AMM is pleased to welcome Michael A. Klimpl back to full time practice with the firm.
Mr. Klimpl has been serving full time as the Bucks County Solicitor since 2012, and was an assistant Solicitor from 1984 until his appointment as Solicitor in 2012, representing 34 years with the Solicitor’s Office.
As County Solicitor, Mr. Klimpl oversaw all litigation brought by and against the county, and provided counsel to its leaders on a broad swath of legal issues confronting county government – everything from contract law to personnel and labor questions.
Commissioners’ Chairman Robert G. Loughery praised Klimpl for providing clear-headed legal advice that always transcended partisan politics.
“Above all of that, you cared deeply for Bucks County, and that is what made you stand out,” Loughery said. “You have a lot of institutional knowledge, and you can’t put a price on that.”
At Antheil Maslow and MacMinn, Michael Klimpl will resume his full time practice in the areas of Real Estate, Municipal Law, Zoning and Land Use, Employment Law, Civil Litigation, Estate Planning and Estate Administration and Transactional Law.
Elaine Yandrisevits,an associate in Antheil Maslow & MacMinn’s Estates and Trusts practice group, will participate as faculty on December 3rd at a National Business Institute continuing education program focusing on the requirements, procedures and pitfalls of fiscal planning with supplemental needs trusts. This legal briefing will provide an overview of the specialized skills required to provide special needs beneficiaries with financial structure and stability and enable accountants, attorneys and financial planners to offer clients guidance on this important estate planning tool and find creative cost-effective ways of funding supplemental needs trusts. To Register, visit Special Needs Trusts and the ABLE Act,
• Get tips for accurate assessment of the client's present and future disability and needs.
• Determine whether a client qualifies as a beneficiary of a special needs trust.
• Don't reinvent the wheel - modify our sample trust documents and use our drafting tips to create airtight trusts.
• Understand and communicate the limitations of SNTs and ensure reasonable client expectations.
Who Should Attend
This legal briefing offers a simple guide to supplemental needs trusts that will benefit attorneys. Others who may benefit from this course include trust officers, estate planners, accountants, and paralegals.
• What SNTs Can and Cannot do for Your Client
• Assessing the Degree of the Beneficiary's Current and Future Disability and Needs
• Types of SNTs and Their Uses
• Basic Drafting Considerations
• SNT Funding, Administration and Termination
AMM family law attorney Jamie M. Jamison visited Indian Creek Foundation on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 to speak to the foundation’s behavioral health services clinical team about custody laws in Pennsylvania and custody procedures in Bucks County and Montgomery County. The Foundation provides specialized services to children and adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Ms. Jamison practices exclusively in the area of family law where she handles all phases of the negotiation and litigation of domestic relations cases, including divorce, equitable distribution, child custody, child support, spousal support/alimony, protection from abuse, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. To learn more about AMM's Family Law services, or Jamie Jamison, visit www.ammlaw.com.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP, a Bucks County-based full-service law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Mariam W. Ibrahim to the Firm’s Family Law practice group. 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. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ibrahim served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Judge Jeffrey G. Trauger in the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.
Learn more about Mariam Ibrahim.
Michael W. Mills, JD, CFP, CPA, a Partner of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP in Doylestown, PA, presented – “Qualified Business Income Deduction Under IRC Sec. 199A” at the Financial Planning Association of the Philadelphia Tri-State Area’s September 27th Bucks County Continuing Education Study Group Breakfast meeting at the Doylestown Country Club.
This informative program outlined the mechanics of the QBI Deduction to highlight issues that will allow Financial Planners to identify opportunities and challenges with the deduction and review planning strategies.
Mills has 26 years of experience as an attorney and CPA representing closely-held businesses and their owners with a particular focus on tax planning/compliance by reason of his CPA license and advanced tax degree.
AMM founder Sue Maslow joined three other panelists at the American Bar Association Business Law Section's Annual meeting in Austin, Texas on September 15th. Maslow addressed questions surrounding identifying the client when representing corporate entities and the tension between state Rules of Professional Responsibility, SEC Rules and personal moral codes of conduct when evaluating permissive disclosures. The panel also provided guidance in navigating the limits of the attorney-client privilege, conflicts of interest and attorney withdrawal with illustrations from recent headline events and movies like Roman J. Israel, Esq.
AMM attorneys Jamie M. Jamison - Family Law, Stephanie Shortall - Corporate & Estate Planning, and Elaine Yandrisevits, Estate Planning, each won a 5 lb Hershey bar from Young Lawyers Division of the Bucks County Bar Association for being among the first 10 YLD registrants for the Bench Bar Conference in Hershey, PA September 20 - 22. Lots of energy at AMM these days!
Elaine Yandrisevits, an Associate in Antheil Maslow & MacMinn’s Estates and Trusts practice group, will participate as faculty at three upcoming continuing legal education programs this month for the National Business Institute on topics such as estate planning, the probate process and special needs trusts.
The first seminar is on August 13th “Estate Planning: Top 7 Tools to Know” is a comprehensive overview of top estate planning tools, and will outline how to strategically use wills, trusts, advanced directives and more. It is sure to provide valuable techniques that lawyers, financial advisors, trust officers and paralegals can use to provide maximum benefit to clients. Visit www.nbi-sems.com for details and registration.
On August 28th, Yandrisevits will present at The Probate Process from Start to Finish , and on August 29th, Special Needs Trusts in a Nutshell. Details and registration are for these programs are also available on the NBI website.
Denise Bowman, a Partner with the law firm of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP in Doylestown will speak at the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce Keynote Breakfast on Thursday, July 12, 8:00 a.m. at Twining Village, in Holland, PA. Scott Fegley, Esquire will be a co-presenter. The program will focus on risk-management and best practices for employers. To register, visit LBCCC.org/events.
Denise Bowman is a partner in the firm’s Business & Commercial Litigation practice groups. A highly experienced and effective negotiator and litigator, Ms. Bowman brings an impressive skill set and strong strategic advocacy to every client engagement. Her focus on business and commercial services has afforded her a comprehensive understanding of the complex forces at play across multiple industry sectors.