Criminal Lawyer - Easton, PA - Lehigh Valley

A criminal conviction can have serious lifelong consequences. Whether it’s a misdemeanor or a felony, a conviction jeopardizes your freedom and your reputation. A conviction can negatively impact your ability to gain employment, find housing, obtain custody of your children, operate a motor vehicle, and more. Consulting with a criminal defense lawyer as soon as you are charged with a crime is vital. You have key constitutional rights that need to be protected, call us immediately so that we can protect your rights, defend your case, and get you the best possible outcome.

Hiring a trusted criminal defense attorney is of the utmost importance. When you hire Timothy J. Prendergast to represent you, you can rest assured knowing you have the hardest working criminal defense attorney in the Lehigh Valley. Tim believes that all people deserve a fair defense, regardless of the charges they are facing. Attorney Prendergast has a trusted track record and will work aggressively to effectively defend you and protect your rights.


Some of The Serious Crimes We Defend:

Drug Offenses

An understanding of police criminal procedure and protocol is critical when facing a drug offense. Law enforcement can be extremely aggressive when it comes to offenses for possession, manufacturing, or trafficking of controlled substances. An experienced lawyer with a deep understanding of police protocol is your best defense against these types of charges. If you find yourself facing any sort of drug charges, call us today.


Assault crimes in Pennsylvania include simple assaults and aggravated assaults. It does not matter which type of assault charge you are facing, they all come with the potential for jail time and big fines. Each case carries its own set of circumstances but a conviction in any case will have a negative impact on your life. Hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer immediately can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. In some cases, deals can be negotiated early on to prevent having to move through the slow-moving court system and having to spend large amounts of cash. If you are facing an assault charge, call us today.

Sex Crimes

Sex crimes are some of the most serious and sensitive charges that a person can be facing. Often, simply being accused of a sex crime is enough to damage your reputation as people often assume guilt over innocence. If you or a loved one has been charged with a sex crime, you need to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney right away to try to avoid the negative implications that come with these types of accusations. Sex crimes include possession of child pornography, sexual assault, rape, and solicitation of a prostitute. A sex crime conviction will result in not just prison time but may also result in a person needing to register as a sex offender for the rest of their lives. No matter the charges you’re facing, Attorney Prendergast will handle your case with discretion and compassion. Having a criminal defense attorney on your side is vital when facing a sex crime charge, call us today.

Driving Under the Influence

DUI convictions come with lifelong consequences and costly fees. Even your first DUI conviction can come with jail time and loss of your driver’s license, so it is very important that you do not simply plead guilty to these charges without understanding your rights. Penalties for a DUI depend on many different factors, such as your driving history, the circumstances of your arrest, and the amount of alcohol in your blood. Regardless of the type of DUI you have been charged with, you may be facing probation, loss of your driver’s license, incarceration, loss of employment, and of course, large fines. Every DUI case is different, just like every client is different, at The Law Office of Timothy J. Prendergast your defense will be tailored to your specific circumstances. If you’ve been charged with a DUI, call us today.


How Much Will I Pay?

We offer a FREE 30-minute consultation to examine your case and discuss the details. We’ll also talk about whether we’re the right law office for your needs. Once we have agreed to take your case, we will discuss fees and payment method.

What is a Retainer?

A retainer is a sum of money paid in advance to retain the services of a defense lawyer. This money will be used for costs, expenses, and fees as they relate to your case.

How Long Will It Take to Resolve My Case?

Every case is different, and the length of time it takes to resolve a case is dependent on many factors, including complexity of the charges, and your criminal history. We work hard to tailor our strategy to your unique case and will provide the appropriate defense for the best possible outcome.

Do You Guarantee a Result?

It’s impossible to guarantee a result in any case. What we can guarantee is that if you choose to retain our services, you will be represented by the highest quality defense lawyer in the Lehigh Valley. You can rest assured that we will provide effective, aggressive counsel to get your best possible outcome. If we are not meeting your needs or expectations in any way, please bring it to our attention immediately because at The Law Office of Timothy J. Prendergast, we are not satisfied until you are.