M. Jason Asbell


Jason is a trial lawyer who represents businesses and individuals in commercial litigation, student disciplinary matters, criminal defense, white-collar criminal defense and professional licensing matters. Jason represents clients in state and federal court in trials and appeals.

In his civil litigation practice, Jason regularly represents individuals and businesses in contract disputes and trade secret matters. Jason also represents students who have been accused of misconduct.  In his criminal law and professional licensing practice, Jason counsels individuals and businesses in response to government subpoenas and investigations and represents clients at trial and before administrative hearing boards. He has also been selected to the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Prior to entering private practice Jason served as an assistant district attorney, where he tried numerous jury and bench trials.

Jason lives in Lancaster with his wife and three children. He serves on the planning committee for Lancaster’s chapter of 100 Men Who Care.


  • Emory University School of Law, J.D.
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., cum laude

Community Involvement

  • United Disabilities Services Foundation, former board member
  • 100 Men Who Care, Lancaster Chapter planning committee

Professional Affiliations

  • Lancaster Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Alabama (voluntarily inactive status)
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama (voluntarily inactive status)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit



2933 Lititz Pike, PO Box 5349
Lancaster, PA 17606
P (717) 291-1700


135 North Duke Street, Suite 4
Lancaster, PA 17602
P (717) 291-1700


7 E Lancaster Ave, Suite 210
Ardmore, PA 19003
P (484) 416-0531