Monday, September 28, 2009

Conahan Linked Again

Although Conahan’s name does not appear on any documents for Learco Inc., the owner of the Beer Express on Queen Street, Harrisburg, and people associated with the businesses have connections to him.

A Dauphin County beer distributor and the company that owns it raise questions about the diverse business interests of former judge Michael T. Conahan.

His sister, Paula C. DeJoseph is listed as a stockholder of Learco, according to records on file with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

A message left Friday with DeJoseph was not returned.

The president of Learco, attorney Edward P. McNelis of Hazleton, shared an office with Conahan at one time and represented him in a complaint regarding campaign finances in his first run for a seat on the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas in 1993.

McNelis also represents Conahan’s wife, Barbara, and Cindy Ciavarella, wife of former judge Mark A. Ciavarella, in a pending civil suit related to the placement of juveniles in two detention centers at the heart of the criminal charges against the two former jurists.

Full Article and Source:
Conahan Linked to PA Beer Company

See also:
Group of 20 Argues Against Immunity for Ciavarella, Conahan

NASGA Member Attends Hearings


AntiShyster said...

Don't they steal enough in court?

Anonymous said...

We learn more and more about Conahan almost daily.

StandUp said...

This guy is rotten to the core and has been for years! Who stood by and let him operate -- turning the other way?

Anonymous said...

Yes, every day is another Conahan surprise.

I am waiting on the news report that all the adult guardianship Michael T. Conahan presided over will be investigated.

Anonymous said...

He's a thug -- not a judge. I wonder if he was ever a judge - if he ever had ethics. And if he did, why did he go wrong?