Kluxen, Newcomer & Dreisbach

Attorneys Mel Newcomer and Christopher Dreisbach pride themselves on offering the same expert legal advice and experience of larger firms while creating lasting personal relationships with each and every client thereby achieving successful results.

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Firm Overview

For a combined total of over 40 years, the attorneys of Kluxen, Newcomer & Dreisbach have offered clients a depth of experience and wide range of capabilities. Representing clients across Pennsylvania in both State and Federal Courts, our attorneys pride themselves on cultivating personable and responsive relationships with each and every client. From the conference room to the courtroom, our clients enjoy proactive, aggressive counsel protecting their interests and guiding them throughout every step of their case.
Main Office

Lancaster Office
339 N. Duke Street
Lancaster  PA  17608

Phone
  • (717) 393-7885
Fax
  • (717) 393-0382

Other Offices

  • Harrisburg Office
    3540 N. Progress Ave.
    Suite 207
    Harrisburg,  PA  17110
Criminal Defense
Attorneys Melvin Newcomer and Christopher Dreisbach offer clients a depth of experience and wide range of capabilities. Mr. Newcomer and Mr. Dreisbach represent clients across Pennsylvania in both State and Federal Courts.
Administrative Law
Business Counseling
Civil Litigation
Criminal Defense
All Felonies and Misdemeanors
Driving Under the Influence
Homicide
Probation and Parole Violations
Traffic Citations
Family Law
Personal Injury
Regulatory Compliance
Trust and Estate Planning & Administration
Unemployment Compensation

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Attorney Christopher Dreisbach believes that all clients deserve aggressive and experienced counsel regardless of their legal needs. Mr. Dreisbach believes that all clients deserve an attorney who understands that cases are ultimately not about filings, affidavits, complaints, etc. but rather people. With that understanding, attorney Christopher Dreisbach prides himself on creating personal bonds with each client and letting his clients know that no matter what challenges they may face, they have an attorney dedicated to not only their case, but their entire personal wellbeing.

Christopher Dreisbach

Christopher A. Dreisbach concentrates his practice on criminal defense and civil litigation in both state and federal courts. Since entering private practice, he has defended individuals facing the most serious of criminal charges including rape and homicide. In civil actions, he has successfully represented individuals and corporations in cases involving federal civil conspiracy allegations, regulatory violations, and complex personal injury matters.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Dreisbach served for four years as a Deputy District Attorney in the Dauphin County District Attorney's Office. During his time as a Deputy District Attorney, Mr. Dreisbach successfully prosecuted a vast array of cases including homicide and other violent offenses. In addition, Mr. Dreisbach supervised Dauphin County's Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition and Bad Check Restitution programs. In 2009, Mr. Dreisbach was recognized as Dauphin County's Victim Advocate of the Year.

Mr. Dreisbach received his JD from the Temple University Beasley School of Law. At Temple, Mr. Dreisbach was presented with the Barrister Award in Trial Advocacy as well as multiple Outstanding Oral Advocacy awards. Also while at Temple, Mr. Dreisbach gained immediate courtroom experience as a certified legal intern in the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office. In addition, Mr. Dreisbach completed a clinical internship in the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Dreisbach graduated from Dartmouth College in 2000 where he was a member of the varsity lacrosse team and Theta Delta Chi fraternity.

Mr. Dreisbach is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, the United States District Court of the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He is a member of the Dauphin County, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and Dartmouth Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
License
  • Bar Number: 201434
    Pennsylvania , 2005
Education
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law
    JD , 2005
    Barrister Award in Trial Advocacy,
    Multiple Outstanding Oral Advocacy
    Commendations
  • Dartmouth College
    BA , 2000
    Varsity Lacrosse,
    Theta Delta Chi

Mel Newcomer

Melvin E. Newcomer has engaged in a general civil practice for over 35 years. During that time, he has concentrated his practice representing individual clients in real estate, family, estate planning and administration, and business matters and corporate clients in general business matters. He has also argued cases in the appellate courts of Pennsylvania, including the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

In addition to representing individuals and businesses, Mr. Newcomer has extensive experience providing legal services to municipalities. He has been the Assistant County Solicitor for more than two decades and represents municipalities as counsel for both zoning matters and general matters.

Mr. Newcomer is a member of the Lancaster County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and American Bar Association. He has served on various committees in the Lancaster Bar Association and is currently a member of the Association
License
  • Bar Number: 27605
    Pennsylvania , 1978
Education
  • University of Delaware
    BA , 1975
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Law
    JD , 1978
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