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  • Criminal Defense


  • Retired Deputy Sheriff, Former Prosecutor

  • Helping Good People In Bad Times

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense, State & Federal Court, Criminal Appeals, Driving Under the Influence, Criminal, and Civil Traffic Violations. Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony, Division of Property

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Case Results

Client was charged with aggravated child molestation, aggravated sodomy, and two counts of child molestation, found NOT GUILTY at jury trial. Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, DISMISSED, Client charged with among other offenses manufacturing marijuana, DISMISSED State violated speedy trial rule.

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Client Testimonials

JR is an experienced professional in all aspects of criminal law. John got me out of a huge debacle in Philadelphia where I was facing Definite jail time. Long & short Mr. Rutkowski was able to find cracks in the case which led to a dismissal of all charges! John is a consummate professional who will work with you from beginning to end. With a sea of lawyers in the area John is king in my eyes. If you want the best look no further - Steven C.

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About Me

Retired Deputy Sheriff and Former Assistant State Attorney, Over Twenty Years' Experience as a Criminal Defense Attorney; Helping Good People in Bad Times.

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John P Rutkowski, Attorney at Law

We are a small law firm helping good people, dedicating our time, personal attention, and expertise to our clients. We are responsive to client questions and concerns returning telephone calls in a timely manner and keeping clients up to date on the progress of their case. 

Mr. Rutkowski is a retired Deputy Sheriff and former Assistant State Attorney who has twenty four years experience practicing criminal law. 

Practice areas include, but not limited to:                              

Criminal Defense

  • DUI Defense
  • Drug Crimes
  • Disorderly conduct/disorderly intoxication
  • Driving with a suspended license
  • Felonies/misdemeanors
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Leaving the scene of an accident 
  • Probation violations
  • Resisting without violence/Resisting with violence
  • Sealing/expungements
  • Theft crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • Burglary
  • Weapons charges
  • Stand your Ground Law
  • Homicides
  • Federal cases


Put Mr. Rutkowski's twenty four years' experience practicing Criminal Defense in State and Federal Courts, Post Conviction Relief, Criminal Appeals and Traffic Offenses to work for you.

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John P. Rutkowski, Attorney at Law, is focused on all aspects of Criminal Defense, State and Federal Courts, Post Conviction Relief, Criminal Appeals and Traffic Offenses. Contact me today for a free telephone consultation.