Michael Harmon

Mr. Harmon is an associate attorney with Shapira, Hutzelman & Smith, focusing in the areas of bankruptcy and consumer protection law. Mr. Harmon works to aid people in difficult financial situations and to protect consumers from unfair business practices and abusive debt collectors.

Mr. Harmon was born in 1978 and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. Upon graduating from Central Technical High School in 1996, he attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in history and a minor in archaeological studies.

After graduating from Edinboro, Mr. Harmon attended law school at the University of Memphis in Memphis, TN. While in law school, Mr. Harmon gained experience helping indigent clients as a student attorney at Memphis Area Legal Services, and aiding the working class as an extern with the Memphis Branch of the National Labor Relations Board.

After graduating with his Juris Doctorate Degree, Mr. Harmon began a judicial clerkship with the Court of Common Pleas of the 55th Judicial District in Coudersport, Pennsylvania. As a judicial clerk, Mr. Harmon gained valuable experience working within the criminal justice system and was a member of the Potter County Criminal Justice Advisory Board. He further gained significant experience aiding in the adjudication of criminal cases ranging from the basic DUI to capital offenses, and has aided the Judiciary in death penalty appeals.