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“Super Lawyers” 10-Year Honoree

Federal criminal defense lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, is extremely honored not only to have been selected once again as a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” in the areas of Federal Criminal Defense, White Collar Crime, and Criminal Defense, but also to have been recognized in this manner as a top lawyer in her field for the tenth year. […]

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NiaLena Caravasos Interviewed and Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer Article Entitled “Even for ‘Skinny Joey’ Merlino, there’s always a first time”

Federal criminal defense and white collar crime lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, was recently interviewed and quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article entitled “Even for ‘Skinny Joey’ Merlino, there’s always a first time.” Philadelphia Inquirer writer Stu Bykofsky described how longtime criminal defense attorney NiaLena Caravasos represented Merlino’s codefendant, Frank Gambino, in a 2001 federal mob trial […]

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Quoted by Super Lawyers on Safe Injection Facilities In Philadelphia

Federal criminal defense and white collar crime lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, was recently interviewed by Super Lawyers, for their article entitled “LEGAL TIPS FOR SAFE INJECTION FACILITIES IN PHILADELPHIA – Medical professionals and opioid users need to know the dangers.” With hundreds of thousands of people dying in this country from opioid addiction, President Trump has […]

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NiaLena Caravasos Interviewed and Quoted in Article Entitled “Bitcoin: The New Way to Receive Payment, Or Trouble in The Making?”

Federal criminal defense and white collar crime lawyer, NiaLena Caravasos, was recently interviewed by forensic accountant and fellow graduate of The Wharton School, David Anderson, for his article entitled “Bitcoin: The New Way to Receive Payment, Or Trouble in The Making?” As technology evolves, questions continued to arise about the appropriateness of keeping in step […]

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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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NiaLena Caravasos Interviewed and Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer Article Entitled “Plea deal no bargain for cop killers”

Philadelphia Inquirer writer Stu Bykofsky wrote about the two accused cop killers, Carlton Hipps and Ramone Williams, who pled guilty to the murder of Philadelphia Police Sgt. Robert Wilson III and surrendered their right to appeal. Under the plea agreement, they will receive a life sentence plus 50 to 100 years in prison. However, the […]

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NiaLena Caravasos Interviewed and Featured in a Marketing Case Study by Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers writer Chris Harrell described how NiaLena Caravasos, the only criminal defense lawyer to be featured on the Super Lawyers cover in Philadelphia Magazine, has developed a “boutique firm” and “a practice known for compassion and success” and that “her hands-on criminal defense process means she requires a higher quality of client and a […]

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“The Internet v. The Criminal Courts”

Court-imposed internet restrictions and their application to criminal defendants used to be a non-issue. In the past few months, though, the U.S. Supreme Court in Packingham v. North Carolina unanimously invalidated a state law banning registered sex offenders from accessing websites that could facilitate direct communications with minors. Although the majority opinion and concurrence appears […]

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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 […]