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“People charged with criminal offenses don’t have a minute to wait.”

Based in Lancaster County, the attorneys at Miller Lyden specialize in Criminal and Family Law litigation and legal services.

The size and location of our organization is designed to ensure we are able to give the clients in our Community, their own personalized legal services. Our legal team has extensive experience with the local Courts and procedures. Chris and I answer your phone calls personally–any time of day. We strive to work shoulder-to-shoulder with each and every client at all scheduled hearings.

Civil Rights & Sexual Abuse Victims Litigation

Miller Lyden attorneys want to help you fight for the justice you deserve. It is critical to contact us as soon as possible, because statutes of limitations will often apply in sexual abuse cases. Call our office at 717-393-8000 to schedule a free consultation.

Miller Lyden attorneys are experienced and can properly evaluate your case to determine persons responsible.


Miller Lyden P.C. in the News | Sex Crimes

Lancaster County settles for $1.3 million with five victims of former Youth Intervention Center worker
Lancaster County has agreed to pay a total of $1.3 million to five women who as minors were sexually assaulted by a county employee at the Youth Intervention Center. Along with a $400,000 paid to another victim earlier this year, the payments represent one of the largest settlements in the county’s history. The county itself is paying $375,000 of the $1.3 million, while the rest is paid by the county’s insurance agent. CONTINUE »

Lawsuit: Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center failed to act after girls alleged harassment
The Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center failed for months to take action after girls in the shelter complained about a youth care worker’s inappropriate behavior, a lawsuit alleges.The worker, David T. Stevenson, 55, is now serving 10 to 25 years in state prison after pleading guilty and no contest last month to a score of sex abuse charges involving five girls at the county-run shelter. CONTINUE »

Lancaster County pays $400,000 to minor sexually assaulted while in its care. Did the county ignore the signs?
Lancaster County has agreed to pay $400,000 to a girl who was sexually assaulted by an employee of its juvenile detention center in 2017 when she was 15 years old. The settlement agreement, one of the largest in county history, resolves only the first of numerous federal lawsuits filed against the county over the abusive Youth Intervention Center worker.CONTINUE »

Meet our team of laywers

Cory Miller

Cory Miller, Shareholder

Growing up in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, Cory was born and raised in his hometown of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin and graduated from University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Cory received his Law Degree from the Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1997. Cory returned to his hometown where he served his community both as a prosecutor as well as a defense attorney before relocating with his family to Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 2001. In addition to his law practice, committed to Criminal Litigation, Cory also serves as Chairman of the West Earl Township Zoning Board and is also the Board Secretary for Revelations of Freedom Ministries, a faith based, non-profit inpatient recovery center in Blue Ball, PA.


Christopher P. Lyden

Christopher P. Lyden, Shareholder

Mr. Lyden is an experienced trial and appellate attorney who has served clients in Pennsylvania for over 20 years. His private practice focuses primarily on civil litigation. Areas of law include civil rights, torts and family legal matters, including divorce and custody. He served on the Criminal Justice Act Panel of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for over 10 years. He has experience representing clients in federal court on both civil and criminal matters.


The Criminal Case Process:

If you have been arrested and are now being charged with a crime, here at the steps of the process you will be taken through, and what you need to know for the optimal result for you and your family.


“We pride ourselves in guiding our clients and their loved ones through some of the most difficult situations in their life.”
~ Miller Lyden, Attorneys at Law


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