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Paul T. Schemel


Phone: 717-762-1160 | 877-230-4237
Fax: 717-762-6040
Email: E-mail Me

Paul, who joined the firm in 1999, is licensed in Pennsylvania and Maryland. In 2014, Paul was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and has also served as an elected official of the Greencastle Borough Council. He served a one-year appointment to the U.S. Department of State as a member of a Provincial Reconstruction Team in Iraq and he has been an invited participant at the Strategic Implementation Seminar at the US Army War College. Paul, his wife Lucy, and their six children live in Greencastle.


Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Corporate Structure
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate Development

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2000
  • Pennsylvania, 1999


  • J.D. from Regent University School of Law (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
  • M.B.A in Contract Management - University of Dallas (Irving, Texas)
  • B.A. in Philosophy - University of Dallas (Irving, Texas)
  • International Diploma in Restorative Justice – Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)


  • Former adjunct Instructor in Business Law/Ethics - Penn State University (Mont Alto, Pennsylvania)
  • Estate Planning Seminars
  • Business Planning Seminars

Honors and Awards

  • Letter of Appreciation, US Ambassador to Iraq
  • Outstanding service recognition-5th Marine Regimental Cmdr.
  • 2/2 Marine Battalion & US Army War College Class of 2009, Seminar 8

Associations and Memberships

  • Waynesboro Hospital, Board of Directors
  • Mason Dixon Council Boy Scouts, Executive Board
  • Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Rotary Club of Greencastle
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Maryland Bar Association
  • Waynesboro Hospital Ethics Committee
  • Franklin County Blighted Properties Committee
  • Summit Health, Board Member, Audit Committee, and Finance Committee
  • St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Department of State, 2008 - 2009
  • Attorney General of Virginia, 1998

Ancillary Businesses

  • Real Estate Settlement and Title Insurance