ROBERT CLOFINE was born on May 30, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a 1978 cum laude graduate of Villanova University and a 1982 cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he served on the Law Review.
In May 2000, Mr. Clofine became the 6th Pennsylvania attorney to be Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF). NELF is the only organization accredited by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to offer a certification in elder law. There are still fewer than a 40 Pennsylvania attorneys who have received this certification.
Mr. Clofine has been quoted and mentioned by USA Today, Money Magazine, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Personal Wealth Manger, Mutual Fund Magazine, Fortune and Forbes in articles dealing with estate planning and elder law.
Clofine has received an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. An AV Rating is given to those attorneys who have reached the height of professional excellence.
Clofine was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2008 in the field of Elder Law (Copyright 2006 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).
Clofine has been selected as a Super Lawyer in the field of Elder Law for 2005-2008.
Attorney Clofine is a past Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, Real Property and Probate Section and the York County Bar Association, where he is the former Chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Section.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyer in America in Elder Law 2008-Present||Best Lawyers in America||2008|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in Elder Law 2005-Present||Super Lawyers||2005|
|Owner||Elder Law Office of Robert Clofine||1985 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American College of Trust and Estate Counsel||Fellow||2009 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys||Founding Member||2008 - Present|
|Elder Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association||Former Chair||2000 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||N/A||1991 - Present|
|York County Bar Association||Former Chair of Estate Planning & Probate Section||1984 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Section newsletter||Re-Thinking the Simple Will||2008|
|Pennsylvania Bar Quarterly||Evaluating Long-Term Care Insurance Options||2003|
|University of Pittsburgh School of Law||Juris Doctor cum laude||1982|
|Villanova University||BA - Bachelor of Arts cum laude||1978|
|Estate & Elder Law Symposium||Annual Update||2017|
|Elder Law Institute||Opening session speaker at statewide seminar every year since 2000||2017|
|Elder Law Update||Case Law Review||2016|
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