Manifold & Bankenstein

48 South Duke St. York, PA
Evening Appointments at
6392 Glatfelter’s Station Rd
Seven Valleys, PA 17360

Bruce C. Bankenstein

Legal Counselor

Bruce C. Bankenstein, attorney at Manifold & Bankenstein, provides general practice of law to the community. Manifold & Bankenstein traces its roots to 1968. Attorney Bankenstein has been a member of the firm since 1978.

His practice includes estate administration, wills and estate planning, trusts, special needs trusts, business organization, land use and development, zoning, business law, contract law, real estate, guardianship, adoptions and litigation.


Juris Doctor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law. 1977.
Bachelor’s Degree, Syracuse University. 1974.

Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Member of York County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Upon admission to practice in 1977, Bruce C. Bankenstein served as judicial law clerk for the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas of York County. He has served as long time solicitor for local municipalities, water authority and zoning hearing boards.

Community involvement includes Rotary Club of York; member and past president, Jacobus Lions Club; current and past Board of Directors: Penn-Mar Human Services, York Adams Area and New Birth of Freedom Councils of BSA, Farm & Natural Lands Trust of York County and Association for Retarded Citizens of York County. Attorney Bankenstein also enjoys making seminar presentations to various groups.