Charmaine is a member of Barley Snyder’s Business and Real Estate practice groups. She is also a member of the firm’s Food & Agribusiness Industry Group as well as the Liquor Law and Land Use practices. She brings a unique perspective to the firm through her wide variety of experiences.
A magna cum laude University of Richmond School of Law graduate, Charmaine served on the editorial board of the University of Richmond Public Interest Law Review and volunteered for numerous causes including Virginia Free Legal Answers and Wills for Veterans.
Charmaine also has an extensive background working in the legal field through various internships and externships. In these roles, she reviewed contracts, advised on contract compliance and conducted legal research. As a student attorney at the Intellectual Property and Transactional Law Clinic, she assisted businesses with entity formation and filing requirements as well as updated filing documents and maintenance of entity. She also provided copyright and trademark services, updated independent contractor agreements and prepared financial disclosure forms for non-profit entities.
Charmaine graduated from Kutztown University summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Minors in Public Administration & Paralegal Studies. Following her undergraduate education, she worked as a paralegal for two years where she drafted estate planning documents, assisted with estate administration and real estate transactions. She also worked as a judicial intern in the United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, drafting orders, reports and recommendations as well as researching issues.
As a Clinton County native, Charmaine spent her childhood on a small family farm. During this time, she showed livestock in 4-H and was named 2015 Clinton County Fair Queen. She now resides in York County and enjoys spending her time away from the office reading, traveling, and spending time outdoors.
- Nominated for VA State Bar Oliver White Hill Award for Pro Bono Service (2022)
- Harry L. Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service Certification Award (2022)
- CALI Awards for Excellence in Military Law and in the Legal Business Design Challenge (2021)
- York County Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC)