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As a solo practitioner and former assistant D.A., I handle every aspect of your case personally.

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For the past two decades, I have worked on criminal cases involving DUI, assault, theft, and more!

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Reading Criminal Defense Attorney

Need a lawyer for a criminal case in Reading, PA?

Have you been arrested in Reading, Pennsylvania? I am Curtis E. Barnes, Attorney at Law, and I am a Reading criminal lawyer who can provide you with this representation. I have 18 years of experience in defending the rights of the criminally accused, and you can be sure that I will put this experience to work for you if you choose to work with me. I defend the residents of Reading, as well as residents throughout the following areas:

  • Berks County
  • Wyomissing
  • Kutztown
  • Morgantown
  • Boyertown

In addition to my years as a defense lawyer, I spent the first three years of my career as an assistant district attorney. From this experience, I learned how the prosecution works and what they really focus on when building a case. This skill is a tremendous advantage that few other firms can offer. Combining my experience as a lawyer and as an assistant district attorney, I can use my unique insight and knowledge to fight for you.

How My Reading Law Firm Can Help You

If you have been charged with a drug crime, then you can look to my firm for the aggressive legal assistance that you need. I will work to uncover any illegal action that may have occurred in the gathering of evidence as well as other potential violations of your rights to ensure that you are receiving a fair trial. I will also work to have charges dismissed if possible. If you are facing charges of driving under the influence (DUI), then you could face long-lasting repercussions if convicted as well as immediate hardships such as license suspension. Let me work to discredit the prosecution's evidence and pursue a favorable outcome for you.

Some other types of cases that I have handled include:

My trial experience can be extremely beneficial to your case. From violent crimes to probation violations, you can be sure that I will fight aggressively to protect your rights. If your loved one has been arrested for a juvenile crime, then seek my assistance to protect their future. I also handle traffic violations, and it is crucial that you recognize the truth that you can fight a ticket. Seek my representation immediately to begin pursuing the results that you desire. You need help from the best criminal defense lawyer in Reading to help you defend against your charges. See how Curtis E. Barnes, Attorney at Law could help you with your case.

My Approach to Each New Case

When I am hired for a new case, the first step is always to gather as much information as possible as quickly as possible. I work to obtain information from my client regarding the circumstances of their charge and arrest, the witnesses, police, and others. The more information I have, the better chance there is of me getting out in front of the case and controlling the outcome. The sooner you retain my services, the more time we will have to build a strong defense of your case. Need an attorney for your criminal case in Reading? Let's get started.

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My Firm's Office Location:
530 Walnut Street
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: (610) 572-1905

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