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Michael Cherewka

Estate planning Attorney at Wormleysburg, PA

4.7   3 reviews

also known as Cherewka Law


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About Michael

Learn Michael’s areas of practice.

With my background in accounting as well as being a licensed Real Estate Broker in Pennsylvania, I can share my unique background and experience when working with individuals, families, and small and mid-tier businesses in the areas of estate planning, taxation, corporations and business planning, business acquisitions and sales, succession planning, business exit strategies, and real estate

 

Specialties:Business planning for small and mid-tier businesses, including choice of entity, acquisitions and sales, and business exit strategies and succession planning: Estate Planning, Trusts and Estates Administration

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Licensed for 41 years
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 1981
Updated 12/04/2022

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

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Cherewka Law
624 N Front Street
Wormleysburg, PA, 17043

Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
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Posted by Mioara | April 1, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
rapid response
Very explanatory and knowledgeable. I would call him anytime and recommend him to anyone for a legal advice.
Posted by anonymous | March 17, 2009
Client Review
I engaged Mr. Cherewka some years ago for help with business matters, and ended up needing his help with some very serious and threatening personal issues. He went above and beyond the call during one of the most difficult times of my life. I can't say enough good things about Michael Cherewka.
Posted by anonymous | November 13, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Attorney gave me an advice
I thank the Attorney he answered my post, he gave me an advice to his best knowledge and intent. I followed the advice and it got me nowhere. Johnstown is VERY depressed place . So I thank You again, sincerely

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 395-395 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of Michael Cherewka
  • 1989 - Present
  • Associate
  • Ball Skelly Murren & Connell
  • 1983 - 1989
  • Tax Attorney
  • Ernst & Whinney, LLP
  • 1981 - 1983

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
  • 1981
  • Bucknell University
  • B.S.B.A., Cum Laude
  • 1978

Legal Cases

  • Commercial Real Estate Transaction $3.5 Million
  • Successful Closing
  • Represented Seller of Business $8.4 Million
  • Successful sale of business

Associations

  • Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • NAIFA
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • WealthCounsel
  • Attorney Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Estate Planning Council of Central Pennsylvania
  • Attorney Member
  • 1983 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
  • Dauphin CountyBar Associations
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
  • National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1999 - 2007
  • Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Board of Directors
  • 1998 - 2018
  • Estate Planning Council of Central Pennsylvania
  • President
  • 1991 - 1992
  • AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
  • Member, Section of Taxation
  • 1980 - 1992
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement
  • Marquis Who'sWho
  • 2017
  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • American Heart Association, Pennsylvania Affiliate
  • 1997
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Marquis Who'sWho
  • 1987
  • Outstanding Young Man of America
  • U.S. Jaycees
  • 1983
  • Woolsack Society
  • Penn State University, The Dickinson School of Law
  • 1981
  • Omicron Delta Kappa International Honor Society
  • Bucknell University
  • 1976
  • Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society for Business
  • Bucknell University
  • 1976
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Publications

  • Quantum Press publication
  • Strictly Business : Planning Strategies for Privately Owned Businesses
  • 2002
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Newsletter, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Issue No. 35
  • Reenactment of Pennsylvania Inheritance & Estate Taxes by Act 22 0f 1991
  • 1991
  • Pennsylvania Tax Service Matthew Bender & Co., Inc.
  • Pennsylvania Tax Service
  • 1986
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Speaking Engagements

  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute Seminar
  • How to Close an Estate: Court Accountings and Family Agreements 2019
  • 2019
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute Seminar
  • How to Handle Small & Insolvent Estates 2019
  • 2019
  • National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar
  • Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers
  • 2018
  • Bucknell University SBDC Workshop Series
  • Exit Strategies
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (9)
Endorse Michael
Business Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"The answers of Mr. Cherewka are consistently accurate, full of analysis, and customized to the needs of the Avvo askers. These are exactly the qualities that every client would look for when hiring an attorney."
Estate planning Attorney | Mar 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mike for more than 30 years. He is an outstanding attorney. He is very knowledgeable in the intricate details of the law. Mike is also very personable and able to explain those details in a way that is easy to understand."
Estate planning Attorney | Mar 01
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Excellent Attorney with years of experience in Estate Planning and Business Law."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."