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Two Eastburn and Gray Attorneys Speak Tax Assessment Law at 2023 PBI Real Estate Institute

Blue Bell and Doylestown, PA – Eastburn and Gray, PC shareholders, Mark S. Cappuccio, Esq. and Joan Righter Price, Esq., participated in the 2023 PBI Real Estate Institute in Philadelphia on December 1, 2023. The seminar, entitled, “What is New in the World of Tax Assessment Appeals” provided an update on recent cases affecting real estate tax assessment appeals and a discussion on the state of the law regarding taxing district appeals. The seminar was geared to real estate professionals and attorneys practicing in the field. Mr. Cappuccio serves as the chair of the firm’s Tax Assessment Appeals practice group. 

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Sweet Stevens Welcomes Two Attorneys

Two attorneys have joined the staff of Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams LLP as associates: Megan D. Hazel and Kalani E. Linnell. Hazel is an experienced defense litigator who has worked across a number of business sectors. Her background spans in-house, government, and both small and large law firm experience. She defends school districts in all aspects of litigation involving claims of civil rights violations, general liability matters, and labor and employment issues, such as employment discrimination, retaliation, and violations of federal and state laws, including the Family Medical Leave Act and Fair Labor Standards Act. She holds a J.D.

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Jessica Pritchard & Melanie Wender Present at NBI PA Advanced Divorce Law Program

Family Law practitioners Jessica Pritchard and Melanie Wender of the law firm of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP were presenters at the National Business Institute’s Pennsylvania Advanced Divorce Law continuing legal education program on December 12, 2023. Jessica Pritchard and Melanie Wender both practice exclusively in Family Law with extensive experience focusing on all aspects of divorce and family law.   In addition, Ms. Wender handles adoption issues and has assisted many clients in making this life-changing process as seamless and smooth as possible.

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Donald Petrille, Jr., Esq. of High Swartz LLP Achieves IMI Qualification as Mediator

High Swartz LLP attorney Donald Petrille, Jr. has earned certification as an IMI (International Mediation Institute) Qualified Mediator. Mr. Petrille is qualified to deliver alternative dispute resolution services in his practice areas of general commercial law and estates and trusts. The mediation training, accredited by the International Mediation Institute and the Civil Mediation Council, provides education and training to meet the requirements for various court programs in Pennsylvania. Throughout the course, Petrille delved into the intricacies of conflict psychology, communication strategies, and power dynamics inherent in the mediation process. The International Mediation Institute is renowned for setting rigorous global competency

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John S. Han, Esq. of High Swartz LLP Appointed to Philadelphia Mayor-Elect Cherelle Parker’s Transition Team

Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker has announced the members of her mayoral Transition Team, with High Swartz LLP trial attorney John S. Han assuming a role in the Public Safety sub-committee. Under the leadership of former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey, the Public Safety sub-committee includes Vice Chairs Reneé Chenault-Fattah, a journalist former news anchor, and Stanley Crawford, Executive Director of the BMCCP. John S. Han, has distinct ties to the Philadelphia community. He is a former Assistant DA with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he spent six years prosecuting jury and bench trials across cases involving public corruption, fraud,

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Salzer to Present on Family Law Practice in Southeastern Pennsylvania

Doylestown, PA – Robert J. Salzer, a partner at Williams Family Law, P.C., will continue a firm legacy as a featured speaker at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s “Family Law Practice in Bucks, Chester, Delaware & Montgomery Counties 2023.” Salzer will be the second AAML fellow from Williams Family Law to present at the conference, to be held both in-person and online December 15, 2023, from 9:00 A.M. to 4:20 P.M. The conference seeks to explain how family law procedures vary from one Pennsylvania county to the next. Salzer, representing Bucks County, will detail the rules, forms and best practices for

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Four Eastburn and Gray Attorneys Speak Zoning Law at 2023 PBI Real Estate Institute

Blue Bell and Doylestown, PA – Four Eastburn and Gray, PC attorneys participated in the 2023 PBI Real Estate Institute in Philadelphia on November 30, 2023. The seminar, entitled, “A Mock Zoning Hearing Board Hearing” covered the strategies and pitfalls of a zoning hearing board hearing. Marc D. Jonas, Esq., John P. McShea, Esq., Michael E. Peters, Esq., and Zachary A. Sivertsen, Esq. are all attorneys in the land use and zoning practice group at Eastburn and Gray. Collectively, the team has more than 70 years of experience representing private and public clients in front of zoning hearing boards throughout

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Stark & Stark Welcomes New Shareholder Ryan Michaleski, Esq. and New Associate Tanner Maybury, Esq.

Stark & Stark is pleased to welcome Shareholder Ryan Michaleski, Esq. to our Yardley office. Ryan is a member of the Accident & Personal Injury Group, where his practice centers on advocating for individuals who have suffered serious and permanent injuries due to a variety of circumstances, including motor vehicle accidents, premises liability incidents, and cases of nursing home abuse and neglect. Prior to joining Stark & Stark, Ryan served as a Senior Trial Attorney for an Accident & Personal Injury firm. Ryan has a unique perspective in the field of personal injury law, as his background includes an extensive tenure as a defense

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Anthony L. Loscalzo, Esquire joins Skarlatos Zonarich as Of Counsel

Skarlatos Zonarich is pleased to announce the addition of Anthony L. Loscalzo, Esquire as Of Counsel, bringing 40 years of legal experience to the firm. Anthony’s practice is concentrated in estate planning, administering trusts and estates, tax planning for individuals & small businesses, and preparing federal gift tax returns and death tax returns (Federal Estate Tax and PA and NJ Inheritance Tax). He joins the Elder Law, Estate Administration, and Estate Planning Departments attorneys, Harvey P. Abramson and Abigail Zonarich at the Skarlatos Zonarich Trevose location: Building 7, Suite 400, Neshaminy Interplex, Trevose, Pennsylvania. “Anthony practices law with care and

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Sweet Stevens Attorneys to Speak at Pennsylvania Bar School Law Update

Two attorneys from Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams LLP are featured speakers at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2023 School Law Update on November 28. Partner David F. Conn and Senior Associate  Andrea Lynne Cola will share important updates on the latest developments in Pennsylvania education law and practice. Schools have become some of the most heated political battlegrounds, including book bans, curriculum changes, Critical Race Theory, and student rights. Conn will be part of a panel on “Supportive and Inclusive Schools,” sharing challenges encountered by some districts and students, and how the results impact school administrators, teachers, school boards, students,

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