“I believe legal advice should be given plainly, promptly, and efficiently.”

Jon Gruber joined the firm as a partner in 1979. In fact, he continues to work with some of the same clients who followed him to the firm at that time. The loyalty of his clients is a testament to his unique personal approach and extensive legal knowledge. His genuine understanding and concern for his clients extends far beyond their legal issues, taking into consideration their overall success and wellbeing.

From a simple will to more complex estate planning involving trusts, with his experience in estate planning, Jon counsels a wide range of clients in every stage of life. Whether they are young families concerned with protecting their children’s interests, or individuals and couples who find it necessary to update their estate planning documents, Jon’s clients know that he will provide the sound advice and thoughtful guidance they require. In addition, he works closely with family-owned businesses and closely held corporations to assist with succession planning. Jon’s years of experience in estate planning allows him to offer clients unique approaches to estate tax planning, asset protection and the peace of mind that their estate will be handled as they intend.

Jon is especially sensitive to the myriad of issues that arise in the administration of estates. He works extensively in estate administration and in matters of probate and non-probate asset transfer. Importantly, he strives to maintain family harmony while ensuring the wishes of the decedents are carried out exactly as intended.

Jon’s personal approach to legal work is also evident in his representation of business and nonprofit clients. He is admired for his skill in understanding the detailed workings of his client’s businesses and for his first-hand knowledge of the distinct legal needs faced by nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and associations.

Get to know Jon

What is something about yourself that will surprise us?

"I am a proud native of Lebanon County. The Gruber family has lived in Lancaster/Lebanon County since 1763."

Star Trek or Star Wars?

Star Wars because the movie is more traditional science fiction like the 1950’s movie Invasion of the Bodysnatchers.

Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings?

Lord of the Rings because one can picture Tolkien discussing his storylines with his Oxford colleagues “The Eagle and the Child.”