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French Law, PC is a law firm in Clarion Pennsylvania with a reputation for high-caliber legal representation. Our goal is to achieve the best results efficiently in order to keep your legal costs as reasonable as possible.


Stephen French received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accountancy from Grove City College in May of 1986. He then successfully completed the CPA examination in November of 1986. Stephen practiced public accounting for two years in a large firm in Erie PA prior to law school. 


In June of 1991 he received his Juris Doctorate degree from The Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle PA. Stephen is licensed to practice in all courts in Pennsylvania as well as the United States District Court for the Western and Middle districts of PA.

With over 29 years experience practicing general law, Stephen recently created French Law, PC as a boutique law firm concentrating in all aspects of family law including: divorce, custody, support, adoption, termination of parental rights, protection from abuse petitions, and equitable distribution of marital property.  


The firm also handles consumer bankruptcy matters, workers compensation cases, social security disability applications and auto accident cases as well as provides criminal defense to those charged by the commonwealth.


Stephen is an honest, hard working lawyer that proudly represents several municipalities as well as the Clarion County Housing Authority and the Redbank Valley Municipal Authority. Previously he has represented dozens of municipalities including Brookville and Clarion Boroughs and the City of Saint Marys.

Stephen uses his business and accounting background in combination with his extensive legal experience to serve his clients efficiently in equitable distribution cases as a reliable lawyer. His ability to read and understand tax returns and complex business documents assists his clients in getting appropriate results at a reasonable cost.

Sometimes negotiating fails to produce the result a client desires and when that happens, French Law, PC is ready to provide vigorous representation in trial. Having tried nearly 100 cases, Stephen has the skill and knowledge to prepare and try your case professionally as the best lawyer in the area.

Whether you are facing financial difficulties, are out of work from an injury, involved in a custody dispute or divorce, or were in an auto accident you need a lawyer who can understand your situation and the stress you are dealing with in a compassionate and professional manner.  

French Law, PC understands the needs of people facing the most emotional times of their lives.  Stephen's job is to manage the complex and frustrating maze of the court system and deliver a positive outcome. He will never suggest unreasonable expectations nor will he make empty promises. He is known for his candor, drive, compassion and experience.

Not only is he a successful lawyer, in his free time, Stephen enjoys traveling and running half marathons. You will not regret hiring Stephen as your lawyer. He will make the process quick, easy, and worth it. 

We are ready to help you in your situation today.

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