|Celebrating 30 years, Popper & Yatvin is a Philadelphia firm
concentrating in criminal defense and police misconduct
litigation in state and federal courts. We also represent
students and parents in special education and disability
|Click here to read our blog at: PopperYatvin.com/Blog
|On August 22, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third|
|Circuit agreed with Popper & Yatvin attorney, Alan L. Yatvin, in M.R. |
v. Ridley School District, ruling that a parent who seeks retrospective
reimbursement to remedy a school district's failure to honor its
obligations under the "stay-put" provisions of the Individual's with
Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) is a prevailing party entitled to
attorney's fees. Referring to Yatvin, the Court wrote: "[W]e note that the
litigation here was conducted by highly qualified and experienced
counsel..." Footnote 9.
|The 2017 list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers includes Alan L. Yatvin of the|
|Philadelphia Law Firm Popper & Yatvin. This is Yatvin’s 14th consecutive year of being |
honored, having been named a Super Lawyer every year since the program’s creation in
|Martindale-Hubbell has again in 2017 recognized Popper & Yatvin partners Howard D.|
|Popper and Alan L. Yatvin with the highest possible level of professional excellence - |
AV Preeminent. This peer review rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High
General Ethical Standards rating and a 5/5 Legal Ability rating.
|On June 12, 2016, The Inquirer published a commentary by Popper & Yatvin partner|
|Alan L. Yatvin commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's |
landmark decision in Miranda v. Arizona.
|The 2016 list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers includes Popper & Yatvin partner Alan L.|
|Yavin. Yatvin has been named a Super Lawyer every year since the program begain in |
|Martindale-Hubbell has recognized Popper & Yatvin partner Howard D. Popper for his|
|30 years of service to the legal community.|
|On April 17, 2015, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter named Popper & Yatvin|
|partner Alan L. Yatvin to the newly created Police Community Oversight Board. The |
Board was established by the Mayor by Executive Order No. 1-15, in response to the
United States Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policy Services (DOJ-
COPS) report entitled, “Collaborative Reform Initiative: An Assessment of Deadly Force
Policy and Practice in the Philadelphia Police Department” and the Interim Report of the
President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
|Popper & Yatvin partner Alan L. Yatvin has been elected to a three year term as one of|
|the 18 members of the National Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association |
(ADA), commencing January 2015. Read more on our blog.
|The Fall 2014 issue of The Philadelphia Lawyer, the quarterly magazine of the|
|Philadelphia Bar Association, features an article on Popper & Yatvin partner Alan L. |
|On November 8, 2014, Alan L. Yatvin was a member of the panel entitled: Ethical|
|Considerations During Pre-Trial Proceedings, at an ethics training by the Association of |
Defence Counsel Practising Before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former
Yugoslavia (ADC-ICTY) held an ethics training in The Hague, The Netherlands.
|Alan L. Yatvin was a member of the writing group for Care of Young Children With|
|Diabetes in the Child Care Setting: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes |
Association, published September 23, 2014, in the journal Diabetes Care, October 2014
vol. 37 no. 10 2834-2842.
|On August 5, 2014 The Philadelphia Inquirer published an OpEd by Howard Popper --|
|Arrests show need for police oversight|
|On April 29, 2014, Alan L. Yatvin was sworn into the Bar Association of the Kingdom|
|of Cambodia and assigned as provisional International Co-Lawyer for a confidential |
suspect under investigation in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
(ECCC), also known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.
|On April 29, 2014, Alan L. Yatvin gave written testimony on behalf of the American|
|Diabetes Association before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee |
on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights on “Law Enforcement Responses to
Disabled Americans: Promising Approaches for Protecting Public Safety”
|Popper & Yatvin Settles Suit Over Philadelphia Police Shooting of Emotionally Disturbed|
|Man. Alan L. Yatvin was interviewed for a story which played on Philadelphia’s public |
radio station, WHYY-FM. Click here, then click on the play button ► below the headline
to listen to the story.
|Popper & Yatvin obtains $1.8 Million settlement in fatal police shooting. Read about it|
|On behalf of the American Diabetes Association, Popper & Yatvin partner Alan L.|
|Yatvin, along with Daniel Lorber, MD, presented a training on diabetes at the New York |
City Police Academy on January 31, 2014. Click here to read more.
|Alan L. Yatvin’s work insuring that police respond appropriately to persons with diabetes|
|is highlighted in the January 2014 issue of the American Diabetes Association’s magazine, |
Diabetes Forecast. Click here to read the article.
|The August 2013 issue of Diabetes Forecast profiles Alan L. Yatvin’s work on behalf of|
|students with diabetes. Click here to read the article.|