At Ketchel Law, our criminal attorneys are ready to help you fight your charges, understand your rights and get the best possible outcome for your case.
Our Pittsburgh attorneys treat our clients with respect and understand that these are stressful times for you and your family.
We are experienced, knowledgable and have been successfully battling charges for thousands of clients in Western Pennsylvania for over a decade.
Read below about each of our attorneys and their qualifications.
Attorney Justin J. Ketchel
A Top Criminal Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA, Attorney Justin J. Ketchel thoroughly understands how to navigate the legal system in Western Pennsylvania. He and his team of experienced attorneys have been successful in winning many high profile cases for the past decade.
Dedicated and passionate about law and justice, Attorney Ketchel strives to protect his clients’ rights and provide the best possible defense for every case.
Attorney Justin J. Ketchel is a Pittsburgh native and received his Juris Doctor (JD) from Duquesne University School of Law. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL), the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association, as well as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). He serves on both the Allegheny County Criminal Law Committee and the Communications Committee.
Attorney Anthony B. Jackson
Attorney Anthony B. Jackson is one of the best criminal defense attorneys in Pittsburgh. He is knowledgeable, thorough and cares about his clients, their families and their rights – and he is aggressive about protecting their rights.
Attorney Jackson received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Cum Laude, at The College of Wooster. He went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law.
As an Associate Attorney with the Ketchel Law, Attorney Jackson concentrates his practice on Criminal Defense representation.
He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Attorney Thomas M. McKinley
Attorney Thomas M. McKinley has represented hundreds of clients for Ketchel Law over the past five years in a wide variety of criminal defense cases.
“Trustworthy” and “Attorney” aren’t always words you hear together, but that is exactly how Attorney McKinley’s clients describe him: honest, trustworthy, and responsive.
Attorney McKinley is a Pittsburgh native. He received his undergraduate degree and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh.
Attorney McKinley is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and in the United States Western District Court of Pennsylvania.
Attorney Michael E. Waltman
Attorney Michael E. Waltman is an exceptional trial attorney who has dedicated his career to criminal defense work. He works aggressively to defend his clients’ rights and freedom. He ensures his clients thoroughly understand the legal process and their options.
Michael is Capital Qualified, meaning that he is one of only a few attorneys in Western Pennsylvania permitted by law to represent persons facing the death penalty.
Attorney Waltman is a 2003 graduate from Penn State University and a 2007 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law, where he received a full merit-based academic scholarship.
Attorney Waltman began his career as an attorney in the Allegheny County Office of the Public Defender’s Office, leaving that office in 2010 to enter private practice.