Mckees Rocks, PA (PressExposure) March 11, 2013 -- Criminal defense attorney Jacob W. Wyland is proud to join the Washington County Bar Association and serve the citizens of Washington County, Pennsylvania. Regarding his acceptance into the Washington County Bar, Mr. Wyland stated "I am proud to be a member of such a well-respected bar association and to be working in Washington County."
The Washington County Bar Association was formed in 1892 to regulate the practice of law, maintain the dignity and honor of the legal profession, create relationship and networking opportunities between attorneys, and serve the citizens of Washington County, Pennsylvania. This bar organization has 396 members composed of lawyers and judges and reaches out to the community with a multitude of projects including activities for youth and services for senior citizens.
Mr. Wyland graduated from Washington and Jefferson College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1996 and earned his Juris Doctor at Widener University School of Law in 2005. While at Widener, Mr. Wyland honed his considerable courtroom skills in the prestigious Moot Court Honor Society, Trial Advocacy Honor Society, and was also honored by the Order of Barristers for his impressive skill in appellate court argument. In his private practice he focuses on criminal defense matters such as DUI and drug defense, theft, burglary, and robbery defense, juvenile delinquency, homicide and violent offense defense, weapons charges defense, sexual offender defense, and probation and parole matters. Mr. Wyland is also adept at appealing convictions, writing appellate briefs, and arguing against criminal convictions before appeals courts.
Before going into private practice, Mr. Wyland spent five years as the Deputy District Attorney at the Dauphin County District Attorney's Office in Harrisburg, taking on over a thousand juvenile and adult cases. Through this extensive experience, he learned the criminal system inside and out from the perspective of the state and further honed his courtroom skills. Mr. Wyland then took his extensive knowledge of criminal law as well as his vast knowledge and experience in arguing criminal cases into private criminal defense practice, forming Wyland Defense LLC. The firm's web address is http://www.wylanddefense.com. In his practice, Mr. Wyland focuses on professionalism, fairness, and attention to detail. His professionalism is evident, as he is well-respected by attorneys he has opposed and worked with as well as judges he has argued in front of. Mr. Wyland believes that every person deserves fair treatment under the law and has based his practice on this belief. Finally, Mr. Wyland takes the time to be there for his clients, knows the law, and creates well-crafted legal arguments based meticulous research into the client's situation and any possible changes in the law.
Mr. Wyland was raised just outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His extended family taught him values such as hard work, fairness, and respect for all people. These values translate into his everyday practice of ensuring the rights of hardworking people who find themselves caught up in an unfamiliar court system. He is a fierce advocate for his clients and works hard for them. In addition to the Washington County Bar Association, Mr. Wyland participates in the legal community and researches recent changes in the law through his membership in the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Jake is an experienced Beaver County DUI Attorney, Butler County DUI Attorney, Washington County DUI Attorney and Allegheny County DUI Attorney. Jake has years of criminal defense litigation experience in Pittsburgh, PA and will fight for you! Those interested in his practice can learn more about the firm by visiting http://www.wylanddefense.com.