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Attorney Tom O’Shea Awarded the MidPenn Legal Services Donald F. Smith, Jr., Pro Bono Award

access_time Posted on: October 10th, 2023

CGA Law Firm is pleased to announce that Attorney Thomas O’Shea received the MidPenn Donald F. Smith, Jr., Pro Bono Award during the MidPenn Legal Services Access to Justice Reception. “Tom was chosen for this award, given his many years of support for MidPenn by serving on the Board in various positions and accepting cases as a pro bono volunteer, primarily in the Family law area, which are often some of the most difficult cases to place with volunteer attorneys,” Rhodia D. Thomas, executive director of MidPenn Legal Services, said.  O’Shea has written and directed Bar Stools, a local comedic production with… read more »

Attorney Christine E. Nentwig Certified as a Federal Court Mediator for the United States District Court

access_time Posted on: August 31st, 2023

Attorney Christine Nentwig has recently been certified by Chief Judge Matthew W. Brann as a federal court mediator in Labor and Employment Law for the United States District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania. Christine holds a Professional Mediation Certificate from Cornell University’s ILR School and specializes in mediating complex employment cases, helping parties avoid costly and contentious litigation. Christine serves as Chair of CGA Law Firm’s Employment Law Practice Group and has nearly 30 years of combined experience as an HR professional and an attorney. Her practice spans the full range of labor and employment matters – including counseling, litigation,… read more »

Attorney Larry Young Receives 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” Award from Best Lawyers®

access_time Posted on: August 18th, 2023

Attorney Larry Young, Shareholder, and Chair of CGA Law Firm’s Bankruptcy Practice Group, has been honored by Best Lawyers® with the 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” award for his work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law in the Harrisburg area. Larry will be featured in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for this prestigious achievement. As one of the country’s oldest and most respected peer-review attorney guides, The Best Lawyers in America® complies its list by conducting peer-review interviews. Lawyers must earn inclusion each year. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with the annual… read more »

A Summer Associate’s Reflection: The Summer of 2023

access_time Posted on: August 16th, 2023

Spending the summer at CGA provided a unique learning experience that can’t be replicated in a classroom. This summer, I learned how to interact with clients, work as a team, and experience different areas of law under the guidance of experienced attorneys. Working through different practice areas allowed me to have hands-on experience and learn about areas of law that I never imagined myself doing, let alone liking. I never thought I would enjoy doing estate work or real estate, but after sitting through and observing estate document signings and real estate settlements, I saw how happy it made the… read more »

CGA Law Firm Welcomes Summer Clerk Luke Speelman

access_time Posted on: July 14th, 2023

Please join us in welcoming Luke Speelman, CGA Law Firm’s 2023 Summer Clerk! Luke will be rotating through CGA’s practice groups and working with our receptionists to gain valuable insight into the legal field.

CGA Welcomes 2023 Summer Associates

access_time Posted on: June 29th, 2023

Mackenzie is inspired by civil rights and litigation and her desire to continue learning Nicole is inspired by her four family members who are also attorneys and her interest in debate The Summer Associate program at CGA offers a comprehensive, substantive and rewarding opportunity to law students. The program is designed to expose participants to the many practice areas available at CGA, to enhance research and writing skills, and to aid in professional development. Summer Associates complete research projects, write articles, sit in on meetings, complete various assignments, attend CGA Law Firm events and socials, and receive mentorship from CGA… read more »

YCEA Employment Law Seminar Scheduled for June 29th

access_time Posted on: June 1st, 2023

Join CGA Law Firm’s Employment Law Chair, Christine E. Nentwig, for Employment Law 101: Workplace Basics on Thursday, June 29th, 2023 at the York County Economic Alliance. CGA Law Firm Employment Law Chair, Christine Nentwig, Esq., will provide an Employment Law: 101 seminar covering key employment law topics for employers of all sizes. Topics will include key employee handbook provisions and policies, the importance of accurate job descriptions, proper FLSA classification of employees, wage and hour/compensation concerns, handling requests for leaves of absence, discipline and discharge best practices, and a summary of 2023 employment law developments to watch. Bring your… read more »

Congratulations to Our 2023 Super Lawyers!

access_time Posted on: May 26th, 2023

Attorneys Evan M. Gabel, Hunter B. Schenck, and Larry Young have all been selected to Super Lawyers in 2023. Attorneys Evan M. Gabel and Hunter B. Schenck have been selected to Rising Stars and Attorney Larry Young has been selected to Super Lawyers. This year marks Evan’s second consecutive year as a Rising Star (2022-2023), Hunter’s third consecutive year as a Rising Star (2021-2023), and Larry’s seventeenth consecutive year as a Super Lawyer (2006-2023). Attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list must have attained “peer recognition and professional achievement” before undergoing a patented selection process. This selection process is influenced… read more »

New Appointments and Honors – Spring 2023

access_time Posted on: April 25th, 2023

Taylor M. Baublitz has joined the Board of The Parliament Arts Organization. The Parliament Arts Organization is a non-profit arts collective in the Royal Square District of Downtown York focused on empowering artists and transforming York through its gallery shows, events, and workshops to support artists. Margaret “Mieke” Driscoll, Chair of the Firm’s Business Practice Group, has been named to the Powder Mill Foundation Board of Trustees. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the York Symphony Orchestra, the York County Community Foundation, and WITF, where she has been honored as an Emeritus. Beth J. Kern was recognized… read more »

Tickets Going Fast – Spring 2023 Employment Law Seminar

access_time Posted on: March 17th, 2023

There are only a few seats remaining for our 2023 Spring Employment Law Seminar on Friday, March 24, featuring CGA Employment Law Attorneys and special guests Christopher Young and Rev. Carla Christopher! Christopher Young is a PHRC Mediator; learn more about Christopher Young here: . Rev. Carla Christopher is an award-winning curriculum developer, public speaker, workshop facilitator/trainer in areas of anti-racism, LGBTQIA+ affirmation, community advocacy and activism, trauma-informed care, diversity/equity/inclusion, and cultural competency. Learn more about Rev. Christopher here: . This half-day event features a buffet luncheon, 4 hours of HRCI/SHRM approved programming, and a private mixer on… read more »