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Shawn Hrotic

AttorneyShawn Hrotic

Shawn grew up in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. He attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate studies and graduated cum laude with a degree in Political Science in 2001. Shawn went on to attend law school at Ohio Northern University. He received a Juris Doctor in 2005 from Ohio Northern University’s Claude W. Pettit College of Law.

Shawn began his career as an attorney with the Office of the Public Defender for St. Mary’s County, Maryland. He handled approximately 1,500 cases per year representing clients in both District Court and Circuit Court. He handled everything from misdemeanors and traffic cases to serious felonies, both bench trials and jury trials. This time as a public defender gave him invaluable trial experience.

In 2011 Shawn transitioned into private practice with Harris & Capristo, LLC. For over 8 years Shawn handled both criminal and civil litigation cases at Harris & Capristo, LLC. Shawn joined the Law Office of Robert Castro in December, 2019 as part of the Family Law division. Shawn will also handle criminal/traffic cases and a variety of civil litigation matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Peace/Protective Orders
  • Family Law
    • Divorce
    • Custody
    • Contempt
    • Child support
    • Adoption
    • Guardianship
  • Civil Litigation
    • Contracts
    • Collections
  • Appellate
    • Court of Special Appeals
    • Administrative Appeals
  • Real Estate
    • Drafting and Evaluating Leases
    • Landlord/Tenant
    • Tax Sales
    • Foreclosures
  • Business Law

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