At Applebaum & Associates, we do everything we can to make our clients feel comfortable and taken care of. This starts even before you walk through the door. By providing six conveniently located law office locations throughout Pennsylvania, we try to be closer to you so that we can work closely with you toward catered legal solutions.
You can find our Allentown, Pennsylvania, law office located in the Sovereign Building on Hamilton Street, near the Liberty Bell Museum. Call us at 610-253-5400 to discuss your family law, personal injury or criminal defense matter. Our lead lawyer has more than 40 years of legal experience. Schedule your free initial consultation today in Allentown.
Expert Criminal Defense for Allentown Residents
In Pennsylvania, DUI penalties are very stringent. If you have been charged with a DUI or other drunk driving offense in the Allentown area, talk to our skilled and aggressive DUI attorneys. We also provide strong defense against other types of criminal charges including violent crimes, theft, sex crimes and more.
Local Facts and Stats About Allentown
With a population of nearly 120,000 people, Allentown is growing each year. In general, the Caucasian and Hispanic/Latino populations in Allentown are the majority of the local area’s total population. Ethnicity is broken down into the following statistics (from the 2010 census):
- 58.51 percent Caucasian
- 42.75 percent Hispanic or Latino
- 20.97 percent other races
- 12.55 percent African-American
- 5.01 percent two or more races
- 2.15 percent Asian
- 0.76 percent Native American
- 0.05 percent Pacific Islander
While the population in Allentown continues to grow, crime is on the downward trend. For example, the number of violent crimes in 2007 was at 869. In 2012 there were a reported 653. Property crimes have also been on the decline going from 5,333 in 2007 to 4,603 in 2012. Other comparisons, include:
- Murder/non-negligent manslaughter: 20 in 2007 compared to 15 in 2012
- Robbery: 552 in 2007 compared to 374 in 2012
- Aggravated assault: 277 in 2007 compared to 210 in 2012
- Arson: 46 in 2007 compared to 11 in 2012
Compassionate Family and Personal Injury Lawyers in Lehigh Valley
Our Allentown law office also provides legal representation in the practice areas of family law and personal injury. When it comes to serious injuries, catastrophic accidents and even wrongful death claims, our attorneys have obtained more than $35 million in settlements for our clients over the years. The results speak for themselves. We invite you to reach out to our Allentown personal injury attorneys as soon as possible. Call 610-253-5400.
Applebaum & Associates
The Sovereign Building
609 Hamilton Street,
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Applebaum & Associates has office locations in Bensalem, Allentown, Doylestown, Quakertown and Philadelphia to provide convenient offices for our clients and local counsel to clients throughout eastern Pennsylvania. Contact us to speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer about your case.