Jane Williams to Speak at Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children Conference

New Britain, PA Partner Jane M. Williams of Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams LLP will be a featured presenter at the 62nd Annual Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children conference on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Normandy Farm in Blue Bell, PA. Williams will participate in a conversation session entitled “Dos and Don’ts in Mediations and Due Process Hearings,” from 11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.

In the session, practicing parent and school district attorneys and mediators will have a conversation about preparing for, and participating in, early dispute resolution options. They also will discuss due process hearings. The attorneys will share best practices in a robust conversation customized to their audience’s interests. Williams will be joined by Constance Fox Lyttle, PhD, JD, special education professor, Drexel University; Josh Kershenbaum, founder of Educadr, LLC, an alternative dispute resolution service for educators and students; and Lily Yazno-Bartle, Esq., senior associate attorney at The Law Offices of Caryl Andrea Oberman, LLC.

Williams has over 25 years of experience in special education law. She has served as a hearing officer and advisor to school boards in student expulsion matters and provided school district boards with in-service programs concerning special education and pupil services.

Salzer Featured Speaker at Bucks Bench Bar Conference

Doylestown, PA –  Robert J. Salzer, partner at Williams Family Law, will direct an educational session where attorneys can learn from past mistakes of their colleagues at the Bucks County Bar Association 2021 Bench Bar Conference, held September 23rd through the 25th at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, NJ.

The Family Law breakout session entitled “Oops…I did it again: Mistakes attorneys make,” will take place on September 24th from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Salzer will moderate an esteemed panel of Bucks County judges, to include Honorable Denise M. Bowman, Honorable Charissa J. Liller, Honorable James M. McMaster, and Honorable Jordan B. Yeager. Participants may earn 1 substantive CLE credit. Click here to learn more about the event.

Robert J. Salzer focuses his practice on financially complex, high net worth family law matters. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), an honor reserved solely for skilled negotiators and experienced litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. He is the co-author of Stress-Free Divorce and a frequent presenter on issues involved in family law.

 

H. Jeffrey Brahin is pleased to announce that he has been named a Super Lawyer for 2021 in the specialized areas of Business and Civil Litigation

Super Lawyers is a Thompson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers for more than 70 practice areas. To be rated as a Super Lawyer, attorneys must be nominated by his or her peers. The nominees are then selected by a research team at Thompson Reuters based upon factors such as professional achievement, verdicts and settlements, honors and awards, pro bono and community service efforts, and scholarly lectures and publications. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in Pennsylvania are selected to receive this honor. The Super Lawyers list is published in Philadelphia Magazine and nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine. Mr. Brahin has been named a Super Lawyer for the fifth year in a row.

Mr. Brahin represents business, real estate and individual clients in litigation matters involving covenants not to compete, trade secret disputes, business divorce, breach of contract and collection matters, commercial and real estate litigation, commercial landlord-tenant matters, wage and hour litigation, evictions, mechanics’ liens, injunctions, and general civil litigation. He also assists clients in transactional matters such as entity formation, shareholders and partnership agreements, leases, finance documents, mergers and acquisitions, business and real estate purchases and divestiture, and contract drafting. His practice also involves litigation and real estate issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, including force majeure clauses in contracts and leases, and the defenses of impossibility of performance and frustration of purpose.

Mr. Brahin also has an active mediation and arbitration practice in the areas of commercial litigation, contract disputes, significant personal injury cases, and commercial landlord-tenant matters.

Hugh J. Algeo, IV, Esq. to Serve PBA Family Law Membership Committee

Doylestown, PA – Hugh J. Algeo IV, an attorney in the family law practice at Eastburn and Gray, was chosen to serve on the Membership Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Family Law Section.

Mr. Algeo is an attorney in the family law practice at Eastburn and Gray where he handles a wide variety of complex family law and domestic relations issues including divorce, custody, child and spousal support, protection from abuse, alimony and equitable distribution. Mr. Algeo works with clients throughout all phases of the legal process, from negotiation to trial.

The Section on Family Law of the Pennsylvania Bar Association helps members with the development and practical working of the law relating to marriage, divorce, support, custody, property and economic matters, and domestic relations generally, as well as the law relating to adoption and to juvenile dependency. To learn more, please visit www.pba.org.

