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2015 McNees Attorneys To Present At The Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (Pbi) Family Law Institute

April 15, 2015
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Harrisburg, PA (April 15, 2015) – J. Paul Helvy to Speak on “How to Properly Address Challenging But Often Encountered Issues in the Marital Settlement Agreement”, Debra Denison Cantor to speak on “Alternative Dispute Resolution” and Anthony M. Hoover to speak on “Custody Case Law Updates”.

The event will take place on Thursday, April 23 & Friday, April 24 at The CLE Conference Center Wanamaker Bldg., 10th FL, Ste. 1010 Juniper Street Entrance, Philadelphia, PA 19107 and Philadelphia Simulcasts. Registration is $199 for Paralegal Attending w/ Attorney; $215 for Judicial Law Clerk (admitted after 1/1/11); $215 for Judge (admitted after 1/1/11); $225 for Judge or Judicial Law Clerk; $229 for Paralegal attending along; $429 Member (admitted after 1/1/11); $449 Member (PBA or County Bar Assn); $469 for non-members. Register online at

Helvy, Chair of McNees Family Law practice group, has been practicing Domestic and Family Law since his admission to the Bar in 1988. Helvy is currently the Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section. He has chaired the Legislative, Membership and Program Committees of the PBA Family Law Section and has testified before the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee regarding pending family law legislation. Helvy is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Central Pennsylvania Collaborative Professionals.

Cantor, a member in the McNees Family Law practice group, practices in the area of Family Law including divorce, support, custody and property distribution.  She is a certified collaborative lawyer and is Vice-Chair of Collaborative Professionals of Central PA (CPCP), her local collaborative practice group as well a member of the PBA collaborative law committee. Cantor also serves on the PBA family law council. She is a regular lecturer for PBI on all family law topics with an emphasis on collaborative law and property and financial issues, including prenuptial agreements. Cantor has been named a Best Lawyer in family and collaborative law annually since 2013 and a Super Lawyer since 2008.

Hoover is an associate attorney in the McNees Family Law practice group. His practice focuses in the areas of divorce, support, child custody, property distribution, and alimony. Hoover is active in the Central Pennsylvania legal community. He has presented on Family Law issues to the Dauphin County Bar Association and was a Law Day presenter with the Cumberland County Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

The “Family Law Institute – 2015,” will provide the latest practical information and practice hints available. Whether you are a “veteran” of family law, just beginning your practice, or somewhere in between, you are sure to benefit from the knowledge and experience of each faculty member.  Speakers include attorney with McNees’ Family Law practice group who will offer tips on how to properly address marital settlement agreements, alternative dispute resolution, and case law updates.

About PBI

PBI is a fully self-supporting nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide Pennsylvania lawyers with information that is timely, practical, cost effective, and of the highest possible quality. To learn more about PBI, call 800.932.4637 or visit

About McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC ( is a full-service law firm representing corporations, associations, institutions, and individuals. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Lancaster, Harrisburg, State College, and Scranton, PA; Columbus, OH; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network.

For further information, contact Tiffany Riser at 717-237-5444 /


J. Paul Helvy

Debra Denison Cantor

Related Practices

Family and Collaborative Law