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Another Change to Pennsylvania Child Custody Laws

In April, SB 1167 was passed, which amends the new Custody Act that was passed last year. As practitioners will recall, sweeping changes were made to Pennsylvania's child custody laws when the new Custody Act became effective on Jan. 24, 2011. Like any new law, debate was sparked over numerous provisions contained in the new Custody Act. Specifica...

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Obermayer Helps to Build Fun in Pittsburgh

Obermayer Pittsburgh Office’s Rich Bauer was one of 200 volunteers, including the mayor of Pittsburgh Luke Ravenstahl, who worked in 90 degree heat to help build a playground on Pittsburgh’s North Side. On June 19, volunteers worked fast and in the heat to build a safe haven for kids. The playground includes six slides, a rock climbing ...

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Katherine Missimer appointed to LaSalle University Alumni Leadership Committee

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA--MAY 30, 2012-Obermayer's Katherine Missimer was recently appointed to the La Salle University Alumni Association Bucks County Chapter Leadership Committee. Ms. Missimer is an associate in Obermayer’s Business and Finance Department.

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Obermayer's Matthew Green selected by South Jersey Biz as a "20 under 40" Young Leader


 

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Obermayer Attorneys Named to 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and 2011 Pennsylvania Rising Stars lists

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA-–May 29, 2011-Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. In addition, several attorneys were also selected for inclusion in 2012 Pennsylvania Rising Stars -- the top-up-and-coming lawyers in the...

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Tassos Efstratiades featured in National Herald

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania--May 24, 2012--Anastasius (Tassos) Efstratiades, co-chair of the firm's Business & Finance Department, is featured in the current  Sunday supplement of the National Herald (a Greek language newspaper with national circulation).  The supplement features Mr. Efstratiades' background and career achievements as ...

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Gary Samms Obtains Defense Verdict

Gary Samms obtained a defense verdict on behalf of his client, radiologist Seyed Hashemi, M.D., who was accused of misinterpreting and failing to properly report the findings of mammogram and ultrasound studies on a 45-year old woman diagnosed with breast cancer. After a 7-day trial in Bucks County, Dr. Hashemi was found by the jury to have acted w...

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Obermayer's Gary Samms featured speaker at Pennsylvania's Professional Liability Committee's CLE program

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –May 22, 2012-- On May 21, 2012, Gary Samms was the featured speaker at the Montgomery County Bar Association/Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Pennsylvania Professional Liability Committee’s CLE program on “Avoiding Legal Malpractice.”Samms chairs Obermayer's Professional Liability Practice Gro...

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U.S. District Court Invalidates “Quickie Election” Rules

As we previously reported in an earlier Obermayer Alert (http://www.obermayer.com/whatsnew.php?action=view&id=409), the National Labor Relation Board’s (“NLRB” or “Board”) “quickie election” rules became effective on April 30, 2012. Two weeks later, on May 14, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Distr...

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Obermayer’s Michael Bertin Participates in PA Bar Institute’s Annual Family Law Institute

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania-–May 1, 2012-–Obermayer’s partner Michael E. Bertin, participated in the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (PBI) Annual Family Law Institute recently held and webcast live in Philadelphia. Bertin, presented the plenary session and the case law updates for equitable distribution and support. Bertin, a m...

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