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John Patrick Sanderson III

Estate planning Attorney at Olyphant, PA

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 7 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 16 years
  • Licensed for 7 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2016
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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ATTORNEY JOHN P. SANDERSON, III, joined the law firm as an attorney in 2007 and concentrates in the areas of Civil Litigation, Wills and Trusts, Estate Administration, and Real Estate Transactions as well as Civil and Orphans’ Court Litigation. Attorney Sanderson is a graduate of Widener University School of Law and was a recipient of a Merit Scholarship and was a finalist in the First-year Moot Court competition. He also was named to the Widener University School of Law Dean’s List during the Fall of 2004 and the Fall of 2005. He graduated from the University of Scranton in 2002. While at Scranton, he played on the golf team and baseball team and was the sports editor for the University student newspaper, The Aquinas. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the New York Supreme Court, the New York State Bar Association, the Lackawanna County Bar Association, the Luzerne County Bar Association, the United States Middle District Court of Pennsylvania, and the American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Pennsylvania. Attorney Sanderson served as an executive board member of the Young Lawyers Division of Lackawanna County Bar Association from 2009 to 2012. Since 2012, Attorney Sanderson has served as an Arbitrator in the Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas. Attorney John P. Sanderson III was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2011 - 2012 and 2019, which is recognized in the Law & Politics and Philadelphia Magazines. Super Lawyer Rising Stars are the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of a special panel. His Super Lawyers profile can be viewed online at www.superlawyers.com. In 2013, Attorney Sanderson was licensed as a Pennsylvania Resident Title Agent and obtained a membership in the Pennsylvania Land Title Association. Attorney Sanderson was selected to serve as an executive member of the Board of Trustees at Saint Mary’s Villa Nursing Home, which serves as a nursing facility for elder people. In 2015, Attorney Sanderson was selected and received an invitation to become a member of Best Attorneys of America, a national publication. Less than one percent (1%) of the lawyers in the United States have been invited to become members of this distinguished group. The lawyers selected and chosen are lawyers nominated through an attorney peer review process, which is carefully screened and limited to the most qualified and accomplished attorneys in the United States. In 2016, Attorney Sanderson received an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating of professional excellence given by his attorney peers. He also was selected in 2016 to the Top Attorneys of North America edition of The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who. Attorney Sanderson is in practice with his father, John P. Sanderson, Jr., Esquire, and his brother, Scott R. Sanderson, Esquire, and resides in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania.

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Location

Sanderson, Sanderson & Sanderson Law Firm
1 Terrace Dr
Sanderson & Sanderson Law Firm
Olyphant, PA, 18447-2506

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Reviews

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Posted by Amanda Marie | October 27, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
awesome attorney!
Attorney Sanderson is an amazing at law and you can clearly see it is his passion. He did my estate plan and I am very satisfied

Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Faculty Member
  • National Business Institute
  • 2016 - Present
  • Attorney
  • The Sanderson Law Firm
  • 2007 - Present
  • Intern
  • Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office
  • 2003 - 2004

Education

  • Widener University
  • J.D.
  • 2007
  • University of Scranton
  • B.S.
  • 2002

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Estate of a High Profile New York Attorney
  • Estate to actively open

Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • National Business Institute
  • Faculty Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Lackawanna County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Board Member
  • 2009 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Biography Listed
  • Marquis Who's Who in America
  • 2020
  • AV -Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2019
  • Premier Attorney
  • National Academy of Jurisprudence
  • 2019
  • Biography Listed
  • Marquis Who's Who in America
  • 2019
  • Top Attorney of North America
  • Who's Who Legal
  • 2016
  • Lifetime Member
  • Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2011
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Estate Planning
  • Mass Mutual - Last Will and Testament Webinar
  • 2020
  • The Conversation Project
  • Allied Services - Estate & Tax Planning
  • 2017
  • National Business Institute
  • Complex Issues in Estate Administration
  • 2017
  • Exploring Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Allied Services -Estate Planning and Elder Law/Abuse
  • 2017
  • Estate Planning Seminar
  • St Mary's Villa Nursing Home -Wills, Financial Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Proxy and Trusts
  • 2017
  • Estate Planning/ Elder Law Seminar
  • Lake Wallenpaupak - Last Wills and Testament, Powers of Attorney, Financial/ Real Estate Trusts & Tax Planning
  • 2016
  • Estate Planning Seminar
  • Misericordia University Estate Planning Seminar
  • 2016
  • Estate Planning Seminar
  • Financial and Estate Planning Seminar MVCM
  • 2012
  • Tax Law & Estate Planning
  • Franklin Templeton Investments - Financial Planning Seminar
  • 2011
  • Estate Planning
  • Nationwide Annuities - Estate and Financial Planning Conference
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

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Estate planning Attorney | Oct 26
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"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Sanderson is extremely knowledgeable and thorough in the representation of his clients. In addition, he has been recognized by his peers and clients alike for his superior ability to navigate through complex legal issues in his respective areas of legal practice. I highly recommend this attorney."

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Olyphant Estate planning Lawyer John Patrick Sanderson III
John Patrick Sanderson III
Estate planning Attorney
Olyphant, PA
Licensed for 16 years