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Might There Finally Be A Light Toward The Exit For Elderly And Infirm Federal Prisoners?

As the population ages, more and more of our elderly and infirm who have been convicted of federal crimes are finding themselves behind bars. While there does exist a vehicle by which to secure the early “compassionate release” of elderly and terminally ill offenders, defendants’ requests for sentence reduction under this provision has traditionally fallen […]

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“Top 50 Women” Super Lawyers – 2017

Federal criminal defense lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, is honored and humbled at her selection for the 9th year as a Super Lawyer and also at having been chosen again for the 3rd year in a row as one of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers. Both recognitions are featured in the June 2017 edition of Philadelphia […]

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Lifetime Achievement Membership, “America’s Top 100 Attorneys“

Federal criminal defense lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, is extremely honored to be selected as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania and distinguished for Lifetime Achievement Membership. Criteria for selection include but are not limited to lifetime legal achievements, professional experience, significant case results, peer reputation, client satisfaction, other notable honors, media notoriety, and community […]

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“Fellow”, Litigation Counsel of America

Federal criminal defense lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, is extremely honored to be selected and invited to become a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). This invitation is extended to less than ½ of 1% of all of the lawyers in the United States regardless of their practice area. Fellows are selected based upon excellence […]

A Truly Sobering Experience

According to The Telegraph in the U.K., defendants in Thailand who are convicted of drunk driving will receive a sobering sentence: community service in morgues. Hopefully this stark reality will hit home in a country that has the world’s second highest death rate on the roads.

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“Fellow”, Litigation Counsel of America 2017

Federal criminal defense lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, is extremely honored at her selection once again in 2017 to be a continuing Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). This honor is bestowed upon less than ½ of 1% of all of the lawyers in the United States and is based upon the criteria of excellence […]

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The Business Of Crime … Should It Be About More Than Just Turning A Profit?

Under the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Justice had decided to gradually end its use of private federal prisons due to the fact that inmates being housed there while serving sentences following federal criminal convictions were being physically abused, denied medical care, and forced to endure inhumane living conditions while corporations such as Corrections […]

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“10 Best” Attorneys in PA for Client Satisfaction in Criminal Law

Federal criminal defense lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, is very honored at her selection by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (AIOCLA) in 2016 as one of the 10 Best Attorneys in Pennsylvania for Client Satisfaction in the practice area of Criminal Defense.

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“Top 50 Women” Super Lawyers

Federal criminal defense lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, is extremely honored not only to have been selected once again as a Super Lawyer as she has been for many years, but also to have been chosen again as one of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers, which is a recognition of a select group of women among […]

America’s Most Honored Professionals

NiaLena has been honored for the second year in a row as part of the top 1% by her inclusion among America’s Most Honored Professionals, a distinction which is a cross-industry and cross-profession honor based on quantitative analysis of authenticated public recognitions and is awarded only to successful individuals who have been publicly recognized for […]