Attorney John F. McKenna who chairs the Firm’s trust and estate litigation practice group will present on the topic “Orphans’ Court Mediation” at the Chester County Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section meeting on March 13.
Mr. McKenna will discuss several topics such as the new Orphans’ Court Rules, the Orphans’ Court Mediation Program, as well as practical tips and specific substantive problems.
When: Monday, March 13, 2017
Where: Chester County Bar Association
More Info: www.chescobar.org
John F. McKenna has been practicing law and serving the community for almost 30 years. Chair of MacElree Harvey’s Trust and Estate Litigation Practice Group, John represents clients in all trust and estate related matters, including complex guardianships, will contests, and trust termination and modifications.
In addition to that, John represents clients in corporate disputes, contract interpretation, real estate disputes, consumer protection and broker liability litigation.
John’s practice also includes private mediation. He has been appointed a Special Master by the Court to hear discovery issues and partition matters. John has also been appointed by the Court to be a receiver for some corporations, as well as an administrator of estates involved in litigation.
Former CCBA President (2004), John has served in many capacities for the bar association, including serving as Chair of the Lawyer Referral Service Committee and Pro Bono Committee. Currently, he is a member of the Bar association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Business Law, Probate and Estates and Elder Law sections. He currently serves as Chair of the Pro Bono Committee.
In 2016, John has been appointed as Treasurer of the Chester County Estate Planning Council, a local organization of highly qualified estate planning professionals in Chester County, Pa.
John has an AV Preeminent Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability.