phone: 717 243-0123
Fax: 717-243-0061
78 West Pomfret Street Carlisle, PA 17013
Taylor P Andrews
Taylor Andrews

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Education:

  • Bucknell University, BSBA 1968
  • Dickinson School of Law, JD 1972

Experience:

    Criminal Defense:

    • Chief Public Defender of Cumberland County 1976 – 2010
    • Trial Counsel in eight capital murder cases
    • Handled many felony and misdemeanor cases through pre-trial hearing, trial, and appeal
    • Former Chair of Criminal Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Member of Criminal Law Section of Cumberland County Bar Association
    • Member of first Board of Directors of Pennsylvania Association for Criminal Defense Attorneys
    • Past President and officer for 30 years of Public Defender Association of Pennsylvania
    • Lecturer at George Mason Law School regarding forensic issues [competency to stand trial, insanity, etc.]

    Family Law:

    • General law practice in Carlisle since 1974
    • Handled many complex divorce, support, custody, cases in trial and appellate courts
    • Handled adoptions in Cumberland County Court
    • Member of the Family Law Section of the Cumberland County Bar Association

    Wills/Trusts/Estate Planning:

    • Has prepared Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Special Needs Trusts and Trusts since 1974
    • Has handled proceedings regarding incapacitation and Guardians since 1974

    Estate Administration:

    • Has served as an Auditor for the Cumberland County Court
    • Has served as Executor and Administrator
    • Has served as counsel to Estate Representatives [Executor(rix),Administrator(rix)] since 1973

    Civil Actions:

    • Has represented Plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death actions since 1974
    • Has represented Plaintiffs and Defendants in commercial litigation since 1974




Ronald E Johnson
Ronald Johnson


Education:

  • Bucknell University, BS Accounting, 1968
  • Dickinson School of Law, JD 1972

Experience:

    Real Estate:

    • Title Insurance Agent for over 25 years
    • Has represented buyers and sellers of real estate since 1973
    • Has represented owners in financing and refinancing of real estate since 1973
    • Has represented developers of land and planned communities
    • Member of the Real Property Section of the Cumberland County Bar Association

    Wills/Trusts/Estate Planning:

    • Has prepared Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Trusts for over 35 years.
    • Has handled Guardianship proceedings regarding incapacitated persons.

    Estate Administration:

    • Has served as an Auditor for the Cumberland County Court
    • Has served as an Executor and an Administrator
    • Has served as counsel to Executors and Administrators of estates for over 35 years.

    Business Formulation and Organization:

    • Has counseled and set up businesses and enterprises in various forms since 1973, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and fictitious name registrations.

    Family Law:

    • General law practice in Carlisle since 1973
    • Handled many divorce, support, and custody cases.
    • Handled adoptions in Cumberland County Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Bill Braught
Bill Braught


Education:

  • University of Connecticut, BA Economics 1986
  • Dickinson School of Law, JD 1992

Lecturer:

  • Instructor for the Pennsylvania Deputies Sheriff’s Training Program
  • Adjunct Faculty Member Dickinson School of Law-Trial Litigation
  • Lecturer Lancaster Bar Association, Search and Seizure

Experience:

    Criminal Defense:

    • Assistant Public Defender Cumberland County 1992-1999
    • Deputy Public Defender Cumberland County 1999-2004
    • Trial Counsel in multiple murder cases including acquittal in case where client was charged with Murder in the 3rd Degree.
    • More than 70 jury trials in felony and misdemeanor cases.
    • Successful appeal and remand for new trial in capital murder case.
    • Has handled cases in ten central Pennsylvania Counties.
    • Member Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Completed Criminal Defense Program with the National Criminal Defense College, Macon, GA

    Immigration Law:

    • Represented individuals in removal proceedings before Immigration Courts in York and Philadelphia.
    • Handled applications for family and fiancé visas.
    • Applied for Lawful Permanent Residency (Green Cards)
    • Consulted with clients regarding the impact of criminal charges on their immigration status.

    Social Security Disability:

    • Prepared initial applications for Social Security Disability
    • Prepared appeals and attended hearing on Social Security Disability appeals.

    Worker’s Compensation:

    • Represented injured worker’s for over 12 years.
    • Successfully obtained lump sum settlements for injured worker.

    Civil Actions:

    • Represented Plaintiff’s in personal injury matters for over 12 years.
    • Has obtained multiple 6 figure settlements on behalf of clients.

    Business Formulation and Organization:

    • Prepared LLC’s for new businesses.
    • Represented businesses in contract disputes.
    • Prepared contracts for businesses.