Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin added Kathleen A. Maloles to its firm’s trusts and estates department.

Maloles counsels executors, administrators and trustees in effectively and efficiently administering simple to complex estates and trusts from inception to end.

Maloles utilizes her previous experience working in the title insurance industry at DST Land Transfer Inc. and the Law Offices of Harper J. Dimmerman when representing clients with real property issues in conjunction with administering and settling decedent’s estates.

She also represents clients in matters before the Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court and New Jersey Superior Court.

Maloles’ estate administration practice includes assisting clients with ancillary probate, preparing death tax returns, fiduciary income tax returns, as well as informal and formal court accountings.


Thomas Hora joined the law firm of Begley, Carlin & Mandio.

Hora is of counsel to the firm, resident in the New Hope office.

Hora has practiced law for over 30 years.

From 1978 to 1995, he practiced in Center City Philadelphia in the areas of immigration law, estate law and personal injury.

Hora has experience in real estate and probate law and also in working with buyers and sellers of residential properties with sales in excess of $100 million.


Marc D. Jonas of Eastburn and Gray presented a CLE at the Monroe County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference on Sept. 29 with Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson.

The seminar titled, “Regulatory Takings Claims, Zoning Cases and Other Current Land Use Trends” took place at the Northampton Community College.

Topics included: a discussion of important recent land use decisions; the SCOTUS decision in Murr v. Wisconsin; recent cases from the Poconos dealing with short-term rentals of residences (the Airbnb Inc. trend); and the burden of objectors in special exception/conditional use proceedings.

Jonas is co-chair of the firm’s land use and zoning practice group.

He has experience in real estate, land use, municipal law and zoning matters, representing individuals, businesses, institutions, nonprofit organizations and municipalities.


McNees Wallace & Nurick is the 2017 Catalyst Award winner for Corporate Citizen of the Year, as selected by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC.

McNees Wallace is set to be recognized for the award at the annual awards event on Dec. 12 at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts.

The Harrisburg Regional Chamber selects the Catalyst Awards to honor individuals and businesses for outstanding contributions to the chamber and the community.

To attend the annual awards event on Dec. 12, contact the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC at 717-232-4099 or visit the chamber’s event page.