Evan Hughes

Evan Hughes

Principal at The Hughes Firm
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime
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Celebrated Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer Evan Hughes is nationally recognized not only as the premier criminal defense attorney in the Philadelphia area, but also as one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the United States. He has received dozens of accolades and honors from fellow attorneys as well as awards from Super Lawyers and AVVO. Recently, Evan Hughes has been listed in the top 100 criminal defense lawyers by Newsweek. Evan Hughes enjoys a well-deserved reputation as a skilled trial lawyer and relentless advocate for his clients. Never shying away from tough and unpopular cases, Evan Hughes has obtained not-guilty verdicts in several high-profile cases including Commonwealth v. Hall and United States v. Awopetu. Evan Hughes is a graduate of Drexel University where he majored in Finance and International Business. Following his undergraduate studies, Hughes worked at Deutsche Banc before attending Widener University School of Law. During law school, Hughes clerked for the Honorable Carol Engle Temin in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas and spent his last year of law school trying cases for the Philadelphia County District Attorney’s office. Resulting from his strong analytical background, Hughes specializes in serious and complex criminal defense work, he has vast experience in cases of professional crime; murder and manslaughter; armed robbery; cases of a sexual nature; as well as cases involving police corruption, blackmail, kidnapping, and serious drug-related crime. As a natural complement to his criminal defense practice, Evan Hughes, a criminal lawyer in Philadelphia, maintains a significant personal injury and civil rights practice that is focused primarily on catastrophic injury and police misconduct. Evan Hughes has obtained individual verdicts and settlements for his clients in excess of $5,000,000.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
3rd Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Hughes Campos
- Current
Principal
The Hughes Firm
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Partner
Krasner, Hughes, & Long LLC
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Founder
Hughes Defense, LLC
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Education
Widener University
J.D. (2004) | Law
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2015 Selected to Rising Stars for 5 years
Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under the Age of 40
National Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
Justinian Society
Member
- Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
The Philadelphia Bar Association Senior Citizen Judicare Project
Member
- Current
Certifications
Certified to handle death penalty cases
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Websites & Blogs
Website
The Hughes Firm | Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Contact & Map
The Hughes Firm
1845 Walnut Street
#932
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA
Telephone: (215) 454-6680
Fax: (215) 454-6681