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Jason P. Kutulakis

Jason practices in the area of construction law, civil litigation, workers' compensation insurance defense litigation, business counseling, child welfare, and municipal law. Jason is counsel to various size businesses in south central Pennsylvania and provides counsel to insurance carriers as well.

‘Jason Kutulakis’ Media Archive


Posted on: January 31st, 2016

CARLISLE, PA – It is with great sadness and a profound sense of loss that the law firm of Abom & Kutulakis LLC announces the death of its founding partner and senior attorney Jason P. Kutulakis. Jason died this morning at his home leaving behind his beloved wife, Joanne, and their beautiful daughter, Alexandra. The […]


Posted on: January 29th, 2016

PA DHS awards PFSA multi-year deal to train professionals in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse Fulfills a key recommendation of post-Sandusky PA Task Force on Child Protection HARRISBURG, PA – Flanked by members of the Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection, district attorneys, child advocates and medical professionals, Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) President and […]

Sandusky appeal denied

Posted on: October 7th, 2013

HARRISBURG — The State Superior Court today rejected an appeal by Jerry Sandusky, who was trying to get his sexual abuse convictions overturned. Last year, Sandusky was convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys and sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in prison. An attorney for Sandusky says he will now appeal to the Pennsylvania […]

Charged school teacher out on bail, school district responds

Posted on: March 25th, 2013

abc27 WHTM CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Jeffrey Schmutzler, the Chambersburg High School Spanish teacher accused of sexual exploitation of children, is out on $60,000 bond. Parents of students in the district have expressed concern that the school did not inform them of Schmutzler’s arrest. Many learned of the charges from abc27 news. Superintendent Dr. Joseph […]

Top Stories Child First Program teaches officials how to communicate with child victims of sex abuse

Posted on: March 15th, 2013

Last year, State Police say they investigated almost 1,500 child sex abuses in Pennsylvania. For those young victims involved, being interviewed during an investigation can be difficult. It’s called the Child-First Program. It’s a class for those who deal with children, who are victims of crimes, and how to effectively communicate with them. Investigators and […]

Child advocacy centers should get money from the NCAA’s fine on Penn State, commissioner says

Posted on: March 14th, 2013

A hefty share of the NCAA’s $60 million fine against Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal should be to pumped into child advocacy centers to help abuse victims, Dauphin County Commissioner George Hartwick III said Thursday. “There could be no better utilization of those resources,” Hartwick said. He made that proposal […]

Lawmakers Talk about Child Protection Task Force

Posted on: January 29th, 2013

Lawmakers are looking to continue protecting kids in Pennsylvania. House Judiciary Committee’s Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) and House Children and Youth Committee’s Chairwoman Kathy Watson (R-Bucks) hosted a joint hearing to obtain testimony from members of the Child Protection Task Force. The task force presented its report to the committees and answered questions from the […]

Penn State law school dean leaves mixed legacy in Carlisle

Posted on: January 29th, 2013

Philip J. McConnaughay, now bound for China, has carved out an impressive list of achievements as dean of Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law. But around the historic home of the once-independent school, McConnaughay’s departure is being greeted with as much relief as sadness, and a chance to reset a sometimes tense partnership with Penn […]

Task force to look into child protection laws. “Our first requirement was to address the issue of mandated reporters,” Jason Kutulakis said. “The secondary requirement was to re-instill public confidence in the child welfare system.”

Posted on: November 28th, 2012

By Laura Kennedy After a string of questionable investigations into accusations of child abuse, including the case involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, a task force created by the Pennsylvania Legislature announced its recommendations Tuesday. The Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection, formed in December 2011, released their recommendations based on a wide variety […]

Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection’s ‘common sense’ draws praise from advocacy groups

Posted on: November 28th, 2012

A state-appointed task force that spent the past year studying child protection laws generally got rave reviews from advocacy groups for the far-reaching recommendations contained in its 400-plus-page report. The Task Force on Child Protection issued its final report Tuesday based on testimony from experts at 11 public hearings. Pennsylvania Task Force Bucks County District […]