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John A. Abom

Jay is the managing partner of the law firm of Abom & Kutulakis, L.L.P.. His practice focuses on State and Federal criminal law and real estate law. Jay represents clients who are accused of crimes in all Federal and Pennsylvania State Courts. Jay is recognized as being a death penalty certified criminal defense attorney in Pennsylvania.

‘John Abom’ Media Archive

Wright will coach Boiling Springs wrestling this season

Posted on: October 9th, 2013

BOILING SPRINGS — South Middleton School Board put a hold on wrestling coach Rodney Wright but did not count him out of the upcoming season. The board Monday voted unanimously to reinstate Wright as head coach of the Boiling Springs High School team, but made the effective date of his appointment Jan. 1, 2014. This […]

Former Penn State officials accused of covering up allegation of child abuse

Posted on: July 30th, 2013

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Boiling Springs High School wrestling coach ordered to stand trial for drug paraphernalia

Posted on: June 6th, 2013

PENN TOWNSHIP, CUMBERLAND COUNTY – Boiling Springs High School wrestling coach Rodney A. Wright has been ordered to stand trial in Cumberland County Court on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. District Justice Vivian Cohick found enough evidence in a three-hour preliminary hearing Wednesday to order Wright, 44, to appear for formal arraignment Aug. […]

Rodney Wright’s Media Statement

Posted on: April 12th, 2013

To Whom It May Concern: My Firm has been retained to represent Rodney Wright in defense of the Misdemeanor Paraphernalia charges filed against him. In response to many media inquires, Mr. Wright releases the following statement: I am deeply disappointed that a contentious divorce with my wife of 19 years has spilled out into the […]

Landisburg man headed to court in crash death of woman

Posted on: March 29th, 2013

The presentation of witnesses and reports from a defense attorney led to the dismissal of the DUI portion of a homicide by vehicle charge, but a 23-year-old Landisburg man is still heading to Cumberland County Court for the death of a Landisburg woman. Kevin C. Miller was initially charged with homicide by vehicle while driving […]

Attorney explains Corbett lawsuit against NCAA

Posted on: January 3rd, 2013

Buried in Governor Tom Corbett’s 43-page lawsuit against the NCAA is the legal gem that explains the case. On page 23 of the antitrust lawsuit filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Harrisburg, Corbett argues that the sanction upon Penn State was “imposed by the NCAA as opposed to accepted by Penn State.” According […]

Sanduskey Asks Judge to Throw Out Conviction

Posted on: October 19th, 2012

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What’s next for Sandusky?

Posted on: October 11th, 2012

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (WHTM) – Through a hurricane of camera clicks, Sandusky did not speak a word as he was led from the Centre County Courthouse after learning he will spend at least the next 30 years in prison. Wearing a red prison jumpsuit and holding a manila envelope, the 68-year-old convicted child rapist was put […]

‘Zombie Muhammad’ case won’t die

Posted on: September 14th, 2012

Just when you thought you were safe from ridiculous news… The Zombie Muhammad is back – with support from a politically connected conservative Philadelphia “think tank” – demanding that Pennsylvania’s Judicial Conduct Board revisit a controversial decision of Mechanicsburg Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin and remove Martin from the bench. Last October, Ernest Perce V […]

Grand jury to decide charges against Williamstown woman who fatally shot husband in self-defense claim

Posted on: August 27th, 2012

WILLIAMSTOWN — Gina Anne Murphy told state police she was defending herself from her knife-wielding ex-husband when she retrieved her .22-caliber revolver and fatally shot him in the chest Monday night. It was the latest in an ongoing pattern of threats from her ex-husband, she told investigators. Murphy has not been charged in Dauphin County’s […]