Criminal & DUI Attorney

When facing criminal charges, you need a lawyer who is going to fight to get you the best possible result. The Law Office of Daniel Schatz is committed to the practice of criminal defense in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. Dan is a tenacious litigator with tremendous instincts and a proven track record for winning. Dan is a trial lawyer, plain and simple. He will always evaluate your case with an eye toward acquittal. If there is a way to beat the charges, Dan will know about it and fight for it. Dan has extensive experience representing individuals charged in Bucks County, Philadelphia, Montgomery County, and throughout the Commonwealth. Dan gained his trial experience serving as a major trial lawyer with the Defender Association of Philadelphia. While at the Defender Association, Dan saw great success defending individuals charged with serious criminal offenses, including second and third strikes. He has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience, representing thousands of people charged with a wide range of misdemeanors and felonies. Following his time at the Defender Association, Dan has maintained his focus on criminal defense, expanding beyond Philadelphia into the surrounding counties. The Law Office of Daniel Schatz strives to provide the best representation for those accused of a criminal or DUI offense. Dan has been rated a Super Lawyers Rising Star, a distinction only given to 2.5% of lawyers in Pennsylvania. Dan has also been selected by the National Trial Lawyers as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Pennsylvania. Additionally, Dan was named the Best in Bucks by the Bucks County Courier Times. Dan is also member of the Bucks County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Dan is a Bucks County native, and currently resides in Holland, PA with his wife and two children. Dan received his B.A. from Villanova University and his J.D. from Villanova Law School.

Bar Admissions

  • 2008 State Bar of Pennsylvania (Active)


Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085
B.A. - Bachelor of Arts - 2005
Villanova University School of Law, 299 N Spring Mill Rd, Villanova, PA 19085
J.D. - Juris Doctor - 2008

Career Highlights

  • Rising Star - Super Lawyers - 2016
  • Distinguished - Martindale-Hubbell - 2016
  • Client's Choice - Avvo - 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers - 2016
  • Best in Bucks - Bucks County Courier Times - 2016
  • Rising Star - Super Lawyers - 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers - 2015
  • Best in Bucks - Bucks County Courier Times - 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers - 2014


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