On December 22nd, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which will take effect on January 1st. This legislation will have far reaching implications for both individual and corporate taxpayers. The attached analysis and charts provide an overview of some of the key changes made by the new Act, along with some planning considerations between now and year-end.
Susan Maslow, a founding partner of the law firm of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP, was presented with the Harriet M. Mims Award by the Women Lawyers Division of the Bucks County Bar Association at the association’s annual dinner earlier this month. The award is named after Harriet Mims, the first female judge in Bucks County and one of the first women to be admitted to the Bucks County Bar. The award is presented annually to a female attorney who exhibits the characteristics of strength, leadership and integrity who also has served as a mentor to young lawyers. Nominations are made by members of the association with a panel making the final selection of the recipient.
In addition to her career as a preeminent business attorney, Ms. Maslow is an active member of the charitable community, serving since 2009 on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters Bucks County. She also currently serves on committees for the Pearl S. Buck Foundation and the Bucks County Women's Advocacy Coalition, as well as the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce. She provides pro bono legal services through the Pennsylvania Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.
Jessica Pritchard, a Partner with Antheil Maslow & MacMinn will participate as a panelist in Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Continuing Legal Education program entitled “Family Law 101” on December 11th in Philadelphia. The program is designed for lawyers who are new to the practice or stepping into the family law field, and provides an overview of the challenges faced, tools needed and other valuable insights and resources for new practitioners.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP is proud to announce that Partner Joanne Murray was honored by the Bucks County Herald and the Bucks County Bar Association in their “Lawyers Among Us” partnership which recognizes county attorneys who go above and beyond in their commitment to their communities, their profession and society. Murray was recognized for demonstrating extraordinary leadership in the advancement of women.
Joanne Murray practices in the firm’s Business and Finance group, focusing on helping small business owners achieve their goals. From inception to business maturity, Joanne serves as an experienced and insightful counselor to business owners as they face the financial, legal and operational challenges that are an inevitable part of the life cycle of a business.
Jamie M. Jamison, Esquire, of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, and Kelley M. Fazzini, Esquire, of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, are co-chairing the 10th Annual Toby L. Dickman Seminar entitled “The Intersection Between Mental Health and Family Law”. The Seminar is sponsored by the Montgomery Bar Association and will take place on December 8, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Courtroom A of the Montgomery County Courthouse.
The Seminar will provide a thorough overview of the mental health issues affecting the practice of family law with in depth discussions regarding mental health disorders and addiction disorders of litigants and children arising in custody, support, equitable distribution and protection from abuse matters. The perspectives of judges, masters, mental health professionals, education professionals and experienced family law practitioners will be presented.
The Seminar is approved for 3.5 substantive CLE credits and registration information is available at https://www.montgomerybar.org/events/cle-seminars.php. Breakfast will be provided courtesy of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP, Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller and High Swartz.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP is proud to announce that Attorney Lisa Gaier, of Quakertown has been elected Magisterial District Judge for Bucks County’s Magisterial Court in Richland. Gaier will be sworn in on December 29th and begin serving on the bench in January, 2018. Gaier will remain Of Counsel with the firm. Lisa Gaier practices family law and estates and trusts with the firm, counseling individuals and families to address their legal needs.
Jessica Pritchard, Family Law Chair at Antheil Maslow & MacMinn is a Humanitarian Award honoree of the Ted Lindeman Outreach Foundation. The Foundation was founded to help young families facing tragic or unexpected loss with the goal of assisting with grants to alleviate the immediate financial burdens encountered when tragedy strikes.
Let’s Talk Shop: A Small Business Roundtable
Thursday, November 9th 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn- 131 West State St. Doylestown
Please join AMM Business and Employment attorneys Joanne Murray and Patty Collins for a lively and informative breakfast meeting where we will answer your questions and give an overview of legal issues facing small business owners as well as updates in corporate and employment law.
Space is limited, please RSVP by November 6 : firstname.lastname@example.org or call Debbie at 215.230.7500
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn is proud to support the annual Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce Bucks Fever FilmFest. This is a wonderful local celebration of emerging filmmakers, so if you are a film buff, please come to Doylestown to participate in an evening of stimulating discussion, networking and the screening of the winning films.
On Sunday, October 15th, there will be three exciting events in Doylestown which are open to the public:
- 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Virtual Reality Workshop: "Storytelling in a 360 Virtual World" FREE EVENT Location: Bricksimple, LLC - 22 S. Main St., Suite 225, Doylestown
VIP and General Seating Tickets still available for at Bucksfeverfilmfest:
- 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. VIP Reception Location: County Theater, 20 E. State Street, Doylestown, PA
- 7:00 p.m. FilmFest Night! Screening of winning short films and announcement of screenwriting competition winners! Location: County Theater, 20 E. State Street, Doylestown, PA
Joanne Murray, a Partner of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP, in the firm’s business and finance practice group, was elected President of the Board of Directors of NAMI PA, Bucks County Chapter at their September board meeting. The organization’s mission is to improve the lives of the citizens of Bucks County who suffer from a serious mental illness or, as family members and caregivers, share the burden of these devastating illnesses
On Sunday, October 22nd, NAMI PA, Bucks County Chapter will sponsor a free community event focused on raising public awareness of PTSD and its devastating effect on veterans, who die by suicide at the rate of 22 per day. March for the 22 is a 22-kilometer walk that ends at the Bucks County Courthouse Memorial Courtyard. The event runs from noon to 3:30 p.m. and features food, music, military vehicles, and special guest speakers. For more information, visit www.namibuckspa.org.