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November 2015

11/20/15 - Katie Oliver Elected Judge
On November 3, 2015, Centre County voters elected McQuaide Blasko attorney, Katie Oliver, to the Court of Common Pleas. >>>Learn more

11/13/15 - Philip Miles speaks at national employment law conference
On November 6, 2015, McQuaide Blasko attorney Philip Miles spoke at the 9th Annual ABA Labor and Employment Law Conference in Philadelphia, PA. >>>Learn more

11/03/15 - Janine Gismondi gives presentation to CBICC on proposed minimum salary level increase.
The presentation addressed the United States Department of Labor's proposal to increase the minimum salary level for overtime exemption from approximately $24,000 per year to roughly $50,000 per year. >>>Learn more

11/03/15 - McQuaide Blasko sponsors fundraiser for Centre Volunteers in Medicine.
McQuaide Blasko recently sponsored a fundraiser event that raised $92,000 for Centre Volunteers in Medicine. >>>Learn more

October 2015

10/28/15 - McQuaide Blasko Provides Free Estate Planning Documents to First Responders
Hollidaysburg attorneys Sean Burke and Chris Michelone prepared free estate planning documents for Altoona firefighters and other Blair County first responders. >>>Learn more

10/16/15 - Sean Burke teaches "Trusts 101" as part of continuing education seminar.
Hollidaysburg attorney Sean Burke served as faculty for the National Business Institute. >>>Learn more

10/14/15 - McQuaide Blasko attorney, Katie Oliver, has been nominated for Judge in the Centre County Court of Common Pleas.
The election is November 3, 2015. You can find more information at her campaign website >>>Learn more

10/6/15 - McQuaide Blasko employees participate in United Way Day of Caring.
In accordance with tradition, on October 1, 2015 several McQuaide Blasko employees participated in the 2015 Colonel Gerald Russell - PNC Bank - United Way Day of Caring. >>>Learn more

September 2015

9/30/15 - McQuaide Blasko recently honored by Pennsylvania Bar Association as "Legal Organization Welcoming Women Professionals"
The Commission commended the firm for its "excellent example and for its efforts on behalf of women in the legal profession." >>>Learn more

9/14/15 - John Snyder and Philip Miles publish article in Marcellus Business Central on distinction between employees and independent contractors
Attorneys John Snyder and Phil Miles recently published an article in the Marcellus Business Central addressing the dangers of misclassifying workers in the oil and gas industry. >>>Learn more

9/2/15 - McQuaide Blasko doing their part to sustain the environment
With the help of Christine Kosempa, a wellness RN who is near completion of a Master's in Wellness & Lifestyle Management from Rowan University, McQuaide Blasko has proudly improved recycling efficiency at its two office locations in State College. >>>Learn more

August 2015

8/27/15 - Sean Burke Appointed Chair of Firm Estate Planning Committee
In August 2015, Sean Burke was appointed chair of McQuaide Blasko's Estate Planning Committee. >>>Learn more

8/11/15 - McQuaide Continues Long-Standing Support of Centre County United Way
On August 5, 2015, McQuaide Blasko held its annual United Way Pacesetter Campaign kickoff event. >>>Learn more

July 2015

7/28/15 - The McQuaide Blasko Law Firm is pleased to announce two new positions at the firm

Effective July 1, 2015, Thomas Miller, who has been with the firm for 8 years, has been named the firm's Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Miller formerly served as Director of Administration at the firm. In addition, Carol Williams, who has been with the firm for 31 years, has been named the firm's Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Williams formerly served as Assistant Director of Administration.

May 2015

5/26/15 - Attorney Stephanie Murphy Speaks at Juniper Village of Lebanon
On April 30, 2015, Stephanie Murphy spoke about estate planning at a community open house held at Juniper Village of Lebanon. >>>Learn more

5/26/15 - McQuaide Blasko Sponsors 2015 Central Pennsylvania Congenital Heart Walk
For the third consecutive year, McQuaide Blasko proudly sponsored the Central Pennsylvania Congenital Heart Walk as a Silver Sponsor. >>>Learn more

5/26/15 - Attorney Stephanie Murphy Speaks at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center
The program, titled "What If My Spouse Needs Nursing Home Care," was presented as part of a series of community outreach events hosted by Cedar Haven. >>>Learn more

5/26/15 - Attorney Stephanie Murphy Included in the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Star List
Stephanie Murphy was included in the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Star list for the practice area of Family Law. >>>Learn more

5/12/15 - PBA Sections Elect McQuaide Blasko Attorneys as Officers
The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Civil Litigation and Workers' Compensation sections recently elected their officers for 2015-16. >>>Learn more

5/05/15 - John Blasko Shares "Words of Wisdom" in Town & Gown
John Blasko, founding attorney of the firm, was recently a featured contributor in an article published in the May 2015 edition of Town & Gown magazine entitled "Words of Wisdom." >>>Learn more

April 2015

4/22/15 - Team MQB Special Olympics Run at Beaver Stadium 2015
Chuck Bierlein, Lisa Bierlein, Caroline Tamin, Christine Kosempa, Doug Long, Anna Long and Cristin Long participated. >>>Learn more

4/21/15 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Quotes McQuaide Blasko Attorney Steve Hurvitz
On April 17, 2015, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an article by Tim Grant, Sharing Money can be Tricky for Couples. >>>Learn more

4/20/15 - PBA Civil Litigation Section Publishes Case Summaries by McQuaide Blasko Attorneys in Latest Newsletter
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil Litigation Section published the latest issue of its newsletter on April 20, 2015. >>>Learn more

4/01/15 - Attorney Stephanie Murphy Speaks at Mohler Senior Center
On Monday, March 30, 2015, Stephanie Murphy spoke about estate planning at the Mohler Senior Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. >>>Learn more

March 2015

3/30/15 - McQuaide Blasko employees participated in the Wills for Heroes program
Wills for Heroes is a free service which provides Wills, Living Wills and Health Care and Financial Powers of Attorney to first responders and their spouses/partners. >>>Learn more

February 2015

2/27/15 - McQuaide Blasko named Top 100 Organization of 2014
McQuaide Blasko has been selected by Pennsylvania Business Central as one of its top organizations of 2014. >>>Learn more

2/3/15 - McQuaide Blasko attorneys to speak at upcoming Landlord/Tenant Law seminar
McQuaide Blasko attorneys Sean Burke, Tom Schrack, and Chris Michelone will be presenting on the topic of landlord tenant law in April 2015. >>>Learn more

January 2015

1/29/15 - Attorney Cristin Long Speaks at Clearfield County Bar Association Seminar
On Wednesday, January 28, Cristin Long participated in a panel presentation to the Clearfield County Bar Association. >>>Learn more

1/29/15 - Attorney Philip Miles published his latest article, Three Times a Good Employee Handbook Will Save Employers in the latest issue of Pennsylvania Business Central
The article specifically addresses unemployment compensation, sexual harassment, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. >>>Learn more

1/23/15 - McQuaide Blasko employees donate dozens of Jared Boxes to local hospital
This holiday season, employees of McQuaide Blasko's State College office showed their holiday spirit by donating dozens of boxes packed full of toys, crafts and other gadgets to children receiving medical treatment at Mount Nittany Medical Center. >>>Learn more

1/22/15 - McQuaide Blasko attorneys summarize recent opinions for PBA newsletter
Several McQuaide Blasko attorneys recently authored summaries of appellate court opinions featured in the Winter 2015 edition of the Civil Litigation Update, a newsletter of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Civil Litigation Section. >>>Learn more

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