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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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$3 Million Dollar Settlement against distracted truck driver who caused client to suffer from RSD/CRPS

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A truck driver who attempted to retrieve documents that had fallen to the floor of the tractor slammed into the back of a moving car, causing the driver of that car to sustain serious and permanent injuries, including a diagnosis of RSD, CRPS and disequilibrium syndrome. Valerie K. Williams successfully settled the matter against the truck driver and his employer for the policy limits of $3 million dollars.

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$900,000 settlement against Philadelphia Nightclub for serving alcohol to a minor and other intoxicated person

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The case involved a gentleman’s club in Philadelphia that continued to serve a 20 year old girl (a minor) and her boyfriend with large quantities of alcohol, after they were visibly intoxicated. At closing time, the couple drove away in her car. The boyfriend caused the car to strike a guardrail on I95, flipping the car over and throwing the girl approximately 40 feet into the highway. She suffered head trauma, back pain and severe road rash. It was discovered ...

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ALL CHARGES DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing

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On May 2, 2013, attorney Robert C. Keller was successful in having the charges of terroristic threats and harassment dismissed at the PRELIMINARY HEARING. The matter was argued and tried before THE HONORABLE RICHARD M. CAPPELLI. Mr. Keller successfully argued that the Commonwealth failed to present a prima facie case against the defendant. The evidence was not sufficient to hold the defendant on charges to be heard Media (Delaware County Court of Common Pleas).

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Another NOT GUILTY verdict for criminal defense attorney Robert C. Keller – DRUG CHARGES

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The defendant was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, and Conspiracy. After a two day trial before THE HONORABLE GREGORY M. MALLON of Delaware County Court of Common Pleas in March of 2013, the defendant was found NOT GUILTY on all charges. He was represented by Robert C. Keller. Mr. Keller is the President of the Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

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NOT GUILTY of Aggravated Assault, Possessing Instruments of Crime, Simple Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person

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After a three day trial held before the HONORABLE GENECE E. BRINKLEY of Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas in January, 2013, Robert C. Keller was successful in obtaining a NOT GUILTY verdict for his client, who was acquitted of all charges.

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NOT GUILTY of Rape, Aggravated Assault, Sexual Assault, Unlawful Restraint, and Indecent Assault

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After a two day trial before the HONORABLE JOHN P. CAPUZZI, SR. of Delaware County Court of Common Pleas in December, 2012, Robert C. Keller was successful in obtaining a NOT GUILTY verdict for his client, who was acquitted of all charges.

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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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