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Pennsylvania Criminal Defense

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Law Offices of

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Pennsylvania Criminal Defense

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Patrick F. Lauer
  • Managing Partner




(717) 763-4247


Attorney Patrick F. Lauer founded the Law Offices of Patrick F. Lauer in 1989. Mr. Lauer has had a long and successful legal career. Prior to receiving his legal license, he graduated from Carlisle High School in 1977 and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He worked as a military police officer before working with the Judge Advocate General's Office prosecuting individuals accused of crimes. At the same time, he was also enrolled in college, graduating from San Diego State University in 1983. Mr. Lauer subsequently attended The Dickinson School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1986. Now, he has two legal offices located in Camp Hill and Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Attorney Lauer dedicates a substantial portion of his practice to defending individuals accused of driving under the influence of alcohol. He literally wrote the book on DUI law as he authored Pennsylvania DUI Defense in 1994.



Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Defense Attorney, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991


  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1986
    • Honors: Trial Moot Court Team
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, California
    • B.S. - 1983
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Minor: Political Social
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • 1997
    • Honors: National College of DUI

Published Works

  • Pennsylvania Drunk Driving Defense, Revery, 1993

Representative Clients

  • Individuals Charges w/ DWI and DUI and Motor vehicle
  • Services Criminal Charges Rape, Assault, Burglary


  • ADT Processing, New Cumb, Pennsylvania
  • Keystone Transport Association


  • Winning the Unwinnable Case, Illinois Defense, 1990

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in 2007, American Association for Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1996
  • Cumberland County Bar Association, Member, 2000 to 2005
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2000 to 2008

Past Employment Positions

  • Public Defender's Office, Cumberland County, Assistant P.D., 1987 to 1988


  • English
Pennsylvania Association
National Board Of Speciality Certification
National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers