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The Law Offices of Michelle C. Berk, P.C. is an Elder Law, Estates and Disabilities practice law firm based in Montgomery County since 1981. We provide experienced advice whether your case is large or small. Our convenient suburban setting allows us to serve the surrounding multi-county area.

Home visits and nursing home visits are available for your special needs. Personalized service with prompt attention to your individual needs is our goal. Whether you require long or short term care for your future or that of a loved one, or encountering a crisis of daily family life, we are there for you throughout the continuum of your life.

To make an appointment for a consultation with The Law Offices of Michelle C. Berk, P.C., please email mberk@berkelderlaw.com or call directly at 215-793-4800, and we will contact you shortly regarding your request.

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Languages spoken: Hebrew

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Elder Law: 50%
    35 years, 100 cases
  2. Social Security: 25%
    35 years, 50 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Law Offices Of Michelle C. Berk, PC

1300 Virginia Drive
Suite 325A
FT. WASHINGTON, PA, 19034

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198104/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Co-Chair Elder Law Committee of Montgomery Bar AssociationMontgomery County Bar Association2010
First Place Run for Victims' RightsBnai Brith1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentLAW OFFICES OF MICHELLE C. BERK P.C.1981 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Montgomery Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Women in Insurance and Financemember2010 - Present
Mediation Center of Montgomery County-Elder MediationBoard if Directors2008 - Present
Montgomery Bar Association Elder Law CommitteeCo-Chair2001 - Present
Montgomery County Consortium of Health and Human ServicesBoard of Directors2000 - Present
Penn State UniversityAdjunct Faculty- Paralegal Progam-Estates2006 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Orphans' Court Guardianship and Contested mattersfavorable for my clients
Social Security disability hearings and appealsfavorable to my clients
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Powers of Attorney in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Powers of Attorney2011
Montgomery County Elder Law HandbookCo-author and Co-editor2009
Montgomery Bar Association Civil Practice ManualIncapacitated Persons practice2009
Guide to Legal Issues for PA. Senior CitizensI am the author and editor of this publication2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Syracuse Universityinternational relationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Documents You May NeedLegal Documents You may Need2010
Alzheimer's AssociationLegal Issues2010
Acts CommunitiesEnd of Life Issues and Hospice2010
Acts CommunitiesYour Will Your Way2010
Jewish Issues in Elder LawJewish Issue in Elder Law2009
Assisted Living Certification CoursesLegal Issues2009