On April 21st, Sean Burke will participate in NBI’s “Trusts from A to Z.” Burke will specifically present on tax reduction with trusts. To sign up, please visit the seminar webpage: Trusts From A to Z. Sean Burke represents individuals and corporate fiduciaries in trust planning and administration. For example, Burke prepares special needs and [...]
On January 30, 2017, Judge Thomas Kistler appointed McQuaide Blasko attorney, Suzette Vandivier Sims, to serve as a member of the Centre County Election Board. Ms. Sims will serve in this role on an interim basis until further order of the Court.
In December 2016, McQuaide Blasko attorney, Suzette Vandivier Sims, joined the National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR). NADR is a group of dedicated professional representatives from across the United States that is committed to providing the highest level of service for people who have Social Security related problems.
McQuaide Blasko proudly welcomes John R. Zurich to its Business Practice Group. John works in our State College and Williamsport offices. Over his 20+ years of experience, John has represented many entrepreneurs, real estate developers and local businesses with their legal needs. He is also a licensed title insurance agent and has handled many residential [...]
On October 6th, Michael Routch presented as part of a panel on “Things You Should Know” at the 32nd Annual Fall Meeting of the PBA Workers’ Compensation Section. He is currently the Chair Elect of the section and will serve as Chairperson in 2016-17.
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“DTSA”) into law marking one of the biggest expansions of federal intellectual property law in decades. Chris Michelone analyzed the new law and its implications for businesses and employers in a whitepaper: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016.
The Altoona Mirror recently named Chris Michelone one of its "20 Under 40" in the Blair County area. The criteria for selection included "business success, entrepreneurial spirit and community service of those who have contributed to the betterment of life in the region." You can read Chris's profile as published in the Altoona Mirror here.
At its annual meeting on May 12, 2016, the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Workers' Compensation Section elected McQuaide Blasko attorney, Michael Routch, as the 2016-17 Chair Elect for the section. He will be the Chairperson for the section in 2017-18. Mike works in McQuaide Blasko's Hollidaysburg office and practices in the areas of workers' compensation, civil litigation, business law, and real estate [...]
Jessica L. Fisher has joined McQuaide Blasko, Inc. as an associate in the firm’s Business Law Group in Hollidaysburg.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Fisher was a Regulatory Affairs Specialist at HalenHardy, LLC, a Blair County startup company. While at HalenHardy, Ms. Fisher researched and provided comment on OSHA's proposed regulations related to hazardous dusts, obtained numerous state and regional grants for the company, and assisted in managing the company's intellectual property portfolio. Ms. Fisher [...]