Mr. Helvy is Chair of the Family Law Practice Group at McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC. He has been practicing Domestic and Family Law since his admission to the Bar in 1988. Mr. Helvy is currently the Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section. He has chaired the Legislative, Membership and Program Committees of the PBA Family Law Section and has testified before the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee regarding pending family law legislation. Mr. Helvy is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Central Pennsylvania Collaborative Professionals. Mr. Helvy has been included in the Woodward/White, Inc. publication, The Best Lawyers in America®, Family Law Section, each year since 2007 , has been included in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list each year since 2008. Mr. Helvy was named as the Central Pennsylvania Family Lawyer of the Year for 2013 in the Best Lawyers of America publication.
Mr. Helvy is a frequent speaker on behalf of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Institute and County Bar Associations on the topics of divorce, custody and support. Some of the seminars in which he has been involved include a presentation to the State’s Trial Judges regarding Business Valuation, Family Law Practice in Central Pennsylvania, Preparing Marital Settlement Agreements, Determining Net Income for Support Calculations, the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act and Updates on Recent Developments in the Areas of Distribution of Marital Property, Support, and Custody. Mr. Helvy is also a course planner of the Family Law Institute, an annual program designed to assist family law attorneys stay abreast of the latest developments and trends in the law, held in Philadelphia and simulcasted throughout the state.