Hanover Law, PC has worked to put together a team of experienced professionals with backgrounds in many specialties that affect your everyday lives. With our combined years of legal experience, it is our goal to ensure the hard-working people of Washington, DC Metro Area have a professional legal team on their side. It is our goal to be the firm you and your family can turn to, not just for one issue, but to be an advisor you can trust through whatever life throws your way.
No one ever wants to be in a situation that requires a lawyer’s assistance, and we know that this may be the first time you’ve ever had to work with an attorney. We seek to provide quality legal service to clients with competency, integrity, and zealous representation within the bounds of law.
We will always treat you with the respect you deserve and we strive to be responsive to your needs. It is our hope you will see us as a legal team that you and your family can trust now and in the future.
Whether you have additional questions, or you’d like to schedule a FREE consultation, please contact Hanover Law, PC today by calling 800 579 9864.
Sean R. Hanover, Esquire
Attorney Hanover has been associated with law since graduating with double Master Degrees in Human Resources (employment law) and Industrial Relations (union law) from St. Francis University in 1996.
He obtained his juris doctorate from the University of the District of Columbia in 2008 and maintains a vibrant practice focusing on immigration, family law, criminal defense, and business law.
Through his work in the asylum arena, Mr. Hanover has become accomplished at defending gang members and individuals convicted of drug offenses, and other serious crimes, in immigration court. He has expanded the criminal defense aspect of Hanover Law to include Felony 1, Felony 2, and capital cases.
Hanover’s experience in family law covers custody and divorce proceedings in DC Superior Court, and Federal Court. He has specialized experience in high value estates, and sensitive neglect, protective orders, and abuse custody cases.
In addition to his law practice, Mr. Hanover owns HHC, an IT consulting company based in Fairfax, VA. HHC specializes in Drupal development, a form of open-source PHP/MySQL CMS. His experience as an IT Business owner provides excellent insight for his small to medium size business legal clients working in commercial, non-profit and government sectors.
Contributing to the legal community is important to Mr. Hanover. He is an active author in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) with publications ranging from foreign military spouses to paralegal course books. He maintains a blog at www.hanoverlawpc.com.
Mr. Hanover is a member of the VA Bar, DC Bar, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Supreme Court bar, and American Immigration Lawyers Association. For more information on his business background, visit his LinkedIn profile at http://www.linkedin.com/in/hanover.
Joseph Tutone, Esquire
Attorney Tutone grew up in Williamsburg, Virginia and is a graduate of Virginia Tech. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Faulkner Law School in Montgomery, Alabama. Mr. Tutone was on the Faulkner Law Board of Advocates and his awards include winning the 2014 Florida State National Trial Competition.
Mr Tutone worked with the former Attorney General of Alabama and Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge William Shashy. Returning to Virginia after law school, he joined a local firm practicing civil trial law and social security law throughout the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. area.
Mr. Tutone is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Alabama.
Charlet Herr, CPC
Charlet is the administrative manager of Hanover Law, working in both our Fairfax office, and our office in DC. She brings a wealth of experience in practice management from her over 20 years of office management in the medical field. Her understanding of client issues, ability to relate closely to the challenges experienced by distraught family members, and her excellent managerial skills, contribute significantly to the well running of the firm.
Ms. Herr is also responsible for client relations, often conducting initial interviews and providing advanced paralegal services on behalf of the attorney working at the firm. She is currently working towards BIA certification to represent immigration clients before the immigration court and appeals tribunals.
Ms. Herr completed school in Texas before moving to Virginia for more advanced medical and administrative management training. Her Certified Professional Coder (accounting certification) designates her as a professional, diligent officer with uncompromising business integrity.
Our practice manager is at the forefront of expanding our firm’s capabilities. We are planning to open a real estate practice where her recent successful completion of real estate training and classes will make her a leader in this area.
Bilingual Legal and Marketing assistant
Catherine Aguirre is our Bilingual Legal and Marketing assistant. She is a first generation American who has spoken Spanish in her home from birth.
Ms. Aguirre’s marketing background stems from her extensive work in her family’s commercial cleaning business, prior to joining Hanover Law. She earned an associate’s degree in business administration with a minor in intercultural communication with an eye towards helping the Spanish and Latin American immigrant community integrate and work even more effectively with local citizens.
Ms. Aguirre continues her academic pursuits at George Mason University, where she has taken up the study of business law and legal marketing. At Hanover Law, Ms. Aguirre handles all Spanish transactions, and maintains the filing and CLIO account systems for the firm. She assists the attorneys in preparing immigration filings, and trial exhibits. Additionally, she has become an official member of the Virginia Hispanic Commerce Committee of Fairfax.