Kimberly A. Selemba, Esq.
Kimberly A. Selemba, Esq. is an established Liquor Licensing and Alcohol Law and Hospitality attorney and experienced litigator with a focus in the real estate and senior care industries. Kim assists beverage retailers, distributors, restaurants, hotels, bars, private clubs, music and entertainment venues, breweries, wineries and distilleries on licensing, permits and compliance as well as enforcement actions and claims resolution.
In her real estate practice, Kim regularly handles both residential and commercial matters including negotiating and enforcing leases and other contracts. She also assists landlords and tenants across Pennsylvania with resolving disputes involving breach of contract, failure to pay, nuisance actions and property maintenance.
Kim advises long-term care facilities and senior living communities on developing risk mitigation strategies to reduce adverse events and provides representation should professional or general liability claims arise.
She also represents commercial vehicle owners and operators in defending vehicle accident litigation and Vehicle Code violations. Kim advises clients regarding freight claims and other transportation issues, including transportation agreements, electronic evidence issues and document retention specific to the industry.
Prior to joining Saxton & Stump, Kim practiced for 15 years as an attorney with a Harrisburg-based law firm and is well-known for her community involvement. She currently is the Vice President of the Dauphin County Bar Association. She formerly served as a board member for Leadership Harrisburg, a nonprofit organization dedicated to servant leadership and community service. Kim is also passionate about legal education and has served as an Adjunct Professor/Practitioner Instructor at Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University. She is frequently invited to write and present state-wide on the topics of alcoholic beverages, transportation and commercial litigation.
Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
Dickinson College, B.A., summa cum laude, 2001
United States Courts of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Courts for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Dauphin County Bar Association
- Board of Directors, Vice President, 2021
- Board of Directors, Secretary, 2020
- Court Relations Committee, member
- Young Lawyers’ Division, past chair
National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys
William W. Lipsitt American Inn of Court, Founding Associate Member
James S. Bowman American Inn of Court, Barrister
St. Thomas More Society, member
Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, Safety Management Council and Carrier/Safety Committee, past member
Leadership Harrisburg, Past Board Member and Servant Leadership Society
University of Virginia, National Trial Advocacy College
Bernard L. Coates, Jr. Foundation, 2015 – 2019
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 2011
High School Mock Trial Competition District Coordinator for South Central Pennsylvania Region and Regional Coordinator South Central Pennsylvania Region, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2005 – 2006
Dickinson College Sports Hall of Fame
Pennsylvania Rising Stars, 2008
Select Lawyers, 2014
Leadership Harrisburg, Class of 2014
PRESENTATIONS AND SPEAKING ENAGEMENTS
“Building an Optimal Dispute Resolution from the Ground Up,” ALFA International’s Business Litigation Practice Group Seminar, September 5 – 6, 2019
“Regulatory and Case Law Update on Beverage Alcohol Law,” ALFA Retail and Hospitality Conference, January 17 – 19, 2018
Adjunct Professor/Practitioner Instructor Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University
“Alcoholic Slushies: The Newest Trend in the Pa. Liquor Market.” Co-Authored with Alexandra Sacavage. The Legal Intelligencer. (February 18, 2020)
“Convenient Stores and Grocery Markets: Are You Ready to Sell Wine To Go?” Style Magazine. (August 2, 2016)
“Know your laws: Discounting alcoholic beverages in Pennsylvania.” Craft Brewing Business. (May 19, 2016)
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