John Brendan Elbert

Attorney John B. Elbert is a Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer with 30 years of experience in the field.


John B. Elbert began his postsecondary education at St. Joseph’s University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. After graduating magna cum laude from St. Joseph’s in 1970, he went on to study law at the State University of New Jersey School of Law. Attorney Elbert graduated from law school with his Juris Doctor in 1977.

Licensure and Professional History

Attorney John Elbert is licensed to practice law in all courts, State, Local and Federal in the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has been licensed in both of these states since 1978. Attorney Elbert is the managing partner at Pennsylvania Criminal Defense, P.C.

Practice Areas

Attorney John B. Elbert handles virtually all types of criminal defense cases. He has expertise in both Family Law and Juvenile Law. Examples of cases Attorney Elbert can take include:

  • Sexual assault
  • Statutory sexual assault
  • Rape
  • DUI
  • Murder
  • Military crimes

As your attorney, John Elbert can review your case, explain the law as it applies to your situation and help you make the best possible decisions during all phases of the trial process.


Attorney John Elbert holds active membership in several associations, including the Gloucester County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Making an Appointment

Attorney John B. Elbert is a skilled, experienced lawyer who defends all of his clients aggressively. He treats all of his clients with respect and courtesy, and he will do whatever it takes to ensure that his clients have the best possible chance of winning their cases in court. In addition, Attorney Elbert is available to his clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As a client, you will have continuous access to Attorney Elbert, whether you have a simple question or need representation for a bail hearing.

If you are facing criminal charges and are interested in working with Attorney John B. Elbert, contact Pennsylvania Criminal Defense, P.C. today to learn more about our services or to schedule a consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!

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