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Privacy Policy

Jackson Law Firm, PLLC operates www.jlfplanning.com, which provides planning services. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our development services or www.jlfplanning.com.

If you choose to use our planning services, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information we collect is used for providing and improving services. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.

Log Data

We want to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Our Experienced TeamAbigail Pennell

Receptionist / Scheduling Coordinator
[email protected] | 717-620-7119

Abigail (Abby) Pennell brings over 5 years of scheduling and front office management experience to the Jackson Law Firm team. She previously focused her career in the dental industry and transitioned seamlessly into the legal field, providing exceptional customer service and support to our clients.

Abby was born and raised in Lancaster County and currently resides in Millersburg with her boyfriend and two cats. She is an avid reader of fantasy and mystery novels and loves to bake and travel for college football games.

Our Experienced TeamJaron P. Castranio, Esq.

Associate Attorney
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Jaron P. Castranio, Esq. is an associate attorney with Jackson Law Firm, PLLC. His practice is focused on estate planning, corporate services, and estate administration. Jaron is also the lead attorney for the firm’s Corporate Counsel Program. Prior to joining Jackson Law Firm, Jaron was a Deputy Attorney General with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General through its honors fellowship program.

Jaron is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, class of 2021, and has a certificate in Health Law and Policy. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from California University of Pennsylvania in 2018.

Jaron enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking and photography. He resides in his hometown of Mechanicsburg with his wife and three cats.

Our Experienced TeamJen Larson Thompson

Legal Analyst / Case Manager
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Jen Larson Thompson joined the Jackson Law Firm team as Legal Analyst / Case Manager in October 2021. Jen earned her J.D. from Widener University Commonwealth Law School in May 2021 and plans to sit for the February 2022 Pennsylvania Bar. In addition to her law degree, Jen has bachelor's degrees from Indiana University in Psychology and Criminal Justice.

Prior to transitioning her focus to the law, Jen had a successful 10-year sales and marketing career in media and the private sector. As a result, she brings a consultative approach to assisting our clients with their needs. Outside of work, Jen enjoys spending time with her husband Rob, their chinchilla, cooking, running and attending live music events.  

Our Experienced TeamAimee Zook

Executive Assistant
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Since joining Jackson Law Firm in 2018, Aimee has become an integral member of our administrative and client services teams. Whether supporting internal operations or facilitating the details of a specific case, Aimee works closely with all members of the firm to ensure a seamless process for our clients. Additionally, Aimee serves as the executive assistant for Attorney Aaron Jackson.

Aimee has two children that keep her busy outside of work, along with her 90+ pound German Shephard! She is also a licensed stylist and enjoys helping her friends and loved ones look their very best for weddings, proms and other special events.

Our Experienced TeamAshley Shoemaker

Legal Assistant
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Ashley Shoemaker joined the Jackson Law Firm team in November 2021 as an administrative coordinator and was quickly promoted to Legal Assistant in February 2022. Her background in administrative work and her compassion for people allow her to excel in all aspects of client and staff service and support. Ashley provides administrative support to the firm’s managing attorney, associate attorney, and senior estates paralegal.

When she’s not at work, Ashley enjoys being with her two children, and spending time with family and friends. Whenever she has free time, you’ll find her with a paint brush in hand as she is also an artist.

Our Experienced TeamDavid Gruver

Paralegal
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David is truly an expert in his field, bringing over 30 years’ experience as an estate paralegal to Jackson Law Firm, PLLC. He is experienced in all aspects of estate administration and the preparations of estate accountings, and estate, gift, and income tax returns.  Dave is a Pennsylvania Certified Paralegal and belongs to the Central Pennsylvania Paralegal Associations (CPPA).  

Our Experienced TeamJessica Paden

Paralegal
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Jessica Paden joined the Jackson Law Firm team in December 2019 as an administrative assistant. She quickly found a passion for the law and began her Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC). While mastering her Estates and Estate Planning coursework, Jessica became an integral part of the legal processes within the firm and was promoted to the position of Paralegal. She currently supports the firm’s estate administration and corporate services departments, specializing in entity formations and real estate transactions.

Prior to joining Jackson Law Firm, Jessica served in a variety of customer service-related positions fostering an unparalleled service-focused mindset. Jessica is committed to the client experience and ensures every interaction with the firm is welcoming, positive, and precise. She is a person you will be glad to have met.

When not working in and studying the law, Jessica enjoys spending time with her children, extended family, and friends. She also enjoys getting lost in a good book and has a passion for writing.

Our Experienced TeamJulia Jackson, PHR, SHRM-CP

Firm Administrator
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Julia Jackson, PHR, SHRM-CP, serves as the firm administrator for Jackson Law Firm, PLLC supporting the firm’s operations in the areas of finance and accounting, business development, office management and client relations. She also supports the firm’s business owner clients in the areas of human resource management and employee benefits.

Prior to joining Jackson Law Firm, PLLC in 2016, Julia served as the Deputy Director, Insurance Pool Operations for the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP), and the Executive Director for the Society of County Human Resource Professionals of Pennsylvania (SCHRPP).

Julia is graduate of Liberty University with bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing Concentration. She maintains both the Professional of Human Resources (PHR) and Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certifications and is a licensed insurance producer in areas of Accident and Health, Life and Fixed Annuities.

Our Experienced TeamKristen Snyder, Esq.

Managing Attorney
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Kristen Snyder, Esq. is the managing attorney for the corporate services department of Jackson Law Firm, PLLC. She specializes her practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate counseling and governance services, as well as providing business and personal succession planning solutions.

Kristen earned her JD / MBA at Pepperdine University and her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Messiah College. She resides in Mechanicsburg with her family.

Our Experienced TeamAaron C. Jackson, Esq.

Owner/Attorney
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Aaron C. Jackson, Esq. is the founder of Jackson Law Firm, PLLC, a boutique law firm focusing exclusively on trust, estate and business planning services, including asset protection, tax planning and charitable planning. Additionally, Jackson Law Firm, PLLC provides business counsel and merger and acquisition services to its business owner clients.

Prior to founding Jackson Law Firm, PLLC, Aaron served as a shareholder for two premier Harrisburg law firms in their tax, estates and trusts practice groups. He has dedicated his career to serving the needs of clients in the Central Pennsylvania region and throughout the Commonwealth.

In addition to his legal practice, Aaron has served on several community boards and committees to include:  the Estate Planning Council of Central Pennsylvania Board of Directors (Past President), Bethesda Mission Board of Directors (Past President), the West Shore YMCA Board of Directors, the Carole Landis Foundation for Social Action Board of Directors, Chambersburg Country Club Board of Directors (Current President), and the West Shore Country Club Membership Committee. Aaron is also a member of Tocqueville Society of the United Way of Central PA.

Aaron is a graduate of the Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University, class of 2005. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Liberty University in 2001.

Our AttorneysFirst Name Last Name

Executive Assistant/Licensed PA Real Estate Agent

Carrie was born and raised in Central Pennsylvania. She has a working knowledge of the local real estate market and is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the Commonwealth of Pa. Before coming to Walters Appraisal Services, she was employed by Dunn & Bradstreet and Superior On-Line Information Services where she performed managerial duties along with being a quality approval editor.

She enjoys going to live music events, in particular hearing her husband, Darren, perform. She also enjoys spending time at home with Darren & their dog, being outdoors close to nature, bird/hawk watching, going on motorcycle rides, camping and similar activities.