Craig David Becker
Attorney at Law, LLC
Member of NJ and PA Bars
(856) 273-0200 email@example.com
Attorney at Law, LCC
Craig David Becker, Esquire practices Special Education and Criminal Defense. He practices Education Law, representing students, including special education students, who have been denied an appropriate and effective education. He also represents juveniles and adults in all facets of criminal defense. In addition, Mr. Becker practices Estate Planning and Elder Law. He represents clients throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Main Office - New Jersey
1288 Route 73 South
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: (856) 273-0200
Fax: (888) 851-2394
(by appointment only)
Philadelphia, PA 19046
Phone: (215) 510-8552
Fax: (888) 851-2394
Special Education Attorney
representing students who have been denied an appropriate and effective education
Special Education and Criminal Defense
New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Craig David Becker, Esq. received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was the recipient of a James Wilson Merit Scholarship. Mr. Becker began representing individuals while still attending law school and won his first not guilty verdict and suppression motion prior to graduation.
He is a former Assistant Public Defender for Chester County, Pennsylvania, where he represented defendants in high profile felony cases and other serious offenses. Mr. Becker also worked in the Public Defender Office’s Juvenile Division, where he represented minors in all facets of juvenile criminal law. After leaving the Public Defender’s Office, Mr. Becker worked as an associate for top New Jersey and Pennsylvania law firms, including one firm that represented several New Jersey school districts on special education and related educational issues.
Mr. Becker is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Camden County Bar Association, the Burlington County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Pennsylvania State Bar Association, the Pennsylvania State Bar Association's Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee, and the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey. Mr. Becker and his family live in of the Greater Cherry Hill area of Southern New Jersey. He is actively involved in the South Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania communities and with national and local issues regarding Special Education Law, Special Needs Students, and the needs of the disabled. Mr. Becker had experienced firsthand the difficulties many special education students experience. Mr. Becker has a learning disability and as student his schools found him in need of special education services.
Mr. Becker has appeared as a guest on the television show Legally Speaking on the topics of New Jersey Special Education Law, Disabilities Law, and New Jersey Criminal Defense. He has been invited to lecture For to other attorneys and educational professionals on Education Law, Special Education, Dyslexia, Bullying, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and other issues related to students. Mr. Becker will be presenting at the Annual Pennsylvania Bar Association's Exceptional Children Conference on the Special Education issue on Specific Learning Disabilities.
After practicing special education laws for several years Mr. Becker became aware that many adults and elderly need services similar to those Mr. Becker provides special education students. These services include, help with eligibility for government services such as services from the Division of Development Disabilities (DDD), help with disputes with nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and other placements. Mr. Becker also found that many estate planning documents fail meet the unique needs the specials needs and disabled population. For this reason Mr. Becker expanded his practice to include estate planning, and elder law.
In addition to maintaining his own firm, Mr. Becker is Of Counsel to the law firm of Gerstein Grayson & Cohen, LLP in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, assisting them in Special Education, Elder Law and related matters. Mr. Becker represents clients throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including Cherry Hill, Haddonfield, Mount Holly, Voorhees, Marlton, Mount Laurel, King of Prussia, Media, Jenkintown, West Chester, and Philadelphia.