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Norristown School Board Considers Refinancing Debt, Granting Tax Abatement

Obermayer, serving as bond counsel, was mentioned in the Times Herald article which explained how The Norristown Area School District could see more than $100,000 in savings should the school board vote to approve refinancing a portion of the district’s outstanding debt according to a presentation by representatives from PNC Capital Mark...

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Tiffani McDonough and Michael Phillips Named "Lawyers on the Fast Track"

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorneys Tiffani L. McDonough and Michael V. Phillips have been named to this year’s Pennsylvania “Lawyers on the Fast Track” list by the Legal Intelligencer. The 36 individuals on the list are seen as the future leaders of the Commonwealth’s legal community. The honorees were care...

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Take Advantage of Technology to Connect With Clients

In "Information Technology and Lawyers," Anja Oskamp and Arno Lodder wrote that "information technology is fast, schematic, and futuristic; lawyers are cautious, verbose, and old-fashioned." In what often seems an overcrowded legal marketplace, young lawyers, however, have learned to embrace technology and have a finite advantage over their elder p...

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Surprising Shakeup in Construction Lending: New Law Kisses Kessler Goodbye

On July 9, 2014, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Act 117 of 2014 which amends the Mechanics’ Lien Law to grant lien priority to open-end mortgages over mechanics’ liens, provided that sixty percent (60%) of the proceeds of such mortgages are used for construction costs. This amendment clarifies the 2012 Superior Court of Pennsylva...

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Obermayer's Hercules Grigos Speaks at AIA Event

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA—June 24, 2014—Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel’s Business and Finance partner Hercules Grigos was a featured speaker at the AIA Philadelphia Housing Committee’s Lunch Time Brown Bag Conversation on June 24, 2014.  The program covered “Civic Design Review – How Does it Work, a...

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Real Estate Tax Liens Attach to Persons, Not Just Property

In 2013, the Pennsylvania legislature passed an amendment to the Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Law (Act No. 93 of 2013, the “Amendment”), designed to give municipalities and school districts improved means of collecting tax revenue. The Amendment permits a taxing district to enforce a claim for property taxes “as a lien against rea...

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Karen Sanchez Elected to CORA Board

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Karen Sanchez was elected as a board member of Counseling or Referral Assistance (CORA) – a nonprofit counseling agency to help children and families overcome adversities in their school, home and neighborhood. As a board member, Sanchez will assist in steering and upholding the organization...

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Katherine Missimer Speaks at Women’s Business Forum

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Katherine E. Missimer presented, “Business Throughout the Corporate Cycle: Answers to Real Questions from Real Business Owners,” at the Women’s Business Forum™ monthly meeting in March 2014. Missimer took a myriad of questions from attendees offering answers to inquiries su...

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Advanced Reverse 1031 Exchange Strategies

Title:  Advanced Reverse 1031 Exchange Strategies Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Time: 12pm to 1pm Faculty: Stan Freeman, President, Exchange Strategies Corporation  Location: Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP                    One Penn Cent...

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Business Owners Try to “Stump the Lawyer”

Katherine E. Missimer took a myriad of questions from members of the Women’s Business Forum™ in Doylestown, providing advice on “Business Throughout the Corporate Cycle: Answers to Real Questions from Real Business Owners.” Click here to view the full article.

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