Criminal Law Practice

Attorney Phillip P. DiLucente specializes in criminal defense. His number one goal is to make sure his clients understand their rights under the law and then defend those rights. If you need a Pittsburgh DUI lawyer, or need legal advice for any type of criminal charge, Attorney DiLucente can help. Depending on your situation, he will work to have your charges reduced, withdrawn or dismissed.

Attorney DiLucente’s areas of expertise include: federal charges, state charges, felony/misdemeanor, bail bond reduction, DUI, drug offenses, assaults, embezzlement, thefts, PFA and  pardons/expungement.

DUI Lawyer

Five Reasons You Need an Experienced Pittsburgh DUI Lawyer

Scenario: You get pulled over for drunk driving after happy hour. The police take you to the station and give you a breathalyzer. You call a family member, husband or wife to pick you up from the police station. Anxious and afraid, you go home and wait for the summons in the mail that tells you where and when your preliminary hearing is. While you’re waiting at home, you need to find the best Pittsburgh DUI attorney who will defend you at your preliminary hearing and question the police to make sure there is enough evidence for a case against you. Here are the reasons you want Attorney DiLucente defending you:

  1. You need an advocate.
    The police have an unfair advantage – they know the law. Phillip P. DiLucente is a Pittsburgh DUI attorney who has a thorough understanding of Pennsylvania law and the types of plea agreements might be possible with the District Attorney’s office.Plus, he believes it’s important to make sure you understand every aspect of your case. Only if you have an attorney who explains the law and how it can impact your particular case, can you make the best decision. Attorney DiLucente has built a reputation for doing all he can to help clients have their charges reduced, withdrawn or dismissed.

For example, do you know the difference between an ARD and a PDQ? ARD stands for Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition while PDQ means Plea Disposition Quickly. Attorney DiLucente will review your case and determine if these or other options are best for you. He has successfully arranged for alternative housing instead of the Allegheny County Jail for some DUI clients and has helped other clients apply for a ‘Bread and Butter License’; also called an Occupational Limited License, so they can continue to drive for work, medical treatment or study.

  • You deserve to know what your legal representation will cost.
    There are no surprises when you have Pittsburgh criminal defense attorney Phillip P. DiLucente represent you. He provides clients with a flat fee – in advance – so you don’t have to worry about financial surprises along the way. His firm also accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
  • You have too much to lose.
    A DUI conviction can be expensive. Your car insurance will increase. You are responsible to pay the court costs for a DUI conviction and you could possibly lose income if you are unable to drive. Attorney DiLucente knows the financial hardships a DUI conviction can cause. That’s why he’s committed to providing affordable, experienced legal representation to all of his DUI clients. Remember, you are innocent until proven guilty.
  • You need an attorney who’s available.
    Attorney DiLucente knows that when a client is charged with a DUI, he or she needs help right then, not when his office opens in the morning. If you or your loved one has been charged with a DUI, call 412-281-5005.
  • You deserve a free consultation.
    A DUI arrest in or around Pittsburgh PA should not be taken lightly. This can be a confusing time, yet it’s essential that you find an attorney you can trust. Phillip P. DiLucente offers a free first visit so you can explain your circumstances and decide if he’s the attorney you choose to represent you at your preliminary hearing

Charged with drunk driving? Call Pittsburgh DUI lawyer Phil DiLucente for your free legal consultation at 412-281-5005.