Richard T. Bobbe

Senior Associate

Criminal Law PA, NJ, Federal

DUI and Traffic/License Restoration PA and NJ

Family Law

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Richard T. Bobbe III is a trial attorney at Greenblatt Pierce Funt & Flores, LLC (GPFF) with nearly two decades of experience. Mr. Bobbe has tried virtually every variety of criminal case from drug possession to homicide and has successfully represented people in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Bobbe began his career in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, under Lynne Abraham, where he successfully prosecuted thousands of cases. Mr. Bobbe then worked at a civil law firm, where he handled professional malpractice (legal and medical), fraud investigations, defense of personal injury cases from inception through trial.

Mr. Bobbe handles criminal and civil matters for the firm in our Pennsylvania and New Jersey Offices. He litigates cases in both federal and state in court. Additionally, Mr. Bobbe and Ashley Shapiro, Esquire are in charge of the firm’s DUI/DWI and Traffic Court Practice.

Mr. Bobbe currently serves on the Executive Board of the Philadelphia Chapter Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia District Attorney Alumni Association. Mr. Bobbe also serves on the Board of Directors of the Dickinson School of Law Alumni Society. Mr. Bobbe earned his law degree in 1999 from Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, where he was President of the SBA and served on the Board of Trustees, and was a founding member of the Dickinson Rugby Football Club. Mr. Bobbe received his undergraduate degree from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 1994.

Honors

Honors:

  • Lee Hopp Award by the Dickinson School of Law
  • The National Trial Lawyers (Top 100) – 2014, 2015, 2016
Professional Activities

Professional Activities:

In The News:

Professional Memberships & Leadership Positions:

  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) – Executive Board
  • Philadelphia District Attorney Alumni Association – Board of Directors
  • Dickinson Law Alumni Society – Board of Directors
  • Camden County Bar Association
Presentations

Presentations:

  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) CLE – Getting to Not Guilty
  • DUI and Criminal Law Primer – F&A.M. of Pennsylvania (pending)
Representative Cases

Representative Cases:

  • Commonwealth v. DH – Former Philadelphia Police Officer accused of First Degree Murder and Conspiracy- Jury trial acquittal on all charges.
  • Commonwealth v. DD – Young man accused of attempted murder and gun charges- Mr. Bobbe’s investigation showed numerous issues with the identifications made of his client in the case- Jury trial acquittal on all charges
  • Commonwealth v. DC – Young man accused of assaulting a Philadelphia Police Officer- Mr. Bobbe’s investigation uncovered assault of client by police. All charges dropped- Offending police officer prosecuted and a significant settlement reached with City of Philadelphia on client’s civil rights claim.
  • Commonwealth v. ER – Working man charged w/ DUI (2nd offense)– Investigation was able to uncover a fatal error to government’s case. All charges dismissed and client able to continue working.
  • Commonwealth Case (undisclosed) – Juvenile charged as an adult with Murder and conspiracy. Through tireless efforts, all murder charges were dropped and juvenile was able to move from adult court and to juvenile court to resolve the case.