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Megan M. Turnbull and Emily J. Mueller present at the 2015 Fall Conference of Townships, Boroughs & Authorities

On September 25, 2015, Megan and Emily addressed the group with updates to the Child Protective Services Law, which apply to municipal officials, employees and volunteers. These updates include new procedures regarding background checks and hiring requirements.

The Allegheny League of Municipalities is an organization of boroughs, townships, cities, home rule municipalities, authorities and the County of Allegheny. The “League” addresses and meets the needs of the area’s local government officials through a systematic and coordinated approach to municipal legislation and services, providing education and updates throughout the year. The Fall Conference, which often takes place in September, is held at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort, and hosts representatives from across the state.  

Megan M. Turnbull, a shareholder at the firm, represents municipalities and schools in all matters of organization, finance, legal compliance, labor and employment litigation. She serves as Solicitor to the Boroughs of Conway, Avalon, Oakmont and Leetsdale, as well as the Kennedy Township Uniform Construction Code Appellate Board and the Ambridge Civil Service Commission.

Emily J. Mueller practices within the firm’s School & Municipal Law Group. While much of her work includes assisting municipal clients with the collection of real estate tax and municipal claims, she also assists her clients with reviewing and responding to requests for public records under the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law. She is also experienced in property maintenance issues, including demolition proceedings, and serves as counsel to Zoning Hearing Boards and Planning Commissions.