Mark Hauser – Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal Defense Attorney Mark D. Hauser has been defending the greater Philadelphia area for over two decades, providing residents with strong legal representation and tenacious defense strategies. Mr. Hauser’s experience in the Courtroom and his knowledge of criminal law helps you beat or reduce any criminal charge, no matter the scale. He makes sure that you as a defendant know your rights and how to protect them during trial.

Attorney Hauser covers all types of criminal violations and federal cases. If you find yourself facing the law, don’t face it by yourself. Choose the best lawyer in the Philadelphia area. Call today or fill our an easy Contact Form to schedule a consultation.

Too much is a stake and a criminal record can impact your life beyond fees and jail time. With over twenty years of experience in criminal defense, Attorney Hauser has become an expert in his field and will work passionately in defending you.

Mark D. Hauser was selected for membership by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer in the State of Pennsylvania. Membership is awarded only to a premier group of attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership. If you are arrested, that is exactly the type of Criminal Defense Lawyer that you need to get the best result in your case.

Mr. Hauser was also selected as one of the Top Criminal Law Attorneys in Pennsylvania, by the America Institute Of Criminal Law Attorneys (AIOCLA). Membership to AIOCLA is awarded only to candidates that have been formally nominated by the institute, a client, and/or a fellow Attorney, have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law, and having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating.

Recent Results

  • Commonwealth of PA vs. E.B.: Charged with Aggravated Assault (offer 2-4 years incarceration); Result: Not Guilty all charges
  • Commonwealth of PA vs. J.M. Charged with Rape (offer 3-6 years incarceration); Result: Not Guilty all charges
  • Commonwealth of PA vs. D.B. Charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver (offer 2 1/2 to 5 years incarceration); Result: Motion to Suppress granted, case withdrawn
Testimonials
  • Criminal Defense Attorney Mark D. Hauser has been defending the greater Philadelphia area for over two decades, providing residents with strong legal representation and tenacious defense strategies. Mr. Hauser’s experience in the Courtroom and his knowledge of criminal law helps you beat or reduce any criminal charge, no matter the scale. He makes sure that you as a defendant know your rights and how to protect them during trial.
    -Joshua MeyerGoogle Reviews
  • Criminal Defense Attorney Mark D. Hauser has been defending the greater Philadelphia area for over two decades, providing residents with strong legal representation and tenacious defense strategies. Mr. Hauser’s experience in the Courtroom and his knowledge of criminal law helps you beat or reduce any criminal charge, no matter the scale. He makes sure that you as a defendant know your rights and how to protect them during trial.
    -Joshua MeyerGoogle Reviews
Recent Posts
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