Joelle Shanesy

Joelle Shanesy

Sadek and Cooper Law Offices
  • Family Law, Estate Planning
  • Pennsylvania
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Biography

Joelle Shanesy is an associate attorney at Sadek and Cooper Law Offices, concentrating her practice in family law and helping clients with matters such as divorce, custody, child support, spousal support and alimony, adoption, and protection from abuse. Joelle earned her Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law, graduating in the top of her class. Prior to earning her J.D., Joelle graduated summa cum laude from West Virginia University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Political Science. Joelle’s love of family law began during law school when she joined the Family Law Clinic, helping clients with custody and divorce matters. Before joining Sadek and Cooper, Joelle worked at a busy family law firm in Pittsburgh, PA. Additionally, she has worked at the Pro Bono Center of the Allegheny County Bar Association, primarily working with the Divorce Law Project helping low income clients obtain divorces. During law school, Joelle was a judicial intern to the Honorable Judith Olson in Pennsylvania Superior Court. She is an active member of the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section and Young Lawyer’s Division. She additionally is a member of the Nicholas Cipriani American Inn of Court.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
ID Number: 326095
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Sadek and Cooper Law Offices
- Current
Law Clerk
McMorrow Law
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Education
Duquesne University School of Law
J.D.
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West Virginia University
B.A. | Psychology
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Pennsylvania  # 326095
Member
Current
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Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
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Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Division
Member
Current
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
Current
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Contact & Map
Sadek and Cooper Law Offices
1315 Walnut Street
Suite 502
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: (215) 545-0008
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours