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About Us





At Hoeylegal, we have dedicated our careers to fighting for our clients.  If you have been injured in an accident or charged with a crime, you need a lawyer who will work tirelessly on your behalf.  One that isn’t afraid to take your case to a jury and seek justice.  This is the philosophy our founder Christian Hoey and the rest of our team bring to each and every case.

Mr. Hoey’s extensive work as a trial lawyer includes several years as a prosecutor.  He has tried over 100 jury trials.  He couples his outstanding trial skills with a relentless pursuit of justice on behalf of his clients.  At Hoeylegal, we leave no stone unturned in our exhaustive development and prosecution of your case.

As a personal injury trial attorney, Mr. Hoey brings to bear an unrelenting pursuit of justice on behalf of the injured and neglected.  The compliments he receives from opposing lawyers are a testament to the respect he has earned throughout the Federal and State court systems.  As a nationally recognized death penalty certified trial lawyer, Mr. Hoey’s unmitigated tenacity and skill have lead to many impressive results for his clients.


If you have been injured or charged with a crime in Pennsylvania, visit us at our Chester County office to discuss how we can help you in ways no other law firm can.


Our extensive experience and dedication to our clients separates us from other firms. In addition to skilled trial counsel, you also get our expansive resources at your disposal. We employ the finest experts and investigative resources to battle well funded and determined prosecutors and the insurance industry.

Personal Injury Resources

  • Accident reconstruction experts
  • Human factors experts
  • Civil Engineers to investigate structural liability and premises liability
  • A network of more than 100 Medical Professionals
  • Computer experts
  • Trucking industry stalwarts
  • Physicians, Surgeons and Nurses

Criminal Defense Resources

  • Retired FBI and former police investigator to conduct interviews and investigate cases
  • Retired law enforcement professionals to photograph crime scenes
  • Private Investigators
  • Computer experts
  • Witness identification specialists


Christian J Hoey, Esquire


Christian J. Hoey, Esquire is the founder of HoeyLegal located in Paoli, Pennsylvania – the heart of the western Main Line.  Mr. Hoey graduated from Temple University in 1990 and from the Widener University School of Law in 1993.  After working in the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office through law school, Mr. Hoey was hired in the Chester County District Attorney’s Office as an assistant prosecutor.  During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Hoey investigated and prosecuted serial abusers, child sex abusers, violent offenders and employees of institituional/educational Defendants who prayed upon child victims.  Mr. Hoey’s career as a trial attorney began in the Chester County District Attorney’s Office where he successfully tried many cases to verdict in front of Chester County juries through the mid-1990’s.

After leaving the Chester County District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Hoey spent the next five (5) years litigating medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Federal Court for the Eastern/Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.  Since 2000, Mr. Hoey has exclusively represented the injured and those accused of criminal offenses in state and federal courts.  Mr. Hoey is a state certified death penalty trial attorney and has tried over 100 separate jury trials.

Mr. Hoey’s trial practice includes complex personal injury litigation, wrongful death claims, medical malpractice, truck accidents, crime victim litigation, nursing home litigation and construction accidents.  Mr. Hoey is well regarded as a formidable trial attorney who possesses well-honed trial skills that enable him to aggressively litigate your claims before jurys in the state and federal court systems.

Christopher W McMullin, Esquire

Hoey Legal Attorney


Christopher W. McMullin is a partner at HoeyLegal located in Paoli, PA. Chris is a native of Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.A. in Communication and a minor in Spanish. Chris then attended Temple University Beasley School of Law where he took the nationally renowned Trial Advocacy program and received his J.D. in 2012. Chris is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the United States Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

During the first decade of his career, Chris worked in the Philadelphia office of a Mid-Atlantic insurance defense firm, where he represented individuals, small businesses, and large institutional clients in all aspects of civil and complex litigation. Over the course of his career, he has successfully handled a wide range of civil and criminal cases from their inception through trial. Chris has arbitrated hundreds of cases in numerous counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and in private arbitrations. As a result of his expansive insurance defense career, Chris has an acute understanding of how insurance companies evaluate personal injury cases and the key elements required to obtain the best possible outcome for his clients.

Chris’s practice areas include wrongful death claims, premises liability/slip and fall, motor vehicle accidents, trucking and school bus accident, construction accidents, crime victims and sexual abuse, and medical malpractice.

While at Temple, he participated in clinical programs with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and the Camden County Office of the Public Defender. Chris also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Sandra Mazer Moss in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas working on a wide array of complex civil matters. While at Temple, Chris was named a Fellow in the Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society.

When not in the office or the courtroom, Chris lives with his wife and two children in Chestnut Hill where he is active in the local community. Chris volunteers his time with the Beat the Streets Philadelphia wrestling program, a sports-based youth development nonprofit that is committed to fostering the holistic growth of student-athletes living in at-risk under-served communities, coaching youth wrestling.