John S. Han

John S. Han

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  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets ...
  • New York, Pennsylvania
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John S. Han is a criminal defense lawyer with prior experience as a:

Federal Prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice
Trial lawyer in the DOJ's Organized Crime and Gangs Section
Military Trial Judge with the Navy-Marine Corps Trial Judiciary
Assistant DA with the Philadelphia District Attorney's office
Public defender in the U.S. Navy

He represents clients facing investigation and prosecution by State and Federal Law Enforcement authorities throughout Pennsylvania, including Montgomery, Bucks, Philadelphia, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton counties.

For 15 years as a federal prosecutor, John handled the most complex and wide-ranging RICO cases against the Mafia and other organized crime groups. He knows all the tactics and methods used to conduct federal investigations and prosecutions. John will bring this knowledge and experience to defend his clients against federal law enforcement actions.

John sits on the Board of Directors for the Montgomery Bar Association and is a Judicial Council Member for the National Asian Pacific Bar Association. He was honored when selected to serve on the Federal Criminal Justice Act Panel in the Eastern District of PA. The CJA panel is comprised of attorneys chosen by the Board of Judges who possess the competence, experience, and commitment to provide outstanding criminal defense representation for indigent people facing prosecution in federal criminal cases.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
White Collar Crime
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 2993699
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Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
ID Number: 69913
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Italian: Spoken
  • Korean: Spoken
Professional Experience
Criminal Defense and Trial Attorney
High Swartz LLP
- Current
Representing clients facing investigation and prosecution by both State and Federal Law Enforcement authorities throughout the greater Philadelphia area.
Founder & Trial Attorney
Han Law LLC
Provided high quality and zealous representation of clients facing investigation and prosecution for state, federal, and military criminal offenses
Trial Attorney, Organized Crime and Gang Section
U.S. Department of Justice
Investigated and prosecuted major federal RICO cases involving national and international organized crime groups, including La Cosa Nostra and violent gangs. Conducted 10 jury trials in federal court as lead counsel. Extensive experience with investigating and prosecuting fraud and money laundering offenses. Successfully prosecuted 12 made members and associates of the Philadelphia La Cosa Nostra Family in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 2011 to 2014. Received the 2009 ATF Honor Award for the successful RICO prosecution of 14 members of the violent international criminal organization known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, in Nashville, Tennessee. Earned the U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Award for sustained superior performance of duty in 2007, 2008, and 2010.
Military Trial Judge
Navy-Marine Corps Trial Judiciary
Presided over federal criminal trials as a Military Trial Judge.
Assistant District Attorney
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
Prosecuted 15 jury trials and hundreds of bench trials in cases involving public corruption, fraud, white-collar crime, and violent crime. Served as the lead prosecutor for complex and lengthy grand jury investigations. Successfully drafted decisive legal memoranda in highly publicized cases involving the use of deadly force by the police. Conducted legal reviews of citizen complaints of civil rights violations by the police.
American University Washington College of Law
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American University Washington College of Law
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Military and Veteran Service Award
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Special Achievement Award
U.S. Department of Justice
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar  # 69913
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New York State Bar  # 2993699
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
High Swartz LLP Biography
Contact & Map
High Swartz LLP
40 East Airy Street
Norristown, NJ 19401
Toll-Free: (610) 275-0700
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 AM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 AM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 AM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 AM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 AM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
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