McNees' Kiandra Bair to Attend the PBA Young Lawyer Summer Meeting & New Admittee Conference

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 15:39

McNees attorney Kiandra Bair will attend the 2016 Pennsylvania Bar Association’s, Young Lawyers Division, Summer Meeting & New Admittee Conference.  Kiandra was selected by the Lancaster Bar Association to be this year’s Lancaster County representative.

The event will take place from July 27-29, at the Toftrees Resort in State College, PA.  By attending the conference, newly admitted young lawyers who face unique challenges in jump starting their careers, will be introduced to bar association leaders and members of the judiciary, network with other attorneys and enjoy guidance offered by established Pennsylvania attorneys. 

Kiandra, an Associate in the firm's Lancaster office, practices in the Commercial Litigation and Orphans' Court Litigation Groups.

Prior to joining McNees, Kiandra served as an Assistant City Solicitor in the Tax Unit for the City of Philadelphia Law Department.  As an Assistant City Solicitor, she represented the Water Revenue Bureau before the Philadelphia Municipal Court, Tax Review Board, and the Court of Common Pleas.  In addition, she served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Dennis E. Reinaker, who now serves as Lancaster County's President Judge.

As a committed volunteer, in 2012, Kiandra provided Pro Bono services to the Family Court Project, Domestic Violence Unit in Philadelphia, where she worked with victims of domestic violence.  She is also an active participant with the Lancaster based Children Deserve a Chance Foundation; encouraging and equipping young scholars with the value of education and hard work.

Kiandra earned her law degree from Drexel University School of Law, where she served as a member of the Black Law Students Association and her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland-College Park, where she served on the University Student Judiciary–Student Honor Council.

She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and in the State of New Jersey.  She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  She is a member of the Pennsylvania and Lancaster Bar Associations.