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Languages Spoken: French

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  1. Personal Injury: 30%
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  2. Estate Planning: 30%
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  3. Probate: 30%
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  4. Business: 5%
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  5. Corporate & Incorporation: 5%
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1674 N Memorial Hwy
Shavertown, PA, 18708-1498


NVAttorney Inactive199508/10/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Attorneys in PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia Magazine2011
Best Attorney of the Back MountainDallas Post Newspaper2008
Industry Advocate of the YearBuilding Industry Association of Northeastern PA2008
Housing Advocate AwardBuilding Industry Association of Northeastern PA2007
Certificate of AppreciationAlzheimer's Association of Pennsylvania2004
Pro Bono Publico Certificate of AchievementPennsylvania Bar Foundation2002
Certificate of AppreciationCouncil of Indian Nations2001
AV rated from 1997 to present.Martindale-Hubbell1997
Member who won jury verdict over $1,000,000Million Dollar Advocates Forum1986
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding AttorneyFree Back Mountain Medical/Legal Clinic, St. Therese's Parrish1996 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Bernard Walter1978 - Present
General CounselGeneration to Generation, Inc.2006 - 2013
Founder and ChairmanElder Law Committee2000 - 2011
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Harveys Lake Protective AssociationMember2009 - Present
State Bar of NevadaMember1995 - 2015
State Bar of PennsylvaniaMember1994 - Present
Luzerne County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1978 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Celebrity Press Publishing"Dare to Succeed" co author with Jack Canfield2013
National Business InstituteDrafting Effective Wills & Trusts2006
California Bar Association MagazineCalifornia's New Obscenity Law1982
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oomito School of Traditional Japanese ArtsTraditional Japanese Arts, Buddhism and ShintoismN/A1981
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJuris Doctor1978
Antioch CollegePhilosophy/Asian StudiesBA1975
Dreux High School, Dreux, FrancePhilosophyN/A1964
St. Julian's School, Carcavelos, PortugalGeneral Certificate of EducationN/A1963
University of California - BerkeleyPre-MedicineN/AN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Kings College Medical & Legal CLE ProgramLegalization of Marijuana?2015
Dallas High School Introduction to the Career Awareness ProgramMaking Education Relevant to High School Students2013
Bench Bar Seminar and CLE Training Programs for attorneysCLE Trainings in Elder Law2006
Stanford University Debate with Margo St.JamesProstitution, A Victimless Crime?1983