Beth S. Hackney

Partner since January 1, 2017
Associate Attorney since October 16, 2012
Law Clerk since November 1, 2010
Location:
Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Phone:
412-843-0957
877-855-1067 (Toll Free)
Fax:
412-824-0707
Email:

Beth S. Hackney is a Member of Family Legal Center, LLC.  She focuses her practice on all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, and support.  Beth received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she graduated cum laude.  Beth received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in History from the University of Pittsburgh, where she graduated summa cum laude.

While in law school, Beth served as a certified legal intern for the Sikov Elder Law Clinic, representing elderly clients with estate planning and elder law issues.  Also during law school, Beth provided legal assistance to individuals with family law issues through the Allegheny County Pro Se Motions Program.  Both of these experiences taught her the importance of compassionate, rational legal representation.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Marriage Settlement Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Alimony
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • CLASP - Collaborative Training, 2017
  • Divorce and Family Mediation, Association of Conflict Resolution 2017

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2012

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. cum laude - May, 2012
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. summa cum laude - April, 2009
    • Major: Sociology
    • Minor: History

Honors and Awards

  • Pittsburgh A.I.R. (Achievement in Radio) Award, 2009 - Present
  • Donald Moritz Scholarship, 2009 - Present
  • CALI Award - Legal Analysis and Writing, 2009 - 2010
  • Samuel J. Goldstein, Esquire Scholarship, 2009 - 2011
  • Truxall Foundation Scholarship, 2009 - 2012
  • FC Grote Fund Recipient, 2009 - 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Young Lawyers Division Section, Women in the Law Division, Member, October 16, 2012 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association , Family Law Section, Member, October 16, 2012 - Present
  • New and Young Professionals Network (NYPN), Chairperson and Founding Member, April 1, 2013 - Present
  • Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce, Membership Committee Member, November 2012 - Present
  • Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection, Member, Vice President, 2017, July 1, 2015 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pitt Legal Income Sharing Foundation, August 2009 – May 2012
  • Allegheny County Pro Se Motions, May 2010 – August 2010
  • Neighborhood Legal Association Elderly Law Project – June 2011 – August 2011
  • Participates in the Allegheny County Family Division Pro Bono Program, October 2012 – Present