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District Attorney - County of Lehigh
District Attorney
James B. Martin
Lehigh County Courthouse
455 W. Hamilton Street
Allentown, Pa 18101-1614
Phone: 610-782-3100
Fax: 610--820-3323
Office Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M

The District Attorney is charge with seeking justice for all concerned when criminal charges have been filed and to effectively prosecute those individuals who commit both adult and juvenile crimes. He is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer for the County and works closely with all police departments within the County.

The District Attorney's Office has created task forces and specialized investigators to combat a variety of crimes. It is the D.A.'s intention to continue its specialized investigations, such as child abuse, domestic violence, auto theft, insurance fraud and drug offenses, and create new initiatives to combat crime and inprove the criminal justice sytem.

Our D.U.I. Processing Center is now fully operational, saving our municipal police departments valuable man-hours.

Within the community, we offer as much support as possible to make our communities safe. In an effort to encourage participation form the community, we purchase Crime Watch and Drug Free signs for the communities and participate in many community-oriented events.

The District Attorney's Office processes approxiately 3800 criminal cases a year, in addition to Juvenile, Summary Appeal, Private Complaints, Forfeitures and Probation Violation cases.

DEPARTMENTS AFFILIATED WITH DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE:

  • Lehigh County Detectives 610-782-3226
  • Victim/Witness Coordinator 610-782-3890
  • Lehigh County Drug Task Force 610-821-9325
  • Auto Theft Task Force 610-770-3817
  • Insurance Fraud Task Force 610-770-3818
  • Domestic Abuse Investigator 610-439-2202
  • DUI Center 610-871-1180

LEHIGH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE VICTIM/WITNESS UNIT

The Victim/Witness Unit in the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office provides information to victims and witnesses concerning the Lehigh County court system and the progress of their case through the court system. Some of the services provided are:

  • Court Accompaniment
  • Case Studies
  • Sentencing Notification
  • Assistance with restitution and property return
  • Employer/School/Creditor Intervention

Lehigh County Bad Check Restitution Program


For information concerning your Lehigh County court case please write to :


Victim/Witness Coordinator
Office of the District Attorney
455 W. Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101

or call
610-782-3890 / 610-782-3100
FAX 610-820-3323