JONATHAN L. DEWALD
Partner
O:  570.326.6555
F: 570.326.3170
Email: jdewald@mpvhlaw.com

Jonathan L. DeWald focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, asset protection, elder law, business succession planning, commercial transactions and municipal law.  

Jonathan received his law degree from the Penn State University’s Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  While in law school, he served as the Managing Editor of the Penn State Law Review.  Jonathan authored scholarship on surrogate decision making in Pennsylvania that was published in the Penn State Law Review and subsequently acknowledged by another legal journal as one of the most important and timely articles in 2011.  In addition, Jonathan was a certified legal intern at the school’s Elder Protection Clinic, where he provided free legal services to clients of the clinic.

He focuses his practice on estate and long-term care planning and estate administration.  He advises businesses in the succession of ownership to family members and also in the sale of their company’s assets or stock to third-parties.  He also serves as the solicitor for several municipalities, including Boroughs, Townships, and Municipal Authorities. 

Jonathan graduated from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  As a member of the Richmond Spiders football team, he was an Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference athlete while also serving on the university’s honor council. 

Jonathan currently serves on the Board of Directors for North Central Sight Services, Inc., Dunwoody Big Bear Fish & Game Club, and The Dickinson School of Law Alumni Society.  He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Lycoming Law Association, and the Charles F. Greevy, Jr. American Inn of Court.