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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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50 pounds marijuana dismissed

50 pounds marijuana dismissed. That is a lot of weed. The claims made from the affidavit of probable cause indicate a Pennsylvania State Trooper (PSP) sees an out of state license (Florida) rental truck going 73 mph in a 65 mph zone and initiates a traffic stop. Two men are located in the truck. The Read More

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Philadelphia PFA Orders Dismissed

Two clients were able to safely restart their relationship today after Kenny, Burns & McGill helped to have their Philadelphia PFA orders dismissed. As a bit of background: a PFA order is a Protection From Abuse order. A person who has suffered threats or abuse by a family member or romantic partner may apply for Read More

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Philadelphia DUI Dismissed

Another day, another legal victory: this time, we were able to have an entire case dismissed for a client with Philadelphia DUI charges. Here’s a breakdown of what happened: police arrived at the scene of a traffic accident in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia. They observed one car which had been rear-ended, and another Read More

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Supervised Release: Judge Says “No Violation”

Following arguments by federal criminal defense attorney Thomas Kenny, a federal judge ruled this week that our client on federal supervised release would face no violation penalties in connection with multiple infractions allegedly committed while on supervision. As a result, our client will walk free next week and will no longer be subject to the Read More

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Are You Going to be Arrested?

Perhaps nothing is more scary than the thought of being arrested. Police are arranged like an army and there are a lot of them. They investigate alleged crimes and arrest whoever they think might be involved, even if it’s not always true. Police like to get confessions from people so that the case is easier 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