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Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

1/30/2019 | General

Kaplin Stewart is proud to support Volunteers of America Delaware Valley.  Volunteers of America Delaware Valley operate 55 separate programs serving persons who are experiencing homelessness, seeking permanent housing, struggling with addictive behavior, coping with chronic mental illness and development disabilities, returning to society from the criminal justice system, and dealing with domestic violence. 


10/21/2018 | General

CONGRATULATIONS KAPLIN STEWART ATTORNEYS LISTED IN “THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA”© 2018 The 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers recognizes eight Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C.  principals as leading lawyers across 34 areas of specialization.  Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding lawyers by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.  Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” Kaplin Stewart is extremely […]

The Infrastructure Gold Rush – Opportunities for Minority Businesses

7/30/2018 | Articles & Alerts, General, Land Use, Zoning & Development

   Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ “Report Card for America’s Infrastructure” depicts the condition of our nation’s infrastructure in the familiar form of a school report card. Letter grades are assigned based on the physical condition and needed investments for improvement. Sadly, for 2017, the grade is a D+. A similar report by Pennsylvania civil engineers has found that Pennsylvania faces immense challenges in maintaining and modernizing its infrastructure. Repairs are desperately needed to roads, bridges, […]

Related Practices: Land Use, Zoning, and Development


7/26/2018 | General

Pennsylvania’s Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (“CASPA”) was enacted in 1994 to address construction industry payment abuses between owners, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. The underlying purpose of CASPA is to protect the payment rights of contractors and subcontractors and to encourage fair dealing among parties to a construction contract. The statute provides rules and deadlines to ensure prompt payment, to discourage unreasonable withholding of payment, and to address the timing of progress payments and retainages. Under circumstances prescribed in the […]

THE LEGAL RISKS OF SOCIAL MEDIA – Recognize and Deal with the Issues Before a Lawsuit Arises

5/17/2017 | Articles & Alerts, General

               Entrepreneurial risk comes in all shapes and sizes.  In today’s age of seemingly limitless technological advancements, businesses of all types and sizes must use social media to stay connected to their potential and existing customers.   However, the old maxim “can’t live with it, can’t live without it” is particularly applicable to social media.                Attorneys (and I speak from experience) always look forward to new laws, the overhaul of existing laws and new trends in the law.  The new […]

Related Practices: Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Litigation