James E. Sher, Esquire is a native of Berks County. He grew up in Oley, Pennsylvania and graduated from Oley High School in 1988. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Albright College in 1992, where he majored in history and business management. While at Albright he spent a semester as an intern with the Honorable Albert A. Stallone of the Berks County Court of Common Pleas. Upon graduating from Albright College he attended law school at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. While at Duquesne he interned at the Pittsburgh office of Pennsylvania Attorney General. He received his Juris Doctorate in 1995 having graduated in the top 20% of his class.
Upon being admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1995, and returning to Berks County, he partnered to create the law firm of O’Keefe & Sher, P.C., in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. In 2013, Sher launched Sher & Associates, P.C. at same Kutztown location, with many familiar faces, and a continued dedication to client satisfaction and to achieving the best outcomes for your legal needs. He has concentrated his practice in the areas of family law, estate planning and administration, business formation and transactional work, and real estate transactions. He is a member of both the Berks County Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association. As an active member of the Berks County Bar Association he has served as president of the Young Lawyers Divisions, president of the Endlich Law Club, co-chairman of the Family Law Division, liaison to the Bar Association Board of Directors, and has participated with other committees and subsections. He served on the board of directors of the Kutztown Area Chamber of Commerce. Presently he serves on the board of directors for Opportunity House in Reading, PA and is a member of the Exeter Township Lions Club. He and his wife live in Exeter Township.
Family Law, Estate Planning and Administration, Business Formation and Transactional Work, Real Estate Law