Gina Amoriello


Gina Amoriello (formerly Capuano) graduated from Temple University School of Law in 1998 after obtaining her undergraduate degree from Saint Joseph’s University. She was the recipient of the Temple Law Alumni Moot Court Award as well as an award for excellence in litigation.

Her experience includes a judicial clerkship on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania in addition to employment as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia. She has been in private practice since 2001, handling any and all criminal matters in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Telephone: (215) 389-3090
Philadelphia Office: 1515 Market Street, Suite 1200 Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 389-3090

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Judge doesn’t bar insanity defense in 2016 Rittenhouse stabbing

Steven Simminger’s paranoid schizophrenia and anxiety were well documented, developing after a 1994 auto accident in the Navy cost him a leg, and left him with a traumatic brain injury and a disability discharge. But does that mean Simminger, 41, was legally insane early on March 13, 2016, when he fatally stabbed a man in…

Rittenhouse Square stabbing suspect appears in court

CENTER CITY (WPVI) — A stabbing suspect faced a judge Wednesday, more than two weeks after a deadly altercation in Rittenhouse Square. Prosecutors are describing this as a case of cold-blooded murder. 24-year-old Colin McGovern of Bucks County was allegedly stabbed to death by 40-year-old Steven Simminger of Media on Sunday, March 13th right around…

Defense challenges DNA identification in 1989 ‘cold case’

The prosecution alleges that Rudolph Churchill committed two rape-murders in 1989, based on the identification of his DNA a quarter-century later on two items found near the bodies of Ruby Ellis and Cheryl Hanible. On Monday, a lawyer for the 54-year-old South Jersey man questioned the integrity of that DNA evidence. Gina Capuano spent almost…

Defense: No evidence connects men to A.C.’s Dirty Blok gang

Friendships, phone calls and photos do not add up to conspiracy, according to defense attorneys for four men charged as part of an allegedly violent Atlantic City drug-trafficking organization. Circumstances — but not necessarily evidence — connect Kareem Bailey, Terry Davis, Lamar Macon and Dominique Venable to the Dirty Blok gang, said their attorneys during…