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Jeffrey A. Marshall, Esq., CELA, is managing attorney and a principal of Marshall, Parker & Associates, LLC. He is certified as an elder law attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation. Attorney Marshall’s practice is focused on elder law which includes, long term care planning, estate planning, and estate administration.  He is a recognized authority on elder law and has been quoted by numerous national publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, The Kiplinger Retirement Report, and the Chicago Tribune.  He has been named as a “Super Lawyer” in the field of elder law for every year since the inception of the award.  In addition, he was selected as one of the Top 100 Pennsylvania Attorneys in all fields for 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.  He is also listed in Best Lawyers in America.


Attorney Marshall is the author/editor of the book, Elder Law in Pennsylvania, 3rd Eidtion published by PBI Press ( in December 2011.  The 1st Edition of Elder Law in Pennsylvania received the 2006 award for Outstanding Achievement in Publications from the Association for Continuing Legal Education, an international association of legal education professionals.  Mr. Marshall is a contributing author to a number of other publications including Estate Planning in Pennsylvania.  A native of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, he received his law degree from Stanford University in 1972, where he served as an Editor of the Stanford Law Review.


Attorney Marshall is a Past President of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys, and served two terms as chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee. In 2007 he received the Pennsylvania Bar Association's "Excellence in Elder Law Award." Mr. Marshall has been a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) since 1988. In 2010 he was named as NAELA's outstanding member for the state of Pennsylvania.   


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    36 years, 1.8 thousand cases
  2. Elder Law: 40%
    36 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  3. Probate: 20%
    36 years, 1.2 thousand cases

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Contact info

Marshall, Parker & Associates

49 East Fourth Street
Suite 200
Williamsport, PA, 17701-6355

Marshall, Parker & Associates

1065 Highway 315
Suite 402
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702

Marshall, Parker & Associates

329 Penn Avenue
Scranton, PA, 18503-1246

Marshall, Parker & Associates

303 Allegheny Street
Jersey Shore, PA, 17740-1405



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Listed as one of Top 100 Lawyers in PennsylvaniaLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Listed in Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Listed in Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Listed in Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Listed in Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Top 100 lawyers in PennsylvaniaLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Excellence in Elder LawPennsylvania Bar Association2007
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Outstanding Legal PublicationAssociation for Continuing Legal Education2006
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2004
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Elder Law Foundation2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyMarshall, Parker & Associates1980 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law AttorneysPresident2010 - 2011
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteBoard of Directors2007 - 2011
Central PA Advance Care Planning Task ForceVice Chair2007 - 2010
Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Association Public Policy CoalitionBoard of Directors2004 - 2010
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationElder Law Section Council2002 - 2011
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationChair: Elder Law Committee1994 - 1996
Community Theater LeagueBoard Member - Executive Committee1992 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
James v. RichmanMarshall, Parker & Associates win in this case has protected the life savings of thousands of community spouses throughout the United States
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Publication nameTitleDate
Estate Planning in PennsylvaniaMedicaid Payment for Long-Term Care2012
Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)Elder Law in Pennsylvania 3rd Edition2011
Renewal of the PDA Over-60 WaiverPennsylvania Bar Association Elder Law Section Newsletter2008
The Pennsylvania Nursing Home GuideThe Pennsylvania Nursing Home Guide2007
PBI's Estate Planning in PennsylvaniaElder Law2007
Williamsport Sun-GazettePaying for Long Term Care2006
First Community Foundation NewsletterTax Time Thoughts on Giving Opportunities2006
Williamsport Sun GazetteBeware of Living Trust Scams2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Wesleyan UniversityGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1967
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Elder Law InstituteElder Law Year in Review2012
Pennsylvania Elder Law InstituteElder Law Year in Review2011
Representing an Individual Entering a Nursing HomeRepresenting an Individual Entering a Nursing Home2007
9th Annual Northeast Elder Law SymposiumUse of Annuities in Medicaid Planning2006
Elder Law InstituteEffective Use of Powers of Attorney2005
Advanced Elder Law InstituteUse of Care Managers in an Elder Law Practice2005