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The law firm of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP will host a meet the candidate event for Bucks County Court of Common Pleas judicial candidate Denise Bowman at its Doylestown office

Tuesday, April 23rd: 7 – 9 pm
131 West State Street

Bowman, an experienced and respected attorney and community leader is a partner at the firm in its Commercial Litigation Department.   She has represented and advocated for numerous businesses, individuals, non-profits and governmental entities throughout Bucks County in a wide variety of civil and commercial disputes.  An attorney for 20 years, she has represented clients at both the trial and appellate levels.  Ms. Bowman is a highly effective negotiator, and she is a formally trained mediator and experienced arbitrator.

Elaine Yandrisevits, an Associate in Antheil Maslow & MacMinn's Estates & Trusts practice group, will participate as faculty on April 23 & 24 at a National Business Institute continuing education program at the Sheraton University City Hotel in Philadelphia.  The program will highlight information crucial to effective adminstration of an estate in Pennsylvania.

This two-day basic level seminar will provide attorneys, accountants, tax professionals Financial Planners, Trust Officers and Paralegals an overview of the latest court and tax rules and the most effective transfer tools to ensure each client's estate is laid to rest according to the decedent's wishes, with minimal tax burden. This comprehensive program will cover all the skills needed to administer estates that include trusts and/or business interests.

Course Content

  • Crucial notice and filing requirements when opening the estate

  • Forms and checklists that will help you in administration.

  • Understand how income and estate tax deductions interact and find the most advantageous way to structure the tax returns

  • Learn how to use disclaimers more effectively.

  • Clarify what must be done when the trust becomes irrevocable.

  • Practical legal ethics guide focused on trusts and estates practice.

  • Prevent mistakes in final petition and ensure each estate is closed quickly and without disputes.

    To register, visit Estate Administration Boot Camp

 

Elaine Yandrisevits, an associate in Antheil Maslow & MacMinn’s Estates and Trusts practice group, will participate as faculty on March 28th at a Pennsylvania Bar Institute continuing education program in Philadelphia, with simulcast at various locations. This basic to intermediate level program will teach the essential procedures for closing an Pennsylvania estate including: the advantages and disadvantages of the methods used to close an estate, steps involved in a Formal Court Accounting and Audit, Family Settlement Agreements and Receipts and Releases.  To register visit www.pbi.org/meetings

Course Content

Examine Each Step of a Formal Court Accounting and the Audit Process

  •  Learn the statutory requirements for filing an account
  • Understand the nuances involved in providing proper notice to an accounting
  • Know what forms to use and when
  • Understand how to handle objections to the accounting and walk through the audit process

Family Settlement Agreements and Receipts and Releases

  • Understand what elements are required in a family settlement agreement
  • Avoid common mistakes when drafting a family settlement agreement
  • Review sample agreements and discuss enforceable issues

On January 31st, Employment Law Partner Patricia Collins of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, presented an online continuing legal education webinar “Employment Law, Ethics & Professional Responsibility” offered by Celesq, Attorneys Ed Center.  This seminar reviewed the ethics issues that arise for employment attorneys in representing organizations.  The program identified risks for attorneys resulting from close involvement with the operations of the client.  Topics examined included:  negotiating employee contracts, drafting policies that impact client contact, termination or resignation of client contracts, attorneys as fact witnesses, attorneys as investigators, and maintaining professional distance.

Denise Bowman, an experienced and respected Bucks County attorney and community leader, has announced her candidacy for judge of the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.

A partner at the law firm of Antheil, Maslow & MacMinn, LLP and commercial litigation attorney, Denise has represented and advocated for numerous businesses, individuals, non-profits and government entities throughout Bucks County in a wide variety of civil and commercial disputes.  An attorney for more than 20 years, she has represented clients at both the trial and appellate levels.  Denise is a highly effective negotiator, and she is a formally trained mediator and experienced arbitrator.

Denise is actively engaged in her community, having served on numerous local non-profit boards over the years, including the United Way, YWCA, Red Cross, and Youth Orchestra of Bucks County.  Denise previously served on the Board of Directors of the Bucks County Bar Association and currently is a member of its Budget Committee.  She also has served as a volunteer coach for the Bensalem School District Mock Trial Team and represented victims of domestic violence as a pro bono attorney through Legal Aid of Southeastern PA.

An active member of the business community, Bowman served as Chair of the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Denise Bowman is a 42-year resident of Bucks County, and she resides in Middletown Township with her husband, Jason, and their two sons, Ryan (17) and Zack (15).

On January 31st,  Susan Maslow, a founding Partner and Business Law Attorney with Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown, Pa,  participated in a continuing legal education webinar entitled “Protecting Workers and Managing Company Risk in Supply Chains: Moving from Policies to Contracts”.  Ms. Maslow is a member of the American Bar Association Business Law Section’s working group which has developed  model clauses to incorporate human rights protections in international supply chains.  The program explained how these clauses make supply chain control and worker protection both legally effective and operationally likely by moving the commitments that companies require of their suppliers into the actual contract documents, where they have greater impact. 

 

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 An Invitation to Manufacturers:

 

Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP will host a Manufacturers' Roundtable Breakfast featuring Employment Law Partner Patricia Collins, Thursday, March 7th, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., at the Bucks County Bar Association, 135 E. State Street, Doylestown, PA. Please share with "Makers", there will be great content on issues that impact this sector, and an opportunity to ask questions and share concerns. 

We hope you will take advantage of this rare opportunity to:

  • Receive employment law updates impacting manufacturers;
  • Share knowledge, pain points & strategies with other local "Makers";
  • Ask questions & brainstorm answers with an experienced employment lawyer, fellow manufacturers and advisors to the industry   

Topics to include: Hiring, Discipline and Termination |  Overtimes Rules & Violations | Sexual Harassment Training, Practices & Procedures for Managers |Retention & Recruitment Strategies for a "Well Workplace"

To Register: please RSVP by March 1st:

jseidle@ammlaw.com or Jessica S. - 215.230.7500

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.

Course Content

•    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

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