Contact Information

Michael F. Niznik -
Law Office of Michael F. Niznik
1500 Walnut Street Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.NiznikLaw.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 267-589-0601

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense25.00%
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving25.00%
Drug Crimes25.00%
Marijuana Defense25.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Pennsylvania Member in Good Standing 2013
New Jersey Member in Good Standing 2013

Work Experience

Position Duration
Law Office of Michael F. Niznik present

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2017 – present
Member Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2014 – present
Criminal Law Division Member Philadelphia Bar Association 2014 – present
Member in Good Standing American Bar Association 2013 – present
Member in Good Standing New Jersey State Bar Association 2013 – present
Member in Good Standing Pennsylvania Bar Association 2013 – present

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
10 Best Attorneys American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 2017
Top 10 Under 40 National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys 2017
Community Involvement Award Lawyer Legion 2016

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Blogs

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Pardon Process in Pennsylvania - Clear Your Record

Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2016

A criminal record can have a devastating impact on your future. Pennsylvania expungement law only allows certain categories of charges to be cleared through an expungement petition. Depending on the c... [read more]

U.S. Supreme Court Takes DUI Appeals – May Have Profound Impact on Field Sobriety Testing

Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Just days ago, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear three cases pertaining to field sobriety testing. Specifically, the Justices agreed to decide whether a blood or breath test can be taken ... [read more]

DUI Checkpoints Over Thanksgiving-Legal But Avoidable

Posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates the night before Thanksgiving to be one of the most dangerous of the year. This night, known as “Black Wednesday,” yields highe... [read more]

Is Drunk Driving a criminal offense or a traffic offense?

Posted on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Is Drunk Driving a crime? And can it be expunged?  These are questions I am often asked by clients and the answers differ depending on where you are charged.   Pennsylvania   In Pe... [read more]

Montgomery County ends DUI Court. This benefits DUI defendants and the Defense Bar.

Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

 Montgomery County is ending the DUI Court program. The Court cited the high volume of DUI cases as its reason for the termination.        The Montgomery County DUI Court diff... [read more]

Philadelphia DUI Treatment Court

Posted on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

I am often asked about DUI diversionary programs. A diversionary program is a program that allows a defendant to participate in a certain course of action (classes, probation, etc.) rather t... [read more]