Michael H. Fienman


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Attorney Michael FienmanMichael H. Fienman successfully represents individuals who have been charged with criminal and traffic offenses in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, and Chester counties. He is a zealous advocate who excels at relentlessly defending clients in state court, federal court and before administrative agencies.

Mr. Fienman earned his undergraduate degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA and his law degree from The Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, MI where he was awarded a place on the Dean’s List for superior academic achievement. During law school, Mr. Fienman clerked for a prominent Detroit firm where he discovered his passion and talent for defending others in the courtroom before judges and juries.

Prior to founding Fienman Defense, Mr. Fienman maintained a general litigation practice where he represented individuals and businesses in matters that ranged from partnership disputes and collection actions, to personal injury, probate, and of course, criminal defense. As his practice grew, Mr. Fienman recognized his strength in the area of criminal law and a determination to be the best criminal attorney in the region. His criminal defense specialities include DUI defense, weapons crimes, and defense of juvenile charges.

Today, Mr. Fienman has transitioned his law practice to meet the growing needs of his clients and realize his ambition. He is an active member of the Montgomery and Philadelphia County bar associations and sits on several committees. With limited exception, Mr. Fienman exclusively handles criminal matters. He has additional experience as a nationwide SNAP violations attorney.

Mr. Fienman is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Supreme Court of New Jersey, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey and the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Fienman is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Montgomery Bar Association and Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.


  • Pennsylvania State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar


  • J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • B.A., Dickinson College


  • Certified Arbitrator for the First Judicial District
  • Named to Pro Bono Roll of Honor by judges of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in 2011 and 2012