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Sean Michael Burke

Real estate Attorney at Hollidaysburg, PA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2005
    Active No misconduct found

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About Sean

Learn Sean’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    Represents individuals with closely held business entities from start to finish: corporate organization, business counseling, corporate agreements, and maintenance. Advises business owners on transfers of business interests through gifts and leveraged sales. Advises clients on general business matters including financing, partnerships and LLCs. One of Sean’s specialties is agricultural business, including family farms, cooperative assoc., ag-lenders, and ag-equipment manufacturers.

  2. Estate planning
    Significant experience in drafting Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, and trust documents designed to meet goals of tax minimization, planning for special needs, charitable dispositions, and asset protection. Special estate planning for farmers and agricultural entities. Presentations on the most recent tax laws surrounding agricultural companies and those families. Advised clients on family limited partnerships to ensure the protection of family assets.

  3. Probate
    Advises fiduciaries as to valuation, taxation, reporting and distribution of estate and trust assets, compliance with duties to beneficiaries and govt entities, and practical strategies to harmonize the relationship between fiduciaries and beneficiaries. Significant experience in various probate court proceedings, both adversarial and not, including disputes over estate and trust administration, guardianship appointments for disabled adults and minor children, and trust modifications

  4. Real estate
    Having practiced in the Real Estate Group since joining the firm in 2005, Sean routinely counsels clients on leases, agreements of sale, easements and review of title issues. He works closely with realtor associations and attends an annual seminar on real estate issues.

  5. Intellectual property
    Working with trademarks, copyrights, and protection of a company’s trade secrets. He assist clients in researching marks, filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and maintain the mark according to USPTO standards. Sean represents several software developers and assists them both in general corporate ways and in specific licensing transactions with end users, other businesses, and governments. Works with companies to develop their website terms of use and privacy policies

  6. Landlord or tenant
    Sean also focuses on commercial and residential landlord-tenant matters, presenting at an annual seminar to promote awareness of legal issues to local landlords

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McQuaide Blasko Attorneys at Law
601 Hawthorne Drive
Hollidaysburg, PA, 16648


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Posted by William | August 23, 2013
Sean/Chris Hollidaysburg PA
Working with Sean and Chris was great. They really listened to my concerns and went right to work, with an outstanding outcome.


  • Hourly Rates $ 210-210 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • McQuaide Blasko Inc
  • 2005 - Present


  • Washington University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • Saint Vincent College
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2002


  • Jeremiah S. Black American Inn of Court
  • Vice President
  • 2012 - Present
  • Hollidaysburg Community Partnership
  • President
  • 2012 - Present
  • Rotary Club of Hollidaysburg
  • Board Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Blair County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Action Committee
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Rails to Trails of Central Pennsylvania, Inc
  • Board Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Blair County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Rotary Club of Hollidaysburg
  • Past President
  • 2010 - 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top Twenty Under Forty
  • Altoona Mirror
  • 2009

Speaking Engagements

  • n/a
  • New Agriculture Exemptions to PA Inheritance and Transfer Tax Laws
  • 2013
  • Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Landlord-Tenant Seminar
  • 2013
  • Landlord Tenant Law
  • Landlord-Tenant Seminar
  • 2012
  • Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Landlord-Tenant Seminar
  • 2011
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Hollidaysburg Real estate Lawyer Sean Michael Burke
Sean Michael Burke
Real estate Attorney
Hollidaysburg, PA
Licensed for 17 years