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Christian Hoey began his career as a prosecutor in the Chester and Delaware County District Attorney’s Offices where he tried many cases to verdict prior to entering private practice. He has gone on to become one of the finest criminal defense lawyers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, representing individuals in some of the most celebrated cases in the region. He has won many acquittals for his clients and successfully negotiated fair and reasonable sentences on behalf of clients faced with difficult legal challenges. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion into the 2011 “Top Lawyers” class. Mr. Hoey is a member of the Chester County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Hoey, has earned an outstanding reputation for successfully litigating the interest of high profile criminal clients throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and in the federal court system. His dogged pursuit of the interests of his clients is unmatched. He has been twice recognized as a Main Line Today top lawyer – Best Attorney – Criminal Defense as chosen by his peers. He is often selected by the Federal bench to represent the most difficult and complex criminal matters in Federal Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Most recently, Mr. Hoey was selected as lead counsel for the lead defendant in a twelve count Murder in Aid of Racketeering – death penalty case prosecuted in Federal Court – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Hoey served as lead counsel throughout the seven month death penalty trial. Most notably, Mr. Hoey is often chosen to represent members of the law enforcement community who have been charged with crimes. Mr. Hoey has tried to verdict over 100 separate cases. He brings a wealth of litigation experience to each and every criminal defendant he represents.


Hoeylegal Courtroom Success

Federal jury acquits state trooper of stomping

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER JEREMY ROEBUCK A Pennsylvania state trooper accused of stomping a handcuffed man in the head during a botched...

Hoey Hammers Witness During Kaboni Savage Trial

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER JOHN P MARTIN A defense lawyer at the murder and conspiracy trial of drug kingpin Kaboni Savage hammered...

Savage’s defense rails against prosecution’s ‘trial magic’

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER JAD SLEIMAN THE LINCHPIN witnesses in the racketeering/murder trial of reputed Philly drug boss Kaboni Savage were simply...
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