Although focusing on Elder Law, Estate Planning and Probate, my firm maintains relationships with other law firms to meet our clients' legal needs. Our main office is located in suburban Philadelphia. We have a small satellite office in Center City Philadelphia. If necessary, we make house calls, visits to nursing homes and hospitals. Using conference calls and/or private webinars, we host family meetings for those living in different states or countries. The initial office consultation is free; the initial telephone consultation is at a discounted hourly rate.
I passed both the Pennsylvania Bar and Pennsylvania CPA exam. Although not practicing accounting, I am a member of the United States Tax Court Bar and maintain an associate membership in the PICPA. I enjoy "number crunching" for tax and estate planning, as much as presenting a case at the bar of the court. I have pledged to meet the ethical, competency, and aspirational standards of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
I've always had a strong commitment to "giving back to the community" and I currently serve as an advisor, or on the board, of two non-profit institutions as well as write a column for my local community newspaper.
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Hourly ($95-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)
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|Attorney||Lifespan Legal Services, LLC.||2009 - Present|
|Board member (counsel)||5 star rated non profit nursing home in Phiadelphia||2007 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association, Elder Law Section||N/A||2015 - Present|
|Exceptional condominium association located on the Main Line||Board Member||2010 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Delaware County Accountant - Attorney Forum||Member||2008 - Present|
|Delaware County Bar Association, Elder Law Committee||Member||2008 - Present|
|Beta Gamma Sigma - National Business Honor Society||Member||1973 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants||Associate membership- admission candidate||N/A|
|Funeral Consumer Alliance of Greater Philadelphia||Past President||2000 - 2010|
|Assist Family Member Having Difficulty Living Independently At Home||Client received proper medications, medical care and safe housing.|
|Estate Probate||Final Accounting Approved And Estate Closed|
|Third Party Special Needs Trust||Special Needs Trust Established And Funded|
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|Amazon Kindle||Caring for Pennsylvania Residents Who Have No Advance Health Care Directive||2015|
|Villanova University School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|St John's University||Accounting||B.S.||N/A|
|What you need to know to draft a will||Estate Planning||2013|
|Jenkins Continuing Education Series||Laws Surrounding Death and Burial||2013|
|Drafting a Living Will (Advance Medical Directive)||Pennsylvania Medical Power of Attorney / Living Will||2008|