Robert Schefter, Esquire

Partner

About

Robert enjoys a general law practice, specializing in general litigation, DUI and criminal defense, real estate, and land development.

Prior to joining the firm, Robert was a commercial litigator in private practice before serving as general counsel for a construction and land development company. He is a former Assistant District Attorney for York County and served a judicial clerkship in the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas.

A York County native, Robert supports his hometown through active community involvement. He serves as School Board President for the Southern York County School District, his alma mater. He is a former Board Director for Mental Health America of York and Adams Counties. Robert has also served on the Board of Directors for the United Way of York County and is a graduate of Leadership York.

Education

  • The Penn State Dickinson School of Law, Juris Doctorate Degree • Dickinson Law Review, Comments Editor • Appellate Moot Court Board
  • Gourley Trial Competition Team • University of Delaware, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society • English Honors Program Writing Fellowship

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • York County Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Community Involvement

  • Southern York County School District Board of Education; Board President
  • York County Bar Association; Past Board Director
  • Mental Health America of York and Adams Counties; Past Board Director
  • Young Lawyers Division of the York County Bar Association; Past Chair
  • United Way of York County; Past Board Director
  • Leadership York; Graduate.