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Hoffmeyer & Semmelman is a law firm which provides legal services to both individuals and businesses throughout the central Pennsylvania area. With offices in York, Shrewsbury, and Mt. Wolf, our attorneys are respected and have received numerous awards from our colleagues. Our founding partner, William F. Hoffmeyer, is recognized for his real estate and professional ethics knowledge to such a great degree that he is frequently asked to serve as an expert witness. Our family law attorneys are known for the aggressive representation we provide in divorce, custody and support matters.

Conveniently located in downtown York directly across from the York County Judicial Center, we have over 56 years of experience representing clients in South Central Pennsylvania. With additional offices in Mt. Wolf and Shrewsbury, plus our “Home Sweet Home” visits to meet with you in your home, senior living center or hospital, our staff is ready to accommodate your needs. Hoffmeyer & Semmelman is dedicated to providing meaningful representation, and building long lasting relationships with clients.

In our elder law attorneys, you will find compassionate and knowledgeable lawyers who appreciate the unique issues that the elderly in our society face. Our elder law team works with the elderly and their families to make certain their rights are protected.

The business law team at Hoffmeyer & Semmelman helps business both small and large. We assist start ups all the way up to long-time established businesses. As a successful business ourselves, we know the needs of business people in Pennsylvania.

We are litigators. When you come to us for legal representation, we don’t hand your case off to others if you need to go to court. We also are appellate attorneys, able to take on appeals from preparation to completion.

Call The Law Offices of Hoffmeyer & Semmelman, LLC today at 717-846-8846 to arrange your consultation.

Attorney William F. Hoffmeyer

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Dickinson School of Law
  • Franklin & Marshall College

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • York County Bar Association
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee (former Chairman)
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee (Chairman)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee (current Co-Chairman and former Chairman)
  • Real Property Section (former Chairman)
  • Mechanics’ Lien Law Committee
  • Marketable Title Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Land Title Association
  • South Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Land Title Association (first President)
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers (elected in 1988)


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • Who’s Who in the World
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Who’s Who in the East
  • Who’s Who in American Education
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America
  • PA Super Lawyers 16 times (2004 – 2019)
  • Best Lawyers in America 12 times (2008 – 2019)
  • Lawyers of Distinction – chosen 2 times (2018-2019)
  • Central Pennsylvania Business Journal Top Lawyer
  • Sixth recipient of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s “Pennsylvania Bar Medal” recognizing his endeavors in the fight against the unauthorized practice of law

Attorney Robert L. Buzzendore

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1994)


  • The American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.
    • J.D., 1989
  • Widener University, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Political Science, 1986

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • York County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Southern York County Business Association; Board Member 2008-2011, President 2008
  • Columbia K-9 Campaign, Member 2002-present
  • Columbia Councilman, 1998-2001, 2004 – 2007, Vice President 2000-2001 and 2004-2005; former Chair of the Safety, Legislation, Labor Contract Negotiation and Personnel Committees, President 2006-2007
  • Susquehanna Fire and Rescue Co. #4, Member since 1981, Trustee 1990-1997

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