Free Consultation: (215) 712-1212Tap to Call This Lawyer
Lauren A Wimmer

Lauren A Wimmer

Wimmer Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Appeals & Appellate ...
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Badges
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawg SearchSocial MediaResponsive Law
Biography

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.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    White Collar Crime
    DUI & DWI
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Pennsylvania
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Lawyer / Principal
Wimmer Criminal Defense
Current
Education
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
J.D.
-
Honors: National Association of Women Lawyers Award First Year Legal Writing Award Pro Bono Publico Award Best Brief & Quarter Finals Oral Argument, Judge James Hunter III Moot Court Competition
Activities: Co-Chair, Mary Philbrook Public Interest Awards Research Assistant to Professor JC Lore, Esq. Pro Bono Research Project Pro Bono Mediation Project Managing Articles Editor, Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2013-2014 Secretary, Labor & Employment Law Society, 2013-2014 President, Women's Law Caucus, 2012-2013
Rutgers School of Law-Camden Logo
Rutgers University - Camden
B.A. | Psychology
-
Rutgers University - Camden Logo
Boston University
General Studies
-
Boston University Logo
Awards
Top One Percent
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Member
Lawyers of Distinction
Recognizing excellence in the practice of law
Rising Stars
SuperLawyers
2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 In Pennsylvania
The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
2017, 2018
Top 40 Under 40
The National Trial Lawyers
Awarded in 2017 and 2018
America's Top 100
America's Top 100 Attorneys
Awarded in 2017 and 2018
The National Association of Women Lawyers Award
Rutgers University School of Law
Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar
Member
Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
Member
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey (ACDL-NJ)
Member
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL)
Member
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Book on New Jersey Collateral Consequences, a First for the State
Rutgers Today
Speaking Engagements
Offenses Under the Violation of the Uniform Firearms Act, Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2022 Criminal Law Symposium
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
https://www.pbi.org/Meetings/Meeting.aspx?ID=43053
Contact & Map
Wimmer Criminal Defense
505 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Telephone: (215) 712-1212
Fax: (215) 814-8919
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)