The Firm

Mark Halbruner

Law Firm Partner

Serving clients in central Pennsylvania for more than 20 years.

Craig A. Hatch

Law Firm Partner

Certified Elder Law Attorney, practicing in Medical Assistance, Estate Planning and Estate Administration.

Clifton R. Guise

Law Firm Partner

Practicing in the areas of business planning, real estate, corporate, partnership & individual taxation.

Monica L. Ugliuzza

Law Firm Of Counsel

Protecting client’s intellectual property in her federal trademark practice.

Mary-Jo Mullen

Law Firm Of Counsel

Protecting her clients' assets, professional licenses and constitutional rights.

Monica L Ugliuzza

Central PA Law Offices

Phone: (717) 731-9600


Monica L. Ugliuzza
Of Counsel

Monica was admitted to practice law by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 2015. She joined Halbruner, Hatch & Guise, LLP, as an of-counsel attorney in 2016. Monica focuses her practice on intellectual property and is also the owner and managing attorney of Monica Ugliuzza Law, Inc. – Creative Law Studio, practicing solely in trademark law.

In her practice with Halbruner, Hatch & Guise, LLP, she has managed several trademark portfolios and also worked in business planning, estate planning and general contract drafting. Monica has worked with many Pennsylvania horse farms and race horse breeders in the drafting of specialized equine contracts and in the trademark protection of horse names.

Monica currently sees clients in the Camp Hill office, and her practice through Creative Law Studio provides a modern, web-based trademark practice for a nation-wide clientele. Visit to learn more about trademarks.

Bar Admissions:

Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Federal practice through the United States Patent and Trademark Office (non-patent)


Education & Honors:

Juris Doctor – Widener University Commonwealth Law School, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science – The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Science


Professional Memberships:

The Pennsylvania Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section – Pennsylvania Bar Association

Intellectual Property Liaison for the Young Lawyers Division – Pennsylvania Bar Association

The American Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section – American Bar Association

Dauphin County Bar Association

Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania

TCCP Women in Tech

Widener Law Student Bar Association, Vice-President-Academic (2014-2015)


Monica’s practice includes the following areas of law:

Intellectual Property-Trademark – Counseling business owners, entrepreneurs, start-ups and creatives in the protection of their brands through federal trademark registration. Monica has successfully prosecuted and maintained trademarks for clients spanning across many industries, such as bakeries, restaurants, breweries/wineries, trucking companies, wellness companies, organic farms, horse farms and e-commerce. She advises clients on the best strategies for the long-term protection of names, logos and slogans. Monica also works with clients on copyright matters. See our Trademark Page to read more about Monica’s trademark practice or visit Monica’s website, to learn more about her web-based practice and to read her blog dedicated to trademark law.

Business Planning – Monica provides clients of Halbruner, Hatch & Guise with legal counsel regarding business formation matters under the Pennsylvania Department of State. She advises businesses, start-ups and individuals on business entity choice and the related state and federal filings.

Equine and General Contract Drafting – Monica works with many clients in the Pennsylvania horse industry in general contract matters and how they relate to the equestrian world. She drafts personalized, sophisticated contracts for equestrians, such as horse sale and purchase, boarding, breeding and stallion service. Monica also provides general contract drafting for all business types.