Hilary Peery Vesell

Hilary Peery Vesell

Hilary is a trial lawyer with a psych background
  • Personal Injury, Family Law, Domestic Violence...
  • Florida, Pennsylvania
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Hilary Vesell is a trial attorney, concentrating in family law and personal injury cases. Hilary has BA in psychology and MA in clinical psychology both from Columbia University. Her JD is from the University of Miami, School of Law.

Hilary represents clients in all family law issues including child custody, protection from abuse orders (PFAs), support, divorce, and property division. She also maintains a general practice, focusing on civil litigation including personal injury, property damage, and bad faith insurance cases. Hilary offers free initial consultations in personal injury cases, meeting with people who have suffered any form of injustice.

Hilary was selected by the Judges of the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas to sit on the 2019-2020 Arbitration Board. Hilary is admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania courts. She is also admitted to the United States Federal District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of the United States and. Hilary is a member of the PBA House of Delegates as well as a member of the Dauphin County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

Hilary has written several articles that were published in the Pennsylvania Lawyer and Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly. These articles are on the topics of mental illness in the legal system, co-parenting in custody cases, prenuptial agreements, and parental alienation. They are available in their entirety on vesellllaw.com. Hilary has also been voted a Legal Leader by Harrisburg Magazine.

Hilary can be reached in her office (717-533-4868) or on her cell phone (717-982-2777) to discuss cases. She can also be reached at hilary@veselllaw.com. Vesell Law, LLC, is located at 310 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033.

Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (2002) | law
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Columbia University
M.A. (1999) | Clinical Psychology
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Columbia University
B.A. (1997) | psychology
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Parental Alienation and Reconcilation Therapy: Moving Toward Healthy Families
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly
Co-Parenting v. Parallel Parenting
The Pennsylvania Lawyer
Prenuptial Agreements: Avoiding Debt, Planning for the Future
the Pennsylvania Lawyer
Summer's in Session: What We're Reading (contributor)
The Pennsylvania Lawyer
The Author Responds
The Pennsylvania Lawyer
Mental Illness and the Legal System
the Pennsylvania Lawyer
Outcome Following Child Psychiatric Hospitalization
Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research
Variables Related to Outcome Following Child Psychiatric Hospitalization
General Hospital Psychiatry
Speaking Engagements
Parental Alienation and Reconciliation, Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges, Hershey
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
educational conference for state trial judges
Custody: Parental Alienation & Reunification, York County Bar Association Lunch & Learn, York, PA
York County Bar Association
presented CLE on custody issues involving parental alienation and reunification with Dr. Steven Lindenberg. We also discussed how Protection From Abuse Orders (PFAs) are used in custody cases.
Parental Alienation in Custody Cases, Berks County Bench Bar, Reading, PA
Berks County Bar Association
Family Law & Custody Issues in Cases with Parental Alienation
Awards
Select Lawyer - Susquehanna Valley
Susquehanna Style Magazine
Local Leader
Harrisburg Magazine
as voted by fellow attorneys
Professional Associations
PA Bar Association
Delegate
- Current
American Association for Justice
member
- Current
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
member
- Current
United States Supreme Court
member
- Current
United States Federal District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
member
- Current
Dauphin County Bar Association
member
- Current
Pennsylvania Bar Association
member
- Current
Florida State Bar # 641189
Member
- Current
Cumberland County Bar Association
member
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York County Bar Association
member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Pennsylvania
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Insurance Claims
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Areas
  • litigation
  • Protection From Abuse Orders (PFAs)
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
http://www.veselllaw.com/
Contact & Map
Vesell Law, LLC
310 West Chocolate Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033
USA
Telephone: (717) 533-4868
Fax: (717) 533-2582