Jeffrey B. Engle Esquire

Manager Partner
Location:
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Phone:
717-545-3032
Fax:
717-545-3083
Email:

Attorney Jeffrey B. Engle has been in practice since 1995. For 3 of those years, he served as a Deputy District Attorney for Dauphin County where he gained extensive trial and appellate experience. He has served as a Juvenile Hearing Examiner for almost 8 years, hearing both juvenile dependency and delinquency matters for the Courts of Dauphin County. Attorney Engle has been the managing partner of Shaffer & Engle Law Offices, LLC for almost 10 years. He has handled countless criminal, civil and family law matters. He currently serves as the solicitor (chief counsel) for the Commonwealth's twelfth largest school district, Central Dauphin. He is also the chief counsel to the Dauphin County Board of Real Estate Tax Assessment Appeals, which hears in the order of 200-250 appeals per year.

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Educational Law
  • 30% Tax Assessment Law
  • 20% Criminal Law
  • 20% Family Law, Divorce, Custody, Support

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1995
  • The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1992
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Criminal Justice Manual- Adult Criminal Procedure, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, 1998
  • Pennsylvania Criminal Justice, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1998

Representative Clients

  • Central Dauphin Area School District
  • Dauphin County Board of Tax Assessment Appeals

Classes/Seminars

  • Real Estate Tax Assessment Law and Procedure, PBI, 2010
  • What's New in Real Estate Tax Assessment, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2012 - Present
  • Elements of School Law and Organization, PASBO, 2015 - Present
  • Recent Updates in Real Estate Tax Assessment Law In Pennsylvania, Real Estate Tax Assessment Law, 2016 - Present
  • County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Tax Exemptions in Real Estate, 2016 - Present
  • The Elements of School Law and Organization, School Law, 2015 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Recent Developments in Tax Assessment Law in Pennsylvania, 2014 - Present
  • House Finance Committee Hearing, Testimony to House Finance Committee regarding SB 4 and Act 55, 2013 - Present
  • 2012-2013 Elements/Applications of School Law, Elements of School Law, 2013 - Present
  • Recent Developments in Assessment Law in Pennsylvania, Real Estate Tax Assessment Law, 2012 - Present
  • Fall 2012 Meeting of Assessors' Association of PA, Legal and Legislative Updates on Real Estate Tax Assessment Law, 2012 - Present
  • 2010-2011 Elements/Applications of School Law, Elements of School Law, 2011 - Present
  • What's New In Tax Assessment Law, Real Estate Tax Assessment Law, 2010 - Present
  • Municipal Police Education and Training Association, Criminal Law and Procedure- Adjunct Professor, Harrisburg Area Community College, 1999 - Present
  • Instruction of new cadets, search and seizure training, Search and Seizure Law, 1998 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2015 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania School Board Association (PSBA), Member, 1997 - 2011
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1999 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL), 1995 - 2011
  • Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials, Member, 2011 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Dauphin County Public Defender's Office, Assistant Public Defender, January 1, 1995 - April 1, 1997
  • Dauphin County District Attorney's Office, Deputy District Attorney, April 1, 1997 - August 27, 1999

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Omega