Katherine Mcshane, Esq.



Katherine McShane believes that knowledge is power. By improving her skill set and knowledge base as an attorney, she can better serve her clients. Katherine is also a strong believer in the constitution and protecting the rights of those who stand accused from the strong arm of the government.

Personal Background

Katherine attended law school at California Western School of Law. Based on academic achievement, Katherine was invited to be a part of the CSWL law review. She served as an associate writer and associate editor for both the California Western Law Review and International Law Journal. During school, Katherine also interned at a civil litigation firm and at the District Attorney’s Office.

As of February 2024, Katherine McShane also serves as Solicitor for Dauphin County Recorder of Deeds Office.

After graduation, Katherine returned home to Colorado and began work at the 1st Judicial District Attorneys office as a Deputy District Attorney. After working for 3 1/2 years as a DA and gaining valuable courtroom experience, she left for a more rewarding career in criminal defense. In addition to litigating hundreds of DUI and criminal cases, Mrs. McShane has also attended numerous seminars about DUI defense and forensic science to continue to expand her skills as an advocate.

In her spare time, Katherine enjoys spending time outdoors and running with her dog. She also enjoys training for and competing in triathlons.

She is a Black Belt in Choy Lay Fut Kung Fu.

Our Clients are entitled to a Bill of Rights which states:

  • Our clients have the right to expect, we will be proactive in communication. You will hear it from us first. We will return all phone calls, texts and emails promptly.
  • Our clients have the right to expect plain speaking, straight shooting. No B. S.
  • Our clients have the right to expect us to do it right the first time, every time.
  • Our clients have the right to expect us to be on time and professionally prepared for all court appearances, and all meetings.
  • Our clients have the right to expect that they will be fully informed at all times.

This is our promise to you. Call today to get us on your side: (717) 657-3900.

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DUI Certificates and Training

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I thought I was hiring an attorney to help with a family member's case. I quickly found out that I hired a firm. Everyone from the top down pitched in when I needed any more help. My family member's case was relatively minor, but they treated her like the most important person they had. I was even able to speak to Katy who jumped in immediately and saved the day. I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received.

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From Clients

Great attorneys!!! They will work with you and do anything they can for you that's in their power
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Katy McShane is a great lawyer and advocate! She follows through on her word and fought the good fight for me! She also showed compassion & empathy and true care about my feelings… I’m grateful to have met Katy McShane!! I highly recommend her!!
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My experience with the McShane firm is the best. Andrea is a true sweetheart never once gave any type of attitudes no nothing. She is always there to listen and give great advice! I recommend the McShane firm to anyone oh and my lawyer is awesome as well!!! Keep up the great work McShane firm team you guys are awesome at what you do.
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If you want a firm to meet you right where you’re at this one will be the best! They have really been there every step of the way thru my case ! Five star firm !
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They were quick, to the point and able to yield an incredibly positive outcome to my concerns.
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From Peers

Attorney Adrienne Teodorovic, Denver CO

I used to work with Katy at Tiftickjian Law Firm before she left to pursue an opportunity to work for one of Pennsylvania's top DUI defense and criminal defense firms--The McShane Law Firm. Katy cares for her clients and has a passionate and effective approach to criminal and DUI defense. I am proud to have called her my mentor when I was new to the profession as she challenged me and taught me to be a passionate representative of justice. I endorse Katy as I know her ability to effectively defend the accused is paramount and exemplary.

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Attorney Zachary Cooper, Philadelphia PA

I endorse Katherine without any reservation. You can feel confident walking into Court with her by your side that she will fight zealously for the absolute best outcome.

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Attorney Deandra Grant, Richardson TX

Ms Kennedy is highly trained in both the law and forensics. You cannot go wrong with her by your side in a criminal case.

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Attorney Nathan J. Dineen, Germantown WI

Katherine is an excellent lawyer. She is a dedicated lawyer who goes above and beyond to help her clients. Not only does she do this in the courtroom, she does it outside of the courtroom as well. Katherine recently graduated from the American Chemical Society DUID Course. This course has limited admissions and is a very intense hands on DUI defense course. This is just one example of the dedication Katherine has to her clients. She will fight when others generally tell their clients to plea. I highly endorse her.

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AAttorney Justin James McShane, Harrisburg PA

Attorney Kennedy is without a doubt a fantastic trial attorney. She is a key attorney at The McShane Firm. Her attention to detail, and desire to be perfect drives her to achieve great results. She uses her reputation, knowledge, and experience to make a difference in the lives of many. I trust her greatly.

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