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Kiandra is an Associate in the firm’s Lancaster office where she practices in the Litigation, Personal Injury and Orphan’s Court Litigation Groups.

Kiandra represents clients in all types of commercial disputes including representing corporations and business owners in litigation involving contracts, employment law and real estate. In addition, Kiandra focuses on representing individuals in Personal Injury matters who have endured physical and mental injuries caused by another’s negligence or carelessness. Kiandra’s experience with litigation, coupled with her commitment to McNees’ Clients 1st approach, uniquely situates her to represent clients during their most vulnerable and challenging times while advocating for the lawful compensation they deserve.

In addition to Kiandra’s Litigation and Personal Injury practice areas, she represents professional fiduciaries in fiduciary litigation matters involving the interpretation of wills and trust agreements, trust modification and reformation, discretionary distributions to beneficiaries, guardianships, surcharge actions for trustees, executors and agents, as well as matters involving special needs trusts.

As a committed volunteer, in 2016, Kiandra participated in the Clemency Project 2014 where she successfully represented an incarcerated individual who received clemency from former President Barack H. Obama. She is also an active participant with the Lancaster-based Children Deserve a Chance Foundation (Attollo) and is a member of the Board of Directors of Assets of Lancaster and the Junior Board of Girls on the Run of Lancaster.

Prior to joining McNees, Kiandra served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Dennis E. Reinaker, President Judge of the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas and as an Assistant City Solicitor in the Tax Unit for the City of Philadelphia Law Department. Kiandra earned her law degree from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University, where she served as a member of the Black Law Students Association and her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland – College Park, where she served on the University Student Judiciary – Student Honor Council.

EXPERIENCE/REPRESENTATIVE CASES

Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Dennis E. Reinaker, who now serves as Lancaster County’s President Judge in the Court of Common Pleas.

Assistant City Solicitor – Tax Unit for the City of Philadelphia Law Department.  Represented the Water Revenue Bureau before the Philadelphia Municipal Court, Tax Review Board, and the Court of Common Pleas.

EDUCATION

University of Maryland, B.A., 2009

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, J.D., 2013

HONORS/AWARDS

2017 Distinguished Leader, The Legal Intelligencer

MEMBERSHIPS

Lancaster Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Assets of Lancaster PA, Board of Directors

Junior Board of Directors for the Girls on the Run of Lancaster

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court – District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

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