Meet our Intern-Samantha Speiss

By Mari Kraske | September 23, 2022
Samantha Speiss

-Can you tell us a little bit about you and why you chose to study law? My name is Samantha, and I am from the suburbs of Philadelphia. I am a graduate of the University of Southern California, where I received my bachelor’s degree in public relations. Living in Los Angeles enabled me to gain experience working in the entertainment industry, which ultimately led me to pursue my career in entertainment law. I was initially attracted to the prospect of combining the writing, and interpersonal…

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Samantha Speiss

Meet our Intern-Samantha Speiss

By Mari Kraske | September 23, 2022

-Can you tell us a little bit about you and why you chose to study law? My name is Samantha, and I am from the suburbs of Philadelphia. I am a graduate of the University of Southern California, where I received my bachelor’s degree in public relations. Living in Los Angeles enabled me to gain…

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PVLA Spotlight–Client, Mark Holmes

By Mari Kraske | September 21, 2022

Mark Holmes is an inventor and a PVLA client. His recent patent-pending invention, THE BEAUTIFUL MIRROR™ (TBM), had him request the service of a PVLA volunteer lawyer as he needed assistance in applying for a provisional patent. Mark teamed up with Dean Geibel of SAMTEC, Inc., who believed in his invention and its mission to…

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Meet our Intern-Sabrina Konczyk

By Mari Kraske | August 18, 2022

Sabrina graduated from Lehigh University in 2021 with a B.A. in Political Science, Sociology, and Anthropology. She chose to study law both because she wants to help people, and because she is interested in the intersection of law and politics.  Sabrina has been passionate about the arts ever since she was little; she has always…

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PVLA Spotlight-New Board Member, George Riter

By Mari Kraske | July 18, 2022

What attracted you to joining the board of PVLA? I first became associated with PVLA during the pandemic through the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Board Observer Program. At that time, PVLA had recently transitioned from operating under the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s Arts and Business Council, to operating as an independent nonprofit organization. The board’s passion and…

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