Bernard T. Hessley

Bernard T. Hessley

Junior Partner since August 31, 2006
Location:
Warren, Pennsylvania
Phone:
866-473-7976 (Toll Free)
814-406-4401
Fax:
814-723-6393
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce, Custody & Support
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law
  • Juvenile Law and Children & Youth
  • Real Estate
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Wills & Estates
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • Social Security Disability
  • Mental Health Proceedings
  • Appellate Law & Post-Conviction Law
  • School Discipline Proceedings

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2003

Education

  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • Juris Doctorate - June, 2002
    • Honors: Cleveland-Marshal Law Alumni Association Scholarship Award
    • Honors: Vice-President, Cleveland-Vice-President, Cleveland -Marshall Bar Assn.
    • Honors: Speaker of the Senate, Cleveland-Marshall Student Senate
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Major: Theology
  • University College Galway, Galway, Ireland
    • Independent Study: Irish History, Archetechure, Law and Theology
  • Cathedral Preparatory School, Erie, Pennsylvania - June, 1995

Classes/Seminars

  • Contracts and Consumer Law Issues, Jamestown Community College, 2008
  • Civil Litigation for Paralegals, Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania, January 1, 2006 - June 1, 2006
  • Keynote Speaker, Take Back the Night Walk, 2005
  • Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 2004 - 2005

Honors and Awards

  • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Club Award, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • GRO-Warren, Board of Directors
  • Warren Concert Association, Board of Directors
  • Habitat for Humanity of Warren County, Board of Directors, 2007 - Present
  • Habitat for Humanity of Warren County, Co-Treasurer, 2007 - 2008
  • Pine Grove Sportsmen's Club
  • Holy Redeemer Church, Parishioner
  • Kalbus Sportmen's Club

Past Employment Positions

  • Blackman and Blackman, P.C., Of Counsel, 2006 - 2008
  • Erie County, Pennsylvania, First Assistant Public Defender, 2006
  • Erie County, Pennsylvania, Assistant District Attorney, 2004 - 2006
  • The Honorable Stephanie Domitrovich, 6th Judicial District, Erie, Pennsylvania, Law Clerk, 2002 - 2004
  • Cleveland Municipal Court, Mediator and Law Clerk, 2000 - 2001

Pro Bono Activities

  • Warren Concert Association, Board of Directors, 2008 - Present
  • Jamestown Community College, Guest Lecturer, 2008
  • Habitat For Humanity of Warren County, Co-Tresurer, 2007 - 2008
  • Weed and Seed Program, Erie, Pa, Board of Directors, 2004 - 2006