Alina Marie Dusharm, Esq.

 

Alina M. Dusharm concentrates her practice on child custody, civil rights litigation, and workers’ compensation. Attorney Dusharm’s experience includes Federal Court cases including Fourth Amendment civil rights cases, such as police brutality and  prisoners’ rights violations.  Attorney Dusharm’s experience also includes handling complex child custody and Children & Youth Services cases and other family law matters.

Attorney Dusharm is a graduate of the Penn State Dickinson School of Law.  Prior to law school, Attorney Dusharm graduated from Messiah College Magnum Cum Laude and received a degree in Political Science.  Attorney Dusharm is an Allied Attorney with the Alliance Defending Freedom.

Attorney Dusharm is actively involved in her church, New Life Assembly of God, as the Secretary of the Church Board, teacher, and a Bible Quiz coach.  In her free time, she loves to crochet, participate in competitive volleyball, and play board games with her husband.  Attorney Dusharm lives with her husband and children in York County, Pennsylvania.

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court of the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • York Bar Association
  • Vaccine Injured Petitioners Bar Association

Education

  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
  • Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. Political Science, magna cum laude

Languages

  • English

The following includes personal information which you may find interesting and which will help you to get to know each of our lawyers better.

Favorite movies?

The Rocky series; Remember the Titans, Amazing Grace and Rudy.

Who do you admire?

My husband and father of my children.

Who is among your favorite music artists?

Need to breathe; Thousand Foot Krutch; The Classic Crime; Plumb; Skillet.

What are a few of your favorite albums?

DC Talk – Jesus Freak TFK – Art of Breaking Supertones – Loud and Clear Plumb – Need you now Bleach – Space Skillet – Self titled News Boys – Take me to your Leader

Why did you become an attorney?

I wanted to help people, to be able to stand up for others when they needed someone to intervene. (Proverbs 31:8-9)

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spend time with my kids, Coach Bible Quiz; play volleyball and field hockey.

What are some of your favorite foods?

Spaghetti, tacos & doughnuts

What do you like about being an attorney?

I get paid to argue.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Israel, the holy lands

Favorite books?

Anything by Frank Peretti; Brave New World; Christian Fiction; Fantasy; Historical Fiction.

Favorite candy?

100 Grand.

Favorite beverage?

Chai latte.

If you could order anything for your last meal on earth, what would it be?

My mother’s stuffed shells.

Favorite quote?

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. – Benjamin Franklin

Favorite destination?

Home.

Contact Information

Alina Marie Dusharm Esq. 145 East Market Street York, PA 17401 (Get Directions ») Phone: 717-843-8046 Toll Free: 866-464-5297 Fax: 717-854-4362