Brian Fishman

About Brian Fishman

Brian Fishman is a Philadelphia trial attorney who focuses his practice on criminal defense, personal injury and civil rights. He represents individuals in Philadelphia, the surrounding counties, and federal court.

How Will Eagles’ Fans React if Birds Win Super Bowl?

By |2018-05-24T11:43:36+00:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Assault, Criminal Defense, Criminal Mischief, DUI|Tags: , , , |

As Philadelphia Eagle fans we’ve all heard the stories. We threw snowballs at Santa Claus. We cheered Michael Irvin’s career-ending [...]

The Consequences of Parole Violations In Pennsylvania

By |2018-01-16T12:21:28+00:00August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , , , |

Pennsylvania has a fairly complex system for paroling eligible prisoners that it first enacted through the Parole Act of 1941, [...]

Underage DUI Facts for Pennsylvania Residents

By |2018-01-16T12:23:35+00:00August 23rd, 2016|Categories: DUI|Tags: , , , , , |

For years, there have been several issues surrounding this unfortunate fact: there is a large population of people who fail [...]

Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in Pennsylvania?

By |2018-01-16T12:28:48+00:00July 18th, 2016|Categories: DUI|Tags: , , , , , |

As a DUI defense attorney in Philadelphia, I've been asked whether DUI checkpoints are legal in Pennsylvania. Since the United [...]

What You Need to Know About Resisting Arrest in Pennsylvania

By |2018-06-11T05:21:52+00:00July 18th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , , |

As a criminal defense lawyer in Pennsylvania, I have helped clients who've been charged with resisting arrest. In this article, [...]

Pennsylvania’s Implied Consent Law

By |2018-01-16T12:34:22+00:00June 30th, 2016|Categories: DUI|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Did you know that when you signed the application for your driver’s license, you were agreeing to submit to any [...]

Warrantless Blood Draws in DUI Arrests are Unconstitutional

By |2018-01-16T12:36:42+00:00June 27th, 2016|Categories: DUI|Tags: , , , , , , |

When arrested on suspicion of DUI in Philadelphia, the police have certain legal duties and rights to ensure the safety [...]

Drug Charges Dismissed After Motion to Suppress Granted

By |2018-01-16T12:43:41+00:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |

Drug Charges in Philadelphia Dismissed After Motion to Suppress Granted Outcome: As a Philadelphia criminal defense attorney, I frequently represent people [...]

Gun Laws in Pennsylvania

By |2018-01-16T12:45:38+00:00May 15th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Defense, Firearm Offenses|Tags: , , , , , |

As a criminal lawyer in Philadelphia, I defend persons accused of gun crimes. Since Philadelphia is trying to reduce gun [...]

Computers Crimes in Pennsylvania

By |2018-01-16T14:39:02+00:00May 15th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , |

As a criminal defense attorney in Philadelphia, I help people who have been accused of computer crimes. Local, Federal and [...]

Burglary Charges in Philadelphia

By |2018-01-16T12:52:39+00:00April 21st, 2016|Categories: Burglary|Tags: , , , , , , |

The crime of burglary in Pennsylvania is a serious offense. It is not something that an accused person should deal [...]

Possession of Controlled Substances in Philadelphia

By |2018-01-16T13:06:42+00:00April 21st, 2016|Categories: Drug Offenses|Tags: , , , , |

Receiving a charge for a controlled dangerous substance is a serious matter in the state of Pennsylvania. A convicted person [...]

Defense of Cocaine Charges in Philadelphia

By |2018-01-16T13:09:20+00:00March 6th, 2016|Categories: Drug Offenses|Tags: , , , , |

As a drug defense attorney in Philadelphia, I represent persons who've been charged with crimes such as possession of cocaine [...]

Criminal Charge for Patronizing a Prostitute in Philadelphia

By |2018-01-16T13:12:37+00:00March 6th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Defense, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

As a criminal attorney in Philadelphia, I help people accused of crimes including solicitation of prostitution. Prostitution has been called the [...]

Client Acquitted of Pointing Gun at Officers

By |2018-01-16T13:15:27+00:00February 14th, 2016|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

I have been a criminal defense attorney in Philadelphia since 2005. I was a prosecutor for four years beginning in [...]

The Consequences of a DUI in Philadelphia

By |2018-01-16T13:16:54+00:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: DUI|Tags: , , , , , |

As a DUI defense attorney in Philadelphia, many people ask me about the consequences they face for a DUI arrest. [...]

Unconstitutionality of Life Without Parole for Juveniles is Retroactive

By |2018-06-11T05:26:13+00:00February 7th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , , , |

On January 25, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court made a decision that will drastically affect anyone convicted of homicide that [...]

Pennsylvania’s New Expungement Law Covers More Misdemeanors

By |2018-06-11T05:13:57+00:00February 7th, 2016|Categories: Expungement|Tags: , , , , , |

As a criminal defense attorney in Philadelphia, I help clients who need to get offenses expunged from their criminal records. Earlier last [...]

Plea Bargaining in Philadelphia: A Look at its Strategies & Benefits

By |2018-01-16T13:35:25+00:00February 4th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , , |

As a criminal defense attorney in Philadelphia, I deal with plea bargains in some cases. When I am defending a [...]