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Why Do You Need an Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney?

At Kenny, Burns & McGill, we pride ourselves on our capacity for aggressive criminal defense. Our passionate and knowledgeable attorneys are not afraid to directly question law enforcement and in court. We recently had a client come to us who had been arrested and was being held on $750,000 bail. This client had serious charges Read More

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Approx. $500,000 Settlement for Personal Injury Clients

The personal injury team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is very pleased to announce that a settlement of nearly $500,000 has been secured for our clients who were assaulted at a Philadelphia amusement facility. Our clients were enjoying their time at a local attraction until they were approached by the facility’s security officers. This interaction Read More

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New District Court Opinion on Felons and Gun Ownership

The District Court of Southern Mississippi has recently released a decision with interesting implications for felons who either desire to own a gun or who have gotten in trouble for owning a gun. Up until now, the United States’ courts have held that the Second Amendment only applies to people who are “virtuous, law-abiding citizens” Read More

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$175k Settlement Obtained for Injured Worker

The team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is happy to announce that a $175,000 personal injury settlement has been secured for one of our clients who was badly injured at work. This client, who we’ll call Ms. Marsha Rosen, worked for a company in Philadelphia that rented space in a large office building.  The office Read More

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SCOTUS Decision on Free Speech Versus Harassment

On June 27, 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States released its opinion for the case Counterman v. Colorado. This decision regards speech that can be considered harassing or threatening, and it helps clarify when this type of speech is or is not protected by the First Amendment. The Supreme Court decided that harassing Read More

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Caution: Phone Scammers Are Impersonating Police

Attention, everyone with a phone line! Some phone scammers in the area are pretending to be law enforcement officers, claiming that someone might have a warrant out for their arrest, and demanding that the person pay a fee or risk going to jail. These scammers are weaponizing law enforcement tactics against unsuspecting members of the Read More

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$500,000 Bail Reduction in “Imperfect Self Defense” Case

The Criminal Defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is pleased to announce that a client’s bail was successfully negotiated from $600,000 all the way down to just $100,000; a $500,000 decrease! We’ll call our client Mr. Marco Gleason. In the span of just a few minutes, Mr. Gleason went from going about his life Read More

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Firearm Charge Quashed

The Criminal Defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is happy to share that through diligent investigation and argument, a client’s firearm charge was successfully quashed. To “quash” something in the legal world means that a court has decided that the decision of a lower legal body is invalid. In this case, the client was Read More

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RICO Charges Tossed Out

The criminal defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill are proud to announce that all of a client’s unsubstantiated RICO charges have been dropped! “RICO” refers to the RICO Act and stands for “Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations.” The RICO Act is a federal law that targets organized crime by making it illegal for people Read More

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Name Change Secured for Client

Recently, a client called into our office with an interesting problem. She had been preparing to apply for a passport, but when she got a copy of her birth certificate she made a shocking discovery; the name she had been using her entire life was not the one listed on the document! The client’s other Read More

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Recent Verdicts
  • Settlement Reached in Philadelphia Amtrak Accident

    In 2015, a speeding Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, leaving eight dead and hundreds injured. One victim hired our firm to handle her personal injury claims, and attorney Thomas Kenny was among the first to reach a settlement with Amtrak. READ MORE

  • Federal Probation Terminated–Without a Hearing

    Our client, who was sentenced to several years in federal prison and three years of probation, has been completely released from supervision after our firm filed a successful motion in federal court. The judge granted our motion without even scheduling a hearing and our client walked free.

  • Zoning Board Appeal Granted in Philadelphia

    Our firm successfully lodged an appeal with the Zoning Board of Adjustment in Philadelphia. After our firm presented the project at a local community meeting, worked with the architect to showcase the merits of the proposed structure, and publicly fought the case before the Zoning Board, our client is now permitted to begin construction. READ MORE