AMM Partner Tom Donnelly participated in the MS 150 City to Shore bike tour September 28 and 29, 2013. As a member of team VCI Mobility, Tom helped raise over $16,000 for the National MS Society. The event raised more than 5 million dollars and was attended by nearly eight thousand riders. To learn more about this great event, or to contribute to help those with Multiple Sclerosis, click here
Partners Susan Maslow and Thomas Donnelly presented the seminar “New Technologies, New Worries” to the medical professionals employed as family practice and emergency care residents within the Aria Health Care system. The seminar focused on the implementation of electronic medical records systems in the health care industry and the impact of electronic medical records on the litigation process as well as the statutory ramifications of improper billing. As to traditional negligence litigation, topics included the electronic audit trail which now follows every medical record, the uses of metadata to authenticate records and data entry and communications among medical professionals and with the patient. Statutory issues focused on the application of the False Claims Act to upcoding and unbundling of services billed to Medicare, whistleblowers and the allocation of responsibility for statutory breaches in employment agreements.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn is pleased to welcome Emma M. Kline as an Associate to the Firm, joining AMM’s litigation practice group.
Emma’s practice focuses on litigation, including commercial litigation, personal injury, estate and employment law. She represents clients regarding business disputes such as contract and employment issues, real estate litigation and fraud claims. Emma also represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in contested estates.
Prior to joining the firm, Emma served as a law clerk for the Family Court of Delaware where she assisted two judges in drafting Orders and in trial and hearing preparations. Prior to her clerkship, Emma was an intern at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. where she dealt with federal employee appeals on discrimination claims, and researched and drafted memoranda regarding federal employment statutes.
While attending Dickinson School of Law, Emma served as a Certified Legal Intern at the Penn State Law - Family Law Clinic, and volunteered at Grace Cottage, a residential treatment program for adolescents. Emma was a summer intern with a Doylestown firm for two years, and worked to support attorneys in land use, zoning, labor and employment civil litigation and personal injury issues. She served as Research Editor on Dickinson Law School’s Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation, and was a Constitutional Law Tutor. Emma received the School’s George F. Douglas, Jr. Memorial Award for Highest Grade in Advocacy.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn congratulates the Bucks County Children's Museum, which was honored with the Community Recognition Award from the Village Improvement Association at their annual meeting on June 4th. The Bucks County Children’s Museum’s mission is to be a fun, interactive and educational environment for children, parents and schools with exhibits that reflect Bucks County's unique history and culture. The Children's Museum is located at 500 Union Square in New Hope.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn is pleased to welcome Michael W. Mills as a Partner to the Firm, joining AMM’s Tax, Business & Finance and Estates & Trusts Practice Groups. Mike’s practice focuses primarily on helping privately-owned businesses preserve value, and helping individuals preserve and protect their family wealth. Mike’s experience includes not only private law practice, but also public accounting as well as financial services, and Mike holds both a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner™ designation. This broad range of experience allows Mike to bring unique perspective and value to the firm’s business and individual clients.
A great deal of Mike’s time is spent working with family businesses, helping to preserve and protect their value. This very often includes a focus on management and ownership succession issues, and associated personal estate planning for family business owners.
Mike has been active in the local community and professional organizations. He has served on a number of nonprofit boards in the Central Bucks community, and served as President of the Bucks County Estate Planning Council in 2008-2009.
Sue Maslow will present a program offering 1 substantive CLE credit for attorneys on Wednesday, April 3rd at 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the Bucks County Bar Association in Doylestown. In this intermediate level seminar, Sue will discuss best practices in nonprofit governance, policy and disclosure to satisfy fiduciary obligation under PA law and maintain Federal tax-exempt status. Fact patterns that can be deemed self dealing, private benefit or private inurement and IRS imposed itermediate sanctions and excise taxes often triggered will be reviewed to highlight challenges faced by nonprofit board members and trustees. The program is sponsored by the Business Law Section of the Bucks County Bar Association.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn is very proud to support the Buck Up for Bucks County Fundraising campaign. The firm and its employees individually have donated to the the Bucks County Homeless Shelter's fundraising campaign to build a new kitchen at the Emergency Shelter, and we are issuing a social media challenge to all of our connections in Bucks County to join us in supporting this worthy cause.
To learn more about the shelter and how you can help, click here
Susan Maslow and Patty Collins spoke before approximately 60 medical residents in the Family Practice/Emergency Medicine Program of Aria Health at the Torresdale Hospital Campus, on Thursday, January 31st. The presentation featured an analysis of common employment agreement issues and insight into how negotiations with potential employers has been impacted by the new hospital consortium landscape.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn is proud to participate in Bucks County's newly established Veterans ID Card Discount Program. The firm is offering discounted estate planning documents to eligible cardholders. This program established by the Bucks County Commissioners, Department of Veterans Affairs and the Recorder of Deeds in November 2012 offers all Bucks County Veterans and active duty personnel a free photo ID which entitles them to discounts from a wide variety of local vendors and service providers. By showing their DD-214 discharge form, they will be able to receive a color photo identification card. To see the full list of participating businesses click here.