Jude joined Trout CPA in 1987. She graduated from Lebanon Valley College (summa cum laude) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. As a partner, Jude is responsible for many leadership functions. She is also chair of the firm's Estate & Trust Practice Group and Tax Department Committee and serves on the firm's Management Committee.

As a professional, Jude is often called upon to perform speaking engagements on various tax, trust and estate related topics. She finds working with business owners and families very rewarding; assisting people with decisions that will benefit them in the present and the future. She is continuing the tradition of the firm, working with generation after generation as a partner and trusted advisor.

As part of the Lancaster County community, Jude has been active in many local organizations. She is currently a member of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee and serves as treasurer. Jude is also treasurer and troop leader for Girl Scouts of America Troop #701069.

Jude enjoys activities with her family, boating, and traveling. She lives in Lancaster County with her husband and two daughters.

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Judith L. Hoar is not authorized to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.