McAndrews Law Offices’ longtime member, Dean Beer, Esq., has been appointed Chief Public Defender of Montgomery County, PA!

The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners has appointed our colleague and friend, Dean Beer, Esq., as Chief Public Defender of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Dean is exceptionally well-prepared for this position, having worked for many years in the Philadelphia and Montgomery County Public Defenders’ Offices, in private criminal defense practice, and handling several special education matters with our…

CASA & McAndrews Law Bring Awareness to Luzerne County on Bullying & Child Abuse

On Tuesday, September 29th, the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) of Luzerne County hosted Heather Hulse, JD, MS, MA and Joseph McGettigan, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices to speak on “Bullying 101: Know Your Rights and How to Protect Your Child” and “How to be a Leader in Preventing Child Abuse: The Jerry…

September 2015 – The Zahner Decision

The Zahner Decision by Anthony Marone, Esq. McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. September 2015 – Since the passage of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (“DRA”), the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (“Department”) has attempted to limit the use of annuities in the asset protection strategy known as “half-a-loaf” gifting.  Half-a-loaf gifting is a technique used…

NORTHEASTERN, PA, July 28th, 2015: McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. Prevails Again Before a Special Education Hearing Officer in NEPA

  NORTHEASTERN, PA, July 28th, 2015: McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. is eager to announce that they have successfully secured another win before a Special Education Hearing Officer in Northeastern, Pennsylvania. Heather Hulse, J.D., M.S., M.A., a shareholder at the firm and the operator of their Scranton, Pa office, has over fifteen years of experience in…

NORTHEASTERN, PA, July 15th, 2015: McAndrews Law Offices Wins Substantial Victory Before Special Education Hearing Officer

  McAndrews Law Offices Wins Substantial Victory Before Special Education Hearing Officer   NORTHEASTERN, PA, July 15th, 2015: McAndrews Law Offices, P.C., a firm that focuses its practice on special education and advocating for children with disabilities with offices in Scranton and the Philadelphia region, recently succeeded in a case regarding a student and their…