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Bill Peters
Attorney at Law


Bill's Clients Are Well-Informed of their Case

Bill Peters graduated from The University of Scranton with his bachelor’s degree in political science and history. He completed his Juris Doctor degree from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware.  Bill is a member of the Pennsylvania State Bar Association. Additionally, Bill is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  He was recently named by the National Trial Lawyers as a 2016 Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney and by the Who’s Who Directories as one of the 2016 Top Attorneys of North America.

In addition to providing excellent criminal defense representation, the Peters Law Firm also provides title insurance and closing services for residential and commercial real estate transactions in the area. He has provided excellent service to real estate clients for thirteen years.

If you are facing criminal charges in Northeastern Pennsylvania, you need to have an advocate by your side who combines expertise, savvy, and compassion in providing comprehensive criminal defense. The Peters Law Firm will passionately advocate for your rights throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Contact us in the Scranton area, Tunkhannock, and Wyoming County or throughout Northeast Pennsylvania at our main office in Clarks Summit or by visiting us. We can provide you with an initial consultation where we will take the time to listen to the facts and help you figure out what your next step should be.

I am here to educate and lead you through your criminal case.


  • J.D. - Widener University School of Law, 1991

  • Bachelors - University of Scranton

    • Majors: Political Science & History

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania


  • Pennsylvania State Bar Association

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney, 2016

  • Who’s Who Directories: Top Attorneys of North America, 2016