Michael Jay Diamondstein

MD
  • Member at Michael Diamondstein
  • Philadelphia, PA 19102
  • Peer Reviews
    4.9/5.0 (13)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (1)
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Areas of Practice (4)

  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • RICO

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
Ithaca College, B.S., 1992; Widener University, Awarded William I. Schaffer; Widener University, Emily N. Maxwell Memorial Scholarships; Widener University, Selected as a Josiah Oliver Wolcott Fellow; Widener University, Received American Jurisprudence Awards; Widener University, Certificate of Achievements in Criminal Procedure; Widener University, Moe Levine Honor Trial Advocacy Honor Society, 1996
Law School Attended:
Widener University, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
1996
Admission:
2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 2000, U.S. District Court, EDPA; 1996, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 2013, U.S. District Court, MDPA
ISLN:
917215672
Hobbies & interests:
Cyclist; Triathlete; Ironman, 2012 Ironman Wisconsin

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (13 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 07/26/13 in Criminal Defense

    Michael Diamondstein has appeared as defense counsel in my courtroom numerous times over the past 15 years. His attitude is positive and he is always respectful. He is punctual and dependable. His appearance is professional. His manner is co... Read more

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    Michael Diamondstein has appeared as defense counsel in my courtroom numerous times over the past 15 years. His attitude is positive and he is always respectful. He is punctual and dependable. His appearance is professional. His manner is confident. Mr. Diamondstein has consistently demonstrated both his knowledge of the law and his analytical ability in his excellent and passionate advocacy. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 07/01/13 in Criminal Defense

    Michael Diamondstein is recognized as one of the preeminent criminal defense lawyers of the defense bar in Philadelphia. As such, he was rated a "Super Lawyer" distinguishing him as a top rated lawyer in Pennsylvania. He prescribes to the highest of... Read more

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    Michael Diamondstein is recognized as one of the preeminent criminal defense lawyers of the defense bar in Philadelphia. As such, he was rated a "Super Lawyer" distinguishing him as a top rated lawyer in Pennsylvania. He prescribes to the highest of ethical standards within the legal profession while his legal ability in the courtroom is truly outstanding. Read less

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
  • 100% (1 recommendation)
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 04/21/16 in Criminal Law.

    A Philadelphia Police Detective referred me to Michael after my son was facing a felony charge. Michael provided a game plan on things my son had to do before the trial. Michael repeatedly worked with our witnesses so they were confident, credible an... Read more

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    A Philadelphia Police Detective referred me to Michael after my son was facing a felony charge. Michael provided a game plan on things my son had to do before the trial. Michael repeatedly worked with our witnesses so they were confident, credible and prepared for both examination and cross- examination. Michael had a strategy and made tactical decisions to best position our argument during the ebbs and flow of the trial. He asked for our opinion when appropriate. His fellow attorney Jason is th Read less

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