Grim, Biehn & Thatcher Welcomes New Attorney Frank N. D’Amore III

(PERKASIE, Pa.) Grim, Biehn & Thatcher of Perkasie, Pa., is pleased to announce that attorney Frank N. D’Amore III has joined the firm as a full-time associate. A resident of Kutztown, D’Amore received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Monmouth University, in West Long Branch, New Jersey, and a law degree from Pennsylvania State University.
D’Amore’s areas of practice are municipal and civil litigation. He previously worked at the law firm of Roland Stock, in Reading, Pennsylvania. He is married and has one child and another on the way.
“We are very pleased that Frank has joined our firm,” said Gregory E. Grim, CEO, Grim, Biehn & Thatcher. “He is very knowledgeable and I know he will provide excellent service to our clients.”

Hugh J. Algeo, Esq. Serves as Panelist at Family Law Seminar

Doylestown, PA – Hugh J. Algeo, IV, Esq. served as a panelist at a CLE to the Bucks County Bar Association’s Family Law Section on March 16, 2021. The seminar, “Family Law Case Law & Rule Updates,” covered recent family law decisions and case law related to divorce, equitable distribution, support and other areas that will impact individuals going forward from the Pennsylvania Supreme and Superior Courts.

Mr. Algeo 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. He works with clients throughout all phases of the legal process, from negotiation to trial.

The Bucks County Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active bar associations in the United States. Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the Bucks County Bar Association is dedicated to providing support and fellowship for the advancement of the legal profession. To learn more, please visit the Bucks County Bar Association’s website, www.bucksbar.org.

Jeffrey G. DiAmico, Esquire Appointed to Bucks County Bar Association Board of Directors

Attorney Jeffrey G. DiAmico has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Bucks County Bar Association (BCBA).  Mr. DiAmico has served as Chair of the BCBA’s Business Law Section since 2009, and had previously been a Member of the Board of Directors from 2009-2021.

Mr. DiAmico is a Member of  Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC where he concentrates his practice in real estate, business/corporate and commercial litigation. His corporate practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, business formation and succession planning. His real estate practice includes commercial, industrial and retail real estate purchases, sales, leases and tax assessment appeals, community association law, and real estate litigation.

Jennifer Dickerson Joins Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP

Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP, a Bucks County-based full-service law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer Dickerson to the Firm’s Family Law practice group.  Ms. Dickerson practices exclusively in the area of family law, handling a variety of issues, including divorce, child support, alimony/spousal support, equitable distribution and child custody matters. Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer  worked as a staff attorney with Bucks County Domestic Relations Office, after three years as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Alan M. Rubenstein in the Family Law Division of Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.

Grace M. Deon, Esq. Serves as Guest Lecturer at the Temple University Beasley School of Law

Doylestown, PA – Grace M. Deon, Esq. recently participated as a guest lecturer for law students enrolled in Temple University Beasley School of Law’s prestigious Federal Judicial Clerkship Clinical Honors Program which includes weekly chambers and classroom components.  Ms. Deon was part of a panel discussion lead by the Honorable Mitchell S. Goldberg about a variety of employment law topics, with an emphasis on litigating such claims before federal courts.

Ms. Deon is a Shareholder, President and CEO of Eastburn and Gray, PC and her law practice includes Employment, Commercial and Special Education litigation. A resident of Northampton Township and a past President of the Bucks County Bar Association, Ms. Deon is the first woman to lead a major law firm headquartered in Bucks County. She has been an attorney with the firm for nearly 30 years and served on its management committee for the past nine.

Curtin & Heefner LLP Partner Timothy Szuhaj produced webinar for one of the most successful franchise operations in the Staffing Industry

Curtin & Heefner LLP partner Timothy Szuhaj not only produced, but was a panelist for the recent webinar “Staffing in the Time of COVID” presented to the franchise owners of the AtWork Group, an award-winning national franchisor of staffing services with 75+ locations in 28 states. Due to the webinar success, an expanded version will be produced for the general public.

Tim is a member of the Staffing, Recruiting and Workforce practice group. Tim counsels his Staffing Industry clients in all aspects of their business, including counsel regarding growth

strategies, mergers and acquisition, intellectual property issues, operational issues, indemnity and risk management issues, and the structure and content of SaaS, Employment, Phantom Stock, MSA, VMS and PEO agreements. He is a frequent contributor to legal and business publications and lectures across the country on emerging issues affecting the Staffing Industry.

