Weiss Burkardt Kramer Welcomes Attorney Amanda B. Jewell to the Firm’s Municipal and School Law Practice
PITTSBURGH, May 28, 2019 – Weiss Burkardt Kramer LLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Amanda B. Jewell has joined the law firm as an Associate. Attorney Jewell’s areas of law practice include: labor, employment, student discipline, special education, Right-to-Know, and general solicitor work.
Previously, Attorney Jewell served as a judicial law clerk in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania where she served in the chambers of Senior Judge Dan Pellegrini. She is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, active in both the Young Lawyers Division, and the Municipal and School Solicitors sections of the ACBA.
Ms. Jewell received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, a Master’s in Art History from the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, and her Bachelor of Arts from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky where she studied both art history and theater.
“Amanda is a welcome addition to our expanding team of municipal and education legal advisors,” said M. Janet Burkardt, managing partner of Weiss Burkardt Kramer, LLC.
Weiss Burkardt Kramer, now women-owned, is widely acknowledged as one of Pennsylvania’s leading public sector law firms focusing exclusively on education and municipal law. The firm also operates a delinquent tax collection service for municipalities and school districts throughout Western Pennsylvania.
For four decades, the firm’s attorneys have advised municipalities and school districts on matters relating to public sector finance, real estate tax assessment litigation, special education, labor and employment, zoning, construction litigation, legislative enactments and general litigation.