Mr. Visco is a sole practitioner who focuses his legal practice on the areas he does best – family law and criminal defense. He works in the jurisdictions he knows best: Bucks County, Montgomery County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Mercer County and Hunterdon County, New Jersey.
In 2011 Mr. Visco left one of the large local firms and started his own practice. His practice has steadily grown with offices in Doylestown, Newtown and Princeton. Mr. Visco has spent his entire legal career representing individuals in need. He helps clients in Family Law-related matters including; Divorce, Custody, Support and Adoptions in the Bucks and Mercer County areas. His family law experience encompasses mediation for parties who desire to resolve their disputes amicably, litigation for those who cannot reach an amicable resolution, and Collaborative Resolutions for those that fall somewhere in between mediation and litigation.
Mr. Visco has represented doctors, lawyers, CEOs, and other high-net-worth individuals in their divorces as well as client with moderate estates. Mr. Visco prides himself on developing strong bonds with his clients, in being available for them whenever needed, and helping them traverse the emotional extremes of their situation. His clients regard him as a knowledgable counselor, zealous advocate and, above all else, a trusted friend.
Prior to working in the private field, Mr. Visco worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Bucks County prosecuting a wide array of criminal matters and gaining extensive trial and litigation experience in the process. Mr. Visco served as head of the Consumer Protection division while at the District Attorney’s office.
Even before law school, Mr. Visco showed a willingness to help others. Prior to being awarded a scholarship to Temple Law School, Mr. Visco worked as police officer on the island of Maui, Hawaii. He began his employment with the Maui County Police Department in the undercover narcotics division. He was a decorated Officer and, to this day, still holds onto the “Aloha” spirit of Hawaii.
Mr. Visco’s experience as a police officer, Assistant District Attorney and New Jersey Public Defender give him unparalleled experience and insight in handling, resolving and litigating criminal and traffic matters. His track record for securing favorable outcomes for his clients is impressive and consistent.
Mr. Visco was born and raised in Bucks County where he continues to reside. He is active in various civic and charitable organizations, is on the Board of Directors for the Buckingham Racquet Club, Doylestown Athletic Association and a founding member and director of the Bucks County Collaborative Law Group.
When not in Court or otherwise helping his clients, Mr. Visco enjoys coaching his youngest daughter in softball, losing badly to his son in tennis, and exploring art museums with his oldest daughter.
- Pennsylvania, 2003
- New Jersey, 2003
- Temple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2003
- Maui County Police Department, 1996
- Temple University, 1994
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