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Eric J. Mikovch

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AV Preeminent Rating, Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence by Martindale-Hubbell 2021
Client Champion Gold 2021 rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Attorney Mikovch has over 25 years of experience as a criminal defense attorney.  In his criminal defense practice, he represents individuals charged with crimes ranging from felonies, misdemeanors and summary charges.  He has successfully defended clients in numerous jury trials with the end results being not guilty on all counts.  Attorney Mikovch has represented clients against the Office of Children and Youth when people are wrongly accused of abuse and Indicated, and represents both plaintiffs and defendants in Protection from Abuse (PFA) hearings.  He also represents individuals on state-issued license employment matters which may be affected by criminal charges or issues of misconduct, and has fought PennDOT to restore clients’ driving privileges.

Attorney Mikovch is admitted to practice before all courts under the purview of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Attorney Mikovch also specializes in real estate transactions.  His real estate practice involves representation of borrowers, buyers, sellers and banks involved in real estate closings and refinancings.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Drug Violations
  • Federal
  • Felonies
  • Grand Jury Proceedings
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Misdemeanor
  • Parole & Probation
  • Prosecution
  • Sex Offenses
  • Traffic Violations
  • Victims' Rights
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Commercial Banks
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Condominiums & Cooperatives
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Title Insurance
  • Protection from Abuse (PFA)
  • Summary Offenses

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1994


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1994
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Betta Kappa
    • Honors: Dean's List Honors - 7

Representative Clients

  • Individuals
  • Business Entities


  • Annual Criminal Law Update – 2019
  • Criminal Law in a Digital World – 2018
  • A Primer to Police Misconduct Litigation – 2018
  • A Fresh Start: Expungements, Pardons and Sealing Criminal Records Under Act 5 – 2017
  • Psychological Evaluations in Criminal & Civil Cases – 2017
  • Witness Preparation Advice, Techniques and Tactics – 2017
  • DUI Blood Post-Birchfield and Pennsylvania’s New Ignition Interlock Law – 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association


  • Phi Sigma Alpha
  • Delta Upsilon