Leo M. Mulvihill, Jr.

Leo is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice on criminal defense and is dedicated to his client’s rights. He first opened his practice in late 2010, and since then has represented countless clients in state and Federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


In addition to his trial work, Leo serves in several neighborhood organizations and is dedicated to help neighbors and local businesses with their legal needs.


Leo graduated from Temple University in January 2007, and thereafter joined Drexel University’s second law school class. He graduated from Drexel Law in May 2010.


While in school, he served as a law clerk for two judges in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and represented indigent criminal clients in court while a certified legal intern for the Philadelphia Defender Association. After graduating from Drexel, he served as a law clerk for a union-side labor firm, then worked as a judicial assistant in City Hall. Since opening his practice, he has represented clients in State and Federal matters, in both civil and criminal cases.


He co-authored Philly Law Blog, wrote for The Lawyerist, and occasionally contributed to the Philadelphia Young Lawyers’ Division Blog, PhiLAWdelphia. You can contact him as


Practice Areas

Criminal Defense — Misdemeanors & Felonies, State & Federal Offenses

Civil Rights & Free Speech

Local Business Representation

Solving Neighborhood Problems (landlord/tenant; small claims; nuisance properties; residential contractor disputes; estate planning, administration, and litigation)




Drexel University School of Law – JD 2010

Temple University – BA 2007



Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State of New Jersey

United States District Court, Eastern & Middle Districts of Pennsylvania



National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Federal Bar Association — Criminal Defense Committee

Philadelphia Criminal Law Inn of Court, Programming Committee Co-Chair (2015-16)

National College for DUI Defense

National Police Accountability Project

Philadelphia Bar Association — Young Lawyers’ Division Executive Committee Board Member, Criminal Justice Section

Fishtown Area Business Association

Olde Richmond Civic Association

River Wards Crime Watch — Board Member


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2424 East York Street

Suite 111

Philadelphia, PA 19125


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