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Jennifer Denchak Wetzel

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T: (717) 232-5000
F: (717) 236-1816
E: jdwetzel@mette.com
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Jennifer Denchak Wetzel is dedicated to serving the legal needs of Pennsylvania's farm and agri-business community. For the past ten years, she has worked with all types of agricultural businesses across the state, advising them on a broad spectrum of legal issues.

She is recognized for her in-depth knowledge of business succession planning, real estate and asset preservation within the agricultural law context. She has given presentations on these topics for the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, Pennsylvania Bar Institute and Pennsylvania Farm Link.

She is a licensed title insurance agent and is a Succession Coordinator for the International Farm Transition Network and the Pennsylvania Center for Dairy Excellence. Previously, she served as the Vice-Chairman of the Agricultural Law Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Jennifer graduated cum laude from the Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law and summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Bucknell University. While attending Dickinson, she was a member of the Penn State Law Review, the Appellate Moot Court Board, and the Woolsack Honor Society.

A native of Schuylkill County, Jennifer lives with her husband and two daughters in Perry County, where she is an active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Liverpool.

PRACTICE AREAS
Agricultural Law
Estates & Trusts
Real Estate & Land Use

ADMISSIONS
Pennsylvania Bar

PROFESSIONAL
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Cumberland County Bar Association
Dauphin County Bar Association
Estate Planning Council of Central PA

EDUCATION
Pennsylvania State University -
Dickinson School of Law, J.D.
Bucknell University, B.A.

HARRISBURG OFFICE
3401 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-0950

TOWANDA OFFICE
304 Main Street
Towanda, PA 18848