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Neil E. Hendershot

Neil E. Hendershot

Practice areas:

Litigation, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, General Practice

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About Me

Neil E. Hendershot focuses his practice in the areas of elder law, personal & estate planning, guardianships, POAs (agency) & healthcare directives, estate & trust administration, and Orphans' Court (PA probate court) litigation.


 


He writes the PA Elder, Estate & Fiduciary Law Blog.  See: http://paelderestatefiduciary.blogspot.com/


 


He has taught at Widener University School of Law (Harrisburg Campus) and for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, edits the PA Bar Association's Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section Newsletter (since 1978), and serves on the PA Supreme Court Orphans' Court Procedural Rules Committee and also on the Decedents Estate Laws Committees of the Joint State Government Commission. 


 


For a complete bio, see:  http://pahealthcaredecisions.wetpaint.com/page/ADMINISTRATIVE%3A+AUTHOR-SITEMASTER.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Litigation: 30%
    6 years
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
  4. Elder Law: 20%
  5. General Practice: 10%
    6 years

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Contact Info

Serratelli, Schiffman & Brown, P.C.

2080 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA, 17110

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive197605/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2012
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2011
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyPrivate Practice1986 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
PA Supreme Court Orphans' Court Procedural Rules CommitteeMember appointed by PA Supreme Court2008 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow2005 - Present
Widener University School of Law (Hbg Campus)Adjunct Professor2000 - Present
American Heart AssociationMember & President (2 yrs)1978 - 1999
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember, RPPT Section Chair (2001-02)1977 - Present
Dauphin County Bar AssociationMember & President (1999-2000)1977 - Present
Estate Planning Council of Central PennsylvaniaMember & President (1987-88)1977 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
PA Elder, Estate & Fiduciary Law BlogPA EE&F Law Blog published from 2006 to present2009
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationPersonal & Estate Planning for Pet Owners2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of LawN/AN/A1976
Bucknell UniversityN/AN/A1973

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
"Conquer Catastrophe"Ethics & Management2011
Mediation for EldersMediation in Elder Law2010
Elder Law course (Semesters in 2006-2009)Elder Law (Seminar)2009
PA's Healthcare Directive LawHealthcare & End-of-Life decision making2005
"Act 39 POA Reform"1999 POA Law Changes2000