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Beard Legal Group
3366 Lynnwood Drive
PO Box 1311
Altoona, PA 16603
Tel: 814.943.3304
Fax: 814.943.3430
Attorneys
Attorney Margaret R. Thompson of Altoona, PA

Margaret R. Thompson


Direct Dial: 814-296-2323
mthompson@beardlegalgroup.com

Margaret R. Thompson is an associate in the Firm. She concentrates her practice in the areas of labor and employment law, education law, and municipal law.

Education:

Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Pettit College of Law, Ada, OH J.D., cum laude, 2021

Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA
Master of Human Resource Management, 2020
Master of Business Administration, 2018
B.S., Accounting & Management Information Systems, magna cum laude, 2017

Activities:

Manuscript Editor, Ohio Northern University Law Review
        Supreme Court Case Note, Published 2019: Bucklew v. Precythe
        Ohio Supreme Court Case Note, Published 2020: State v. Soto

Chief Justice, Phi Alpha Delta
Vice President, Student Bar Association
Teaching Assistant, Civil Procedure I & II
Research Assistant, Legal Research and Writing Department

Honors and Awards:

Phoenix Award for Most Outstanding Contributions to the Ohio Northern University Law Review, 2020
Burke E. Smith Trial Advocacy Competition, Winner, 2019
Dan S. Guy Appellate Advocacy Competition, Finalist, 2019
Parag Shah Closing Argument Competition, Finalist, 2019

Experience:

Intern, Beard Legal Group PC, May 2020 - October 2021

Judicial Extern, Hancock County Common Pleas Court, Chambers of Honorable Johnathan P. Starn, January 2020 - April 2020

Intern, Allen County Prosecutor's Office, May 2019 - November 2019

Professional Affiliations:

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Blair County Bar Association

Licensures:

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania





Beard Legal Group, 3366 Lynnwood Drive, Altoona, PA 16602
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