Elizabeth J. Fineman, a Partner of the Bucks County law firm of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP, received a Special Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association at a virtual luncheon on Thursday, November 19th. The award recognizes Ms. Fineman for stepping up to fill a co-editor position of the PBA Family Law Section Pennsylvania Family Lawyer newsletter, one of the association’s largest section publications. Fineman practices exclusively in domestic relations matters and handles a variety of issues, including divorce, child support, alimony/spousal support, marital taxation, equitable distribution and child custody matters. She has handled many high-income support cases involving an intricate knowledge of both family law and complex financial issues.
AMM is pleased to announce the addition of Lynelle A. Gleason, joining the firm’s family law and estate planning and administration practice groups.
In her family law practice, Ms. Gleason handles a variety of matters, including divorce, child support, alimony, spousal support, equitable distribution and child custody. Gleason works closely with her clients through all phases of negotiation and, if necessary, litigation to resolve their family law-related matters.
Ms. Gleason is also experienced in estate law, where her practice includes the drafting of wills and administration of estates.
Family law attorney Mariam W. Ibrahim has been named by Pennsylvania Bar Association President David E. Schwager as one of 18 Pennsylvania lawyers selected for the 2020-21 class of the association’s Bar Leadership Institute (BLI). Ibrahim is the only Bucks County candidate chosen for this year’s class.
To apply for the BLI, candidates had to demonstrate leadership ability, commit to attendance and participation in the required events, be currently licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, be a PBA member, and be age 40 years or younger or have practiced five years or less.
“Each BLI class member this year has a unique, diverse background and perspective along with new ideas and goals for the future to help shape the association,” said Schwager. “I look forward to working with them as they learn more about the PBA’s varied paths to leadership and connect with other PBA members and leaders.
Ms. Ibrahim 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.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn congratulates our six 2020 Thomson Reuters Super Lawyer and Rising Star attorneys. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Three Partners of the firm were selected to the 2020 Super Lawyers List: Jessica A. Pritchard, Family Law, who was also selected for the "Top 100 Philadelphia" and “Top 50: 2020 Women Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List”; Michael W. Mills, Business, Estates & Trusts & Tax; and Peter J. Smith, Business, Real Estate, Estates & Trusts and Nonprofit Law.
Three AMM attorneys were selected to the 2020 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list: Partner Elizabeth Fineman, Family Law; Stephanie Shortall, Corporate, Real Estate and Trust & Estates; and Elaine Yandrisevits, Estate Planning and Administration, with a focus on special needs trust planning.
For more information about Super Lawyers' methodologies, visit www.SuperLawyers.com.
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Antheil Maslow & MacMinn is pleased to announce that Peter J. Smith has joined as a Partner of the firm. Peter Smith is an experienced and highly skilled business lawyer and trusted partner to his commercial and individual clients. Antheil Maslow & MacMinn was founded and has grown as a predominantly business legal service firm, and as such is well suited to Peter's sophisticated corporate practice and client base.
Peter has been solving problems and adding value for business owners for over 25 years with a practice focused on corporate law, business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, commercial finance, debtor/creditor relations, business disputes, non-profit organizations, real estate, and trusts and estates.
Peter counsels businesses involved in manufacturing, distribution, marketing, e-commerce, technology, health care, pharmaceutical research, professional services, real estate, construction and retail. In addition, he has experience with start-up ventures, family-owned businesses, limited liability companies and 501(c)(3) public charities. He also represents individuals and families in estate and business succession planning.
Michael Mills, a Partner of the law firm of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and Elaine Yandrisevits, both of the firm’s estates & trusts practice group, presented an estate planning update at the Bucks County Bar Association on February 12th. The program focused on recent legislation passed in December, 2019 known as the SECURE Act. This far reaching bill has significant impact on retirement accounts. The CLE addressed how the SECURE Act affects the treatment of retirement account beneficiaries, including benefits left in trusts.
Michael Mills is a Partner of the firm, focusing in Estates & Trusts, Taxation and Corporate practice areas. Elaine Yandrisevits practices exclusively in the Estates and Trusts. Both are frequent speakers on estate & tax planning for continuing legal education and community organizations.
Elizabeth Fineman, Partner and Family Law attorney at Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown, will co-present “Family Law Roundup” on Wednesday, December 18th at the Bucks County Bar Association’s Marathon Continuing Legal Education Day. The program covers important Family Law rules, cases and legislation from 2019. Ms. Fineman will present along with Hillary Moonay, her Co-chair of the Family Law Section of the Bar Association.
Elizabeth Fineman practices exclusively in Family Law with extensive experience in complex high net worth individuals with complex assets, income and tax issues. 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.
Estate Planning attorney Elaine Yandrisevits the firm's Estates and Trusts practice group spoke on Special Needs Trusts at a program hosted by Firstrust Financial Resources. The November 6th program, entitled “Understanding Government Benefits for a Special Needs Loved One” also featured speakers Jerel Ruttenberg & Brian C. Smith, of Firstrust Financial Resources, and was focused on best approaches to financial and estate planning for a family member with special needs, including the uses of Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts.
Elaine practices exclusively in the Estates and Trusts department at Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. She focuses her practice on estate planning, trusts and estate administration and assists with fiduciary litigation matters. With a great deal of practical experience with special needs trust planning and guardianships, Elaine is a frequent speaker on estate planning, estate administration, and special needs planning for continuing legal education and community organizations.