Curtin & Heefner has provided over 80 years of valued-added service. The firm’s storied history ranges from the local governments to the U.S. Congress, from the area’s emerging businesses to some of the nation’s largest corporations, banks and insurers. The firm is prominently ranked among the top 100 in size in Pennsylvania, and its attorneys are widely recognized as among the best in the nation, providing creative problem solving, thoughtful counseling, aggressive advocacy, and the highest ethical standards. That rich history and versatility form the foundation from which Curtin & Heefner adds value today … and to which it is committed into the future.

Eastburn and Gray Observes MLK Day With Service Project

Doylestown, PA – Attorneys and staff from Eastburn and Gray proudly observed the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday by volunteering their time to assemble 100 personal care kits for the food pantry at the Family Service Association of Bucks County (FSA).

Eastburn and Gray attorney Mark S. Cappuccio is a member of the Board of Governors of FSA. “I have seen first-hand how this organization provides vital services to some of the most vulnerable members of our communities,” said Mr. Cappuccio.

Family Service Association of Bucks County is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit celebrating more than 65 years in the Bucks County and surrounding communities. For nearly seven decades, FSA has been improving the lives of children and families, doing whatever it takes to help them overcome obstacles and reach their full potential. For additional information FSA, please visit https://www.fsabc.org/.

 

Sweet Stevens Welcomes New Attorneys

New Britain, PA Four new attorneys have joined the practice of Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams LLP, expanding the firm’s talent base in education law.

  • Bethany O’Neill Byrne, associate, manages Right-to-Know inquiries and Tax Assessment Appeals. She is a graduate of Villanova University and Widener University School of Law and is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
  • Laura Heller Isenberg, associate, handles Civil Rights Defense, Employment Discrimination, Special Education and Student Services. Fluent in both Spanish and Hebrew, Isenberg is a graduate of Grinnell College and the Georgetown University Law Center. She is admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania.
  • Suzanne Pontious, associate, works in Civil Rights Defense, Special Education and Student Services. Pontious is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Temple University Beasley School of Law. She is admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and District of New Jersey.
                • Tammy J. Schmitt, associate, handles Civil Rights Defense, Special Education and Student Services. She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Temple University and a J.D. from the Temple University Beasley School of Law. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the United States District Courts of Eastern and Middle Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth C. Early Elected Partner at High Swartz

The family law attorney and parenting coordinator has also been elected treasurer of the Montgomery County Bar Association Family Law Section for 2021.

High Swartz is pleased to announce that Elizabeth C. Early has been elected partner at the firm. Ms. Early joined High Swartz in 2015 and focuses her practice primarily on divorce, custody, support, equitable distribution, pre and post-nuptial agreements and abuse matters.

Liz became a Montgomery County parenting coordinator in 2019. Parenting coordination in Pennsylvania is a tool available to parties in contentious custody cases that aims to help the parties resolve minor disputes in custody without repeated visits to the Court. In 2019, Liz along with 5 others were appointed to the Subcommittee on Support which serves and reports directly to the Montgomery County Family Justice Advisory Board . The Board makes recommendations to the Court, public policy boards, and agencies that affect family law in Montgomery County.

Ms. Early is an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Montgomery County Bar Association and a frequent speaker and writer on family law issues at the local and state levels.

Liz has been listed as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” as well as Best Lawyer in America© for Family Law. Locally she has been recognized as a “Top Attorney” by both Montco Happening Magazine and Bucks Happening Magazine.

 

High Swartz Announces Merger with the Law Offices of Glen-David Schwarzschild, LLC of New Jersey

The merger allows High Swartz of southeastern Pennsylvania to establish a presence in the state of New Jersey. 

Glen-David Schwarzschild has an active general commercial law practice, consisting of both transactional and commercial litigation matters. His practice concentrates in the areas of real estate tax appeals, land use, small business representation, commercial litigation, commercial transactions, and related matters. Glen will continue to practice out of the new High Swartz office in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Glen brings to High Swartz an established real estate tax appeal practice both in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has successfully represented local, regional, and national corporate property owners and national property tax consulting firms, including Fortune 500 companies, and national real estate investment trusts.

“High Swartz’s reputation in the legal community and its ability to provide me with resources and support will allow me to grow my law practice, and maintain and develop relationships with my current and prospective clients.”, says Mr. Schwarzschild.

Glen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Delaware in 1979. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Rutgers-Camden School of Law in 1985. Glen is admitted to practice in federal and state court in New Jersey and in Pennsylvania, and before the United States Supreme Court. Outside of the office, Mr. Schwarzschild looks forward to mentoring business students at the University of Delaware in the Fall semester.