Hesper Schleiderer-Hardy

Hesper Schleiderer-Hardy

Hesper concentrates her practice in:

  • Family Law (Divorce, Parental Rights & Responsibilities, Grandparent Visitation, etc)
  • Estate Planning and Probate Law (Wills & Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Guardianship/ Conservatorship, Adoptions, etc.
  • Protection from Abuse/Harassment, Collaborative Law, and Personal Injury Law

Hesper is a rostered Guardian ad Litem for both private divorce cases and child protective matters (a.k.a. Title 19-A and Title 22 cases).

A Maine native, Hesper is an alumna of Wells High School and Bowdoin College. She graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in 2007. 

Hesper is a member of the Maine Guardian ad Litem Institute, the Maine Bar Association Family Law Section, the Cumberland County Bar Association, and the York County Bar Association. She also volunteers with Legal Services for the Elderly and sits on the Board of Directors for Maine Adventures in Creativity.

Hesper resides in York County with her family where, in her spare time, she enjoys cooking, cross-country skiing and gardening.

Legal Experience

Childs, Rundlett, Fifield & Althshuler (Feb. 2007 – Present)

Domestic Violence Clinic, Dorchester District Court in Dorchester, Massachusetts (Dec. 2006 – Feb. 2007)

Maine Attorney General’s Office, Department of Child Protection in Augusta, Maine (Intern, Sept. – Nov. 2006)

Kotin, Crabtree & Strong, LLP in Boston, Massachusetts (Intern, March – May 2005)

Judicial Intern for the Honorable William Young, Chief Judge of the United States District Court in Boston, Massachusetts (Sept. – Nov. 2005)

Shelter Legal Services Foundation at Rosie’s Place, in Roxbury, Massachusetts (Volunteer, Feb. – Nov. 2005)