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.
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 Pennsylvania State Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania State Bar Association’s Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee. Mr. Becker and his family live in Southern New Jersey. He is actively involved in the South Jersey, Greater Cherry Hill, and Eastern Pennsylvania communities and with national and local issues regarding Special Education Law, Special Needs Students, and Criminal Defense.
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 is regularly invited to lecture to other attorneys and educational professionals on Education Law and issues related to students by several Bar Associations and professional organizations. Mr. Becker has been a repeat presenter at the Annual Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Exceptional Children Conference on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and on classification for Special Education services. Mr. Becker presented a series of Educational Law Seminars for the Camden County Bar Association on the topics of Bullying, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Autism.
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. 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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