HARRISBURG (Nov. 29, 2007) - Camp Hill lawyer Daniel R. Schuckers has received the 2007 Government Lawyer of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association Government Lawyers Committee. The award honors a government lawyer who has made a significant singular contribution or has dedicated his or her career to outstanding service to the profession for the benefit of the public or a government entity.
Schuckers is the prothonotary of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. He is co-author of Pennsylvania Appellate Practice, Pennsylvania Appellate Practice II and several law review articles about Pennsylvania unemployment compensation.
Prior to his tenure as prothonotary, Schuckers served as a deputy attorney general in the Office of Attorney General.
Schuckers holds degrees from Colgate University and the Dickinson School of Law.
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