Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is located in the Northeastern and the Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Pennsylvania earned its nickname as the Keystone state because of its central location at the time of the original Thirteen Colonies. The Keystone State nickname was also based in part on the important documents signed in Pennsylvania, and it diverse economic status in the early 1800’s.
Pennsylvania continues to have a strong economic status. With a total gross state product (GSP) of $553.3 billion in 2008 Pennsylvania ranked 6th in the nation. Pennsylvania is also home to fifty Fortune 500 companies (Fortune 500 is a list of the top 500 U.S. companies based on their gross revenue which is published by Fortune magazine). For example U.S. Steel is a Fortune 500 company, and the integrated steel producer’s headquarters are located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Also contributing to Pennsylvania’s diverse economy is its banking, agriculture, and gambling.
Philadelphia is the most populous city in Pennsylvania. Philadelphia is the fifth-most-populous city in the United States with an impressive population of 1,526,006. Philadelphia is an important center for law with the law schools of University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Temple University, Villanova University, and Widener University, as well as American Law Institute’s headquarters which are located in Philadelphia.
Chadds Ford Township is located 25 miles west of Philadelphia and is home to the office of Jason R. Attorney at Law PLLC. Jason is a practicing Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer that is experienced in Pennsylvania DUI charges, Pennsylvania drug charges, domestic violence, PA theft offenses, and many other areas of criminal defense law. If you or someone you know are looking to be zealously represented call Jason at (610) 299-0295 for a free consultation. His office is located at 1212 Baltimore Pike, Suite 230 Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317, which is located near the Route 1 and Route 202 intersection. Jason’s office is on the second floor of the Weichert Realtor Building, look for the yellow Weichert sign!