Craig David Becker
Attorney at Law, LLC
Member of NJ and PA Bars
(856) 273-0200 
cbecker@cbeckerlaw.com

 

Attorney at Law, LCC

Special Education Attorney
Education Law and Criminal Defense

Craig David Becker, Esquire practices Special Education Law 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 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
Suite 301 
Mt. Laurel, NJ  08054
Phone: (856) 273-0200
Fax: (888) 851-2394
cbecker@cbeckerlaw.com

Pennsylvania Office
(by appointment only)
2112 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19046
Phone: (215) 510-8552
Fax: (888) 851-2394
cbecker@cbeckerlaw.com

Special Education Attorney
representing students who have been denied an appropriate and effective education


Education Law and Criminal Defense
New Jersey and Pennsylvania


Attorney Profile 

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 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 first hand 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 and New Jersey Criminal Defense.  He has been invited to lecture 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.

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.

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