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James R. Demmel - New Cumberland, PA

1544 Bridge Street New Cumberland, PA 17070

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Updated: 02/03/2021

New Cumberland Family Law and Divorce Lawyer


I am a central Pennsylvania native. I have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Shippensburg University, a Master’s degree in psychology from Penn State and my law degree from the Widener University School of Law. I opened my own law practice in July 2013 after working at a larger firm in Harrisburg for eleven years. I am admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania courts and the Supreme Court of the United States. I am a member of the Cumberland and Dauphin County Bar Associations...

About James R. Demmel

Practice Areas

  • Family Law and Divorce
  • Estate Planning and Administration


  • 50%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Owner


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • Collaborative Professionals of Central Pennsylvania, 2005 - Present (Member and Past President)
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2005 - Present (Member)


  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Law Review: Widener Law Journal, Member, 2001 - 2003
  • Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania
    Master’s degree
    Major: Psychology
  • Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, 1990
    Major: Psychology

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Sigma Pi

Past Positions

  • Smigel, Anderson & Sacks, LLP, Attorney/Partner, 2002 - 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Cumberland County Bar Association Pro Bono Program, 2013 - Present
  • Dauphin County Bar Association Pro Bono Program, 2003 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About James R. Demmel

Included on the 2008 Pennsylvania list

Past Lists

  • 2006 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

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Office Information


1544 Bridge Street New Cumberland, PA 17070


  • 717-695-0770

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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