Lecturer in Law
Joe Khan is a nationally recognized attorney known for mission-driven collaborations across private, public, political, and nonprofit sectors. He currently serves as the Solicitor for Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
As Bucks County Solicitor, Mr. Khan leads the office responsible for initiating all lawsuits brought by, and defending all litigation brought against, the fourth largest county in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He was the first Solicitor to take a constitutional oath of office upon his appointment by the County.
Prior to his appointment as Solicitor, Mr. Khan built an award-winning public interest law practice. He previously served for a decade as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where he prosecuted cases across southeastern Pennsylvania and led the historic City Hall corruption probes in Allentown and Reading. Mr. Khan began his career prosecuting sexual assault, child abuse and domestic violence in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.
Mr. Khan is frequently cited as an expert on legal issues and recently advised Delaware County’s transition team on criminal justice. He is active with several nonprofit boards and civic groups and is currently the Board President of Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse. He is also a member of Governor Tom Wolf’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs.
- Criminal Law
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal Sentencing
- Professional Responsibility
- Law and Criminal Justice
- Public Interest
Bucks County Solicitor