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The Altman Law Firm has provided a range of criminal defense, personal injury, family law & other services since 1977. Contact us for a free consultation!

About

In today’s complicated and competitive legal environment, it is important to have an attorney who is experienced, capable, and knowledgeable. Since 1977, The Altman Law Firm in West Chester, PA has provided a variety of legal services to clients across the area. For four decades, we have served our community with an adaptable and tailored approach, and are prepared to put our extensive negotiation and litigation experience to work for you.

Our law firm specializes in a number of areas including: criminal defense, personal injury and civil litigation, family law and estate planning, juvenile law, and student loans. With more than 35 years in court, we know what it takes to win, and have reached the best possible outcome in thousands of cases.

We work directly with clients and pride ourselves on giving you individualized attention. From felonies and misdemeanors to wrongful death lawsuits we have the skills and experience to thoroughly understand and prepare for our cases. Our attorneys take the time to address your questions and concerns while developing a plan to best realize your goals.

 

Services

PERSONAL INJURY

Our firm has decades of experience working with insurance companies and will do whatever possible to maximize your compensation. We put our knowledge and extensive courtroom experience to use so you receive the maximum recovery financially and medically. Our team takes a rigorous and thorough approach to building your case.

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FAMILY LAW

To pave the way for long-term emotional well-being of families, we always apply the utmost professionalism and effort to resolve family law issues in the most amicable way. We will do whatever it takes to protect you and your loved ones’ best interests.

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JUVENILE LAW

We understand how difficult juvenile problems are in the legal system. Our foremost goal is to level the playing field and do whatever we can to give children the greatest possibility for a bright and healthy future.

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STUDENT LOANS

In addition, our law firm provides counsel for student loans, including planning and repayment plans.

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Contact

For more information about our legal services, we encourage you to reach out and schedule a free initial consultation. Simply give us a call at 610.436.4040 to schedule your consultation. We look forward to working with you.

Credentials

BAR ADMISSIONS

Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

PUBLISHED WORKS

For Placement of Traffic Signage an Expert You Must Be , Defense Digest, Jun. Vol. 6, No. 3, 2000
Substantial Factor –Say It Ain’t So. Handout for Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association Seminar on Substantial Factor –Burden of Proof, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 14, 2000.
Closing Pandora’s Box: Using Discovery to Control Claims for Emotional Distress Under the F.E.L.A. Handout for NARTC Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, July 24, 1990
Noise-Induced Occupational Hearing Loss in the Railroad and Maritime Industries. In Occupational Hearing Loss, Chapter 23. With Joseph and Robert Sataloff. New York: Marcel Dekker, 1987
Defending Noise Exposure Claims. In Defending Occupational Disease Claims Under the F.E.L.A. Washington, D.C.: NARTC, 1986
Noise-Induced Occupational Hearing Loss Under the F.E.L.A. 30 Chronicle 534 (1985)

CLASSES/SEMINARS

Substantial Factor –Say It Ain’t So. Seminar for Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association on Substantial Factor –Burden of Proof, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 14, 2000
Toto, I Have a Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore!: The Courts, the F.E.L.A. and Emotional Distress Cases Five Years After Buell. Seminar for the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, February 27, 1992 – February 29, 1992
Using Discovery to Control Claims for Emotional Distress under the F.E.L.A. Seminar for Conrail’s Outside Counsel, Boston, MA, June 28, 1990
What Counsel Expects in the Employee F.E.L.A. Injury File. Seminar for Conrail’s District Claims Agents, February 22, 1988 – February 26, 1988
Emotional Distress as an Independent Tort Under the F.E.L.A. Speech for National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel at Combined Regional Meeting, Innisbrook, Tarpon Springs, Florida, February 1986
Occupational Hearing Loss Under the F.E.L.A. Speech for the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel at Combined Regional Meeting, Innisbrook, Tarpon Springs, Florida, March 2, 1985

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Chester County Bar Association, Member
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
John E. Stively Inn of Court Chester County, Member
Martindale-Hubbell BV rated
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel