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Criminal Law and Wills & Estates Attorney in Berwick, Pennsylvania

Attorney John McDanel

John McDanel

Attorney at Law

When navigating the twists and turns of the Pennsylvania legal system, it is best to put a top-notch attorney on your side. Having practiced law since 1987, I have over three decades of experience to draw from when fighting for you. Whether you need guidance in criminal defense, family law, or estate planning, I will seek to protect your future. schedule a consultation with me in Berwick today to get started. I proudly advocate for individuals and families in the surrounding areas, including Wilkes Barre, Media, Chester.


Why Choose McDanel Law?

Discover what sets my firm apart.

Breadth of Experience

I've dedicated the last 26 years of my career to serving the criminal defense, estate planning, and family law needs of Pennsylvanians in Berwick and beyond. Throughout this time, I've gained an in-depth understanding of how to navigate the legal system with finesse.

Track Record of Success

My exceptional legal services are backed by a long list of satisfied clients. Whether we can reach a resolution outside the courtroom or I have to take your case to trial to seek results, I'll stop at nothing to pursue the favorable outcome you deserve.

Put What Matters Most in Capable Hands

Whether you're fighting back against criminal charges, planning for the future of your estate, or navigating complex family issues, put your trust in a legal professional with decades of experience and a dedication to getting results.

A criminal conviction can carry harsh consequences that may impact every area of your life. If you're accused of DUI or a drug crime, you could be facing hefty fines and possible jail time. Meanwhile, other accusations—like those involving arson or assault—are likely to result in even harsher penalties, including prison time and permanent marks on your criminal record. However, the long-term effects of any criminal charge or conviction, no matter the severity, may make it difficult for you to get a job, secure housing, and build the future you envisioned.

When so much is at stake, it is essential to have an experienced attorney representing you and fighting for your rights in the courtroom. Having navigated the criminal justice system for over 30 years, I know how to craft smart defense strategies for my clients.

My skills go far beyond just criminal defense. If you are drafting a will, setting up trusts, filing for divorce, or dealing with another legal matter, contact me. With hard work and thorough preparation, I strive to help individuals and families throughout Pennsylvania protect what matters most. Schedule a consultation with my firm, McDanel Law Office, if you are in need of guidance in Berwick, Wilkes Barre, Media, Chester, or any of the surrounding areas.