Stephen R. Maitland, Esq.

Stephen R. Maitland, Esq., has also served on over a dozen arbitration panels for civil disputes. Mr. Maitland brings his experience as a former member of a State House of Representatives to his current practice of law.

Judicial Experience

Adams County
2009 – 2012
Arbitrator: have served on over a dozen arbitration panels for civil disputes.

Legal Experience

Keystone Hearings and Appeals, LLC
Carlisle, PA
2010 – 2011
Law Clerk: assisted Administrative Law Judges in conducting hearings and prepared adjudications for Medicaid appeal cases.

Allied Attorneys of Central Pennsylvania, LLC
Carlisle, PA
January 2009 – November 2010
Attorney: general practice, four-attorney law firm serving Cumberland, Franklin, Adams, and surrounding counties in Pennsylvania.

Franklin County Criminal Justice Advisory Board
Chambersburg, PA
January 2009 – September 2009
Special Counsel: advisor (independent contractor) to the Board’s Jail Diversion Program for offenders with mental illness; duties included both criminal and civil practice.

Private Practice
Gettysburg, PA
September 2007 – January 2009
Attorney: proprietor of the practice, focused on work including wills, trusts, estates, contracts, leases, elder law, property law, and other general practice areas; merged solo practice into the group practice with Allied Attorneys, above.

Other Experience

IMS Health, Inc.
Deerfield, IL
March 2014 – Present
Pharmaceutical Industry Consultant: Assigned to Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA to assist in the launch of new prescription medication.

University of Phoenix
Greater Atlanta Area, GA
July 2013 – Present
Business Law Instructor: Classroom Instructor for Business Law courses.

Army Heritage Center Foundation
Carlisle, PA
July 2007 – January 2009
Development Officer: responsible for raising major gifts for this IRS 501(c)(3) public charity; duties included managing and setting the Development Department budget, supervising one full-time employee and interns, managing prospect files, strategic communications, and special events; attended professional development seminars in fundraising generally, major gift fundraising, and planned giving.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Harrisburg, PA
December 1992 – November 2006
Member: wrote state law and enacted an annual $24 billion state budget. Performed constituent service work of widely varying degrees of difficulty. Maintained a constant two-way flow of education and communication between the Capitol and the  constituency. Performed some ceremonial duties.  Served on the following committees: Judiciary (12 years); Health & Human Services (4 years); Aging and Older Adult Services (4 years); Agricultural and Rural Affairs (14 years); Tourism and Recreational Development (6 years); Intergovernmental Affairs  (6 years); State Government (4 years); and Professional Licensure (2 years). Served on the following boards, commissions, and outside appointments: Commissioner, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (13 years); Commissioner, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (6 years); Member, Advisory Committee on Probation to the Board of Probation and Parole (8 years); Member, state committee on the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (5 years); Joint State Government Commission on Decedents,  states & Fiduciaries Law (4 years); Join State Government Commission Task Force on Assisted Reproductive Technology Law (2 years). Accomplishments include securing a $5.5 million state grant for infrastructure for the Adams County Commerce Center; authoring Pennsylvania’s All-Felons DNA Law requiring any convicted felon to provide a DNA sample for comparison to cold samples in the database; co-authored Pennsylvania’s Agriculture, Community, and Rural Environment law to resolve conflicts between farmers and local governments; helped to repeal the Rule against Perpetuities through the adoption of the Pennsylvania Uniform Trust Act; significantly raised the state’s commitment to the
museum community by increasing funding for museum grants from $2.2 million to $5.5 million.

Analytic Services, Inc.
Crystal City, VA
October 1991 – April 1992
Analyst: worked part-time for this Air Force contractor while enrolled as a graduate student; helped to re-write an Air Force Acquisitions Manual for Pentagon staff; surveyed and  reviewed Air Force maintenance policies as the Air Force began to transition maintenance functions from civilians to uniformed personnel; held a secret clearance. U.S. House Education and Labor Committee

Summer 1991
Intern: selected for a paid Congressional Internship on the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee by then-ranking Member Bill Goodling (PA-19); worked on reauthorizing of higher education funding; worked on campus security and crime statistic reporting legislation; closely observed the federal bill drafting and amendment process.

Chocolate Tree Fudge
Flemington, NJ
January 1986 – December 1988
Proprietor: owned and operated a hand-made fudge candy store; responsible for all aspects of running a small business, including making the product, inventory, payroll, taxes, sanitation, and bookkeeping


Widener University School of Law
Harrisburg, PA campus
J.D., December 2006

The George Washington University, Elliot School of International Affairs
Washington, D.C.
September 1991 – May 1992
Completed one year of a two-year M.A. program in Science, Technology, and Public Policy

Mount Saint Mary’s College (now University)
Emmitsburg, MD
B.A. in Political Science, May 1991
Honors: summa cum laude;
Shared the Rev. John J. O’Neill Memorial Prize for achievement in political science

Gettysburg Senior High School
Gettysburg, PA
High School Diploma, June 1980
Honors: First Quintile; Academic track


  • Georgia Bar


  • Pennsylvania Bar (Inactive)

Admitted to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

  • Adams County Bar (Inactive)



  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • Community Media (formerly Adams Community Television, Inc.)


  • Saint Katherine Drexel Church

Additional Qualifications

  • Published Article

Stephen R. Maitland, Basic Training for Legislators, 33(2) THE PENNSYLVANIA LAWYER, March/April 2011, at 30.