Hilary A. Creary is a family law attorney in Pompano Beach Florida.
She received her Associates of Arts Degree from Broward Community College in 1991. She then earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Nova University in Davie, Florida in 1993, and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Nova Southeastern University in 1997. While at Nova Southeastern, Ms. Creary she was a member of the Moot Court Team, and was Moot Court Competitions Editor. She also was active in the Black Law Students Association and was a student member of the National Association of Public Interest Law Society, as well as the Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court. In addition, she was a summer fellow for the Florida Bar Foundation interning with Legal Aid Services of Broward County.
Immediately after being sworn in as member of the Florida Bar, Ms. Creary opened her firm, Law Offices of Hilary A. Creary, P.A. in 1997 representing clients in family law matters. In 1999 she became a partner in the firm of Baxter & Creary, and in 2001 also launched her mediation company, Affordable Mediations. In 1997 she became a Guardian ad Litem Program volunteer, and assisted the program in training other volunteers. Ms. Creary also became the contract Attorney for the Broward County Support Enforcement Division in 2002.
In 2005, she joined the Guardian ad Litem Program in Jacksonville, Florida, as a contract attorney, and subsequently became the Circuit Director in 2010. In 2012 she returned home to Broward County to accept her new position as Circuit Director for the Guardian ad Litem Program in the 17th Circuit. In 2014, she was appointed as the first Statewide Pro Bono Recruiter for the Program. She joined Sheena Benjamin-Wise, P.A in 2015 which resulted in the creation of a new partnership, Benjamin-Wise Creary, PLLC.
Ms. Creary was born in St. Catherine, Jamaica. She and her husband Daryl, are the proud parents of Charles, Diona, and David, and doting grandparents of Gavin. They are also the parents of a rescue long haired domestic cat named Sampson. She is an avid reader, particularly of the works of Jane Austen.