Christopher E. RiceShareholder | Carlisle Office

Christopher E. RiceShareholder | Carlisle Office

Christopher E. Rice has been a member of Martson Law Offices since 2002, starting as a law clerk, moving to Associate Attorney in 2003, and then becoming a Shareholder in 2008. Chris is a native of South Central Pennsylvania, growing up in Lancaster County before moving to Cumberland County to attend law school. Chris has a long history of working in the community with various non-profit organizations and associations. In addition to serving as a full-time attorney, Chris is a developer concentrating on redevelopment projects in downtown Carlisle.

In his free time, Chris enjoys coaching his kids in various sports or cheering them on from the sidelines.  You will also see Chris spending time outdoors hunting, fishing and hiking. Chris resides in Carlisle with his wife, Jill, and their three children.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Residential Transactions
  • Loan Documentation
  • Land Use Disputes and Development
  • Business and Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Collections
  • Workout Agreements
  • Mortgage Foreclosure Actions
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Bankruptcy Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania


  • Penn State – Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • Villanova University

Professional Associations and Community Involvement

  • Professional Associations
    • Cumberland County Bar Association, Cumberland County Young Lawyers’ Division, Past Member
    • Cumberland County Bar Association, Member
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
    • Cumberland County Young Professionals, Past Board Member
    • Carlisle Planning Commission, Former Member
    • Rotary Club – Carlisle Sunrise, Former Member
  • Community Involvement
    • United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County
      • Former Campaign Committee Member
      • Co-Chair of the 2011 Campaign
      • United Way Young Leaders Society, Co-Chair, 2004 to 2006
    • Saint Patrick School Board, Past President; Track and Field Coach; Basketball Coach
    • Greater Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member
    • College/Community Connections Committee, Past Member

Representing Central PA for More than 60 years

Martson Law Offices has been serving clients in Central Pennsylvania for more than six decades. Our attorneys have the experience and knowledge you’d find at a big-city law firm, but we also have deep roots in the community and understands the legal issues facing our clients locally.

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