- Temple University, J.D. (cum laude), 1988
- Haverford College, B.A., 1982
Admitted to Practice In:
- Pennsylvania State Courts
Mark has practiced law in the Lehigh Valley for almost 30 years. He has assisted non-profit organizations in all kinds of legal matters, including by way of example with respect to their formation, in obtaining state and federal tax-exempt status, in board governance matters, and in reorganizations and mergers, and has served as borrower’s counsel in connection with several tax-exempt, bond and New Markets Tax Credit financings. Mark has counseled numerous small businesses in the formation and start-up phase (including the preparation of creation documents and shareholder and limited liability operating agreements), as well as with respect to ongoing legal matters.
Mark currently serves on the Board of Directors and as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO). He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Allentown, the Board of Directors of Lehigh Valley Social Impact Center, and as President of the Board of Directors of the Community Music School, Allentown, as well as on the Ethics Committee of Phoebe Home.
Mark has been an adjunct professor in the M.B.A. program at Moravian College and has conducted numerous seminars regarding non-profit issues and health law. He is an active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and the Rotary Club of Nazareth. Mark enjoys exercise and being outdoors. He is married to Teresa Aurand, and has two grown sons, Ben and Josh. His family also includes four adopted shelter cats, Zoe, Lea, DaVinci and Diego.
Greater Good has been a dream of Mark’s for many years. Tom Petty’s unexpected passing in fall 2017 was another reminder that one should not continually put off one’s dreams. So in case you need further inspiration to “run down your dream”, please enjoy this Tom Petty classic.
Anne K. Millham
Anne has practiced law for more than 20 years. She has advised higher education institutions, municipalities, quasi-governmental agencies, healthcare entities, and not-for-profit entities regarding labor, employment, discrimination, right to know laws, insurance, and contract matters. She has represented defendant employers at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as in state and federal courts at the trial and appeals level.
As part of her practice Anne reviews and drafts employee handbooks, employment contracts, and termination agreements. She also provides advice and training for employers regarding the handling of employment issues and advises clients regarding compliance with federal and state employment laws.
Anne currently serves as an assistant sprinting coach on the Nazareth High School Track Team and as president of the Nazareth High School Swimming and Diving Booster Club. She also serves on the By-law Committee of Blue Eagle Swim Team and previously served on the Election Committee. She is an active member of Schoeneck Moravian Church.
Anne enjoys being outside and with this new venture she likes the message in Nina Simone’s classic, “Feeling Good.”
- University of Connecticut, School of Law, J.D., 1993
- Bates College, B.A., 1989
Admitted to Practice in:
- Pennsylvania State Courts
- Connecticut State and Federal Courts
- The Second Circuit Court of Appeals
- Drake University, J.D. (1986)
- Iowa State University, M.A., Early Childhood Special Education (1991)
- University of Iowa, B.S., Special Education / Elementary Education (1983)
Admitted to Practice In:
- Pennsylvania State & Federal Courts
- Iowa State Courts
- The Eighth and Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Robin has practiced law for more than 30 years in both Pennsylvania and Iowa. She began in public interest law representing individuals who could not afford an attorney in matters of employment, public benefits, and housing. She worked for several years at a public interest law firm representing persons with disabilities in matters of special education, discrimination, and deinstitutionalization. She was also involved in advocating for legislative and policy initiatives to affect systems change. In private practice, Robin concentrated on special education law. She counsels families of children with disabilities to receive an appropriate education, attends IEP (Individualized Education Program) meetings, and provides legal representation in negotiations, settlements, and due process hearings.
In addition, Robin is an adjunct professor in the Education Department at Northampton Community College, teaching courses in special education. She has presented at national, state, and local conferences in matters of disability rights, special education law, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL). She provides trainings on these topics and others, and is PQAS certified, allowing her to offer professional development to early childhood and childcare settings across the state of Pennsylvania.
Robin currently serves on the Board of Directors as president for Mikayla’s Voice, a non-profit organization that inspires kids of all abilities to share the message of inclusion. She is also involved in various community volunteer activities including efforts to counter homelessness and hunger. Robin enjoys yoga, walking, writing, and sharing time with her family.
Life isn’t always meant to be logical, especially in matters concerning the deeper purpose of life. Take a listen to The Logical Song by Supertramp.