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Jane represents individuals, businesses and developers in a matters pertaining to real estate, business practices and contracts, as well as labor agreements. Jane is also a trained Mediator.


Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Employment Law

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Environmental Law

  • Legal Malpractice

  • Litigation

  • Land Use




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Practice areas


  1. Land Use & Zoning: 30%
  2. Mediation: 25%
  3. Litigation: 25%
  4. Real Estate: 10%
  5. Contracts: 10%



Hourly ($350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Michael Gerard Louis

    I endorse this lawyer. Jane has been practicing in the real estate field for years and knows all aspects of this area of the law.


    Michael Louis Commercial real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Joshua T. Mathews

    Having reviewed this attorney's written materials and experience, I would certainly recommend him.


    Joshua Mathews Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact info

MacElree Harvey, Ltd. West Chester

17 West Miner Street
Post Office Box 660
West Chester, PA, 19382

MacElree Harvey, Ltd. Kennett

211 E. State St.
Kennett Square, PA, 19348-3111



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top Environmental Law AttorneyMain Line Today Magazine2016
Awesome AttorneySuburban Life Magazine2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2014
AV Distinguished for ethical standards and legal abilityMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top Lawyer, Environmental/land useMain Line Today Magazine2012
Top LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2010
Top LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMacElree Harvey, Ltd.2004 - Present
PartnerFrock & Shields1997 - 2004
SolicitorChester County District Justices1991 - 2001
AttorneySiana & Shields1991 - 1997
AssociateLentz Cantor Kilgore & Massey1986 - 1991
Staff AttorneyCourt Of Common Pleas, Chester County, Pa1984 - 1986
Law Clerk to Hon. Robert S. Gawthrop, IIICourt Of Common Pleas, Chester County, Pa1981 - 1984
Staff AttorneyU.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Special Counsel, Philadelphia Regional Office1980 - 1981
AssociateBolger & Picker1978 - 1980
AttorneyPublic Defender's Office of Chester County1977 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
BNI, Edgmont ChapterPresident2012 - Present
Domestic Violence Center of Chester CountySecretary and Board member2010 - Present
Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce Iron Hill Twilight Race SeriesBoard Member2007 - Present
Chester County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chester County Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Academy of AdvocacyFellowN/A
Association for Conflict ResolutionMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Counsel of MediatorsMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationPrevious memberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar Association House of DelegatesZone 9 Delegate2005 - 2012
Chester County General AuthorityTreasurer2004 - 2008
Brandywine Regional Police CommissionCommissioner1999 - 2006
Downingtown Area Senior CenterDirector1998 - 2003
Immaculata College Real Estate Advisory BoardBoard Member1994 - 1996
Wallace TownshipChairman and member, Board of Supervisors1992 - 2006
Wallace TownshipPlanning Commission1990 - 1992
Easttown Township Library BoardMember1988 - 1990
West Chester YWCADirector1982 - 1983
Easttown TownshipPlanning Commission Chairman and member1980 - 1986
Publication nameTitleDate
ArticleMediation in the Workplace2011
Macelree HarveyEmail and Instant Communication: Where Manners Pay OffN/A
MacElree HarveyGroundbreaking Construction Law CaseN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Purdue UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Suburban West Association of RealtorsFIRPTA2016
Suburban West Association of RealtorsMediation of Real Estate Transaction Disputes2015
Live Well for Women at the LakeTame Your Reptilian Brain Avoid Workplace Pitfalls2012
Bryn Mawr Trust CompanyConservation Easements2012