Profile

Anthony is an attorney in the Litigation and Family Law Practice Groups at McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC. Anthony practices in the area of civil litigation, divorce, support, child custody, property distribution, alimony, protection from abuse, and pretrial practice, including injunctions and asset protection orders.

Anthony has a state-wide family law and civil litigation practice. This includes positions on the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Family law Council, PBA Family Law Rules Co-Chair, and past member of PBA Family Law Section programming committee. These responsibilities include forming positions on PA family law legislation, family law rules, and developing educational programs for other family law attorneys.

Locally, Anthony is a board member of the Dauphin County Bar Association (DCBA), DCBA Foundation, Chair of the DCBA Young Lawyers Section Board, and member of the DCBA Family Law Section.

Anthony has served as a lecturer and organizer of family law educational programs throughout Pennsylvania. These topics include custody litigation, support litigation, discovery tools, divorce litigation, mental health experts, drug and alcohol addition, drug and alcohol testing, postnuptial agreements, custody relocation, real estate appraisals, alimony, equitable distribution, child support, spousal support, recent developments in family law, family law appellate decisions, business valuations, and student loans in divorce.

He has published articles in the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Widener Law Journal, Legal Intelligencer, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and articles on the McNees website regarding developments in family law.

Anthony’s practice also includes civil litigation experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has represented clients in trial courts throughout Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Appellate Courts.

Anthony is active in community service. Anthony is the Chair of the McNees Pro Bono Committee, and serves on the board of the Community Justice Project. In addition to leadership positions, Anthony is actively involved in providing pro bono service. This includes including representation of underprivileged clients, participation in the PBA Pro Bono CLE Video Project, Wills for Heroes program, and the Dauphin County Protection From Abuse information program.

Anthony was acknowledged as a leader in the legal community, and selected for the 2015-2016 class of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Bar Leadership Institute, Pennsylvania Rising Stars, and Select Lawyers.

The McNees Family Law Group is active in the business community, and was selected as the 2018 Central Penn Business Journals “Best Family Law Firm.”

Prior to joining McNees, Anthony served as law clerk to the Honorable Judge Joseph C. Adams in the York County Court of Common Pleas. Anthony has maintained several connections in York County, and is regularly before the York County masters and judges.

EDUCATION

Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., 2005

Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2009, cum laude, Widener Law Journal, Business/External Managing Editor

HONORS/AWARDS

Pennsylvania Rising Stars®, 2016, 2018

Best Family Law Firm, Central Penn Business Journal’s Reading Rankings, 2018

Select Lawyers, 2016

MEMBERSHIPS

Dauphin County Bar Association, Board Member and Young Lawyers Chair

Dauphin County Bar Association Family Law Section

Cumberland County Bar Association

Community Justice Project, Board Member

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, Council Member and Rules Committee Co-Chair

 

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania

PA Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

PUBLICATIONS

January 11, 2017 - Courts Have Authority To Dissolve Civil Unions Under Pennsylvania Divorce Code

December 7, 2016 - Pennsylvania's Revised No Fault Divorce Code is Now In Effect

July 27, 2016 - Family Law and the Court Process - Video

June 2, 2016 - Appellate Court Explains Difference Between Divorce Settlement Agreement And All Other Contracts

May 17, 2016 - Appellate Court Untangles Twelve Year Old Marital Settlement Agreement Regarding Pension

May 4, 2016 - Appellate Court Upholds Decision To Award Partial Child Custody To Mother’s Former Partner

April 25, 2016 - Court Increases Father’s Child Support Payment Due to Inheritance

April 12, 2016 - Pennsylvania Superior Court Awards Custody to Grandparents Despite Mother’s Objection

April 11, 2016 - Court Does Not Reduce Child Support Due To Parent’s Student Loan Payments

March 24, 2016 - Litigation News
In this issue: Part II: I Have a Judgment, Now What?: Collecting and Enforcing a Money Judgment Through a Sheriff’s Sale I Pennsylvania Superior Court Awards Custody to Grandparents Despite Mother’s Object

January 7, 2016 - Court Permits Mother To Relocate With The Child More Than Five Hours Away

January 7, 2016 - Reconciliation Does Not Void Prior Marital Settlement Agreement

January 3, 2016 - Pennsylvania Superior Court Denies Father's Petition To Change His Son's Last Name To Match His Own

November 6, 2016 - Family Law Update
Court Awards Grandparents Partial Custody of Grandchildren Over Mother's Objection and Court Holds that Minor Criminal Convictions are Irrelevant in Custody Case

August 17, 2015 - Court Doubles Father's Child Support Obligation Due To Father's Expenses Being Paid By Second Wife

July 15, 2015 - Husband Permitted to Seek Attorney's Fees Against Wife for Her Failure to Comply with Prenuptial Agreement

May 18, 2015 - Family Law Update
Parent's Responsibility to Pay for Child's College Education

March 16, 2015 - Family Law Update
Grandmother Denied In Loco Parentis Standing, But Door Left Open For Grandparent Standing

February 17, 2015 - Family Law Update
Federal Law Does Not Protect Husband Who Owes More Than $50,000 In Past Due Alimony

February 9, 2015 - Family Law Update
Superior Court Opens Divorce Matter That Concluded in 2005

November 17, 2014 - Family Law Update
Pennsylvania Superior Court Declines To Award Counsel Fees In Custody Case

July 17, 2014 - Discovery and Experts in Family Law Following Barrick

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