CGA Law Firm Elects Attorney Zachary E. Nahass a Shareholder

CGA Law Firm is pleased to announce that Attorney Zachary E. Nahass has been elected a member of the Firm.

CGA Law Firm’s president, Jeffrey L. Rehmeyer II, notes, “Zach has been a dedicated, hard-working and insightful attorney for the CGA Law Firm since the day he joined us. He is a skilled advocate for his clients, especially in litigation matters.” He adds, “Zach is also an involved member of our community. We look for him to continue to help and to impact others as a shareholder and owner of the Firm.”

Attorney Nahass focuses his legal practice in the areas of business law, labor and employment law, civil litigation, immigration law and education law. He counsels local businesses and entrepreneurs on issues from start-up through succession, including choice of corporate entity, employment matters, acquisitions, regulatory compliance and licensing.

Attorney Nahass offers counsel to school districts on a variety of issues, including labor and employment matters, student discipline and special education compliance.

In the event of litigation, he offers representation to individuals, businesses and school districts in various administrative and judicial forums.

Attorney Nahass received his Juris Doctorate from The American University, Washington College of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire. He is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining CGA Law Firm, he owned a successful private practice in Maryland. Attorney Nahass also spent several years as a litigation associate in a boutique firm in the District of Columbia.

Attorney Nahass serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of York & Adams County and York Art Association. He also assists Leadership York as a Community Ambassador for the Future Leaders Program and is attorney advisor for the Red Lion High School Mock Trial Team.

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Founded 51 years ago, CGA Law Firm’s team of 35 attorneys and 35 professionals offers depth of experience, passion and skill to businesses, individuals, municipalities and school districts. Practice areas include:

  • Bankruptcy & Debt Restructuring
  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Elder Care, Estate Planning & Administration
  • Education Law
  • Family Law
  • Health Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law

CGA Law Firm prides itself on its commitment to community. The Firm supports a wide variety of charitable, cultural, educational and civic organizations throughout South Central PA with charitable donations, volunteer involvement and pro bono services.

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Attorney Leanne M. Miller Elected a CGA Shareholder

CGA Law Firm is pleased to announce that Attorney Leanne M. Miller has been elected a member of the firm.

Jeffrey L. Rehmeyer II, CGA’s president shares, “With Leanne’s diverse background and hard work ethic, she has developed into an extraordinary attorney, offering her clients insightful and assertive representation.” He adds, “We look forward to Leanne’s continued leadership and involvement at CGA, as she becomes an owner of the firm and expands her role with us.”

Attorney Miller counsels individuals and families through challenging life-changing events that require legal representation. She concentrates her practice in the areas of family law, estate planning and administration, and bankruptcy.

In her family law practice, she advises individuals and couples in a wide range of family matters including custody, divorce, dependency, adoptions, guardianships and support.

Attorney Miller assists individuals in the many aspects of estate planning – from drawing up a simple will – to setting up a trust. She prepares plans to care for and protect her clients’ families while minimizing taxes, probate and other administrative expenses.

In her bankruptcy practice, Attorney Miller advises her clients on their options and determines if restructuring their debt or filing for bankruptcy would be the best choice.

Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Miller was a chemistry professor at Penn State University’s York Campus. She received her B.S. in chemistry at Shippensburg University and her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Notre Dame. Attorney Miller completed her J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 2008.

She is a member of the York County Bar Association and the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC). Attorney Miller also serves a York County Juvenile Master handling delinquency matters. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and has handled cases in York, Adams, Franklin, Fulton, Lancaster, Cumberland and Snyder Counties. Attorney Miller has also appeared before the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

To reach Attorney Miller call (717) 848-4900 ext. 125 or email her at lmiller@cgalaw.com.

CGA Attorney Lawrence V. Young Honored for Significant Pro Bono Work

Congratulations to Attorney Lawrence V. Young, a shareholder with CGA Law Firm and chair of the Bankruptcy Practice Group, who was recognized by the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) and the York County Bar Association (YCBA) with the Jeffrey A. Ernico Award in January. The award celebrates the pro bono accomplishments of Harrisburg attorney Jeffrey A. Ernico and his long-standing commitment to equal justice and serving those who had nowhere else to turn.

The award is given from the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Legal Services to the Public Committee. This honor is only shared on occasion with those who have provided significant legal services to those in need. Larry has spent a lifetime doing just that. The plaque reads, “A Champion of Access to Justice, Larry Young has provided pro bono service and leadership in York County and beyond. His example and his leadership in the field are greatly appreciated.”

York County Bar Association and Bar Foundation CEO, Victoria Connor notes, “Leading by example, Larry Young has dedicated a lifetime of service, as well as financial support, to the Bar’s efforts to improve the legal profession, promote public understanding of the law, and increase access to justice for our community’s most vulnerable – particularly the elderly, and those struggling with poverty and domestic abuse.”

She adds, “As a result of his professionalism and integrity, Larry is highly respected by his peers and the community. He has been a member of the York County Bar for 41 years and has served as president of both the Bar Association and Bar Foundation. Today, Larry remains one of our most active and engaged members, chairing the Pro Bono Committee for more than 20 years and participating on the Foundation Board, Philanthropy and Grants committees. Larry’s involvement has been an integral part of the York County Bar’s success in developing programs to help close the justice gap in York County.”

Pennsylvania Bar Association President William H. Pugh V (right) and Pro Bono Coordinator David Trevaskis (left) present the award to Attorney Lawrence V. Young.
Pennsylvania Bar Association President William H. Pugh V (right) and Pro Bono Coordinator David Trevaskis (left) present the Jeffrey A. Ernico Award to Attorney Lawrence V. Young.