Title: Founding Partner
Company: Huber, Waldron & Williams
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
John J. Waldron, Founding Partner of Huber, Waldron & Williams, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in criminal law.
Specializing in criminal defense law, Mr. Waldron has dedicated his career to providing legal representation to a variety of high-profile clients. He initially obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in biology from LaSalle College in 1978. Thereafter, he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Villanova University’s School of Law. Upon graduation, he was admitted to practice law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Throughout his career, he has been sworn in to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. During this time, he began his professional career as a part-time instructor of criminal law at Allen Town College, holding the position from 1985 to 1989.
Mr. Waldron found additional success as an assistant district attorney with the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office, where his supervisor encouraged him to pursue a career in criminal law. In his current role with Huber, Waldron & Williams, he has contributed his expertise to notable cases such as those involving Katheryn Deprill and Jamie Silvonek, who was one of the youngest women in Pennsylvania’s history to be tried as an adult. He is most proud to have provided representation for Robert Durst, a multi-millionaire who was a fugitive on a murder case after allegedly killing his neighbor, Morris Black. To remain abreast with advancements in the field, he has maintained professional affiliations with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Lehigh County Bar Association, and the Northampton County Bar Association. Furthermore, he is part of the criminal law division of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Though his career has been suffused with highlights, Mr. Waldron has been featured on several television shows and in numerous publications, such as “Desperate Measures,” “Deadly Women,” “Forensic Files,” “Snapped,” “The Jinx” miniseries on HBO, “Primetime Justice” with Ashleigh Banfield on CNN, the New York Post, the New York Times, People and the Huffington Post. For his contributions in the field, he is proud to have been named as an AV-Preeminent Attorney through Martindale-Hubbell and a Super Lawyer through Philadelphia Magazine on several occasions. A celebrated Marquis listee, he has been selected for inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers. Looking toward the future, he aims to continue providing exceptional criminal defense to a wide variety of clients.
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