Ronald S. McGlaughlin.

Business and Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Real Estate, Wills and Estates

Born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, Ron McGlaughlin graduated from Huntingdon Area High School in 1977 and from Susquehanna University in 1981. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Ohio Northern Law School in 1984.

Ron was admitted to the Bar of Pennsylvania in October 1984 and then worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Francis A. Searer in the Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas from 1984-1986. Afterward, Ron practiced law in the Philadelphia area for a year and a half prior to moving to the State College area in 1987. He is licensed to practice in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of the United States Courts of Pennsylvania. For 1991-1992 he was recognized as the State College Area Jaycees Outstanding Young Lawyer.

His professional affiliations include membership in the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Centre County Bar Association, and the Wilkinson-Campbell Chapter of American Inns of Court. In the Centre County Bar Association, he served a two-year term as secretary and served as president for the 2012-2013 term.  He also serves as alternate solicitor for
Harris Township.

An experienced trial attorney, Mr. McGlaughlin’s practice areas include:

Business and corporate law – entity formation, contracts, contract negotiations and litigation
Criminal defense – DUI, underage drinking, drug offenses, sex offenses, all felonies, misdemeanors and summaries
Family law – pre-nuptial agreements, divorce, custody, support and property division
Real estate – closings, deeds, title work, sales agreements (Pennsylvania licensed title agent)
Wills and Estates – powers of attorney, wills, trusts and estate settlement

In addition to professional activities, Ron is an active member of the Centre County community, having coached both Little League and Babe Ruth baseball from 2003-2007. He a member and past president of the State College Rotary Club and a Paul Harris fellow.

He lives in Harris Township with his wife and golden retriever.   His son, Alec, is a 2014 graduated of the United States Naval Academy and he currently serves as a Lieutenant in the US Navy; and his daughter, Caitlin, is a  2108 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and she currently serves in the US Navy as a Lieutenant JG.


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