Ms. Longer is a graduate of Villanova Law School and has been practicing in Lancaster County for over 15 years, after several years as a corporate attorney. Ms. Longer focuses her practice in the areas of criminal defense, DUI, family law matters including divorce, custody and support, employment matters and municipal law.
Ms. Longer is an experienced trial attorney and is certified by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to represent defendants facing the death penalty. Death penalty certification is based on complex trial experience and specialized course work and is a hallmark of advanced courtroom skills. In addition, Ms. Longer has significant appellate experience and welcomes referrals from other attorneys whose practice does not include appeals.
Prior to joining the Bar in Lancaster County, Ms. Longer was the Vice President and General Counsel of Intelligent Electronics, Inc., a publicly-traded national franchisor and distributor of computer products. Outside of the firm, Ms. Longer has coached the Solanco Mock Trial team for the past three years, and is now an Adjunct Professor of Family Law in the Paralegal Studies program at Harrisburg Area Community College. Ms. Longer lives in the southern end of the county on a 60-acre working farm and established the firm’s Quarryville office to make it easier for those residents to find experienced legal representation in their community.
Janice Longer practices substantially in the areas of: