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James J. Ruggiero

James J. Ruggiero Jr.

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business, Elder Law, Medicaid & Medicare, Guardianship, Real Estate

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    25 years
  2. Elder Law: 20%
    25 years
  3. Business: 20%
    25 years
  4. Medicaid & Medicare: 10%
    25 years
  5. Other: 10%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-450/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Ruggiero Law Offices LLC

Paoli Corporate Center - Suite 211
16 Industrial Boulevard
Paoli, PA, 19301

3477 Corporate Parkway
Suite 100
Center Valley, PA, 18034

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive199005/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Estate Planning Law SpecialistEstate Planning Law Specialist Board Inc.2013
VA Accredited AttorneyDepartment of Veterans Affairs2012
Five Star Wealth AdvisorPhiladelphia Magazine2012
Top Lawyer - Wills, Trusts & Estates and Elder LawMain Line Today Magazine2012
Top Lawyer - Wills, Trusts & EstatesMain Line Today Magazine2011
Five Star Wealth AdvisorPhiladelphia Magazine2011
Accredited Estate PlannerNAEPC2010
Five Star Wealth AdvisorPhiladelphia Magazine2010
5 Star Wealth AdvisorPhiladelphia Magazine2009
Top Lawyer-Estate PlanningMain Line Today Magazine2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberRuggiero Law Offices LLC1990 - Present
Customer ServiceThe Vanguard Group1986 - 1987

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Estate Planning Council of Lehigh ValleyMember2014 - Present
Chester County Estate Planning CouncilPresident2011 - 2012
Chester County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
The Estate Planning Council of Chester CountyTreasurerN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Unknown"Delaware Elder Law Planning: How to Protect Assets and Provide for Services,"2005
Unknown"Effective Use of Wills and Trusts in Delaware,"2004

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Ursinus CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Dealing with Financial Institutions in Estates, Trusts and with POA'sDealing with Financial Institutions in Estates, Trusts and with POA's2014
Auto Law StrategiesEstate Issues in the Auto Case2013
PhiladelphiaDrafting a Last-Minute Estate Plan for a Sick or Dying Client2012
PhiladelphiaDistribution of Assets upon Death , 20122012
PittsburghEstate Planning for Retirement Asset Disclaimers2011
PA Trial LawyersSpecial Needs Trusts2011
Advanced Issues in Estate PlanningAdvanced Issues in Estate Planning - Retirement Planning2011
Fundamentals of Estate PlanningPA Inheritance Taxes2010