PRLog - Oct. 10, 2011 - PHILADELPHIA -- WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA (October 2011) – On Sept. 24, 2011, the Montgomery County special education law firm of Frankel & Kershenbaum sponsored and participated in Walk Now for Autism Speaks in Philadelphia. Frankel & Kershenbaum founding member, Dave Frankel, served as the firm’s team leader and gathered a 15-person team including co-workers, Josh Kershenbaum and Maria Vetter, clients, family, and friends.
Team Frankel & Kershenbaum
Each year Walk Now for Autism Speaks brings together hundreds of thousands of participants across the United States and Canada, with a common goal of supporting vital autism research. Team Frankel & Kershenbaum exceeded their fundraising contributions from last year to benefit Autism Speaks and its mission to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. The overall event raised more than $535,000 in support of the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization.
“It was our privilege to participate in the Autism Speaks fundraising event,” said Frankel. “Autism is a complex and challenging condition. Our special education attorneys are passionate about serving children with special needs and their families. We feel that it is our duty to support these families with the right resources and legal counsel pertaining to their children’s rights.”
Frankel & Kershenbaum is dedicated to serving the needs of children and their families. The “Lawyers for Kids and Their Families” provide skilled, compassionate legal counseling and representation in a wide range of matters affecting the rights of children and adults. The firm’s capabilities include, but are not limited to, special education law, special needs advocacy, special needs estate planning, personal injury, children’s constitutional rights, higher education student rights and LGBT youth and adult rights. The firm’s special education lawyers take pride in providing experienced representation combining the sophistication found in a large law firm with the personal attention and outstanding service that are the hallmarks of a traditional family law office.
Prior to founding their law firm in 2009, both Frankel and Kershenbaum practiced with Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP in Philadelphia. Frankel is an Emmy® Award-winning former weatherman, news anchor and investigative reporter. Kershenbaum is a former elementary school teacher who taught in a full-inclusion classroom. As special education attorneys, they bring a singular combination of passion, intellect and experience to their comprehensive education and family focused practice. The two recently unveiled the firm’s new website, www.MyKidsLawyer.com.
About Frankel & Kershenbaum – The Montgomery County, Pa., law firm of Frankel & Kershenbaum is focused on serving the needs of children and their families. With clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Frankel & Kershenbaum is the law firm of choice for special education law, special needs advocacy, special needs estate planning, personal injury, the constitutional rights of children, higher education student rights and LGBT youth and adult rights. The attorneys of Frankel & Kershenbaum provide skilled, thoughtful representation combining the sophistication of a large firm with the personal attention and outstanding service that are the hallmarks of a traditional family law office. To learn more, please visit www.MyKidsLawyer.com.
About Autism Speaks – Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for autism. The organization also seeks to raise public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society, and to bring hope to those who deal with the hardships of autism. For further information, visit www.AutismSpeaks.org.
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