Luis A. Ortiz


Luis A. Ortiz is an extremely experienced criminal defense attorney who has been fighting for the rights of his clients for more than 25 years. Mr. Ortiz has devoted his entire career to zealously representing thousands of individuals both inside and outside of the courtroom arena. Luis A. Ortiz is a former Federal Public Defender and has handled more than one thousand Federal Indictments. Luis A Ortiz handles all types of criminal matters including but not limited to: DUI; Sex Offenses; Thefts; Fraud; Firearms Offenses; Money Laundering; and Narcotics Trafficking. As one of the most experienced criminal defense attorneys in the region, Luis A. Ortiz will fight to have you acquitted and your good reputation restored. Luis A. Ortiz was raised in a small town in Puerto Rico by parents who valued a great education and the service of others. Luis A. Ortiz is completely bilingual in English and Spanish and has lived in Philadelphia since 1992. Luis A. Ortiz is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and obtained his law degree at the prestigious Cornell University School of Law.

Luis A. Ortiz has served as an adjunct clinical professor at the Temple University School of Law, he has been a guest lecturer, was selected through the World Bank to train Public Defenders in Venezuela, and most recently taught a graded internship at West Chester University. Luis A. Ortiz will aggressively protect your freedom, your reputation and your rights.

Areas of Practice:

  • Narcotics Trafficking
  • Money Laundering
  • Firearms Offenses
  • Burglary/ Fraud/ Theft
  • Sex Offenses
  • DUI
  • Other types of Criminal Cases

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware


Franklin and Marshall College
Cornell University School of Law


Spanish & English

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