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ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LLOYD LONG

lloyd_longLloyd Long is an accomplished Pennsylvania criminal appeals lawyeradvocate for the accused and convicted, and partner at Krasner & Long, LLC, one of Philadelphia’s premier criminal defense law firms. At the firm, Lloyd handles each and every appeal or post-conviction proceeding, representing clients throughout the entire state in a variety of matters ranging from murder to robbery to sexual assault. Handling over 200 appellate cases to date, Lloyd’s extensive familiarity with the very complicated rules of procedure on appeal is unmatched and has made him an invaluable legal advocate for his clients.

A Philadelphia native, Lloyd grew up and was educated in the area. He graduated from St. Joseph’s University and Rutgers Law School, where he was the law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office in Camden and gained experience drafting legal memos, briefs, and motions for federal prosecutors. Lloyd excelled at Rutgers, graduating with honors in the top 10 percent of his class and was given the Richard Barbour Memorial Award for Public Service. Additionally, he was the Articles Editor for the Journal of Law and Public Policy.

After graduating law school, Lloyd took a position as an appellate prosecutor in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office where he handled a large number of appeals to both the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Court, and litigated many post-conviction relief cases.

In addition to being selecting as a Super Lawyer, Lloyd has a perfect 10 AVVO rating, and was selected as a Top 100 Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers. A self-proclaimed law nerd at heart, he reads all of the published criminal decisions by Pennsylvania’s appellate courts, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court weekly.

I chose this area of practice because it gives me the opportunity to help people and protect constitutional rights.”

If you have been convicted of a crime, timing is imperative. There are deadlines in appellate and post-conviction practice that the law refers to as “jurisdictional in nature,” meaning if you miss a filing deadline, your opportunity to appeal or file for post-conviction relief may be forever gone. If you lose your direct appeal, you have a very limited time in which you may file for post-conviction relief under Pennsylvania’s Post Conviction Relief Act or federal habeas statute. Because these deadlines are the most unforgiving, getting Lloyd involved early is extremely important. To learn more, contact Krasner & Long, LLC today for a consultation.

Krasner & Long, LLC
239 S Camac St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 731-9500

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