CONTACTS

Tel: (717) 733-8604 jmejia@ephratalawgroup.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Family Law →
Business Law →
Municipal Law→

EDUCATION

Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1998
(Pennsylvania State University)
Loyola of New Orleans School of Law Summer Abroad Program
Hood College, B.A., with Honors, 1991

W
E WILL FIGHT TO PROTECT  YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
UNDER THE LAW.
Jennifer Mejia is a Berks County native, graduating from Exeter High School in 1987. Now fluent in Spanish, Jennifer began her career as a teacher at a bilingual elementary school in Mexico. Jennifer returned to the United States in 1994 to attend Dickinson School of Law. While in Law School, Jennifer held many internship positions, including traveling back to Mexico to work for the Mexican Criminal Justice System.

Upon graduation from law school in 1998, Jennifer moved back to Berks County accepting a position at the Berks County Public Defender’s Office. Two years later, Jennifer moved to Shirk & Ermolovich, LLP (later, Shirk & Mejia, LLP) to become an Associate Attorney, expanding her practice areas to include family and municipal law, in addition to criminal law.

In 2016, Jennifer founded the Mejia Law Group to provide a client-oriented law practice that cares about its clients and reflects the integrity and values of our community.

Jennifer has served as a member of the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Association of Trial Lawyers.

After moving back to Lancaster, Jennifer began her family. An active member of the Lancaster Bar Association, Jennifer has served on the Board of Directors and is currently the Vice Chair of the Municipal and Environmental Law Section.

EDUCATION

Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1998
(Pennsylvania State University)
Loyola of New Orleans School of Law Summer Abroad Program
Hood College, B.A., with Honors, 1991

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mejia Law Group, Founder
2016-Present
Shirk & Mejia, LLP, Parnter
2005-2016
Shirk & Ermolovich, LLP, Associate Attorney
2000-2005
Berks County Public Defender’s Officer, Associate Attorney
1998-2000
Gettysburg Legal Services Intern
1996-1998
Public Defender’s Office of Anchorage, Alaska
Summer Intern, 1996
Criminal Justice System of Mexico
Summer Intern, 1995

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