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Criminal & Family Law

With Over 32 Years of Experience


Founded in 1987, The McDanel Law Firm offers expert representation in both criminal and family law. John McDanel has over 28 years of legal experience and has been sole practitioner since 1992. Mr. McDanel has been licensed and practicing law for over 30 years, with expertise in estate planning, inheritance, and living wills. If you’re facing down a difficult situation in criminal or family court, be sure you have an experienced attorney in your corner. Mr. McDanel’s mission is to always ensure that you receive a fair and even trial, no matter what. You don’t need to face our legal system alone, and he’s here to help.

The McDanel Law Firm is based in Berwick, PA and serves the surrounding areas of Northeastern Pennsylvania including:

  • Hazleton
  • Nanticoke
  • Pittston
  • Williamsport
  • Mount Pocono
  • Lebanon
  • Wilkes-Barre
  • Carroll
  • Kingston
  • Wright

If you’re in need of an attorney that will fight for you and your rights, get in touch with us today.

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For Legal Help

DUI, DWI, and Drug Lawyer

Don’t let yourself be unfairly punished for things like a DUI or drug possession.

Child Custody Lawyer

Defend your bond with your child and make sure you’re getting the time with them you deserve.

Misdemeanor and Felony Lawyer

Whether you committed a misdemeanor or serious crime, John W. McDanel has the experience to help.

Will and Estates Lawyer

Work with a skilled lawyer to make sure your will, estate, and inheritance are handled correctly.

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Our Services

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI, DWI, and Drug
  • Misdemeanor and Felony
  • Traffic Violations and Tickets
  • Divorce, Alimony, and Palimony
  • Child Custody, Guardianship, and Adoptions
  • Will, Inheritance, and Estates