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John Morgan Hamme

Estate planning Attorney at York, PA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2005
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Attorney John M. Hamme is a lifelong resident of York County, PA. After graduating from West York Area High School in 1996, John enrolled at Elizabethtown College with a double major in History and Political Science. While at Elizabethtown, he was heavily involved with the school's Circle K Club, a division of Kiwanis International. During his service with Circle K, John served as Club President for Elizabethtown, the District Lieutenant Governor and the District Treasurer for Pennsylvania. John graduated from Elizabethtown College in 2000 with a BA in History and a BA in Political Science. 

John received his Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law in 2005 and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in the Fall of 2005. At Widener, he was awarded the Outstanding Service Award, and was the External Competition Chair for the Moot Court Honor Society. 

Following graduation, Attorney Hamme served as an Assistant District Attorney in Lebanon County and as Senior Deputy Prosecutor in the York County District Attorney's Office before entering private practice in 2008. John earned his L.L.M. in Elder Law and Estate Planning in the spring of 2014 from Western New England University School of Law. 

Attorney Hamme concentrates his practice on the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Estate Administration and Criminal Defense. He is a member of the York County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Attorney Hamme is licensed in Pennsylvania. 

John is an active member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in York, a member of Harrisburg Lodge 629, F.& A.M. of Pennsylvania, a member of Kiwanis International and Scoutmaster for Troop 23. He enjoys spending time with his family and their beloved dogs.


The Hamme Law Firm, LLC
1946 Carlisle Rd
York, PA, 17408-1510

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Posted by anonymous | October 16, 2012
Personable Attorney with attention to detail
We have used Attorney Hamme since he started at this office, after working for the District Attorney. We have found him to be very detail oriented and informative in many ascpects of law. We have used him for Wills, Estate Planning and Real Estate services.


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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • The Hamme Law Firm, LLC
  • 2009 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Harrisburg Area Community College
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Senior Deputy Prosecutor
  • York County District Attorney's Office
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Deputy District Attorney
  • Lebanon County District Attorney's Office
  • 2005 - 2006
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  • Western New England College School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2014
  • Widener University School of Law (Pa)
  • Doctor of Law (JD)
  • 2005
  • Elizabethtown College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • N/A
  • York County Bar Association
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Estate Planning/Administration/Probate Law
  • Select Lawyers Pennsylvania
  • 2014

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York Estate planning Lawyer John Morgan Hamme
John Morgan Hamme
Estate planning Attorney
York, PA
Licensed for 18 years
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