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Office of Chief Counsel

Service Regarding State Matters

Pursuant to Pa.R.Civ.P. 402(b), we agree to waive the in-person service requirement and accept service via email at  If you have any questions, please e-mail the same account and someone will try to get back to you.

The Department of Corrections receives legal advice and legal services from attorneys assigned to Office of Chief Counsel for the Department of Corrections. The Office of Chief Counsel reports to the Governor’s Office of General Counsel.

Tim Holmes, Chief Counsel | 717.728.7763

Federal and State PLRA

Inmate Strike Index

Individuals sending correspondence to the Chief Counsel, Deputy Chief Counsels and Assistant Counsels of the Chief Counsel Office should use the following address:  

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections 
Office of the Chief Counsel 
1920 Technology Parkway
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050