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Marc Daffner Leads Daffner & Associates P.C. to the Top of the Criminal Defense Ladder

Marc Daffner is the managing attorney and founder of Daffner & Associates, P.C. While he does not seek accolades, the legal community and organizations throughout the country have recognized his hard work, dedication, and excellent performance in high-level criminal defense and other areas of practice. It comes as no surprise that he is poised to bring his firm forward for even bigger accomplishments in the coming years.

Marc Daffner established Daffner & Associates  27 years ago with the objective of providing the best legal services possible to clients with different legal needs. Whether it is criminal law, business law, family law, or commercial litigation, Attorney Daffner is well-known to deliver the best of the best in order to win a case. One of his most notable works left an unforgettable mark in U.S. history for his successful use of self-defense as a defense in a case involving the murder of a police officer — the first time such a defense had been successfully utilized.

As a dedicated attorney and public servant, Attorney Daffner has personally handled thousands of legal matters encompassing several areas of practice. While his personal expertise is in state and federal criminal defense and commercial litigation, his law firm is also able to handle other cases such as personal injury, debtor/ creditor issues, and domestic law.

Apart from the time he spends in court and managing Daffner & Associates, P.C., the defense attorney is also actively involved in several legal organizations such as the Allegheny County Bar Association, where he serves as a member of the Criminal Litigation Section. Furthermore, Atty. Daffner also serves as a member of the Special Fee Dispute Committee and the Professional Ethics Committee. As a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Daffner is a member of the Judicial Administration Committee, Law-Related Education Committee, and the Criminal Justice Section.

Attorney Daffner serves as a specially-appointed arbitrator in the Civil Division of the Court of Common Pleas, as well as in the United States District Court aside from the time he spends attending trials and running Daffner & Associates, P.C. He is also a committed court-appointed attorney representing children in complex custody conflicts. At present, he is in his fourth term as an elected county committeeman. Daffner has also served as an administrative judge and chair of the Civil Service Commission and has been a candidate for judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County.

Attorney Daffner has been honored as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, the top 5% of attorneys in the state.  He has also been selected as one of the Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers, is one of the Best Attorneys of America, and was honored with the Martindale-Hubbell Client Service Award. Additionally, he was recently honored at the Pittsburgh Legal Excellence Dinner. Attorney Daffner is also the founder of the Western Pennsylvania Defense Attorneys Network, an organization whose members come from the defense bar from the 23 counties in the Western Pennsylvania region.

Despite all his admirable accolades, Attorney Daffner considers his family as his greatest achievement as an individual. As an attorney for Daffner & Associates, P.C., he is bound to accomplish a lot more in the coming years.

Find out more about Daffner & Associates, P.C. by visiting its website.

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