Biography

Stephen C. Hartley was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Fort Bragg Army Base, and was raised in Clarion, Pennsylvania. He currently resides in Milton, Pennsylvania with his wife, Caylin, and their three pets.

Mr. Hartley graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2018 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Philosophy, with a concentration in Pre-Law. There, he was recognized with the Outstanding Philosophy Senior Award (2018). He then earned his Juris Doctorate from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2021. Mr. Hartley is licensed to practice in the courts of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Hartley joined McCormick Law Firm in August of 2021, where he focuses his practice in the representation of healthcare providers in medical malpractice litigation, complex civil litigation, and general counsel services for municipal entities. Currently, Mr. Hartley maintains involvement with the Clarion University Paralegal Advisory Board (May 2018 – present), the Lycoming Law Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and serves as an assistant County Solicitor for Lycoming County.

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