Jan Matthew Tamanini

Jan Matthew Tamanini

Business Attorney
Harrisburg, PA




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335 questions answered.

About Me

My primary emphasis is using plain English to make legal documents and issues clear and unambiguous. You should not need a legal education to understand your documents and legal issues. My aim is to demystify the legal process for my clients and, through the use of plain English, to avoid disputes that often occur due to poorly written documents. I am an original member, and currently chair, of...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Excellent and Frank Advice

Posted by: a client almost 6 years ago.

I have known and worked with Ms. Tamanini for several years. She has provided excellent advice and consultation on a variety of issues related to my...
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Hovanes Margarian
Hovanes Margarian

Glendale, CA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Richard Edward Sexner
Richard Sexner

Elmhurst, IL

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Extremely knowledgeable and highly respected in the legal community.
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1984 License Status: Active for the state of Pennsylvania.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/01/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2007 – present



Showing 1 of 3 degrees

1984 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Dickinson School of Law


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1984 Order of Barristers

Dickinson School of Law


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2010- present Chair

Plain English Committee, PA Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2009 Planning for the Unplanned - Are You Prepared?

Affluent Magazine - Coaches Corner

2009 Ask The Expert: What kinds of protective insurance should a new entrepreneur think about when starting a business?

Ladies Who Launch Magazine Expert Panel

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Estate planning essentials

at Protect your future with thoughtful planning

2011 Contracts: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

at Business Women's Forum

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