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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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Supreme Court Continues to Restrict Habeas Corpus

The federal government of the United States has been slowly chipping away at the availability of habeas corpus for at least five decades, but this effort has become more concentrated in the past 25 years. If you or a loved one is seeking relief through a habeas corpus petition, make sure to reach out to Read More

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Appeal Victory; Sentence Reversed and Remanded

Kenny, Burns & McGill are proud to announce a brilliant outcome for a client. When a judge acted illegally and unjustly imprisoned our client, we were able to overturn the sentence and free an innocent man. Our client, who we’ll call Mr. Chris Dent, was under supervised release from a previous run-in with the law. Read More

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Husband Home on House Arrest

Not every case can end with all charges being dropped and the accused walking free, but Kenny, Burns & McGill are still happy to report that a man who made some mistakes in a tough situation is home on house arrest after 19 long months in jail. Relationship conflicts lead to some of the trickiest Read More

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Victory for Father Arrested After Calling Cops on Trespassers

While we’d like to believe that the police are infallible, the truth is that they are human, and they can easily respond to situations in unhelpful or inappropriate ways. A hardworking father and librarian recently experienced this first-hand, after a call to the police to protect his family from trespassers ended in his own arrest. Read More

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Kenny, Burns & McGill Named One of Philadelphia’s Best DUI Firms

Kenny, Burns & McGill is proud to be included in Expertise.com’s 30 Best Philadelphia DUI Lawyers in 2022. Expertise.com, which finds and reviews the top service professionals across 200+ industries in the nation, reviewed 508 law firms in the Philly area and found Kenny, Burns & McGill to be within the top 6% of DUI Read More

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Pre-Employment Drug Tests for Weed Outlawed in Philadelphia

Pre-employment drug tests can be a significant hurdle to getting a job, particularly for medical marijuana patients. Fortunately for them, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has signed bill No. 200625 into law, which will make it illegal for most employers to force potential employees to undergo drug testing for marijuana. This law will also apply to Read More

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No Jail Time for New Jersey Client Caught Transporting Gun

There is little room for error when it comes to gun laws in our country. Recently, a Pennsylvania mom found this out the hard way when a simple mistake while carrying her gun wound up with her arrest and imprisonment. This working mother, who we will call Marisol Rivera, was employed at a Drug Rehabilitation Read More

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The Bill of Rights Turns 230 Years Old

On December 15, 1791, the newly formed United States Government approved the first ten Amendments to the Constitution, commonly known as the Bill of Rights. These rights are wide-ranging and include familiar protections such as freedom of speech and religion, the right to bear firearms, and the right to not have soldiers stationed in your Read More

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Four play- four clients go home

Four play-four clients go home. When clients go to jail it is the hardest thing for the client and his or her loved ones. Relationships end, homes and jobs are lost sometimes forever. Being forced to live in a less than desirable place and having someone tell you what to do all day is just 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