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David E. Schwager


David E. Schwager, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1988, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1993, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1999.


Schwager, David E. was born on February 16, 1963 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Fred and Margot (Neumann) Schwager.


AB, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1984. Juris Doctor, Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1988.


Legislation assistant United States Senator John Heinz, Washington, 1983. Law clerk President Pro Tempore of Senate of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1985. Deputy campaign manager Marc Holtzman for Congress Committee, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1985-1986.

Associate Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald, 1988-1992. Assistant district attorney Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, 1992-1993. Associate Chariton & Keiser, 1992-1996.

Partner Chariton & Keiser, Bachelor of Laws, since 1997.


  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1988, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1993, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1999.


Director Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority, Wilkes-Barre, since 1993, assistant treasurer, 1995-1999, finance secretary since 1999. Director Junior Leadership Wilkes-Barre, 1989-1997, Society of Jesus (Jesuit) Strauss Lodge of B'nai B'rith Housing Foundation, Inc., Wilkes-Barre, since 1990, vice president since 1997. Director Jewish Comty.

Center Wyoming Valley, Wilkes-Barre, since 1994, vice president since 1997. Director American Cancer Society, Wilkes-Barre, since 1990, treasurer since 1998. Director Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, Scranton, since 1995, treasurer since 1997.

Director, legal counsel Music Box Players, Swoyersville, Pennsylvania, since 1989. Major gifts chairman Osterhout Library., Wilkes-Barre, 1992-1998. Chairman Jewish National Fund, Wilkes-Barre, 1990.

Fund manager Lafayette College Class of 1984, Easton, Pennsylvania, since 1989. Director Jewish Family Service Wyoming Valley, Wilkes-Barre, since 1991, correspondent secretary, 1991-1995. Member Lafayette College Alumni Council, Easton, 1989-1994, Wyoming Seminary Alumni Council, Kingston, since 1989, treasurer, 1995-1999, president since 1999.

Trustee Temple Israel, Wilkes-Barre, since 1995. Chair attorneys division United Way of Wyoming Valley, 1996, 98. Member American Bar Association (vice chair real property, vice chair business law committee Young Lawyers division since 1998), Pennsylvania Bar Association (statutory law committee since 1990, vice chairman financing of real estate committee since 1996, vice chairman landlord/tenant law committee since 1997, governing council, real property, probate and trust law section since 1998), Middle District Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Bar (director since 1994, treasurer since 1996), Luzerne County Bar Association (president young lawyers division 1995-1997).


Married Laurie Mersay, October 16, 1988. Children: Melissa Rose, Max Samuel.

Fred Schwager

Margot (Neumann) Schwager

Laurie Mersay

Melissa Rose Schwager

Max Samuel Schwager