Thank you for looking at my profile. My 33 years of experience will assure you that I will anticipate issues that many less experienced estate planners would never anticipate. I endeavor to make sure that every client fully and completely understands each and every document prepared for them as well as the complete probate administration process. As a result, much of my estate administration business comes from my estate planning clients who are faced with administering their parent's estates. Estate planning is a process that requires a complete understanding of the client's situation and goals. My staff and I will devote the time necessary to complete your estate planning documents in a timely and professional manner.
I was recently designated as a Top Lawyer by Main Line
Magazine. The magazine does an annual survey of lawyers. Top Lawyers
are nominate and voted upon by their peers and not clients.
Jay G. Fischer graduated from Pennsylvania State
University in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He graduated from the University of Toledo College of Law in
1977, where he was a member of the Law Review.
He also received the American Juris Prudence Award in Trusts and Estates
Jay G. Fischer was admitted to
practice law by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on October 28, 1977, the
Supreme Court of the United States on January 23, 1984, and the United States
District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on September 1, 1982.
He is a member of the Chester
County Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association. He has served on the Chester County Bar
Association Board of Directors, is an active member of the Chester County Bar
Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association Probate Committees and a member of
the Chester County Estate Planning Council.
He has been active in many
community organizations, including serving on the Board of Directors of the
Downingtown Area Chamber of Commerce and as its President in 2001 and 2008; on
the Board of Directors of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
and as its President from 1995 to 2000 ; and as an Assistant Scoutmaster with
Hopewell Troop 8, Chester County Council, Boy Scouts of America from 1993 to 2005.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyer Designation||Main Line Today Magazine||2010|
|American Jurisprudence Trust and Estates||University of Toledo College of Law||1977|
|Partner||Valocchi & Fischer||1980 - Present|
|N/A||Chester County Court of Common Pleas||1980 - 1985|
|Attorney||Chester County Public Defenders Office||1978 - 1980|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DNB Wealth Management Advisory Board||Board Member||2012 - Present|
|Chester County Estate Planning Council||Member||1996 - Present|
|Downingtown Area Chamber of Commerce||President and Member of Board of Directors||1980 - Present|
|Chester County Bar Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|Bruton Financial Partners, LLC Advisory Board||Board Member||2012 - 2013|
|In Re: Estate of Dorcas Hartman, Deceased||Objections to First and Final Account dismissed.|
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|University of Toledo College of Law||Trusts and Estates||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|Pennsylvania State University||Community Development||BS - Bachelor of Science||1973|
|Wills, Thorny Issues and Solutions||Trust Protectors||2015|