Hilary A. Bendik Esquire

Hilary A. Bendik Esquire

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ms. Bendik has been specializing in family law for over a decade, with an all-encompassing practice covering areas such as equitable distribution, custody, spousal and child support, protection from abuse claims, adoptions, and prenuptial/postnuptial agreements.  She has extensive trial experience, but also works to resolve cases in a manner that is always mindful of the financial and emotional cost. Ms. Bendik is a certified Collaborative Law Attorney and mediator.  Ms. Bendik has been honored with being named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star every year since 2013.  She is active in both the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Association Family Law Sections, and is a Council Member of both.  She sits on the Executive Board of Angels’ Place, Inc., St. Bernard’s Athletic Board, is a Fellow with the Allegheny County Bar Foundation, and was a former foster parent.  Ms. Bendik received her Juris Doctor from New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, and is a graduate of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association- Family Law Section
  • Allegheny County Bar Association- Family Law Section
  • Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013 - Present
  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Pittsburgh Chapter Matrimonial Inns of Court, 2012 - 2015
  • Presenter for PBA Family Law Section- Winter 2011, Winter 2013
  • Authored Case Notes Update for Pennsylvania Family Lawyer-October 2012, September 2013
  • Authored Custody Law Update for ACBA Bench Bar Conference- Summer 2011
  • Moderator for ACBA Children’s Issues Committee Meeting
  • Neighborhood Legal Services of Western PA- Pro Bono PFA Program, Veterans’ Clinic, Family Law Clinic, Custody Conciliation Program, Volunteer
  • Uptown Legal Clinic, Volunteer
  • ACBA Pro Bono Motions Clinic, Volunteer