Award-Winning Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyers Fighting For You

If you are facing criminal charges in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, we can help. We understand what you're going through, and we will use our skill and experience to get you through this.

Zak T. Goldstein, Esq. - Philadelphia Criminal Defense Attorney

Zak T. Goldstein, Esq. - Philadelphia Criminal Defense Attorney

The Philadelphia criminal defense lawyers of Goldstein Mehta LLC will fight for your rights at trial or on appeal. Our attorneys have successfully defended thousands of cases in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, and we can help with all types of state and federal charges in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. 

Understanding and Trustworthy Defense Attorneys

We understand that the days after an arrest or a phone call from a detective are a frightening and stressful time. You have questions, and you want to know what is going to happen. Most importantly, you have critical decisions that need to be made right away. That starts with retaining a criminal defense attorney. We offer a complimentary 15-minute criminal defense strategy session to anyone who has been arrested or is facing potential charges. When you call us, we will provide answers to your questions, advice that you can depend on, and an advocate who can solve your legal problems. We are ready to start investigating your case immediately so that valuable evidence is not lost. We are happy to discuss any criminal case by phone or in-person, and we typically offer appointments or telephone consultations within 24 hours.  

Proven Track Records of Success

We are award-winning defense lawyers with proven track records of winning dismissals, acquittals, and pre-trial motions to suppress. We return calls promptly so that you know exactly what is going on with your case. We care about each case and each client. 

When your freedom, reputation, and life are on the line, you need a real partner on your side. Our lawyers have the experience, expertise, and passion necessary to properly investigate your case, explain your options, and fight for your rights in the courtroom. Put our skills to work for you. Call or text (267) 225-2545 for a complimentary 15-minute strategy session with one of our Philadelphia criminal defense attorneys. 


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I will handle your case as if it were my own. It’s my problem now.
— Zak T. Goldstein, Esq. - Philadelphia Criminal Defense Attorney

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Why Goldstein Mehta LLC?

Demetra Mehta, Esq. - Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer

Demetra Mehta, Esq. - Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer

Focused on Superior Criminal Defense Representation

Our top-rated defense attorneys have only one focus: providing the best possible representation for you. To us, that means two things. 

Client Communication

First, we take our obligations to our clients seriously. We return phone calls and text messages, keep our clients informed, and visit our incarcerated clients in jail on a regular basis so that they know what is going on and can be thoroughly prepared for each hearing. Our lawyers believe each client needs to see his or her discovery and have the opportunity to review the legal filings in each case. 

Proactive Steps to Fight Your Charges

Second, we take proactive steps to achieve the best possible outcome. We will investigate your case, attempt to locate exculpatory evidence and witnesses, strategically litigate pre-trial motions, stay on top of recent developments in the law, and always fight hard to get the best results. We prepare as if each case will go to trial because they often do. We do not recommend a guilty plea just to save time or money; we recommend a plea only when it is the best possible result for the client.  

Real Criminal Trial Lawyers

Most importantly, we are not afraid to take a case to trial in front of a judge or jury because we know the criminal justice system and how to get results. We have the experience from defending thousands of clients against criminal charges ranging from misdemeanors like Driving Under the Influence ("DUI"), possession of a controlled substance, and Simple Assault, to serious felonies such as Robbery, Burglary, gun charges, drug crimes like Possession with the Intent to Deliver ("PWID"), sex offenses, and Homicide. We know that each case is different, and we will work closely with you to determine the best options for you.  

Depending on your case, that could mean the outright dismissal of charges before trial, entry into a diversionary program, a successful motion to suppress, acquittal at trial, or a reduced sentence. 

Call or text 267-225-2545 now for a complimentary 15-minute strategy session with one of our experienced Philadelphia defense attorneys. 


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