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Pennsylvania’s Management of Fill…One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

(Editor’s note: The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is currently considering modifications to its “Fill Policy.” The proposed revisions appear likely to result in a reduction in acceptable numeric values of contaminants in “clean fill.” The public comment period on the proposal closes on February ...


Things You Should Know About Pennsylvania’s Divorce Process

There are several grounds upon which divorces may be granted in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including adultery, bigamy, imprisonment for two or more years, willful desertion for one or more years and irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, among other things. 


Impact of Technology: What are Jurors Thinking?

Date:          Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Time:          12 pm to 1 pm Faculty:     Lee M. Diamondstein, Esquire                   Vice Presi...


Managing Workplace Romances to Minimize the Perils of Valentine’s Day

With love in the air and Cupid circling the office, employers should be wary of sexual harassment lawsuits this Valentine’s Day. A 2013 survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that 43% of employers struggled with managing office romances, especially those that have gone awry. There are several cases over the y...


Obermayer Family Matters Blog - How to Modify Your Child Custody Order?

To learn where and when you should file to modify your child custody order, visit Obermayer's Family Matters Law blog here for more information.


Illegal Immigrants and DACA: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

In our blog post on November 17, 2014,  we summarized the substance of the White House announcement laying out a number of executive actions that President Obama is taking to address the fact that nearly twelve million illegal immigrants currently reside in the United States.  Among those actions is an expansion of the DACA program.  But, what...

Read more >> Plans Shaping Up for Apartment Complex at 24th and Washington

Hercules Grigos was quoted in, "Plans shaping up for apartment complex at 24th and Washington," on which details that Philadelphia’s Civic Design Review Committee reviewed plans for a 113-unit, mixed-use apartment complex at 24th Street and Washington Avenue. Click here to read the full article.  


Millions Affected by Hackers’ Attack on Health Insurer Anthem, Inc.

“Anthem was the target of a very sophisticated external cyber attack” announced Joseph Swedish, Anthem’s President and CEO. Anthem, Inc., formerly known as WellPoint, Inc., is one of the largest health insurance companies in the United States.  (Continue reading).


Democrats to leave no office unchallenged in 2015 election

Karen Sanchez is featured in this Philadelphia Inquirer article announcing her endorsement by the Montgomery County Democratic Committee as the candidate for Controller of Montgomery County in the 2015 election. Click here for the full article.


Angela Baglanzis Appointed to Board of Directors of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Angela L. Baglanzis was appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project (CBAP) – a nonprofit that provides pro bono bankruptcy representation to low-income individuals in need of Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief. Baglanzis represents businesses in need ...