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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

Brian J. Zeiger, Esquire is an experienced and successful civil rights attorney. He is a seasoned trial lawyer with great experience before juries and judges. Brian understands civil right case including: Taser, Wrongful Death, Excessive Force, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Malicious Prosecution, Monell Claims, Sexual Assault, Prisoner’s Right’s, Time Credit, Medical Malpractice, and Me... read more »

Biography

Brian J. Zeiger, Esquire is an experienced and successful civil rights attorney. He is a seasoned trial lawyer with great experience before juries and judges. Brian understands civil right case including: Taser, Wrongful Death, Excessive Force, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Malicious Prosecution, Monell Claims, Sexual Assault, Prisoner’s Right’s, Time Credit, Medical Malpractice, and Medical Indifference.

Mr. Zeiger is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, and a graduate of Temple Law School. He is sworn in to every state and federal court in Pennsylvania. He has tried many jury trials in state and federal court and argued before the Pennsylvania Superior Court, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Zeiger is also a published author in civil rights. In 2013 he was published in the University of Texas Law School’s, Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights . The article is entitled “A Change to Relation Back.” The article discusses knowing the names and identities of the police officer defendants when no arrest was made and how your lawyer obtains that name from the lawyers for the government. This is an important topic in understanding how to properly frame a lawsuit against the police. Often a client comes in right before the statute of limitations tolls without the names of the officer to sue. Understanding the principles of relating back the claim to avoid a statute problem is essential to filing that type of short time limit lawsuit.

People facing criminal allegations may be subject to significant fines, probation, community service, and significant restrictions of their freedoms. As a result, it is important to retain the services of an attorney who has experience and understands the stakes in criminal cases. Mr. Zeiger has the skill required to help bring your case to the best resolution possible.

In addition, Mr. Zeiger understands the rights of victims. Whether folks are victims of sex crimes, or victims of any type of crime, Mr. Zeiger looks for a recovery where other lawyers do not. Brian leverages his insight of criminal law and civil rights litigation against victims rights to understand how to make a recovery for his clients.

Mr. Zeiger is passionate about jury trials and his true home is in the courtroom. Often times when prospective clients ask Mr. Zeiger why they should hire him, the answer is that sometimes clients need a fighter. Mr. Zeiger routinely tries cases in front of jury which distinguishes him from his peers.

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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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