About The McShane Firm

The McShane Firm, LLC - Law OfficesThe McShane Firm is located in Harrisburg and is regarded as the among the top DUI and criminal defense law firms that serves York and the surrounding communities. Justin J. McShane started the firm in 2004, and since then has selected the finest DUI lawyers in Pennsylvania to join him. All of the attorneys at The McShane Firm are active members of the prestigious National College for DUI Defense and regularly attend their intensive training seminars. The McShane Firm also has a dedicated appeals team and a full time private investigator.

Our Commitment

At The McShane Firm we are committed to excellence in DUI defense. If you choose us you can be assured that:

  • Your attorney will be the most prepared attorney in the courtroom.
  • Your case will be given the personalized attention it deserves.
  • We will fully research every avenue for your defense and are ready to challenge the evidence against you in court.

Our philosophy can be summed up in two words – we fight.

Justin J. McShane, Esq.Not only is he one of the most established experts in forensic science, but Justin McShane is the most qualified DUI lawyer here in Pennsylvania. He is a certified Phlebotomist, which means he has the qualifications to take and examine samples of blood and urine. He’s the only lawyer in the United States that has not only graduated twice from, but also presented cases at the National Forensic Blood and Urine Seminar. With this extensive knowledge and commitment to education, McShane, known for his passionate, aggressive courtroom style, is able to defend the people of Lehigh County and beyond in DUI cases, homicide cases and more. It’s not a surprise, then, that he has earned a 10.0 AVVO rating and a 4.9/5 Martindale-Hubble Peer Review Rating.


Timothy M. Barrouk, Esq.Timothy M. Barrouk was named a 2010 Rising Star by SuperLawyers, a prestigious national legal association. He has tried a dozen cases through to verdict over the past year (settling over 35 more with favorable results), and is known as an outstanding litigator in criminal law, DUI and family law cases.


Shawn M. Dorward, Esq.Shawn Dorward, highly-experienced in defying breath and blood tests measuring Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). His expertise has resulted in a wide range of successes, including repeatedly proving police officer’s evidence untrustworthy and successfully challenging Pennsylvania’s forensic labs. He is known for his loyalty to clients in the courtroom.


Katherine Mcshane, Esq.
Katherine began work at the 1st Judicial District Attorneys office as a Deputy District Attorney. After working for 3 1/2 years as a DA and gaining valuable courtroom experience, she left for a more rewarding career in criminal defense. In addition to litigating hundreds of DUI and criminal cases, Mrs. McShane has also attended numerous seminars about DUI defense and forensic science to continue to expand her skills as an advocate.


Kaitlyn, Esq.
She will spend countless hours digging through your case to find where the court committed error. Kaitlyn then turns those errors into strong legal arguments for the benefits of her clients. Her passion is fighting for those who have no one else to fight for them.


Here at The McShane Firm, we don’t complicate things – we fight for clients, and with our extensive and encyclopedic knowledge, prestigious reputation and years of experience, we’re confident that we can give those clients the most professionally-aggressive defense available, regardless of what their case may be. The bottom line is that when defending a client, we never leave a stone unturned. We use only Pennsylvania’s top experts to help defend our clients in court. We use our own exclusive, in-house private detective to uncover any buried evidence that may help with a case.

If you want your DUI case to be handled by the most experienced, knowledgeable and reputable team available in Allentown and beyond, call The McShane Firm today to set up a free consultation. We’re ready to help.

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