At Bierly & Rabuck, we are proud of the work we do advocating for hopeful parents as they plan for children, as well as our efforts to support children themselves, the lifeblood of our community and society.

We want to help build your family!

We want to help build your family!

At Bierly & Rabuck, you are protected with honest and objective legal representation offered by lawyers with decades of family building and child advocacy experience. We invite you to learn more about the many services we provide for our unique clients.

February 11, 2019 – Adoption Law 101 Presentation - On February 11, 2019, Denise Bierly, Esq. et al. will be presenting on the following topics: Independent Adoptions Adopting from Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Agency Adoptions Federal Laws that Impact Adoption (ICPC, ICWA, PPKA, UCCJEA) Adoption of Foreign Born Children Step-Parent Adoptions and Abandon   To register for the presentation, please use one of […]
Our attorneys have handled adoption, assisted reproduction and guardianship matters for decades, garnering the highest possible national recognition for the focus on best practices in family building. Learn more about Bierly & Rabuck.
In each case accepted by Bierly & Rabuck, we are sensitive to the ultimate best interests and needs of the child. The hallmark of our advice is centered on creating stable, forever families for children. Learn more about Bierly & Rabuck.
Your goals are our goals. Your dreams for your family become our dreams. We will walk by your side on the disappointing days, and rejoice with you on the days filled with joy and magic. Learn more about Bierly & Rabuck.

Family building is a practice area where parties sometimes have competing interests.  We represent our clients zealously and ethically.  Our attorneys are governed by the most stringent ethics code in the country. Learn more about Bierly & Rabuck.

Click here to read the Ethics Code of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys.

Click here to read the ethics code of the American Academy of Assisted Reproduction Attorneys.

The American Academy of Adoption Attorneys is a national association of approximately 340 attorneys who practice, or have otherwise distinguished themselves, in the field of adoption law. The Academy's work includes promoting the reform of adoption laws and disseminating information on ethical adoption practices.

The American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys (AAARTA) is a credentialed, professional organization dedicated to the advancement of best legal practices in the area of assisted reproduction and to the protection of the interests of all parties, including the children, involved in assisted reproductive technology matters.

Each year, the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute "CCAI" sponsors Angels in Adoption™, their signature adoption public awareness program. Denise Bierly was designated as a 2014 Congressional Coalition on Adoption "Angel in Adoption" by Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey.

The Centre County Bar Association has approximately 180 members, and includes trial attorneys, judges, government attorneys, corporate attorneys and general practitioners in the Centre County region. Bobbie Rabuck is the 2015 President of Pennsylvania's Centre County Bar Association.