Joanne Murray, a partner of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn was elected Vice President/President-Elect of the Bucks County Bar Association at their Annual Meeting on December 5th. The Bar Association is dedicated to providing its members, potential members and all persons and organizations connected with the law, support and fellowship for the advancement of the legal profession. The association strives to accomplish these goals through numerous active committees, sections and divisions and community programs as well as many continuing legal education opportunities.
Sue Maslow, a partner at Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP and Vice President, Cinema for the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, participated in the filmmaker panel discussion at this year’s Bucks Fever Filmfest on October 13th. The FilmFest is an annual, juried festival that identifies worthy short films and scripts. Winning short films submitted by high school, college and emerging filmmakers are screened at the County Theater in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. This year’s Filmmaker Panel Discussion “Great Idea, Now What?” was a discussion of marketing, scripts, crowdfunding, production, distribution and other topics related to the process of filmmaking. In her practice, Sue provides legal advice to creative artists in many disciplines, including film. This year’s discussion was held at the James-Lorah Memorial Home in Doylestown.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn has named Alan G. Wandalowski as a Partner to the Firm. Alan has been with AMM’s Estates and Trusts and Tax Practice Groups since 2007.
Alan’s practice concentrates in Estate Planning, Business Succession Planning, Taxation, Asset Protection and Wealth Transfer Planning, planning for Retirement and Life Insurance benefits, Probate and Trust Administration, Estate and Trust Litigation, and Elder Law.
Alan works closely with high net worth individuals, business owners, and their families, helping them implement their estate plans. Beyond preparing core planning documents such as Wills, Revocable Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Living Wills, Alan has extensive experience in developing more advanced planning techniques, including Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Generation Skipping Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Qualified Domestic Trusts, Charitable Remainder/Lead Trusts, and Private Foundations.
AMM Partner Sue Maslow attended the Inaugural Celebration of First Savings Charitable Foundation, hosted by the Heritage Conservancy at Aldie Mansion on October 3rd . Sue is Vice Chair, and a Director of the Foundation. The Foundation is a public charity dedicated to serving the donor and nonprofit communities through charitable planning. The event spotlighted “The Power of Planned Giving” and was presented to an audience of many of the area’s professional advisors and non-profits to announce the establishment and offered services of the Foundation and to highlight the power of charitable planning initiatives.
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.