2020 Video Series: Meet Dennis McAndrews, Esq!

January 2020 The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Ally McAndrews, M.Ed. As an opportunity for our clients, colleagues, families and friends to learn more about our MLO team, our attorneys and staff will be participating in a new video series throughout the upcoming months which will include virtual interviews, conversations and legal discussions.…

Thoughts for the Day We Shared Within our Legal Family in 2019

January 2020 The MLO Minute: By, Dennis McAndrews, Esq. A great many of the families we represent are truly inspirational to us. They may be caring for an elderly loved one, working to secure an appropriate education for their children, or providing day-to-day comfort for family members and individuals in the community. Their efforts are…

February 27th, 2020: Free IEP Clinic in Pittsburgh, Pa

Join Nancy Potter, Esq. and ACHIEVA – Beaver County for a FREE IEP Clinic and presentation on Individual Education Programs! WHEN: Thursday, February 27th, 2020 TIME: 5:00pm LOCATION: ACHIEVA – Allegheny County, 711 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 MORE: RSVP is requested. Contact Julie Trbovich with ACHIEVA at jtrbovich@achieva.info . Attendees are welcome to bring their…

February 18th, 2020: Free IEP Clinic in Beaver County, Pa

Join Nancy Potter, Esq. and ACHIEVA – Beaver County for a FREE IEP Clinic and presentation on Individual Education Programs! WHEN: Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 TIME: 5:00pm LOCATION: ACHIEVA Beaver County, 105 Route 18, Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca, PA 15061 MORE: RSVP is requested. Contact Julie Trbovich with ACHIEVA at jtrbovich@achieva.info . Attendees are welcome to…

The Pertinent Need for Increased State Funding for Special Education

January 2020 The MLO Minute: By Nancy Potter, Esq. This month, Pennsylvania special education advocates jointly submitted a letter to Governor Wolf. Signatories include MLO Founder and Managing Partner Dennis McAndrews.  The letter urges Governor Wolf to increase state investment in special education in his budget for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year.  Advocates for the more…

School Resource Officers and Special Education Students: What School Resource Officers Can and Cannot Do

January 2020 The MLO Minute: By Heather Hulse, JD, MS, MA Many school districts across the state of Pennsylvania are utilizing School Resource Officers (“SROs”) in school buildings.  It is important for parents and guardians of special education students to be particularly aware of the rights of their child.  It is also imperative for school…

January 23rd, 2020: Special Education Law – The Basics

Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of our Special Education Department, will be a guest presenter at The Quaker School at Horsham’s Speaker Series Event! WHEN: Thursday, January 23rd TIME: 6:30pm – 8:30pm  LOCATION: The Quaker School at Horsham, 250 Meetinghouse Road, Horsham, PA 19044 MORE: For their next Speakers Series, The Quaker School at Horsham…