This commemorative book is the history of Cumberland County’s lawyers; the men and women who for 250 years have prosecuted, defended, repaired deeds, probated wills, and conducted the legal affairs for generations of county residents. The first comprehensive story of legal practice in Cumberland County.
This book, published by the Cumberland County Bar Foundation, is a culmination of efforts by many members of the bar and court personnel. Over thirty authors have contributed their time and talents to make this book into the comprehensive history of over 250 years of law and justice in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. This hard-bound publication consists of two parts: “The Early Years,” written by Mark Podvia, and “A Century of Change: written by various individuals. Most important, it is the history of Cumberland County’s lawyers; the men and women who have conducted the legal affairs of county residents for generations.
Part 1: The Early Years
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Cumberland County Bar Association
32 S. Bedford St.
Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone: (717) 249-3166
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