Jeffrey B. Engle Esquire

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Manager Partner
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
717-827-4074 (Harrisburg)
717-303-3207 (West Shore)

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

  • Municipal Law
  • Tax Law
  • Educational Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 55% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000


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

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


  • Real Estate Tax Assessment Law and Procedure, PBI, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania School Board Association (PSBA), Member, 1997 - 2011
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2005 - 2010
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL), 1995 - 2011

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


  • English


  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Omega