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with Possession with Intent to Deliver (offer 2 1/2 to 5 years incarceration); Result: Motion to Suppress granted, case withdrawn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
  • The Best Criminal Defense Attorney Will Ask for a Motion for a Directed Verdict

    What exactly is a Motion for Directed Verdict in a Criminal Case in Philadelphia Pennsylvania? Well, let’s say that you were charged with Aggravated Assault, chose to have a jury trial and the Commonwealth just rested their case. Now, before the Defense puts on a case, your criminal defense lawyer can make a Motion for…

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  • Can I Expunge My Criminal Record in Pennsylvania?

    As of October 2016 certain criminal convictions can be expunged from your record in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania expungement law allows for the expungement of convictions for misdemeanors of the 2nd or 3rd degree (often notated as M2 or M3), after ten years have passed and the person is conviction free. The crime cannot be punishable…

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  • You Will Still Need the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer if Your Appeal is Granted

    The first thing that you need to understand about your Criminal Appeal is that you were only challenging the errors in the criminal process or in the application of the law.  You will not get an automatic acquittal via an appeal and you are not automatically guaranteed a new trial.  You may get an acquittal…

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  • Should You Appeal Your Criminal Case if You are Convicted?

    Well, that depends if something happened improper happened at your trial.  There is no point filing an appeal just because you don’t like the result.  That is called a frivolous appeal and attorneys have an ethical obligation not to file them even though sometimes they do.  There are several appealable issues in a criminal case….

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  • Is Marijuana Decriminalized in Philadelphia?

    Well, yes and no.  In 2014, Philadelphia became America’s largest city to remove criminal penalties for possession of less than 30 grams of the plant and up to 8 grams of hash.  Arrests dropped by an estimated 10,000, saving the city millions.  However, buying or purchasing marijuana does not fall under the scope of the…

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