Brian Zeiger

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Attorney Brian Zeiger has a track record of success when it comes to defending people accused of crimes. He is dedicated to protecting individual’s constitutionally protected rights. Mr. Zeiger works hard to protect the liberty and freedom of each client he represents, and works hard to secure the best possible result in each case he handles. In addition to protected the rights of those accused of crimes, Mr. Zeiger also is committed to bringing civil actions against the government on behalf of victims who have been injured by the police, the government, or while in custody.

People facing criminal allegations may be subject to significant fines, probation, community service, and significant restrictions of their freedoms. As a result, it is important to retain the services of an attorney who has experience and understands the stakes in criminal cases. Mr. Zeiger has the skill required to help bring your case to the best resolution possible.

In addition, Mr. Zeiger understands the rights of victims. Whether folks are victims of sex crimes, or victims of any type of crime, Mr. Zeiger looks for a recovery where other lawyers do not. Brian leverages his insight of criminal law and civil rights litigation against victims rights to understand how to make a recovery for his clients.

Mr. Zeiger is passionate about jury trials and his true home is in the courtroom. Often times when prospective clients ask Mr. Zeiger why they should hire him, the answer is that sometimes clients need a fighter. Mr. Zeiger routinely tries cases in front of jury which distinguishes him from his peers.

Brian was named a Super Lawyer in Philadelphia Magazine’s Rising Stars issue.

Practice Areas:

Criminal Defense
Summary Offenses
Pennsylvania Pardons
Federal Presidential Pardons
Police Brutality


Washington University of St. Louis, B.S.B.A. Accounting & Finance, 1997
Temple University, M.B.A., 2000
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 2000


Super Lawyer, 2008, 2011, 2012
National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
Business Editor, Environmental Law and Technology Journal, Temple University School of Law


Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, 18 TEX. J. C.L. & C.R. 181 - A Change to Relation Back

Court Admissions:

All Pennsylvania State Courts
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Professional Associations:

Philadelphia Bar Association
Philadelphia Inn of Court

Speaking Engagements:

Faculty with NITA (National Institute for Trial Advocacy): NITA Building Trial Skills
Faculty with Law Review CLE: Driving Under the Influence

Contact at:

The Zeiger Firm
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd, #620a
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Ph: Phone: (215) 546-0340

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