Jeffrey C. Murse, Esquire
Accredited Attorney by the Department of Veteran Affairs
Jeffrey C. Murse is a native of Lancaster County and a graduate of Manheim Township High School. Mr. Murse attended DeSales University in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice.
Following his graduation from DeSales University, Mr. Murse began serving as a Conference Officer with the Domestic Relations Section of Lancaster County while also attending Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg. During his time with the Domestic Relations Section, Mr. Murse was promoted to Supervisor, where he helped manage the establishment, modification, and enforcement of child and spousal support orders.
Mr. Murse graduated from Widener University School of Law and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 2004. In 2005, Mr. Murse left the Domestic Relations Section and began serving as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Henry S. Kenderdine, Jr., of the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas. Mr. Murse then commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps in 2006. As an attorney in the JAG Corps, Mr. Murse provided legal counsel in custody, divorce, and child support matters to active military members and dependents, and he defended military members against criminal prosecution at courts-martial. Mr. Murse was awarded both the Navy Achievement Medal and the Navy Commendation Medal in recognition of his legal counsel to hundreds of military beneficiaries.
Before transitioning from active duty in 2014, Mr. Murse was assigned to the United States Naval Academy as Assistant Professor of Law, and he deployed as the primary legal advisor for a counter-piracy task force operating near the Horn of Africa. Mr. Murse continues to provide legal counsel to military members in the Norfolk, Virginia area, and was recently promoted to Commander in the United States Navy Reserve JAG Corps.
In January 2014, Mr. Murse accepted a position as Attorney-Advisor for the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C. Mr. Murse returned to Lancaster County in 2015, joining Pyfer Reese Straub Gray & Farhat PC with a primary practice in custody, divorce, and child support matters.
In his free time, Mr. Murse enjoys spending time with his family and cheering for the Manheim Township Blue Streaks.