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Not Guilty - Chester Co. Murder Case
DUI Charges Dismissed - Phila. DUI Case
Suppression Granted - Phila. Drug Charge Case

Trusted courtroom advocate

Despite the near impossibility of overcoming the police testimony, a signed confession and a signed Miranda rights waiver, Daniel McGarrigle won the case with a unanimous jury acquittal.

Daniel McGarrigle

Top Rated Criminal Lawyer (2022, 2023. 2024)

Firm founder Daniel McGarrigle has been recognized as a Top Criminal Lawyer by Super Lawyers for two consecutive years. Selection to Super Lawyers is limited to a small number of attorneys in each state. The selection process includes peer nominations, professional achievement, evaluations and independent research. As one of the few attorneys to garner the distinction of Super Lawyers, Daniel McGarrigle has earned the respect of peers as one of the top-rated attorneys in the nation.

Top Rated DUI Criminal Attorney (2016)

Daniel McGarrigle, Ranked #7 on the 2016 Top DWI Attorneys - Philadelphia Pennsylvania ListRecently, Daniel McGarrigle was rated a top DUI attorney in Philadelphia. Mr. McGarrigle devotes a significant portion of his practice to DUI and DWI defense in the greater Philadelphia area including Media and Delaware County and understands the hardship a DUI conviction can cause. He fights aggressively for his DUI clients and strives to achieve the best possible results in every case.

A Message from Daniel McGarrigle

Throughout my career I have practiced exclusively in the field of criminal defense.  This is because I believe deeply in the ideas of freedom and individual liberty for all people.  When your liberty is at stake you owe it to yourself to have an advocate on your side that will do everything possible to protect your rights.  My experience in handling virtually every type of criminal case allows me to ensure that your rights are protected and that you get the best outcome possible. 


Temple University, Beasley School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2003

· Integrated Trial Advocacy Program

Villanova University, Bachelor of Arts, 1999

· Sociology with a Concentration in Criminal Justice

Professional Criminal Law & Legal Associations

National College of DUI Defense (2016)

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2015)

Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Delaware County Bar Association

Licensed to Practice Law


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Criminal Areas of Practice


Probation & Parole

DUI Arrests

Drugs & Guns


White Collar Crimes

Sex Crimes

Internet Crimes

Police Brutality (Civil Rights)


Client Reviews

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“He was polite and always returned my phone calls, he was never too busy for me.”

“If you need an aggressive lawyer Dan is the guy for the job.” -D. Dre

“Dan is a hard-charging, take-no-prisoners kind of lawyer who will move mountains for his clients. In front of a jury, few are more convincing.” -Jay Hochberg

“Finding yourself on the wrong side of the law can be a very scary experience. Daniel made the process clear and easy to understand.” -Doreen

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