Attorney Profile

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Stephanie G. VanHorn Partner

Phone: 814-234-8834
Fax: 814-234-8868
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Attorney Stephanie VanHorn is a central Pennsylvania native, who grew up in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania and received her legal education at Penn State Law. Attorney VanHorn focuses her practice on criminal defense and family law, including divorce, custody, and support and prides herself on aggressively protecting her clients’ interests. She has handled cases in both state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Attorney VanHorn is a pragmatic and compassionate advocate, who relentlessly pursues the best outcome based on each client’s individual circumstances and needs.

Outside the courtroom, Attorney VanHorn is deeply involved in the community. She is a member of the State College Downtown Rotary Club and is a graduate of the Leadership Centre County Class of 2018. She has served as the Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Centre County Bar Association and has been involved in the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Attorney VanHorn graduated second in her class at Penn State Law in 2015 and soon thereafter was admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal Defense 50%
  • Family Law 50%


  • English


  • Phi Kappa Phi

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2016

Honors And Awards

  • Woolsack Honor Society
  • Centre County Bar Association Civility Award


  • Penn State Law, University Park, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. – 2015
    • Honors: summa cum laude
  • Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. – 2012
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Centre County Bar Association, Member, 2015 to Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2015 to Present
  • Leadership Centre County, Class of 2018

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, State College Downtown Rotary Club, 2018 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Masorti Law Group, P.C., Law Clerk/Associate Attorney, 2015 to 2016
  • Rudnitsky Hackman & Potter, L.L.P., Summer Law Clerk, 2013 to 2013

Published Works

  • Taming the Beast: Why Courts Should Not Interpret 18 U.S.C. & 666 to Criminalize Gratuities, 119 Penn.St.L.Rev. 301, Vol 119:1, 2014