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About Shaffer & Engle

Results-Driven Attorneys in Harrisburg

When you need to resolve important legal matters, your choice of representation matters. At Shaffer & Engle, we will go out of our way to address your legal needs and understand the issues you're facing. Here, you will find a team of seasoned trial lawyers ready to protect your interests. We have earned widely-respected reputations for our effective advocacy on behalf of clients.

Since 1951, our firm has relentlessly represented the legal needs of central Pennsylvania residents. Over the past decades, our firm has grown in scope and experience while retaining a small and local style that emphasizes caring and personal service.

For example:

  • We are committed to community involvement. We live in the community and are active in community organizations, including the Masonic Lodge, the Lions Club, and Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Why? We believe we have a responsibility to be active members of the community we represent.
  • We offer the personal attention everyone desires and deserves. We provide more than experienced legal guidance; we also act as committed advocates for your legal rights. We believe that personal attention and one-on-one service are necessary to understand your goals and achieve favorable results.

Call (717) 268-4287 or contact us online to learn more about our Harrisburg attorneys and how we can help you.

Comprehensive Legal Services

Our firm is built on a decades-long commitment to getting positive results for clients. We have handled thousands of cases over the years, which means we have seen it all. Nothing can faze our attorneys' resolve to do right by you.

Our attorneys are highly skilled in:

  • Criminal Defense: Protecting your rights, reputation, and future in the face of serious charges
  • Personal Injury: Making sense of what happened and getting the financial recovery you deserve
  • Family Law: Helping you navigate the legal challenges of divorce, custody, and other family law issues

When it comes to trial experience, our attorneys stand out from the crowd. We have spent countless hours in the courtroom winning judges and juries over to our clients' sides. Even if your case doesn't end up at trial, you can benefit from our strong negotiation and problem-solving skills. These strengths have laid the foundation for many success stories both inside and outside the courtroom. With a long track record of favorable results in our practice areas, we can provide you with the strong representation you deserve.

Call (717) 268-4287 to schedule your free initial consultation with our knowledgeable attorneys.

Our Highly-Qualified Team

What Our
Clients Have to Say

  • Outcome of the case was the best possible under the circumstances.

    “Very professional and upfront. Reviewed the facts of my case with me in a realistic manner and gave me excellent advice. Did not push hiring the firm on me but let me know exactly what I needed to do if I chose to have her firm represent me. Outcome of the case was the best possible under the circumstances. Well done and thank you!”

    TP

  • Jeff advised me appropriately and always responded to my calls promptly.

    “At the law offices of Shaffer & Engle, my case was handled with professionalism, compassion, and dedication. Facing criminal charges was a very frightening experience to me, but I knew I was in good hands with Jeff Engle. I had no past experiences with the judicial system. I felt I was treated with courtesy and dignity. Jeff did everything within his legal powers to provide a great service when I was in need. From my experience with Jeff, he has been more than a lawyer; he is now considered a great new friend of my family. He took a personal interest in my case and for that I am eternally grateful. Jeff always delivered on what he said to me and did everything he set out to do. Jeff fought the prosecutor (DA) every step of the way without hesitation. Jeff advised me appropriately and always responded to my calls promptly. What could have been a truly awful situation was resolved completely to my satisfaction. I am available at any time to address any questions with respect to Jeff Engle as an attorney or as a person. I hold him in the highest regard. If anyone ever wanted to see the definition of what a true attorney is...they should be able to open up a dictionary and see a picture of Jeff next to it. I would and will recommend him and his law firm to anyone looking for a knowledgeable and aggressive law firm or criminal defense attorney.”

    Tara K

  • Not only did Jeff know what he was doing, but he did everything that he said he would in a timely fashion.

    “Jeff is is fourth attorney that I have worked with regarding custody of my son. My previous attorneys were neither knowledgeable of the law as it applied to my case nor followed through on the actions they said they would take. Not only did Jeff know what he was doing, but he did everything that he said he would in a timely fashion. Given that my case involved an international relocation, allocation of sole custody for residency purposes...”

    Anonymous

  • He took the time to explain the process, understand the facts of my case and provide suggestions like retaining a private investigator.

    “I came to Shaffer & Engle Law Offices searching for hope after I entered a plea in my criminal case. I had a false allegation filed against me for a sexual offense that I did not commit. I was involved with another lawyer for 2 ½ years, when it came down to day before court we felt he was not prepared to represent me. I either took the plea of "Nolo Contendere" or went to jail the day of the trial. I felt trapped. I had this allegation against me and I was innocent. I met with the Attorney Engle. He took the time to explain the process, understand the facts of my case and provide suggestions like retaining a private investigator. He offered to represent me and quickly moved to withdraw my guilty plea. That was granted by the court and we proceeded to prepare for trial. They uncovered many things that our other lawyer did not bother to investigate. They met with character witnesses after hours to make sure my defense would be solid. Long story short, the DA in my case withdrew the charges. I went from a convicted man to completely being vindicated. Shaffer and Engle Law Offices also were able to assist me in another matter relating to the criminal case, but in civil court. The same results, all charges were dismissed. I appreciate the work they did, their prompt service, care and attention they showed to me and my family. I found their services to be affordable when compared to what they did for me. I would highly recommend them for anyone charged with a crime that they did not do.”

    JH

  • She has my highest recommendation for her knowledge, analytical skills, and demeanor.

    “Attorney Collins represented me in the most professional manner. I had the best possible outcome. I am grateful for her insight, her promptness, and her support for me. She has my highest recommendation for her knowledge, analytical skills, and demeanor.”

    Glen

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