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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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House Arrest Secured for Mentally Ill Client

The criminal defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is pleased to report that a client charged with a gun crime has been granted house arrest instead of potentially spending decades in prison. This client has suffered from severe mental health issues for the majority of his life, stemming from an abusive and neglectful childhood. Read More

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Client’s Bail Reduced by Over $900,000

The criminal defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill was able to reduce a client’s potential bail by $925,000 at preliminary arraignment. Despite the defendant having never been in trouble with the law before, the attorneys for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania asked the judge to attach a bail of $999,999 . Luckily for the client, Read More

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Case Downgraded: Felony and Misdemeanor Dismissed

The criminal defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is pleased to announce that two serious charges have been successfully Nolle Prossed for a client, and that the overall case has been converted to a non-traffic offense. The term “Nolle Pros” comes from the legal Latin phrase nolle prosequi, which means “unwilling to pursue” or “no Read More

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Sexual Assault of Minor Case – Prosecution Withdrawn

Content Warning: Alleged Sexual Abuse of Minors The criminal defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is thrilled to announce that a serious case involving one of our clients has been abandoned by the prosecutor, or “Nolle Prossed.” This term comes from the legal Latin phrase nolle prosequi, which means “unwilling to pursue” or “no more Read More

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Client’s Bail Reduced by $25,000

Kenny, Burns & McGill is pleased to announce a recent and successful motion to reduce a client’s bail by $25,000. The team at Kenny, Burns & McGill frequently handles difficult cases, many of which include violent allegations. In the United States of America, everyone has a right to due process. We believe that each person Read More

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Detainers Lifted in Montgomery County

When a defendant has criminal charges pending in more than one jurisdiction at a time, it is possible for one jurisdiction to detain the client until both counties have resolved their charges — unless that person hires an attorney to get the detainers lifted. One such client recently had this issue in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Read More

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Murder Charges Downgraded; No Life Sentence

At Kenny, Burns & McGill, we are proud to stand up for our clients’ constitutional rights, even if they have been accused of terrible crimes, including murder. Every defendant has a family who cares about them. Every defendant is a person who, even if they have made an awful mistake, deserves punishment that fits the Read More

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Not Guilty!

Our client, a manager of a local business, was arrested on charges of simple assault and recklessly endangering another person when a co-worker’s alleged that our client injured her. Our client promptly hired Thomas Kenny of Kenny, Burns & McGill to represent her in relation to the criminal charges. Our client, a business professional, wanted Read More

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Philly Aggravated Assault Dismissed

It’s a good day for one of our clients, who had their charge of aggravated assault dismissed today! Our client was arrested for Aggravated Assault (Title 18 Section 2702 Subsection A), a Felony of the Second Degree; Simple Assault (Title 18 Section 2701 Subsection A), a Misdemeanor of the Second Degree; Recklessly Endangering Another Person Read More

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  • 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