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McNees Attorney speaking at PBI seminar

April 5, 2018
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Lancaster, Pa. – (April 5, 2018) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC Attorney Kendra D. McGuire will be participating in the seminar “The Challenges of Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity” on April 16, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Joining her will be Dr. Claire Flaherty of Penn State Hershey Medical Center, as well as Jennifer D. Gayle and Karl L. Prior, both of Mannion Prior LLP. The seminar will focus on ethical dilemmas and questions regarding capacity occur in all practice areas – not just estate law. The faculty will discuss the conditions that affect mental capacity and the levels of capacity required to execute various documents and engage in different transactions.

Bringing her clients over 25 years of experience as a litigator, Kendra works to successfully resolve legal problems and disputes for her clients. Her representative clients include financial institutions, companies, shareholders, educational organizations, healthcare institutions and providers, charities and individuals. Focusing on litigation for her entire career, Kendra’s courtroom experience includes numerous jury trials, injunction proceedings, hearings, and mediations.

Kendra focuses her practice in Orphans’ Court and fiduciary litigation. Kendra works with trust officers, estate administrators, financial institutions, financial advisors, brokers, colleges and other educational institutions, charities, investment advisors, financial planners, securities firms, and individuals to assist them in all matters related to their role as a fiduciary, stakeholder or beneficiary.

Kendra has litigated fiduciary matters and has advised clients on fiduciary matters throughout Pennsylvania. She has argued and handled fiduciary matters before the Superior and Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania. She has been appointed by judges and chosen by her peers to serve as a mediator of fiduciary matters. She has also served and has been qualified as an expert in fiduciary matters both in Pennsylvania and in the UK.

Kendra works collaboratively with out-of-state lawyers and law firms when they find themselves litigating in the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and in Pennsylvania state courts.

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McNees is a full-service law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 130 attorneys representing corporations, associations, institutions and individuals. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Harrisburg, Lancaster, State College and Scranton, PA; Columbus, OH; Frederick, MD; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network. @McNeeslaw LinkedIn