Tucker Arensberg Attorneys Criminal Defense Group

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Awards & Credentials

We are a law firm with unparalleled credentials.

Martindale Hubbell Distinguished

Brian Perry received the highest distinguished peer-review for high professional achievement from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Martindale Hubbell Preeminent

Jerry Russo was selected as a Martindale Hubbell “AV® Preeminent”, Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence.

National Trial Lawyers Top 100

Brian Perry was selected to the National Trial Lawyers, Top 100

ASLA

Brian Perry was selected to the American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer

Lawyers of Distinction

Brian Perry was selected for the Lawyers of Distinction, Top 10% in the United States

Brian Perry was also selected for the Pennsylvania Top 10% Client Satisfaction Award

American Institute of Legal Counsel

Brian Perry was selected for the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 10 Best

AATA

Brian Perry was selected for the American Academy of Trial Attorneys, Premier 100 Trial Attorney

Nation's Top One Percent

Brian Perry was selected for the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top 1%

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Members are fully equipped to serve all accused persons at the highest level.

Jerry Russo
is a member
Barbara Zemlock
is a member

Federal Bar Assocation Middle District of Pennsylvania

Wes Mishoe is a member,
YLD Co-Chair (2018-2020),
Secretary (2021-Present)

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Barbara Zemlock is a Member of the Board for the Association of Government Risk Pools

Seal of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

  • Brian Perry is the former chair of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Criminal Procedural Rules Committee (2014 – 2020)
  • Barbara Zemlock is a Former Hearing Committee Member serving The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Barbara Zemlock also Served as a member on Advisory Committee on Indigent Defense to the Pennsylvania General Assembly Joint State Government Commission
PACDL

Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Barbara Zemlock is the Past President of PACDL (2011-2013)
Barbara Zemlock is also the recipient of PACDL’s Charles P. Gelso President’s Award (2016)
Jerry Russo received the Alan Jay Josel Advocacy Award, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2003)
Wes Mishoe is a General Member and Member of Amicus Committee
Brian Perry is a member
Jerry Russo is a member
Casey Shore is a member

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Wes Mishoe is a member
Brian Perry is a member
Jerry Russo is a member
Casey Shore is a member
Barbara Zemlock is a member

Fraternal Order of Police

Jerry Russo and Brian Perry spoke to the PA state FOP (fraternal order of police) yearly convention in Harrisburg on use of force and criminal investigations on October 15, 2021. Over 200 law enforcement personnel were in attendance.

Jerry Russo, Brian Perry and Casey Shore  are on a list of select attorneys that are approved to represent police officers charged in criminal cases across the Commonwealth through the FOP Legal Defense Plan (insurance for cops who get charged with crimes).  They are 3 of 29 approved attorneys statewide.

Dauphin County Bar Association

Brian Perry is a member and the Current Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee
Wes Mishoe is a member
Jerry Russo is a member
Casey Shore is a member
Barbara Zemlock is a member

Dauphin County Pennsylvania

Barbara Zemlock – Dauphin County General Authority, Chair of Board
Casey Shore – Dauphin County Pretrial Services, Board of Directors (2001-2012)
Brian Perry – Dauphin County Pre-Trial Services, Board of Directors (2001-2012)

Philadelphia Magazine

Brian Perry was selected for Philadelphia Magazine’s, Top Attorneys in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg magazine

Brian Perry was selected for Harrisburg Magazine’s, Reader’s Choice Award for Criminal Defense Attorney (6 times)

Central Penn Business Journal

Brian Perry was recognized as a Power 30 for Law & Lobbyists in the Central Penn Business Journal.

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Casey Shore and Brian Perry were selected to the Susquehanna Style Magazine’s Select Lawyers