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Additions

Meyer, Unkovic & Scott added Amanda M. Daquelente as an associate in the firm’s corporate and business law, real estate and lending, and private clients practice groups. Daquelente previously worked for Blumling & Gusky.

Daquelente focuses primarily on a range of business and corporate transactions. Her work also focuses on all aspects of real estate transactions.

As part of the firm’s private clients’ group, Daquelente works with clients to develop estate-planning objectives. In addition, she assists executors and trustees in the administration of a decedent’s estate or trust.

Events

The Pennsylvania Council of Mediators’ 32nd annual Conference was held in Harrisburg, and Nancy Glidden, serving in her third year as president of the PCM, presided over the conference, which was themed “Building Skills & Expanding Practice.”

The conference brings mediators and scholars together for programs and workshops to sharpen mediation skills, network and learn what is new in mediation practice.

At the conference Glidden also moderated and participated in a panel on the topic “Mediation in Pennsylvania: 30 Years Building a Future, Looking Back and Looking Ahead.”

Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees, where Glidden is an attorney, was a conference sponsor. Glidden has an alternative dispute resolution practice in addition to being a member of the firm’s litigation group.

Elected and Appointed

Kelly A. Mroz began a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association board of governors at the conclusion of the PBA annual meeting in Lancaster.

Mroz is director of Penn State Student Legal Services and an adjunct lecturer at Penn State in University Park.

Mroz serves on the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and is chair of the foundation’s marketing committee.

Also active in local bar activities, Mroz is co-chair of the Centre County Bar Association women’s law committee. In addition, she was active in the Erie County Bar Association, serving as chair of the family law section in 2012, co-chair of the family law section in 2005, 2006 and 2010, and chair of the young lawyers division in 2002 and 2003.

From 2015 to 2018, Mroz served on the Center for Alternatives in Community Justice board of directors.

Announcements

Daniel E. Cummins of Foley, Comerford, & Cummins published two articles in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s civil litigation section’s Civil Litigation Update Newsletter.

One article was titled “Litigators May Now Cite To Unpublished Non-Precedential Pennsylvania Superior Court Decisions for Persuasive Value” and the other one was titled “Recent Premises Liability Decisions of Note.”

Cummins focuses his practice on the defense of auto accident, uninsured/under-insured motorist, premises liability and products liability matters across the northeastern quarter of Pennsylvania.