Unpaid Caregivers for an Elderly Individual or a Person with a Disability Qualify in Phase 1A Group to Receive a Vaccination

January 2021 The MLO Minute: By Jillian Zacks, Esq. —  On January 19, 2021, Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Interim Vaccination Plan V. 5 included an updated definition of “health care personnel.” The updated definition of health care personnel includes individuals providing services for the elderly or persons with disabilities in a Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) program. This…

Spotlight on Jennifer Grobe, Esq.!

February 2021: Learn more about Jennifer Grobe, Esq., attorney in our Special Education Department! Our firm continues to film individual spotlight videos, highlighting the tremendous work of our attorneys and staff. These interviews include conversations and legal discussions, and are a wonderful way to get to know our MLO legal family. In this interview, Ally McAndrews,…

The Elderly Are Suffering Greater Hunger Food Insecurity During The Pandemic

February 2021 The MLO Minute: By, Lindsey Conan, Esq. and Dennis McAndrews, Esq. Every one of us has been affected in some manner by the terrible pandemic which has gripped our nation and the world. Even though the work of our law firm has continued unabated while working remotely, we miss the personal contact with…

Free February Special Education Webinars

February 2021 The MLO Minute — “What You Need to Know: COVID Compensatory Services (CCS) vs. Extended School Year (ESY)” Hosted by The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties, presented by Michael Connolly, Esq. and Heather Hulse, J.D., M.S. M.A. of McAndrews Law! DATE/TIME: Wednesday, February 10th, 2021, at 6:30PM LOCATION: Zoom! The program is…

Special 3 Month Enrollment Period Under ACA to start February 15th

January 2021 The MLO Minute: By, Lesley Mehalick, J.D., LL.M. —  To help uninsured persons obtain health care coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic, on January 28, 2021, the President signed an executive order that expands the opportunity to enroll for the Affordable Care Act.   Through the executive order, the Department of Health and Human Service…

COVID-19 Vaccine, Evaluations, and News for Philadelphia Students

January 2021 The MLO Minute: By, Kimberly Caputo, Esq. — COVID-19 Vaccine At MLO, we strive to provide compassionate and highly competent legal counsel to our clients. We are here to help and realize in these unprecedented times, there are many challenges facing our clients and their friends and families. With this in mind, we are committed…

We Cannot – And Must Not – Leave Students with Disabilities Behind

December 2020/January 2021 The MLO Minute: Authors: Caitlin McAndrews, Esq. and Alexander Corbin, Esq., McAndrews Law Offices; and Stefanie Ramirez and Marissa Band, Disabilities Law Program of Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI). An original version of the article was published in Delaware’s News Journal. — All students with disabilities are entitled to a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) by…

Spotlight on Michael Connolly, Esq.! Supervising Partner of Special Education

January 2021: Learn more about Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of our Special Education Department! As an opportunity for our clients, colleagues, families, and friends to learn more about our MLO team, our attorneys and staff are participating in this video series throughout the upcoming months to highlight our individual team members. These interviews include…

Spotlight on Michael Connolly, Esq.!

January 2021 The MLO Minute —  Airing Friday, January 22nd, 2021 at Noon! As an opportunity for our clients, colleagues, families, and friends to learn more about our MLO team, our attorneys and staff are participating in a video series throughout the upcoming months to highlight our individual team members. These interviews include conversations and…