ROBERT J. DANIELS

ROBERT J. DANIELS

Managing Partner

rdaniels@killiangephart.com
(717) 232-1851

Bio

Bob, the managing Partner of Killian and Gephart, is one of Central Pennsylvania’s foremost advocates in State and Federal Grand Jury proceedings as well as in the areas of complex criminal and civil investigations, including white collar criminal matters, ChildLine reports, internal investigations, corporate compliance inquiries, University student disciplinary actions, Title IX litigation and public corruption accusations and related matters.

He has advocated on behalf of scores of clients who have been charged criminally, been the subject of an internal investigation, or been called to testify before a State or Federal Grand Jury. Former clients include a multitude of professionals in various fields, including: Educators, Politicians, Doctors, Attorneys, Police Officers, Engineers, CEOs, Administrators, Government and Corporate Executives; as well as Government and Corporate entities. Attorney Daniels understands the investigatory process and the potential for negative implications for an individual or organization, both directly and indirectly. Discretion is given paramount consideration in every case.

Bob is an accomplished and experienced litigator. He has secured acquittals for his clients in several high profile criminal matters, ranging from Death Penalty to Summary offenses. He also has significant litigation experience in State and Federal Civil matters, Professional licensing infractions, binding Arbitration hearings, Administrative Law proceedings, Title IX actions, ChildLine investigations, and Student Conduct infractions. He is a proud advocate for teachers and education professionals through his affiliation with PSEA, guiding countless members through the minefield of internal administrative investigations and the disciplinary process. Bob has an aptitude for obtaining positive outcomes in seemingly insurmountable circumstances. He is as comfortable negotiating a favorable resolution to a matter as he litigating a case. Whether the matter dictates deft resolution or aggressive litigation, Attorney Daniels possesses the necessary skills and experience to successfully command the best possible result for his clients.

Bob graduated from the California State University system and earned his law degree from Widener University School of Law. Bob was previously employed as a Senior Deputy Public Defender in the Dauphin County Pennsylvania Public Defender's Office and as an Associate at a small firm in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He has guest lectured at the Pennsylvania State Police Academy, Widener University School of Law and the Central Pennsylvania College. He has been selected to serve as a Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Bob has resided in Central Pennsylvania for over twenty years. In addition to his legal pursuits, Bob is a prodigious international traveler and has hiked the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. He is an avid fisherman, kayaker, certified sailboat skipper, and scuba diver who also enjoys rehabbing real estate in his spare time.

Areas of Practice

  • State and Federal Criminal Law
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Education
  • Labor and Employment
  • Childline & Child Abuse Expunction

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • United States Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education

  • Widener University Commonwealth Law School
  • California State University