The Law Office of Hank J. Clarke provides exceptional criminal defense services in felony and misdemeanor cases in state and federal courts with the tenacity that only a former soldier can provide.
Every lawyer claims to be a fighter, but that doesn't mean anything if they don't WIN. Attorney Clarke is a proven winner in the courtroom, boasting an 80% ACQUITTAL RATE in criminal jury trials and recently being named one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Pennsylvania by The National Trial Lawyers.
Attorney Clarke resides in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. He holds a Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in April 2009. He practices in Schuylkill, Carbon, Northumberland, Berks, Dauphin, Columbia, and Luzerne counties.
He is also the subject matter expert on the Probate, Estate, and Fiduciaries Code in his capacity as Solicitor for the Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphan's Court of Schuylkill County.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Attorney Clarke proudly served as a 19D Cavalry Scout in the United States Army. He managed a group home for abused and neglect teenage boys. And, he worked as a supervisor for various residential treatment facilities for the better part of a decade.
He is married and the father of three beautiful children.
Attorney Clarke prides himself as being a leader in his community with active participation in a variety of non-profit organizations including: St. Joseph Center for Special Learning, Catholic Youth Organization, Little League Baseball, ASA, the Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis, the Espn Murphy Brightest Star in the Sky Foundation, and S.M.I.L.E., Inc.