Ebony R. Hammond

Jessica E. Smith

Ebony R. Hammond is an Associate Attorney with JSDC Law Offices. Her practice focuses on representing individuals in family law matters, including divorce, child custody disputes, Protection from Abuse (“PFA”) matters as well as criminal law matters. Ebony strives to support clients to ensure each client’s unique needs will be effectively addressed throughout the life of their case. Attorney Hammond is trained and certified in Collaborative Law, a method of alternative dispute resolution in divorce matters.

Attorney Hammond completed her undergraduate studies at Duquense University, graduating cum laude, earning her bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2018. She earned her Juris Doctor from Widener University Commonwealth Law School in 2021.

While at Widener University Commonwealth Law School, she was an Academic Success Fellow in Torts, Vice President of the Student Bar Association, President of the Latin American Law Student Association and President of the Women’s Law Caucus. Also in law school, Attorney Hammond served as a Pupil member of the William W. Lipsitt Inn of Court.

Attorney Hammond is currently a member of the Dauphin County Bar Association, Dauphin County Young Lawyers Division, William W. Lipsitt Inn of Court and Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section. She is also the secretary of the DCBA Family Law Section, member of the DCBA Family Law Advisory Committee, and co-chair of the Collaborative Professionals of Central Pennsylvania (CPCP). Attorney Hammond has been appointed by Dauphin County to serve as conflict counsel for juveniles in dependency matters. She has also been appointed to serve as Guardian Ad Litem in Children and Youth dependency matters. Within the local community, Attorney Hammond is also serving as a board member of The Mix based in Lancaster.


Duquesne University (B.A., 2018)

Widener Law Commonwealth Law School (J.D., 2021)