The law firm of Marshall, Parker & Associates has announced that founding attorney Jeffrey A. Marshall was selected by his peers for inclusion in U.S. News & World Report's "The Best Lawyers in America 2012 List" in the practice area of elder law.
Attorney Marshall's inclusion in best lawyers is based entirely on peer review of nearly four million attorneys. For 28 years, the top lawyers in the U.S. have helped make The Best Lawyers In America the leading legal referral guide by candidly evaluating the work of other top lawyers in the same practice areas and geographic areas.
Marshall is the founding principal of Marshall, Parker & Associates with offices in Williamsport, Jersey Shore, Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. He is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation under the authorization of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, a distinction held by less than 50 attorneys in the entire state. Known as the "Father of Elder Law" in Pennsylvania, Marshall, a news release said, has blazed the trail for innovative techniques to protect seniors from the devastating cost of long term care and has helped many families with complex, comprehensive estate plans to minimize their tax liability and provide a lasting legacy. Now, more than 30 years later, the firm is dedicated to continuing the mission of quality elder law and estate planning services throughout Northeast and Central Pennsylvania.
More information about Marshall, Parker & Associates is available at www.paelderlaw.com or by contacting the firm at 1-800-401-4552.
Kathleen Borgess, of Williamsport Orthopedic and Prosthetic Co., 613 E.Third St., has successfully completed the process to earn certification as an orthotist from the Board of Certification, International.
Certification is awarded, a news release said, when an individual has successfully completed extensive educational training and practical experience under supervision, passed a comprehensive examination under supervision, passed a comprehensive examination, and meets nationally accepted standards of practice. Certified practitioners in orthotics and prosthetics are professionals who are qualified to provide patient care and to fabricate and fir appropriate prescribed devices to individuals; these devices are used to supports, align, prevent, or correct conditions of the body or skeleton or to improve the function of moveable parts of the body.
"I'm honored and proud to have earned certification," Borgess said. "Working with patients provides a special kind of satisfaction, knowing that what I have learned is going to help someone return to activities they have always enjoyed."
Borgess, a native of Williamsport, is a co-owner of Williamsport Orthopedic with Robert Pulizzi, CPO. She has three children and resides in South Williamsport.
The Williamsport Orthopedic and Prosthetic Co. has been in business since 1938. It is, according to the release, the only facility in northcentral Pennsylvania that has three certified practitioners who can fit diabetic footwear, spinal braces, and all other types of braces and artificial limbs.
Company has new
Equipment Depot announced recently that James Strouse has joined its Williamsport location as operations manager. Strouse will be working closely with the Williamsport team and Equipment Depot's 40 other branches that stretch from Pennsylvania to South Texas. As operations manager, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the service and parts departments that serve customers in a 14-county area surrounding Williamsport.
Strouse is a native of Clinton County. He attended Bald Eagle-Nittany High School in Mill Hill, and is a graduate of Lock Haven University with a bachelor's degree in management science. He previously worked for The Brodart Co. as a customer service and credit manager.
Equipment Depot, headquartered in Houston, Texas, sells, rents and services industrial and construction products such as forklifts and boom lifts. Equipment Depot is part of Pon Material Handling, a Dutch family-owned trading and service company.
Equipment Depot represents material handling brands including Cat Lift Trucks, Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks, Nissan Forklift, Clark, Linde and others. Its construction rental division represents industry leading aerial lift brands including Genie, Skyjack, Lull, JLG and Teupen.