State College office news

Tom Schrack participates in Business Law Panel at Penn State Law

On Friday, November 17, Tom Schrack participated in a Business and Corporate Law and Diversity Panel at Penn State Law.  The panel presentation was attended by Penn State Law students interested in learning more about careers in business and corporate law, with an emphasis on diversity-related issues.  In addition to Tom, the panel of attorneys [...]

2017-11-20T14:32:31+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Business Law, State College office news|

Attorney Bish discusses Veterans Law Clinic with WPSU

Attorney Justin Bish recently sat down with WPSU to discuss the recent successes of the Veterans Law Clinic he co-founded at Penn State Law, and the current issues facing the Veteran community. Listen and read about the story here radio.wpsu.org/post/50-years-after-vietnam-war-veterans-law-clinic-helps-agent-orange-victims.

Estate and Tax Planning Update – IRS Releases Inflation Adjustments

The IRS, in Revenue Procedure 2017-58, just released its annual list of inflation adjustments for various Internal Revenue Code sections. Of note for those of us interested in estate planning and income tax adjustments are the following items:  The unified credit against estate tax for 2018 is adjusted to allow $5,600,000 to pass without incurring [...]

New Whitepaper: Case Summary: In re Trust Under Agreement of Taylor

Justin Bish wrote a new whitepaper, summarizing an important Supreme Court of Pennsylvania opinion. This new case will change the way many Pennsylvania trust attorneys practice under the Uniform Trust Act. Read the whitepaper here

McQuaide Blasko sponsors and attends Chefs on Stage

On October 9, 2017, McQuaide Blakso sponsored and attended the 16th annual Chefs on Stage. State College Magazine organized the event, which benefited the Bob Perks Cancer Fund this year. Attorneys Cristin Long, Phil Miles, Tom Schrack, and Darryl Slimak attended along with guests.

2017-10-10T11:22:49+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Community, State College office news|

McQuaide Blasko sponsors and competes in CVIM Battle of the Minds

On October 4, 2017, a team of McQuaide Blasko attorneys and guests participated in the 10th Annual Centre Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) Battle of the Minds. McQuaide Blasko also sponsored the event, which benefits CVIM in its mission to care for uninsured individuals living or working Centre County. Although Team "Legal Eagles" did not bring [...]

2017-10-09T12:02:26+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Community, State College office news|

McQuaide Blasko participates in the Centre County United Way Day of Caring

McQuaide Blasko staff and attorneys participated in the Centre County United Way Day of Caring on October 5. A group of volunteers from McQuaide Blasko and Centre Crest cleaned up the gardens and landscaping at the nursing home in Bellefonte. The volunteers from McQuaide Blasko were: Justin Bish, John Blasko, Terry Harris, Cristin Long, Caroline [...]

2017-10-06T10:17:19+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Community, State College office news|

McQuaide Blasko at Pennsylvania SHRM Conference

On September 21-22, McQuaide Blasko sponsored the Pennsylvania Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Attorneys Mike Routch and Phil Miles, and COO Tom Miller attended the event at the Penn Stater in State College. McQuaide Blasko also raffled off a gift basket of hometown goods from Tait Farm, including grilled stickies and Rothrock Coffee.

McQuaide Blasko participates in Centre County United Way Pacesetter Campaign

In August, McQuaide Blasko continued a longstanding tradition of participating in the Centre County United Way Pacesetter Campaign. McQuaide Blasko and employees of McQuaide Blasko contributed or pledged $19,261.38 to the 2017 Pacesetter Campaign. The Campaign benefits member agencies of the Centre County United Way and United Way agencies in other counties where McQuaide Blasko [...]

2017-09-11T14:53:12+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Community, State College office news|

Hurvitz named Chair of PBA Family Law Section

Attorney Steve Hurvitz will become Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Family Law Section on July 16, 2017. Steve is one of three McQuaide Blasko attorneys currently serving as chair of a PBA section, joining Chair of the Civil Litigation Section, Jon Stepanian, and Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Law Section, Mike Routch.