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The Law Offices of David S. Santee represents individuals in criminal and immigration matters throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Attorney Santee brings nearly two decades of legal experience to bear for each client. He has handled thousands of cases over the course of his career and has taken several hundred cases all the way to trial. He represents clients in administrative hearings, at trial, on appeal, and in post-conviction proceedings.

Why Hire Us?


Our Brains

Knowledge of the law is important, but what separates us from the pack is our creative approach to solving the most difficult legal problems. As far as we’re concerned, there is no such thing as a no-win situation.


Our Passion

We won’t rest until we have thought about your case from every angle. We stay up late at night thinking about our cases, going over the details again and again until we find the answer.


Our Success

We don’t like to brag, but we get good results. They are the product of our brains and our passion. There is no magic formula. If you know how to win and you put in the work, good things happen.

But Don’t Take Our Word For It

See What Our Clients Have to Say

  • “I have had the privilege of working closely with Mr. Santee for over 5 years and have relied on his superb skills and excellent judgement to assist me in completing complex cases to successful outcomes. Our organization wouldn’t be where we are today without the strong relationship we have with Mr. Santee.”

    Thomas Martin Vice President, Baker Tilly Capital
  • “Mr. Santee represented me on my appeal. He got my conspiracy charge reduced and my sentence cut in half so that I ended up with time-served. He saved me four years of parole!”

    K.T. Lawncrest
  • "I thought I was going to die in prison. However, today I can see the light at the end of the tunnel because of the dedication and hard work of Attorney at Law David Santee. Anyone who is seeking true representation from an attorney who is not going to take your money and sell you out should consider David Santee because he will ensure your rights are protected."

    Luis Gonzalez Former Juvenile Lifer

More About What We Do



We represent individuals seeking visas, residency, and citizenship, as well as individuals in immigration court when they are facing deportation. We also work with businesses seeking financing through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program.


Criminal Defense

We handle everything from summary offenses to homicide, from arrest through trial in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties. We also handle appeals and post-conviction matters throughout Pennsylvania.



Crimmigration is the area of law that sits at the intersection of criminal law and immigration. Our firm has experience in each area to benefit any noncitizen client with a criminal case. We also advise criminal defense attorneys with noncitizen clients.

Based in Philadelphia
Serving all of Pennsylvania


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