Based in Lititz, Pennsylvania, Attorney Schnee provides high quality legal assistance throughout Pennsylvania. As an lawyer, Attorney Schnee can help you with your legal needs.
Attorney Schnee literally wrote "the book" on the Right-to-Know Law and has written or edited over 10,000 final orders issued by the Office of Open Records. As a lawyer, regularly assists clients with obtaining access to governmental records and with appeals.
In his years as a lawyer, has practiced municipal law since 2009, having represented a variety of governmental entities. Attorney Schnee currently serves as the Solicitor for Exeter Township in Berks County.
The Sunshine Act governs access to governmental meetings, and Attorney Schnee has provided legal help to countless clients. As a lawyer, Mr. Schnee regularly litigates Sunshine Act issues on behalf of clients seeking to hold governmental agencies accountable.
Admitted to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania, Attorney Schnee provides legal help in representing individuals and organizations in state and federal courts in civil rights, employment and other matters.
When a person is need of a substitute decisionmaker due to mental incapacity, a guardianship (where a person is appointed to make financial and personal decisions for that person) may be needed and you may need legal help. Attorney Schnee has represented clients in guardianship matters since 2016 in his work as a lawyer.
Attorney Schnee represents clients in mental health expungement matters where individuals are involuntarily committed under the Mental Health Procedures Act. As a lawyer, Mr. Schnee has provided legal help in such matters before appellate courts and various county courts of common pleas throughout Pennsylvania.
Attorney Schnee has represented individuals and organizations in unemployment law, employment discrimination matters, labor arbitrations and other matters. For employers, Mr. Schnee, as a lawyer, has drafted policies, conducted investigations, provided advice on disciplinary matters and otherwise provided legal help as needed.
Attorney Schnee has had the privilege of arguing before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court multiple times when providing legal help for clients. As a lawyer, Mr. Schnee frequently appears before the Commonwealth Court, Superior Court and individual county courts of common pleas.
When possible, Attorney Schnee, as a lawyer, works to limit the costs to his clients by participating in proceedings through remote means; however, Mr. Schnee has traveled to the furthest corners of Pennsylvania to provide legal help clients in various legal matters. Specifically, Mr. Schnee has traveled to Erie, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Reading, Lancaster, Lebanon, Doylestown, Wilkes-Barre, Tunkahannock and many cities in between to support his clients however he can.
Attorney Schnee has practiced municipal law since 2009 and as a lawyer has provided legal help to townships, municipal authorities, counties, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and other entities since that time in a variety of matters, including in labor/employment law, Right-to-Know Law matters, contracts and general governance issues.
You do not need an attorney to file a Right-to-Know Law (open records) or Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request; however, Attorney Schnee literally wrote the book on governmental transparency in Pennsylvania: The Right-to-Know Law: A Practice Guide, 3rd Edition (eBook) | Pennsylvania Bar Institute (pbi.org). Mr. Schnee, as a lawyer, has provided legal help and otherwise assisted individuals, agencies and businesses in filing requests to access government records, appeals to the Office of Open Records and in appeals to appellate courts.
Potentially, yes. Because the loss of your firearms rights involves important liberty interests and constitutional rights, Pennsylvania has a procedure in place to expunge mental health commitments, and you may need to contact a lawyer. If you have been involuntarily committed under the Mental Health Procedures Act, Attorney Schnee can provide legal help to seek an expungement of your involuntary mental health commitment and restore your firearms rights.
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