Understanding the Difference between Homebound Instruction and Instruction in the Home

November 2021 —  The MLO Minute: By Jacqueline Lembeck, Esq. —  “Homebound instruction” and “instruction in the home” are two often-confused terms in Pennsylvania education law. Both involve the provision of educational services or instruction in the home setting; however, they are very different in terms of scope and the purpose of the instruction. In…

Jillian Zacks, Esq. of McAndrews Law is a Guest Speaker on the Podcast “Mom Autism Money”!

November 2021 —  Attorney Jillian Zacks of McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. was a recent guest speaker on the podcast “Mom Autism Money”! On this episode titled “Special Needs Trusts”, Jillian brings her years of expertise representing individuals with special needs to the show! “Mom Autism Money” is a podcast that focuses on…

Caitlin McAndrews, Esq. is Featured in “The Pennsylvania Lawyer” Magazine!

September/October 2021 —  The Pennsylvania Lawyer magazine recently featured Caitlin McAndrews, Esq., Partner at McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C.!  Her full article titled “FULL HOUSE: Skills for Surviving Law from Home and Remote Learning, All Under One Roof” can be read in their September/October 2021 issue and addresses the challenges of working and learning…

The Jerry Sandusky Scandal 10 Years Later: Attorney Joseph McGettigan of McAndrews Law Speaks with Media about Prosecuting this Case

November 2021 —  November 2021 marks ten years since the arrest of former Penn State football coach, Jerry Sandusky, on charges pertaining to child sexual abuse. He was tried in the spring of 2012 and was convicted on 45 counts. Sandusky is currently serving his 30 – 60 year sentence in a Pennsylvania prison. Joseph…

MLO Founder Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

November 2021 —  The MLO Minute —  Our legal family is pleased to announce that our firm’s founder, Dennis McAndrews, has received the “Melmark Hero Award” in recognition of his decades of service to individuals with disabilities and their families. In presenting this award to Mr. McAndrews, Melmark stated that he “has worked tirelessly throughout his…

Spotlight on Alexander Corbin, Esq. and Cassi Greenwood!

October 2021: Learn more about our Northern Delaware Team which includes special education attorney, Alexander Corbin, Esq., and Cassi Greenwood! Our firm continues to showcase the unwavering work of our attorneys and staff through video interviews as part of our “Spotlight Series” on our MLO YouTube Channel! These videos are a quick and fun way to get…

Clark’s Manor Celebrates its 1 Year Anniversary!

October 2021 —  The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Allyson McAndrews, M.Ed. —  One year ago, we were gratified and excited to announce that Clark’s Manor received final zoning approval to commence its cutting-edge group home in Delaware County for individuals with chronic but stable mental health needs. This innovative program recently celebrated its one…

“Figurative Fireworks” Continue Under Act 43 of 2017

September 2021 —  The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Ally McAndrews, Esq. —  In 2017, Act 43 became law and significantly expanded the sale of legal fireworks in Pennsylvania. However, the “law of unintended consequences” has accompanied this expanded law and created “figurative fireworks” of its own. As a result, many people have…