Gary J. Heim

Gary J. Heim has dedicated over 40 years of his legal career to the realm of agricultural law, demonstrating a profound commitment to Pennsylvania’s farm and agri-business community. Throughout his extensive statewide practice, Gary has provided a diverse array of legal services, focusing on guiding family farms through the crucial transition to the next generation.

Gary J. Heim’s contributions to agricultural law have not gone unnoticed. He has been recognized on City & State PA’s 2022 PA Agriculture Power 100 List, a testament to his influence and significance in the agricultural landscape of Pennsylvania.

Professionally, Gary is a member of several esteemed associations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Agricultural Law Association, and the Dauphin County Bar Association.

Since 1980, Gary has been a legal stalwart for members of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, offering crucial legal services through its Legal Service Plan.

Gary’s influence extends beyond his legal practice; he is widely known and highly respected in the agricultural community. His involvement has included serving on the Board of the Agricultural Law Center of The Dickinson School of Law / The Pennsylvania State University. Moreover, he has chaired the Agricultural Law Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, showcasing his leadership and dedication to shaping legal practices in the agricultural domain.

His passion for educating others in the field is evident through his roles as a guest speaker at programs sponsored by various institutions, including the Pennsylvania State University’s College of Agriculture, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Cooperative Extension Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and numerous businesses, banks, and organizations.

In terms of education, Gary earned his Juris Doctor from the Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson School of Law, cum laude, showcasing his commitment to academic excellence. He also graduated summa cum laude from Elizabethtown College with a major in Economics.

Gary’s roots lie in a family farm in Schuylkill County, providing him with a deep understanding of the challenges faced by agricultural clients. Currently residing in Lebanon County, he is not only a legal professional but also a family man. With four adult children and many grandchildren residing near him, Gary enjoys the frequent opportunities to be actively involved in their lives.

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