You Deserve Representation from An Attorney Who Will Fight

Attention Clients and those Looking for Legal Representation

At this time of uncertainty, we at the Dorward Law Firm want you to know that we care about you, your family and our staff. Many courts in Pennsylvania have had to take the added precautions of closing their doors to the public due to this pandemic. Our office will remain open, but due to your safety and ours we will not be scheduling any in person office visits. This is effective immediately and will last at least until April 1, 2020. We will reevaluate this policy at that time. In the meantime, we are available to all of our clients and all of those in need of legal representation. We are available by phone, by email and through text messaging. Although the Covid 19 virus and court closures will not cause your charges to go away, you can rest assured that we will continue to be here for you through every step of your case. As I was recently reminded by another company, in the end we will not know if we did too much during this pandemic, but we certainly will if we do not. We wish you and your family health and safety and look forward to helping you in any way we can.

Harrisburg Criminal Defense Attorney

Over a Decade of Experience Fighting for Clients’ Rights in Dauphin County

Being arrested on criminal charges is one of the scariest things a person can face. With your rights and future on the line, you need help from an Harrisburg criminal defense attorney who has your best interests at heart. At the Dorward Law Firm, we do whatever it takes to help our clients tell their side of the story and avoid a criminal conviction. Our Harrisburg criminal defense lawyer has access to expert witnesses and useful relationships in the legal community to help you obtain a favorable outcome for your case. Whether you were charged with drunk driving or a sex crime, you can count on our team to treat you with compassion and respect. Schedule your free consultation today by dialing (717) 429-0411 now.

With over a decade of experience fighting for his clients, Attorney Shawn Dorward has the in-depth knowledge and insights that win cases. He was awarded the Regents Choice Award in 2010 by the National College for DUI Defense and is certified in a number of other DUI-related courses by the American Chemical Society. This kind of knowledge is helpful when it comes to explaining what happened in your case. The Dorward Law Firm has helped many clients to have their sentences reduced or even dropped. During your free consultation, we can go over the challenges you face and help you understand your legal options.

While your prosecutors may have evidence against you, we know how to stand strong in favor of your interests. You should not face your criminal charges alone. The Dorward Law Firm is here to help you face your situation with hope and confidence. Get started on your legal strategy by contacting our Harrisburg criminal defense lawyer right away. Call now for a free consultation about your case.

Over a Decade of 
Effective Defense

Attorney Shawn Dorward has established a reputation of outstanding defense and establishing personal relationships with his clients. Reach out today to schedule your free consultation!



Authentic Reviews from Previous Clients
  • Attorney Shawn Dorward showed unwavering determination to achieve the resolution I wanted.

    “He constantly gave me updates as he fought and negotiated with every member of the district court: including the assistant DA, lead DA, judge, and even my arresting officer.”

    - Marc
  • He is very personable which made talking to him incredibly easy

    “It’s a well known fact that you get what you pay for, but a loss of license, loss of job, and jail time would have cost me a lot more.”

    - Curt
  • I was confronted with a DUI for taking prescription meds 2 days before.

    “Shawn is a very personable and intelligent attorney. I was confronted with a DUI for taking perscription meds 2 days before. It seemed ludicrous but it was being pushed to the limit. In the end after ...”

    - Dexter
  • Wonderful and upfront. Prompt and very very personable

    “Shawn was my lawyer for a DUI case, in which I was charged with a General Impairment DUI after a car accident that was precipitated by bald tires, not alcohol. I had been drinking, but my BAC was ...”

    - Zach
  • Shawn did his thing and reduced my charge to a general impairment.

    “Shawn and this law firm allowed me to get my life back on track as quickly as possible.”

    - Luke

Why Should You Choose Attorney Shawn Dorward?

  • We are specifically trained in DUI defense. Visit our bio to learn more!
  • We offer payment plans for your convenience.
  • Over 10 years of legal experience defending the accused.
  • We make ourselves available whenever you need us.

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