Lauren Wimmer is a top rated Philadelphia criminal defense attorney. Founder of Wimmer Criminal Defense, PC, she defends clients in federal and state courts for charges such as aggravated assault, homicide, robbery, Driving Under the Influence (DUI/DWI), drug crimes and weapons offenses.
Ms. Wimmer is on the SuperLawyers Rising Star list, which recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state 40 years old or younger. She is a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, a Lawyers of Distinction Member, America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys, National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, and one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 In Pennsylvania by The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
Ms. Wimmer has a complete understanding of how the system works, what tactics the prosecuting attorney may use to put you behind bars, and what weaknesses to look for in physical evidence and witness testimony against you.
If you have been arrested in the Philadelphia area, call (215) 712-1212.
Lauren A. Wimmer earned her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, where she was the Managing Articles Editor for the Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy, President of the Women's Law Caucus, and co-chair of the Mary Philbrook Public Interest Awards. During law school, Ms. Wimmer worked as an extern in the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and as a Legal Services Coordinator for Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. She was awarded "Best Brief" in the Judge James Hunter III Moot Court Competition and served as the research assistant to Professor J.C. Lore, Director of Trial Advocacy and co-author of one of the country's leading books on trial advocacy. Upon graduation, Ms. Wimmer earned the National Association of Women Lawyers Award and the Pro Bono Publico Award.