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Emily H. Hammel joined Weiss Burkardt Kramer LLC as an Associate in February 2020. She practices education law with a focus on special education and student services.
Emily previously worked in the Dependency Division of the Allegheny County Office of Conflict Counsel where she represented juvenile clients involved in the child welfare system. While at the Office of Conflict Counsel, Emily regularly acted as Educational Decision Maker for clients and participated in IEP meetings, as well as school discipline and school transfer matters.
Emily graduated magna cum laude from Gettysburg College in 2010 where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2013 where she was the recipient of the Community Service Award. While in law school Emily was a Conflict Resolution Fellow, Topics Editor for the Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law and Policy, and Legal Writing Teacher’s Assistant.
Emily is admitted to practice in the Courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.