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Commercial Litigation Posts

Intermingling of Funds: Part 2 in The Proper Use of Legal Business Entities series

Posted June 20, 2019

By Robert A. Burke, Esquire- In this article, we will address how the intermingling of funds will expose your personal assets and how to avoid this exposure. Intermingling of Funds The intermingling of funds among the entities must be “substantial.” Transfers of money between entities is not, in and of itself, evidence of substantial intermingling […]

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What To Do When You Are Served With A Complaint

Posted May 6, 2019

By Michael G. Louis, Esquire- The first thing to do after being served with a Complaint is to immediately send a copy of it to your attorney and if you don’t have one, hire one.  Too often I talk to clients after they have allowed the party suing them to obtain a judgment against them. […]

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Are Lost Profits Recoverable under the Miller Act?

Posted February 5, 2019

By Patrick J. Gallo, Jr., Esquire- “The Miller Act represents a congressional effort to protect persons supplying labor and material in a federal public building or public work projects in lieu of the protection they might receive under state statutes with respect to non-federal projects.” The Miller Act requires that before any contract of more […]

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The Proper Use of Legal Business Entities: How to Protect Your Personal Assets

Posted December 10, 2018

By Robert A. Burke, Esquire- The main purpose of forming a separate legal entity to operate a business is the protection of personal assets.  This multi-part series of articles will discuss in detail the proper use of the corporate form.  These articles will hopefully help you avoid common mistakes that could expose your personal and […]

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Served with a Subpoena? Here’s What To Do

Posted August 2, 2018

By Brian J. Forgue– You may have encountered the term “subpoena” in crime novels, television shows, movies, or the news. However, receiving a subpoena in real life can be a jarring and confusing experience especially if you have little or no familiarity with the court system and don’t know how to properly respond. A subpoena […]

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Patrick J. Gallo, Jr. Elected to CVC Board of Directors

Posted July 31, 2018

MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Patrick J. Gallo, Esq. has been elected to the Board of the Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County. The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. (CVC) is a nonprofit agency providing free, immediate, and confidential crisis response and compassionate support to children and adults impacted by […]

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The Delaware Supreme Court’s Attempt to Improve Work/Life Balance: A Pennsylvania Lawyer’s Thoughts

Posted July 19, 2018

By Isaac J. Jean-Pierre, Esquire According to a July 18, 2018 press release from the Delaware Supreme Court, all Delaware State Courts will embrace new standards aimed at improving the work/life balance for legal professionals working in the state.  The most significant change, slated to take effect on September 14, 2018, requires Delaware State Courts […]

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Let’s Talk Money: Who is Responsible for Attorneys’ Fees in Civil Litigation?

Posted March 26, 2018

By Brian J. Forgue One of, if not the first question I am asked by new clients faced with litigation, plaintiffs and defendants alike, is, “well, if I win, the other side has to pay my attorneys’ fees, right?” It is important to know that this is a remarkably common misconception about litigation in Pennsylvania […]

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MacElree Harvey Welcomes Labor & Employment Attorney Jess M. Simon

Posted June 7, 2017

June, 2017 MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Jess M. Simon has joined the firm’s Employment practice as an Of Counsel. Ms. Simon will divide her time between the firm’s West Chester and new Bala Cynwyd offices. For nearly 30 years, Ms. Simon has practiced exclusively in the area of labor and employment law. She has tremendous experience […]

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CCBA Member Profile: Attorney Robert A. Burke

Posted May 22, 2017

May 2017 Robert A. Burke is an active trial attorney who has tried cases to verdict in six different jurisdictions. His practice is focused on complex commercial and estate and trust litigation. This includes trial and appellate work in federal, state and international courts. Bob regularly presents matters before alternative dispute resolution panels and frequently lectures on trial tactics, practice […]

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