Elected and Appointed

Judith A. Algeo was re-elected to a six-year term on Warwick Township’s board of supervisors.

Algeo is a shareholder at Eastburn and Gray and is co-chair of the firm’s family law practice group.

Speakers

Lawrence D. Dodds, a member of Wisler Pearlstine‘s education law and family law groups, was a speaker at the 2013 Philadelphia Bar Institute’s Exceptional Children Conference.

Dodds co-led the session titled “The New DSM-5: Changes You Need to Know for Your School Law Practice.”

Dodds focuses his practice on special education law, child custody and mental health law issues.

John F. Maloney of Wouch Maloney & Co. spoke before the Montgomery Bar Association on “Winning the Business Valuation Battle in Litigation.”

He informed the group that a successful case often hinges on the expert advice from a business valuation expert.

Thomas J. Jennings, a partner in Hill Wallack‘s Yardley, Pa., office, presented at the Public Relations Society of America’s international conference titled “One World: Connection, Community, Collaboration.”

Jennings spoke on “The Court of Law vs. The Court of Public Opinion.” He discussed the opportunities and importance for legal counsel and public affairs professionals to work collaboratively on behalf of clients.

Jennings is a member of the firm’s business and commercial practice group.

He represents national and local business entities in a range of commercial transactions, with a particular focus on facility development and operations.

Daniel E. Cummins, a partner in the Scranton, Pa., law office of Foley, Comerford & Cummins, presented “Research Tools on the Tort Talk Blog” to the staff counsel committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Linda R. Evers, chair of Stevens & Lee’s energy, communications and public utility group, co-moderated a panel featuring energy industry experts at the Energy Bar Association’s demand-side resources and smart grid committee presentation.

It was titled “The FCC and State Regulators Discuss Radio Frequency and Smart Meters.”

Evers represents public utilities and other companies in matters before governmental and regulatory agencies, including the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

Additions

Safiya Boucaud-Robinson,Kristina M. Beer and Joseph A. Lockwood III joined the title and energy and natural resources groups of Babst Calland.

They focus their practices on counseling various energy, oil and gas, and mineral-related clients on transactional matters.

James C. O’Connor, formerly a partner of Cozen O’Connor, is now of counsel to Morris & Clemm in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.

O’Connor focuses his practice on personal injury matters.

Christopher D. Carusone, previously Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s secretary of legislative affairs, joined Conrad O’Brien as a partner.

He is a resident in the firm’s Harrisburg office and focuses his practice on representing individuals in the public and private sector, corporations and other entities who are under investigation or the subject of litigation or other criminal and civil enforcement proceedings brought by the government.

Correction

In the article “Gun Talk in School Isn’t Terroristic Threat,” published in the Law Weekly on Dec. 10, T.H. was not charged with disorderly conduct under Pa.C.S. 5503 (a)(1).