Joshua Prince was born and raised in Berks County, PA, and is the fourth generation of Princes practicing in the local area; the son of Warren H. Prince, grandson of Harold H. Prince, and great-grandson of Joseph L. Prince. Joshua graduated from The Hill School in 2000 and McGill University in 2005 with a double major in Political Science and World Religions. He then went on to attend Widener Law School, where he was a member of the Widener Law Journal, and in 2009 graduated with honors, Cum Laude.
Joshua is very Rights oriented and as such, has focused his practice on Firearms Law and has become the Chief Counsel of the Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., where he has represented more than 2000 individuals, 300 Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) and several dozen gun clubs/ranges on various state and federal issues. He is an avid firearms collector and target shooter, who owns numerous Title II (NFA) firearms, as well as, Title I firearms. More importantly, he understands the need for a dedicated firearms lawyer who will ensure that the State and Federal Right to Keep and Bear Arms will not be infringed. Joshua has taught numerous Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars on Firearms Law for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, local bar associations and even the National Rifle Association (NRA). He also frequently posts videos on FICG’s® YouTube Channels – FICG Federal and FICG Pennsylvania – advising individuals, FFLs, and gun clubs/ranges of improtant firearms law related issues.
Joshua also has his own law firm, Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., where he handles certain civil rights deprivations and class actions. More recently, he formed Cannabis Industry Law Group, a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, where they provide innovative legal solutions for today’s Cannabis Industry.
You can often find Joshua posting on several internet forums, including Subguns, Uzitalk, AR15, and PAFOA. He also holds PA Firearms Law classes for local ranges to help inform the public of the firearm laws of the Commonwealth.
When not involved in the practice of the law or firearms related endeavors, he can be found cooking, hitting the gym, and trying anything new that comes his way. Following in his father’s footsteps, he served first as a Board member and then as Secretary and lastly as President for the Pottstown Police Athletic League (PAL).
Andrew Dissinger v. Manheim Township School District – Represented Mr. Dissinger in an action regarding violations of his due process rights, which the Commonwealth Court confirmed. Thereafter, represented Mr. Dissinger in a federal civil rights deprivation action in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, which resulted in a settlement.