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David C. Schanbacher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in York, PA

Blake & Schanbacher Law, LLC
29 East Philadelphia St.
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-905-8156
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

David C. Schanbacher is a partner at Blake & Schanbacher Law, LLC, located in York, Pennsylvania. Focusing his practice on all family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, prenuptial agreements and adoptions, he has more than 36 years of experience serving clients throughout Pennsylvania. 

With a genuine concern for his clients, Mr. Schanbacher is a compassionate, dedicated and empathetic attorney. He is an aggressive and fierce advocate for his clients’ rights and is well aware of how overwhelming it can be for clients dealing with family law issues and the legal process. He keeps his clients informed of every step of their cases and answers all their questions. Prioritizing his clients’ best interests, he handles all cases efficiently and with perseverance.  

Mr. Schanbacher received his doctorate in jurisprudence from the Duquesne University School of Law in 1986. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Pennsylvania. Between 1986 and 1991, he was a special agent with the FBI after graduating from the FBI Academy. 

Actively involved as a member and fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Mr. Schanbacher served as a chairperson, and he was on the executive committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Family Law Section as well. He also holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo. 

Mr. Schanbacher is an ardent speaker and regularly gives talks about various family law topics, including the drafting of marital settlement agreements, developing same-sex marriage issues and much more at the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, which is the continuing legal education arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. 

Recognized for his impeccable work in the legal field, Mr. Schanbacher has been named to the Top 10 Attorneys list by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys and the 10 Best list by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. He was included on the Who's Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law lists by Marquis Who's Who. He was also named to the Select Lawyers list by his peers.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements


1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About David C. Schanbacher

First Admitted: 1986, Pennsylvania

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer and author on family law topics for the PBA/PBI


  • 2009-2016 editions of Who’s Who in America
  • Select Lawyer, 2014 - 2015
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 2009-2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Pennsylvania, 1986
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Family Law Section, Chair
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Member
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Office Location for David C. Schanbacher

29 East Philadelphia St.
York, PA 17401

Phone: 717-905-8156

Last Updated: 7/1/2022

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