Jeffrey Engle

Shaffer & Engle Law Offices, LLC
2205 Forest Hills Drive
Suite 10
Harrisburg, PA 17112

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.

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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
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




Pi Kappa Alpha
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Omega