D. Wesley Cornish, Esquire

Wesley Cornish was born, raised, and currently resides in the Philadelphia area. He graduated college from the University of Delaware in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice. Wesley graduated from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2011. Wesley spent 3.5 years working for the Temple University State Police Department as a Policy Analyst. Since passing the bar in 2011, Wesley has spent most of his time to advocating relating to criminal justice and land development issues. Wesley has devoted a large part of Cornerstone’s practice to advocating for the socially and economically disadvantaged often for free to promote larger social causes especially eliminating corruption with the political system, judiciary, and law enforcement agencies. Wesley has worked on large scale land development projects with the Marcellus Shale in Western Pennsylvania and with multiple person residential units in urban areas. Wesley currently sits on 7 committees for the American Bar Association. Wesley is a member of the Membership Development, State and Local Bar Outreach, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Sponsorship, Diversity and Inclusion, Law Career Paths, and E-lawyering Committees.

Awards and Recognition:

  • 10 Best form American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (2019-2020)
  • 10 Best – Pennsylvania from American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (2020)
  • Top 40 Under 40 from National Trial Lawyers (2018-2019)
  • Recognized Excellence in Civil Rights Law from Lawyers of Distinction (2019)
  • Top 10 Under 40 from National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys (2017)
  • Incubator Small Business Annual Business Success from Small Business Development Corporation (SBA) (2012)
  • Top Contributer from AVVO (2012)