Chris Gerber and Andrew Rongaus to Present Best Practices for Municipal Employers to PIRMA Members

On Thursday, January 20th, 2022, Siana Law attorneys Chris Gerber and Andrew Rongaus will present, Best Practices for Municipal Employers, as part of an ongoing webinar series and collaboration with PIRMA. This online training will provide essential information for both experienced and new local elected officials. As originally described on the webinar registration page, it…

Article by Christopher P. Gerber featured in Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association Winter Bulletin

Christopher P. Gerber’s article, CODE BLUE, Building Trust In Law Enforcement: Recommendations for Local Elected Officials on Constitutional Policing and Transparency, is featured in the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association 2021 Winter Bulletin. Read the full article below: Chris Gerber 2021 Building Trust In Law Enforcement       All rights reserved. This publication may…

Pennsylvania Enacts Reasonable Police Hiring and Background Check Reform By Andrew M. Rongaus, Esquire

On July 14, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed Act 57 of 2020 into law which is intended to provide police departments with information regarding an officer’s prior work history to make reasoned hiring decisions. It also prevents officers with disciplinary issues from moving to another Department to find employment without knowledge of the officer’s…

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Water Info Wars – Chester Water Authority v. PA Department of Community & Economic Development By Brigitte M. Meyer, Esquire

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently clarified the scope of the “deliberative process exception” to agencies’ obligation to disclose records pursuant to Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law. The case takes place in the context of the ongoing “water wars” in southern Chester and Delaware Counties. For 150 years, the Chester Water Authority has provided water to…

Legal Implications of Mandatory Mental Health Evaluations for PA Police Officers by Christopher P. Gerber, Esquire Featured in Borough News Magazine

Siana Law recognizes Christopher P. Gerber, Esquire for his article, Legal Implications of Mandatory Mental Health Evaluations for PA Police Officers, which is featured in the August 2021 issue of the PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), Borough News Magazine. Chris’s Bio | Areas of Practice | Contact Us All rights reserved. This publication may…

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccines: What Your Borough Needs to Know By Andrew M. Rongaus, Esquire Published in Borough News Magazine

Siana Law recognizes Andrew M. Rongaus, Esquire for his recent article, Proof of COVID-19 Vaccines: What Your Borough Needs to Know which is featured in the August 2021 issue of the PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), Borough News Magazine. Andrew’s Bio | Areas of Practice | Contact Us All rights reserved. This publication may…