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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 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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“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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“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 […]

Federal Drug Sentencings

As reported in the Washington Post, former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. yesterday “urged Congress not to let slip away ‘a historic opportunity’ to overhaul federal drug sentencing laws and said lawmakers should consider further changes in House and Senate talks if pending legislation is approved.” Among a list of recommendations, Holder called […]

Heroin Addiction and White Privilege

“Heroin addiction sent me to prison. White privilege got me out and to the Ivy League.” This is the provocative headline of a piece in the Washington Post about a senior at Cornell University who was arrested for heroin possession. As an addict (a condition that began during a deep depression), he was muddling his […]

Federal Inmate Reentry Into Society

In a new step to further the Justice Department’s efforts towards enhancing reentry among formerly incarcerated individuals, Attorney General Eric Holder announced this week that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) will impose new requirements on federal halfway houses that help inmates transition back into society. Under the proposed new requirements, these halfway houses will have […]

Border Searches of Electronic Devices

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is fighting border searches of electronic devices under the theory that they could disclose confidential legal information. This issue has hit very close to home for former NACDL president Lisa Wayne, whose laptop was confiscated when she was returning from Mexico in 2008, after she was asked […]