Kellie A. McGowan Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers®

Obermayer is proud to announce that Kellie A. McGowan was recognized by Best Lawyers® as a 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Municipal Law in in the Philadelphia metro area.

Kellie heads Obermayer’s suburban real estate team.  Her practice focuses on real estate transactions, financing, and zoning and land use matters. Kellie represents businesses, financial institutions, and individuals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey in financing transactions, as well as residential, commercial, and industrial real estate matters, including sales, acquisitions, and leasing.

“Lawyer of the Year” is awarded to an individual lawyer with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.

Thirteen Obermayer Family Law Attorneys Included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© and Ones to Watch.

Obermayer is proud to announce that more than half of our family law attorneys across Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey were included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© and Ones to Watch.

Obermayer Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2022 Edition under Family Law are:

FAMILY LAW

DOYLESTOWN, PA

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ

PHILADELPHIA, PA

PITTSBURGH, PA

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA

WILMINGTON, DE

FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION

PITTSBURGH, PA

FAMILY LAW MEDIATION

PITTSBURGH, PA

WILMINGTON, DE

This peer-reviewed list is regarded as The First and Foremost Resource for the Best Legal Talent Worldwide™, and serves as a guide to the best individuals and firms in their fields. Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America© publication were recognized for their professional excellence in 146 practice areas.

Williams Family Law Attorneys Named to 2022 Best Lawyers in America

Williams Family Law Attorneys Named to 2022 Best Lawyers in America 

Doylestown, PA –  Jeffrey M. Williams, Susan J. Smith and Robert J. Salzer of Williams Family Law have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America, recognized for their work in family law. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers uses peer reviews to select the top-rated attorneys in their fields in each geographic area.

  • Williams, who founded the firm and serves as its managing partner, has appeared annually in the publication since 2008. He concentrates his practice on domestic relations, primarily handling complex divorce, high-income alimony/spousal support, complex child support, and high-conflict child custody cases. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, whose membership is limited to 100 attorneys nationally.
  • Recognized since 2018, Smith concentrates her practice on family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, alimony, equitable distribution of marital property, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, business valuation issues and asset investigation issues impacting high net worth clients.
  • Selected for the second year in a row, Salzer focuses his practice on financially complex, high net worth family law matters. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), an honor reserved solely for skilled negotiators and experienced litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. He is the co-author of Stress-Free Divorce.

 

Seven Eastburn and Gray Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 Edition

Doylestown and Blue Bell, PA – Eastburn and Gray shareholders, Mark S. Cappuccio, D. Rodman Eastburn, Sarah A. Eastburn, Marc D. Jonas, Michael E. Peters, John A. VanLuvanee, and Julie L. Von Spreckelsen, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer review publications in the legal profession.

Mark Cappuccio is recognized for his work in the field of Land Use and Zoning law. Marc Jonas is recognized for his work in the field of Land Use and Zoning Law and Litigation – Land Use and Zoning. Michael Peters received the “Ones to Watch” award for his work in the field of Land Use and Zoning Law and Municipal Law. John VanLuvanee is recognized for his work in the field of Land Use and Zoning. Julie Von Spreckelsen is recognized for her work in the field of Land Use and Zoning.

Rod Eastburn is recognized for his work in Trusts and Estates Law. Sarah Eastburn received the “Ones to Watch” award for her work in the field of Trusts and Estates and Litigation – Trusts and Estates.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 67,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

 

Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP Welcomes Lisa A. Bothwell

Doylestown, PA (August 9, 2021) – Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, is pleased to announce that Lisa A. Bothwell has joined the firm’s Business & Finance practice group.  Lisa counsels corporate/business clients on the formation, operation, acquisition, and sale of small, closely held, and mid-sized businesses.

Lisa is also experienced in estates, trusts, and wealth transfer planning.  She works extensively with individuals and families to develop and implement sophisticated estate plans customized for their unique needs and wishes.

A Central Bucks County native, Lisa is happy to return to the area after practicing Corporate and Estate Planning law with a Northeastern Pennsylvania firm for more than five years.

Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP is a full-service law firm located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. At AMM, we pride ourselves on developing deep relationships with our clients by taking time to understand their goals in order to provide responsive, practical legal advice and aggressive advocacy.