Jason C. Kadish, Esquire

Philadelphia Criminal Lawyer Jason KadishThe Law Office of Jason C. Kadish was founded in 2014 and specializes in criminal defense. Mr. Kadish has successfully defended clients charged with murder, robbery, possessing illegal firearms, drug trafficking, and other offenses in both federal and state courts throughout Pennsylvania.

Mr. Kadish is a former prosecutor who gained trial experience while working in the Habitual Offenders and Dangerous Drug Offenders Units of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office from 2005 to 2011. Upon entering private practice in 2011, Mr. Kadish continued his focus on criminal law, representing clients at preliminary hearings, bail hearings, violations of probation, motions to suppress, bench trials, and jury trials throughout the state. His courtroom acumen allowed him to start his own law practice shortly thereafter.

Mr. Kadish has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a top-ranked criminal defense attorney (since 2017). Additionally, Mr. Kadish’s accomplishments have been acknowledged by America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys (since 2018) and the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys (since 2017).

Mr. Kadish earned his juris doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2005.

Not Guilty – Philadelphia Firearms Case

Commonwealth v. A.H.

Client was charged with illegal possession of a firearm and several charges related to the firearm charge. The police alleged that they observed client place an item in the rear compartment of a sport-utility vehicle. At trial, Mr. Kadish elicited testimony from the police that any movement made by client in the vehicle would have been incredibly difficult for police to observe.

Result: Client acquitted of all charges.

All Charges Withdrawn – Philadelphia Drug Case

Commonwealth v. S.S.

Client accused of possessing a large amount of crack, with the intent to deliver, along with drug paraphernalia and a firearm. During a motion to suppress drugs, drug paraphernalia and a gun found during a search, Mr. Kadish demonstrated that the police entered the bedroom without a search warrant or valid exception to the warrant requirement.

Result – Commonwealth withdrew all charges.

Not Guilty – Murder, Assault & Firearms Case

Commonwealth v. G.M.

Client charged with Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Firearms charges after a shooting inside a diner. During trial, Mr. Kadish’s cross-examination of police and witnesses called into question the identification of client as the shooter. Closer examination by Mr. Kadish of the recovered videotape showed client fleeing from the scene along with other patrons, without a firearm.

Result: Client acquitted on all charges.


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