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Shawnee Soto-Ortiz was born and raised in Lancaster County. After graduating from Lampeter-Strasburg High School in 1996, Shawnee graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in University Park with a major in Political Science.

In 2002, Shawnee moved to Boston to attend the New England School of Law. She graduated from law school in 2005 and has worked exclusively since that time as a Family Law Attorney.

Shawnee began her career by practicing Family Law in the greater Boston Area and moved back to Lancaster County in 2010. Since returning to Lancaster, Shawnee has built a Family Law practice with a strong focus on Custody and Divorce matters. She specializes in litigation and handling complex Family Law issues.

Shawnee is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Lancaster Bar Association.

Shawnee resides in Manheim Township with her husband and their children. 



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Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%
    10 years



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael Todd Winters

    I knew Shawnee for years in the legal community before I was lucky enough to have her join our office. She is compassionate, thorough and effective In her work. She is appreciated by her clients and highly regarded by her peers and the Court.


    Michael Winters Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

McMahon & Winters Law Firm, LLC

30 N. Lime St.
Lancaster, PA, 17602


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMcMahon & Winters Law Firm, LLC2015 - Present
AssociatePyfer Reese Straub Gray & Farhat2014 - 2015
Custody AttorneyMidPenn Legal Services2010 - 2014
AttorneyLaw Offices of Kathleen Ann Foley, P.C.2007 - 2009
AttorneyCushner & Bloom2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lancaster Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Pennsylvania State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000