Alva & Shuttleworth, LLC
2000 - 2003
Jeremy-Evan Alva has always taken on challenging cases and proudly defended the underdog. He has represented clients facing a range of difficult situations, including felony charges and federal offenses. Even when his clients are overwhelmed with their situations, he takes on their case and defends their rights and futures. As a criminal defense lawyer in Philadelphia, he helps his clients through some of the toughest issues they could face.
While earning his bachelor's degree, Jeremy-Evan challenged himself with a triple major in Psychology, Social Science, and Political Science. After graduating, he worked toward his Juris Doctor at James Beasley School of Law at Temple University. While studying law, he was awarded several honors for his tenacity in tough situations and skills as a trial advocate.
After becoming licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, he gained worked at the prestigious Public Defender Association of Philadelphia, where he gained hands-on experience helping those facing financial hardships and criminal charges. His clients were in dire need of quality legal counsel, with their futures on the line, and Jeremy-Evan undertook the challenge of representing both adults and minors in these tough situations.
As an attorney at Alva & Shuttleworth, LLC in Philadelphia, he continues to fight for the rights of the accused. His determination in the face of difficulty has earned him recognition by SuperLawyers magazine, which awarded him as a "Pennsylvania Rising Star for several years. His clients continue to benefit from his thorough knowledge of Pennsylvania's criminal process and his resolve to take on even the most challenging cases.