Kyle W. Rude

Kyle attended The Dickinson School of Law – Penn State University, where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 1993. A graduate of Bucknell University, Kyle returned to the Central Pennsylvania region to practice law in 1996. Kyle has built a multi-county criminal defense practice in the past decade. Kyle joined Schemery Zicolello as a partner in April of 2005. Kyle is admitted to practice in federal court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the United States Appeals for the Third Circuit. Kyle is also a member of the Pennsylvania and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a Founding Member of American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys.

Areas Of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
  • Certified Legal Specialties
  • Death Penalty Certified

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit


  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania Juris Doctorate – 1993
  • Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania B.A. – 1990
  • Major: Political Science & Economics

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Criminal Defense Section, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Lycoming Law Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, Founding Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, President Judge Jeffrey A. Smith, Law Clerk, 1992 – 1993
  • Attorney, Centre County, Pennsylvania Office of the Public Defender, 1993 – 1994
  • Lepley, Engleman & Yaw, LLC, Williamsport, Associate Attorney, 1994 – 1998
  • Rude & Golden, Williamsport, Partner, 1998 – 2003
  • McNerney, Page, Vanderlin & Hall, Associate Attorney, 2003 – 2005

Office Locations

333 Market Street Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701