2010-04-01 / Local & State

Law Office Opening Announced

Deborah Dresser Neiderer, Esq., to open practice here

Effective April 5, 2010, Deborah Dresser Neiderer, Esq. is pleased to announce the opening of her family law solo practice in McConnellsburg, Pa. Neiderer’s office is located within the law offices of Stanley J. Kerlin at 204 North Second Street.

Attorney Neiderer is admitted to practice law by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. She graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in legal studies, summa cum laude, from Wilson College. During law school she served as a paid teaching assistant in the university’s Law Achievement Scholar program and also served as a paid research assistant to a Widener University School of Law professor.

She has worked as a civil litigation paralegal for the law offices of WIN Victim Services and for Fulton County Services for Children. While in law school, she served as a judicial intern at the Court of Appeals for Maryland and was a summer law clerk to a federal judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

While working as a paralegal at Fulton County Services for Children, she assisted the agency with implementing permanency for dependent children. While at WIN Victim Services, she initiated and obtained “no-fault” divorce decrees, drafted protectionfrom abuse petitions, custody agreements and modifications, as well as support orders for victims of domestic violence. She also assisted generally in landlord/ tenant, social security disability and unemployment compensation issues.

In making the announcement, Neiderer said, “I have spent a major portion of my career dedicated to family law. I am familiar with the overwhelming stress of domestic issues, and I understand the importance of having someone who is both competent and compassionate on your side.”

She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Franklin County Bar Association and serves as chair of the Community Service Committee of its Young Lawyers Division. Her application to become a member of the Fulton County Bar Association is pending.

Her volunteer work includes site coordinator for the Shippensburg University Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, membership in the Fulton County Partnership Inc. and she is a volunteer for the Friends of Legal Services annual book sale.

Attorney Neiderer may be found on the Internet at www.neidererlaw.com and may be reached for appointment by calling 717-360-0288.

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