Pierre LaTour

 Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer Pierre LaTour

phone:  (215) 732-0460
fax: (215) 563-7587

Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer Pierre LaTour defends people all across the state for a variety of criminal offenses.  Mr. LaTour has tried over 100 jury trials and obtained not guilty verdicts for thousands of clients who have been charged with DUI/DWI, drug possession with intent to deliver (PWID), drug conspiracy, possession of a handgun without a license and related firearms offense (VUFA), sex crimes; including rape, child sexual assault and possession of child pornography, aggravated and simple assault, homicide, robbery, and other charges. Mr. LaTour handles cases in both federal and state court and has tried criminal matter in Philadelphia, Doylestown, Media, Norristown, and West Chester, as well in as communities in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties.

Mr. LaTour has been awarded the distinction of being named one of Pennsylvania's "Super Lawyers" for criminal defense from 2010-2017. 

Before entering private practice, Mr. LaTour worked as an assistant Philadelphia District Attorney who tried hundreds of criminal cases from 1998 to 2003.

Mr. LaTour attended Union College where he graduated cum laude in 1998 with a B.A. in political science.  He worked on Capitol Hill from 1992-1995, and entered law school in 1995.  Mr. LaTour graduated from the American University Washington School of law in Washington, D.C. in 1998, earning his J.D. and graduating cum laude.

Mr. LaTour is licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania as well as federal district court for both the Eastern and Middle District.


Areas of Practice: 

Criminal Law


Traffic Violations

White Collar Crimes

Drug Offenses


Sex Crimes/Rape

Guns/Weapons Charges


Car Theft

Probation/Parole Violations

Drug Charges

Possession/Manufacturing of Drugs

Drug Conspiracy

Sexual Assault

Internet Child Pornography

Vehicular Homicide

Bar Admissions:

Pennsylvania, 1998

U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2003

U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2006


American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 1998


Honors: Cum Laude


Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1992


Honors: Cum Laude

Major:  Political Science

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