Alyssa Poole is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she was a scholar athlete, and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2000. Mrs. Poole went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from the prestigious Villanova Law School in May of 2003. Mrs. Poole started her law career as a criminal prosecutor with the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office where she honed her trial skills in the halls of the County Courthouse. As an Assistant District Attorney, Mrs. Poole prosecuted cases ranging in degree from summary up to and including felony offenses. During her last two years with the District Attorney’s office, Mrs. Poole was part of the Special Victims Unit where she primarily prosecuted complex felony cases.
In June of 2007, Mrs. Poole left the District Attorney’s Office to go into private practice at the Law Office of John E. Kusturiss, Jr., P.L.L.C, where Mrs. Poole primarily focused her practice on Criminal Defense, while also representing clients in Family Law matters and Personal Injury cases.
In January of 2012, Mrs. Poole was appointed to the Board of the Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (DCACDL). As a board member she was responsible for putting together Continuing Legal Education classes, seminars and other events for the Delaware County Criminal Defense Bar. Ms. Poole served in this capacity until January of 2017.
In May of 2014, Mrs. Poole joined The Benari Law Group as a litigation chair working out of the Media office. While with the Benari Law Group, Ms. Poole focused her practice solely on Criminal Defense matters, providing her clients with experience and dedicated representation that are hard to find these days.
In July of 2017, Mrs. Poole made the decision to branch out on her own as a solo practitioner with Kusturiss Law. With more than 15 years experience handling criminal law matters in Delaware, Chester and Montgomery counties, Mrs. Poole is ready to put her experience to work for you. If you are looking for an honest, dedicated lawyer to help guide you through your criminal matter, Mrs. Poole is the attorney for you!