Born and raised in Lancaster, PA, Kiandra Bair is an attorney at McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, where she practices in the Commercial Litigation and Orphans’ Court Litigation Groups.
Prior to joining McNees, Kiandra served as an Assistant City Solicitor in the Tax Unit for the City of Philadelphia Law Department. As an Assistant City Solicitor, she represented the Water Revenue Bureau before the Philadelphia Municipal Court, Tax Review Board, and the Court of Common Pleas. In addition, she served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Dennis E. Reinaker, who now serves as Lancaster County’s President Judge.
As a committed volunteer, in 2012, Bair provided Pro Bono services to the Family Court Project, Domestic Violence Unit in Philadelphia, where she worked with victims of domestic violence. She is also an active participant with the Lancaster based Children Deserve a Chance Foundation; encouraging and equipping young scholars with the value of education and hard work. Most recently, Bair successfully Petitioned President Barack Obama, Pro Bono, to grant clemency to a federal prisoner serving a 20 year to Life imprisonment sentence for a non-violent drug offense.
Bair earned her law degree from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University, where she served as a member of the Black Law Students Association, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland – College Park, where she served on the University Student Judiciary – Student Honor Council.