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Glenn John Smith

Glenn John Smith

Practice areas:

Litigation, Criminal Defense, Construction & Development, DUI & DWI, Debt Collection

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Glenn is a shareholder with CGA Law Firm.  The focus of his practice is litigation, which includes both criminal matters and civil actions such as commercial, construction and consumer disputes, estate disagreements, as well as municipal law.  He advises and represents his clients on a variety of legal issues, including:


 



  • Criminal defense.

  • Commencement and defense of civil actions.



  • Evaluation and assessment of liability exposure.



  • Drafting and preparation of contracts and other legal documents.



  • Negotiations and dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.



  • Municipal issues:


-          Application for variances and special exceptions.


-          Compliance with MPC, SALDO and other municipal ordinances and codes.



  • Enforcement and collection of municipal and civil judgements.



  • Real estate acquisition and disputes.



  • Construction and contracting disputes.



  • Landlord and Tenant issues.



  • Compliance with the Consumer Protection Act and Unfair Debt Collection Practices Act.


 


Glenn is a skilled litigator who represents his clients before local and state agencies, administrative tribunals, and the state and federal court systems. Glenn regularly advises clients on both personal and professional issues and has represented and served his clients in an expansive array of legal matters including premises liability actions, construction and warranty issues, real estate disputes, corporate disputes, municipal issues, State Ethics Act violations, and Consumer Protection Act and Unfair Debt Collection Practices Act violations.


 


As a member of the Firm’s municipal section, Glenn also serves as solicitor for both municipalities as well as local and county officers in addition to routinely representing clients before other municipal entities.


 


Formerly, Glenn was an assistant District Attorney for the County of York, as well as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. With that experience he assists clients when necessary in navigating through the criminal court system, including county ARD programs.


 


Glenn is also a member of the nationally ranked Roses Rugby Football Club and is the proud father a wonderful little girl. He has been selected by his peers to be a Director of the York County Bar Association and remains active in the community through various non-profit organizations including Rotary International and as a Director of the York County Economic Alliance and YorkArts.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Debt Collection: 20%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
  3. Construction & Development: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Sean Quinlan

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr. Smith for more than a decade. He is knowledgeable and maintains and excellent work ethic. Mr. Smith also has a true compassion for the needs of his clients and a strong desire to secure the best results for them. I am confident in his service when I refer clients to him.

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    Sean Quinlan DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

CGA Law Firm

135 North George Street
York, PA, 17401

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MDActive200707/14/2015
PAActive200008/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leadership AwardNational Multiple Sclerosis Society2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Shareholder/AttorneyCGA Law Firm2006 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
York County Economic AllianceBoard of Directors2013 - Present
York County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
YorkArtsBoard of Directors2010 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarN/A2010 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Herbert B. Cohen American Inn of CourtN/AN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Fundamentals of Landlord-Tenant LawLandlord Tenant Law2013
Pennslyvania State Mayors' Association Annual ConferenceLegal Updates Affecting Pennslyvania Mayors2012
Fundamentals of Landlord-Tenant LawLandlord Tenant Law2012
Educational Seminar SeriesHome Improvement Consumer Protection Act2012
Pennslyvania State Mayors' Association Annual ConferenceLegal Updates Affecting Pennslyvania Mayors2011
Funadementals of Landlord-Tenant LawLandlord Tenant Law2011
Small Business Seminar SeriesHome Improvement Consumer Protection Act2010
Fundamentals of Landlord-Tenant LawLandlord Tenant Law2010
Educational Seminar SeriesHome Improvement Consumer Protection Act2009
York County Chamber of Federal Credit UnionsMaximizing Your Collections Practice2008
Educational Seminar SeriesMaximizing Your Collections Practice2008