Legal Services

List of Services

  • Employment & Business Law
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Human Resource Management
  • School Law
  • Labor Negotiations and Litigations

For more information see below.

Employment & Business Law

Attorney Robin Binder Heath has 30 years of experience in the following legal areas of employment and business law:

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  • Creating business entities (LLC, PC, Incorporation, and related)
  • Creating and implementing policies, procedures and best practices
  • Drafting and interpreting contracts with employees, vendors and independent contractors
  • Unemployment compensation hearings
  • Consulting on worker’s compensation, FLMA, ADA and other disability leaves of absence
  • Severance agreements
  • Discrimination claims
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Commercial litigation

Please call the law office if you need advice on any of these areas.

Civil & Commercial Litigation

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Civil Litigation

Civil litigation can result when two or more parties become embroiled in a legal dispute seeking money or other compensation.

As an experienced trial lawyer Attorney Robin Binder Heath has represented a variety of clients with many types of civil proceedings from the pleading stages through discovery, pre-trial, trial and the appeals processes. She is very familiar with alternative dispute resolution avenues including negotiation, arbitration and mediation. Often, alternative dispute resolution is a more cost-effective and time-efficient method of seeking a reasonable settlement for differences between parties.

​Commercial Litigation

As a commercial litigation attorney, Attorney Robin Binder Heath is focused on protecting business interests. She provides litigation services on issues such as interpreting and enforcing contracts, implementing compliance regulations, mergers and acquisitions, business disputes, enforcing or refuting restrictive covenants, and other employment-related topics.

Human Resource Management

If you own a business that employs other workers on either a full-time or part-time basis you may be subject to countless rules and regulations covering a variety of topics such as:

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  • Unemployment compensation
  • Exempt and non-exempt employees
  • Wage and overtime dispute
  • Leave issues under both state and federal laws
  • New federal and state regulations and statutes affecting policies and procedures
  • Collective bargaining concerns
  • Employee discipline and termination
  • Calculation of wage claims
  • Employee benefits
  • Compliance with federal and state discrimination laws​

Attorney Robin Binder Heath works with many private companies, school districts and other governmental entities to help them understand labor and employment law issues to make sure they are compliant with statutes and regulations governing their employment practices. This covers assisting companies with issues related to:

  • Hiring, disciplining and terminating employees
  • Compensation packages & employee benefits
  • Leave practices -- paid and unpaid leave, FLMA, employees with disabilities

Additionally, she can assist you with any of the following HR services:

  • Updating Employee Handbooks
  • Creating and updating HR policies
  • Management and Employee Training

School Law

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Attorney Robin Binder Heath has extensive experience working with school districts and intermediate units on a variety of legal issues. Areas of expertise include conducting many types of training programs for school boards and school district employees such as:

  • School Board member orientation
  • Overview on policies and procedures
  • Collective bargaining
  • Managing grievances and other personnel concerns
  • Best practices for handling student issues
  • ​Construction concerns

Attorney Heath is currently the Solicitor for the following school clients: Southern Huntingdon County School District, Southern Fulton School District, Huntingdon County Schools Insurance Trust and the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11.

In addition, Attorney Heath has provided training to various other school entities including school districts, vocational technical entities and other intermediate units in Blair, Mifflin, Huntingdon and Centre Counties. She is a regular speaker for the annual PASBO conference.

Labor Negotiations and Litigation

Attorney Robin Binder Heath assists large and small businesses, counties, and police associations with any type of labor negotiation or litigation including:

  • Formal and informal labor negotiations
  • Grievance proceedings
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Other civil litigation in both state and federal courts
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​A recent training presentation on collective bargaining by Attorney Heath can be found in Legal Briefs and Resources.