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Bernard T. Hessley
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  • Junior Partner, 08/31/2006

Location:

Warren, PA

Phone:

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814-723-6393

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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 - 06/2002
    • 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
    • Independent Study: Irish History, Archetechure, Law and Theology
  • Cathedral Preparatory School, Erie, Pennsylvania

    Classes/Seminars

    • Contracts and Consumer Law Issues, Jamestown Community College, 2008 to 2008
    • Civil Litigation for Paralegals, Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania, 01/01/2006 to 06/01/2006
    • Keynote Speaker, Take Back the Night Walk, 2005 to 2005
    • Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 2004 to 2005

    Honors and Awards

    • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Club Award

    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
    • Habitat for Humanity of Warren County, Co-Treasurer, 2007 to 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 to 2008
    • Erie County, Pennsylvania, First Assistant Public Defender, 2006 to 2006
    • Erie County, Pennsylvania, Assistant District Attorney, 2004 to 2006
    • The Honorable Stephanie Domitrovich, 6th Judicial District, Erie, Pennsylvania, Law Clerk, 2002 to 2004
    • Cleveland Municipal Court, Mediator and Law Clerk, 2000 to 2001

    Pro Bono Activities

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

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