Attorney Gregory R. Gifford Spoke on Child Abuse from Legal and Psychological Perspective at a Seminar

April 30, 2008

Gregory Gifford discussed the following topics:

  • Understanding the changes in the new Child Protective Services Law with regard to mandated reporters.
  • Understanding the similarities and differences between criminal and Office of Children and Youth (OCY) investigations.
  • Understanding the definitions of emotional abuse and how emotional abuse can be legally determined.
  • Understanding the legal rights of parents and guardians in both criminal and OCY investigations

Mr. Gifford joined Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford in 1984. His practice includes personal injury, criminal, and municipal law. Mr. Gifford graduated from Ursinus College, cum laude, with departmental honors in political science and is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law.

He serves as solicitor to the Skippack Township Zoning Hearing Board and the Lansdale Borough Zoning Hearing Board, the Hatfield and Lansdale Police Benevolent Associations, and the Pennsylvania Juvenile Officers Association. He is past president of the Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association and current member of the Judiciary Committee. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and served as a Director of the Montgomery Bar Association.