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…

Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practice Law: A Note of Caution for Private Schools, Institutions and Businesses

September 2021 — The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Heather Hulse, J.D., M.S., M.A. —  During Dennis McAndrews’ four decades of practice, he has routinely reviewed what are known as the “Advance Sheets” which are blue weekly paperback volumes of new cases throughout the Pennsylvania and federal court systems. These decisions provide the latest…

Breaking the Stigma This September

September 2021 —  The MLO Minute: By Allyson McAndrews, M.Ed., Director of Marketing and Outreach for McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. —   September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month – a period dedicated to educating and destigmatizing a topic that is often very challenging to talk about. Suicide is the 2nd leading…