About ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Brian Manchester from Pennsylvania
Brian Manchester has been in practice since 2000 and he exclusively handles criminal defense all across Pennsylvania as well as in Federal Courts. Brian concentrates in using his knowledge of science as well as the law in defending his clients. He attends training several times a year across the country and the topics include DNA, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Field Sobriety Testing, Cross Examination, and Presentation Skills. Mr. Manchester also takes the time to learn the science of decision making so he is able to understand how judges and juries make decisions so he can better be able to prepare his arguments for court.
Mr. Manchester belongs to the American Chemical Society as well as the Society Of Forensic Toxicologists where he is currently the only practicing defense attorney in the country to be a member of that organization. On June 28, 2014 Mr. Manchester successfully completed the American Chemical Society’s Forensic Chromatography Principles of DUID course. He then took and passed a rigorous 100 question test thus becoming one of only 12 lawyers in the country to be a certified Lawyer-Scientist through the American Chemical Society.