BCGL is pleased to welcome 2 new attorneys to the firm.
RYAN C. GIVENS Business Services Practice Group A Lancaster Catholic graduate, Mr. Givens returns to Lancaster as an associate in the firm’s Business Services Practice Group. He comes to BCGL with experience in transactional law. Mr. Givens works closely with business owners in all industries, assisting them with entity formation and governance matters, contracts, and acquisitions. He enjoys helping his clients navigate complex issues to achieve their goals. Mr. Givens earned his J.D. at The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University and his bachelor’s degree from Ursinus College. During law school, he was an intern for the Honorable Jeffrey J. Reich of the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas and judicial extern for the Honorable Albert H. Masland of the Cumberland County Orphans’ Court.
MELISSA A. ZILLHARDT Estates, Trusts and Elder Law Practice Group As an associate in the Estates, Trusts and Elder Law Practice Group, Ms. Zillhardt works with individuals and families to understand their financial, charitable, and inter-generational goals as it applies to planning for long-term care, retirement, and testamentary giving. She enjoys working with clients to ensure future peace of mind. A Lebanon native, Ms. Zillhardt recently graduated from Villanova Law School and received her B.A. from Albright College. During law school, she interned for Philadelphia Legal Assistance and the Villanova Health Law Clinic assisting low-income clients in disability, medical assistance, power of attorney and guardianship matters.