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Editorial: Justice for Alexander McClay Williams

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Delaware County Daily Times
POSTED: May 16, 2017 8:45PM EDT

Longtime Delco educator Sam Lemon is the great-grandson of William Ridley, the attorney who represented Alexander McClay Williams. Lemon has worked to clear the teen and written a book on the circumstances surrounding Williams’ trial and execution – the youngest person ever put to death in Pennsylvania. DIGITAL ...

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Lawyer: Some justice for teen executed 86 years ago

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Philly.com
POSTED: May 16, 2017 – 8:38PM EDT
by Mari A. Schaefer, Staff Writer

MICHAEL BRYANT / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER / FILE
Samuel Lemon (left) and pastor Keith Collins in Green Lawn Cemetery in Chester Township, where Alexander McClay Williams is buried.

The criminal record of Alexander McClay Williams has been expunged, more than 80 years after ...

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Protect and Serve | The Attorneys of Keller, Lisgar & Williams fight to obtain “fair and just results” for every client

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Philadelphia Life/Suburban Life – March 2017
by: Leigh Stuart
photography by: Jeff Anderson

The legal world is one rife with subtlety, with nuance. Put another way, navigating this complex world requires the skilled touch of a seasoned expert. For this reason, among many others, the most informed dients turn to the attorneys of Keller, Lisgar & Williams for their wisdom ...

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DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED due to Illegal search by police

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The defendant was sleeping on his friend’s couch when he was awoken by police. They were executing a valid search warrant issued for his friend’s home. The police then handcuffed and searched the defendant. They found a glass bottle that contained drugs on his person. He was charged with drug possession and intent to deliver. Robert C. Keller presented a Motion to Suppress the evidence before a Delaware County Court of Common Pleas judge. Mr. Keller argued that the search ...

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A Bucks County jury finds the defendant “Not Guilty” of simple assault, neglect, and reckless endangerment

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The defendant was charged with simple assault, neglect, and recklessly endangering another person while performing her duties at work. She plead her innocence and hired Robert C. Keller to represent her at time of trial. Mr. Keller’s zealous representation resulted in her acquittal. The Bucks County jury found her “not guilty” on all charges, in less than one hour of deliberating.

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A successful recovery – left turn on a green arrow

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In a case involving a car accident, Payne claimed that he had the right of way with a green light and that Jones had only a green arrow when she turned in front of him. Payne initially brought suit against Jones in District Court, where he was awarded damages.

The case was appealed and the matter was tried by Valerie K. Williams in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County. At time of trial it was argued that Jones (represented by Valerie K. Williams) had ...

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