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Gilbert P. High Jr.

Gilbert P. High Jr.

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, State, Local And Municipal Law, Land Use & Zoning

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About Me

Gilbert P. High, Jr. practices in the area of estate planning, particularly in the administration of complex estates, the creation and administration of trusts, and representation in Orphan’s Court litigation.


 


Mr. High also has extensive experience in legislative drafting, subdivision and land development, zoning litigation, public employment issues, local taxation, public contracting, and the law of easements and rights of way.  He regularly speaks on issues pertaining to municipal liability, particularly regarding the maintenance of the Urban Forest, a subject on which he has lectured nationally.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1965

  1. State, Local And Municipal Law: 40%
  2. Estate Planning: 40%
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

High Swartz LLP

40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA, 19401-4803

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive196508/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2008
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2007
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHigh Swartz, LLP1965 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennypack Ecological Restoration TrustDirector2000 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteSpeaker1999 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Abington Health FoundationDirector Emeritus1980 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1968 - Present
Montgomery Bar AssociationMember1965 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of PennsylvaniaN/ALL.B - Bachelor of Laws1965
Princeton UniversityHistoryB.A.1962

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Penn-Del Shade Tree SymposiumAboraculture and the Law2015
CLE SeminarLand Development Agreement Enforcement2015
Tree Ordinance WorkshopOrdinances Regulating Trees2012
CLE SeminarRight To Know Appeals2012
Environmental Law ColloquiumLand Development Agreements2010