Highest Rated Attorney- York PA.York's DUI Attorney.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Superior DUI Defense Attoney||National Association for DUI Defense||2013|
|Leadership York Executive Training Graduate||Leadership York||1999|
|Gourley Interscholastic Moot Court Competition Team Member||Dickinson School of Law||1996|
|Appellate Moot Court Board||Dickinson School of Law||1995|
|Comments Editor||Dickinson Law Review||1995|
|Gold Key National Honor Society||University of Delaware||1992|
|University Honors Writing Program Fellowship||University of Delaware||1992|
|Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society||University of Delaware||1992|
|Phi Beta Kappa||University of Delaware||1992|
|Partner||Senft Law Firm||2007 - Present|
|Of Counsel||BarleySnyder||2001 - 2007|
|Vice President and General Counsel||Private Land Development Company||2001 - 2007|
|Associate Attorney||BarleySnyder||1997 - 2001|
|Trial Deputy Prosecutor||York County District Attorney's Office||1996 - 1997|
|Clerk||The Honorable Kevin A. Hess||1995 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National College for DUI Defense||General Member||2013 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Attorney Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Attorney Member||1996 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Attorney Member||1996 - Present|
|York County Bar Association||Attorney Member||1996 - Present|
|York County Bar Association||Board of Directors||2006 - 2007|
|York County Bar Association||Chairperson||1997 - 1998|
|Commonwealth v. S.D.||Not guilty verdict on all charges|
|Commonwealth v. W.S.||Not guilty verdict after trial.|
|Commonwealth v. J.T.||All charges dismissed by Magisterial District Judge after Preliminary Hearing.|
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|Dickinson Law Review||Constitutionality of Pennsylvania's DUI Law||1996|
|Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of Delaware||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|DUI Seminar||DUI Law Update||1997|
Posted by anonymous
Attorney Schefter handled all aspects of my case. There was not one phone call that I made with a question that went unanswered PERSONALLY; not one. This was not the case with other lawyers I had worked with.
Rather than fast-tracking me into the ARD program and moving on to the next client, he analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of my case. While preparing for trial, he negotiated with the prosecutor and police, enabling me to plead guilty to a lesser charge, not involving DUI, thereby avoiding the need to go to trial altogether.
He covered all the bases and is familiar with all officials who may have an impact on your case. Having an attorney who is able to do that is extremely reassuring.
He is very highly recommended.
Posted by anonymous
...and the representation he provided in my recent DUI case.
There are many attorney’s from which you can choose, but I don’t believe you will find another who will give you the same sense of comfort that you will find in Bobby.
My case began as a dui checkpoint arrest but we faced some unforeseen hurdles and it quickly became very scary for me.
Knowing that I could trust and believe in Attorney Schefter made the days leading up to my sentencing much more tolerable. Each time I found myself over analyzing, stressing over the "what if's" or feeling like I was going to “snap” it was resolved by a phone call to Bobby....his calm demeanor certainly had a way of settling me in those anxious times!!
Attorney Schefter is extremely knowledgeable, respectable, full of integrity, thorough and, above all, he is compassionate – he knew it was the worst time of my life; he never left me to wonder and he understood my tears.
Posted by Ric
Robert is an outstanding attorney. He is professional and doesn't look/treat at you as a number and more importantly he talks to you in a language that the normal person can relate to and understand. After talking to him the first time, I felt a whole lot better about my situation. Hes a good guy, no doubt about it.
Penny Ayers, Family Attorney
Having known Robert and worked with him for many years, I can attest that he is one of the best attorneys I know. He offers years of experience, both as a former prosecutor, former in house counsel for a local construction company, and as an attorney who regularly appears before the York County courts. He offers excellent advice, and I trust his counsel implicitly.
Cynthia Macdonald, Business Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
After working with Mr. Schefter on a criminal matter, I know his competence in defending criminal and traffic charges. I don't hesitate to give his name as a referral for friends and family who need a lawyer in his area.
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