Tom concentrates in estate planning and estate administration, counseling families, individuals and business owners in the range of issues surrounding the preservation and transfer of assets during life and upon death. In addition to preparing wills, trust agreements, durable powers of attorney and health care directives, Tom serves clients in trust and estate administration (including related income and death tax issues), probate, beneficiary representation, litigation with respect to wills, trusts and related disputes. He assists clients in planning for the disposition of assets in a tax advantaged manner as well as the succession or sale of a family business. Tom’s practice encompasses the representation and counseling of individual and corporate clients in business matters, including the planning, formation and organization of new business ventures.
Tom has been an attorney for over two decades. He is currently the managing member of his own firm and also managed the in-house legal department of a publicly-traded, nationwide financial services provider. Tom has an extensive litigation background in a variety of practice areas, having litigated and tried numerous cases in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has served as a court-appointed arbitrator for the New Jersey Superior Court and the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Scranton, Tom earned his law degree from Rutgers University. He was awarded a Certification in Estate Planning and Master of Laws in Taxation from Temple University. Tom is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Tax and Real Property, Probate Sections, the Burlington County Bar Association, and the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.
|Owner/Managing Member||The Whelihan Law Firm LLC||2012 - Present|
|Associate||Elder Law Offices of Nancy M. Rice||2010 - 2012|
|Of Counsel||Mattioni, Ltd.||2008 - 2010|
|Litigation Counsel||Marlin Leasing Corporation||2007 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Burlington County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||1991 - Present|
|Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE New Jersey)||Using Trusts in Estate Planning||2014|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||LL.M - Master of Laws - Taxation||2008|
|Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|University of Scranton||BS - Bachelor of Science||1987|
|CLE Fest - South||Using Trusts in Estate Planning||2014|
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|Smith v. Thomas Jefferson University Hosp.|
|Acevedo v. Start Plastics, Inc.|
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