Charles J. DeHart III

Charles J. DeHart III

Of Counsel
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Charles J. DeHart, III, is the Standing Chapter 13 Trustee in Bankruptcy for the United States Middle District Court of Pennsylvania and a member of the Dauphin County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.  He concentrates on estate planning, corporate law, business planning and bankruptcy law.  A graduate of Lebanon Valley College, he received his law degree from Dickinson School of Law and a Master's Degree in Taxation from Temple School of Law.

Mr. DeHart is a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hershey, a past crusade chairman for Dauphin County Chapter of the American Cancer Society, a member of the Hummelstown General Authority, past president of the Hummelstown Borough Council, past president of the Paxton Area Jaycees and a JCI Senator.  He is a native of Harrisburg.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1972

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estates
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Formation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Non Profit Organization Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • LLM in Taxation, Temple School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1974


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • L.L.M. - 1978
    • Major: Taxation
  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1972
  • Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1968

Representative Clients

  • Keystone Human Services


  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1995 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dauphin County Bar Association, 1972 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1972 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Middle District of Pennsylvania, Chapter 13 Trustee for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1987 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Dauphin County Bar Association Pro Bono Volunteer, 1972 - 2007