Attorney Profiles

Attorney Profiles

John Smith

John M. Smith

Born: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Admitted to bar in 1974, Pennsylvania.

Education: Dickinson College (B.A. 1968); Duquesne University (J.D. 1974).

Member: Lancaster County, and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Board Member Elizabethtown Preservation Associates/Winters Heritage House Museum

Representative Clients: Solicitor Pennsylvania Recorder of Deeds Association; Solicitor Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Recorder of Deeds; Solicitor Borough of Elizabethtown Pennsylvania.

Areas of Practice: Focus on the areas of Estate Planning, Estate Administration, preparation of Wills, Trusts, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney; Small Business Formation; Real Estate closings (purchase and refinance); Municipal Law; and consultations available in other practice areas.

Thomas G. Klingensmith

Thomas G. Klingensmith

Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Admitted to bar in 1976, Pennsylvania.

Education: Millersville State University (B.A. 1972), Delaware Law School (J.D. 1976).

Member: Lancaster County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Member Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Attorneys; Member Subcommittee for Banking and Bankruptcy of the Pennsylvania Bar Association; Past Member and Lecturer for Robert Morris Associates; Past Lecturer for American Independent Banker's Association in Bankruptcy Law; Past Part-Time Professor of Law Related Courses for Penn State University.

Areas of Practice: Banking, Bankruptcy (Debtor/Creditor), Foreclosure, Loan work out, Real Estate, Wills, Estate Administration, Commercial Litigation.

Kevin Dolan

Kevin D. Dolan

Born: Charleroi, Pennsylvania; Admitted to bar in 1978, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Education: University of Notre Dame (B.B.A., 1975); West Virginia University (J.D., 1978).

Member: West Virginia University Law Review; Lancaster County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Elizabethtown Rotary Club (past president); Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce (past president); Board of Directors Union Community Bank.

Areas of Practice: Real Estate, Family Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, Small Business Formation.

Jeffrey S. Shank

Jeffrey S. Shank

Born: Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Admitted to bar in January 1995, Pennsylvania.

Education: Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (B.A. Economics Cum Laude 1990); Widener University School of Law (J.D. 1994).

Member: Lancaster County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations

Representative Clients: Opinion Solicitor Pennsylvania Recorder of Deeds Association; Solicitor Pennsylvania Prothonotaries' and Clerk of Courts' Association; Solicitor Pennsylvania Association of County Auditors; Solicitor County Treasurers' Association of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Solicitor Pennsylvania State Association of Elected County Officials

Areas of Practice: Family Law (Divorce, Support, Custody, Adoption); Associated Solicitorships, Estate Administration, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Small Business Formation.

Julie M. Cooper

Julie M. Cooper

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar in 1998.

Education: B.S. 1980 Towson State University, J.D. 1997 Widener University.

Member: Lancaster County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, member of Northwest Emergency Medical Services, Inc. Board of Trustees, former member and President of Elizabethtown Public Library board of trustees.

Areas of practice: Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Support, Adoption), Civil Litigation, Estate Administration, Wills and Estates, Guardianships.

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