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Louis N. Teti

Estate planning Attorney at West Chester, PA

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Mr. Teti is an experienced attorney who represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of estate, business succession and tax planning matters. He speaks frequently on estate planning, tax planning, estate administration, and philanthropic planning. Mr. Teti has been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list every year since 2005 and has been consistently named one of the Main Line Today’s Top Lawyers. He is a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Mr. Teti is a past President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Chester County Bar Association, a past chairman of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, a past chair of the Boards of Trustees of the Foundation at Paoli Hospital and the Chester County Community Foundation, and a past member of the Board of Trustees of Malvern Preparatory School. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Bishop Shanahan High School. A graduate of Dickinson College (1972), Mr. Teti received his law degrees from Temple University School of Law (J.D. 1976, LL.M., Taxation, 1981).

 

Practice Areas:

  • Elder Law
  • Essential Estate Planning
  • Estates & Trusts
  • Estate & Trust Litigation

 

Memberships:

  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Life Fellow
  • Amerian Bar Association, Life Fellow
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow

 

Previous Memberships:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Past President
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board, Past Chair
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Study of Racial and Gender Bias in the Courts,Committee Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Member, Board of Directors
  • Chester County Estate Planning Council, Past President
  • Chester County Bar Association, Past President

 

 

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Licensed for 46 years
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 1976
Updated 10/01/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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MacElree Harvey, Ltd.
17 West Miner Street
Post Office Box 660
West Chester, PA, 19381-0660

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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 375-425 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • MacElree Harvey, Ltd.
  • 2004 - Present
  • Lawyer
  • Law Offices of Louis N. Teti
  • 1987 - 1995
  • Lawyer
  • Malcolm & Riley, P.C.
  • 1981 - 1986
  • Lawyer
  • MacElree, Harvey, Gallagher, O'Donnell, & Featherman, Ltd.
  • 1977 - 1981
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Education

  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1981
  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1976
  • Dickinson College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1972

Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • House of Delegates
  • 1991 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Co-chair Law Related Education Committee
  • 2001 - 2007
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • President
  • 1999 - 2000
  • American Bar Association
  • House of Delegates
  • 1998 - 2002
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Judicial Evaluation Commission
  • 1998 - 2005
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • President-Elect
  • 1998 - 1999
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 1997 - 1998
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Board of Governors
  • 1997 - 2001
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Liaison to Young Lawyers Divison
  • 1996 - 1996
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Chair Communications Advisory Panel
  • 1994 - 1997
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Editorial Board
  • 1994 - 1999
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Chair Orphans' Court Rules Committee
  • 1992 - 1996
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Board of Governors
  • 1991 - 1994
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • President
  • 1991 - 1991
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • President Elect
  • 1990 - 1990
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 1989 - 1989
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Secretary
  • 1986 - 1988
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Chair Chester County Citizens Conference
  • 1984 - 1984
  • American Bar Association
  • House of Delegates
  • 1984 - 1990
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Board of Governors
  • 1982 - 1985
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • House of Delegates
  • 1981 - 1988
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • First Editor New Matter Newsletter
  • 1980 - 1981
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Secretary
  • 1978 - 1982
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 1977 - 1992
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Chair Young Lawyers Division
  • 1977 - 1977
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Top Lawyer
  • Main Line Today Magazine
  • 2016
  • Wealth Manager Award
  • Five Star Professional
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated since 1990
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Wealth Manager Award
  • Five Star Professional
  • 2014
  • Door Opener Award
  • Chester County Community Foundation
  • 2014
  • Top Lawyer
  • Main Line Today Magazine
  • 2014
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2014
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2013
  • Wealth Manager Award
  • Five Star Professional
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyer
  • Main Line Today Magazine
  • 2013
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2012
  • Top Lawyer
  • Main Line Today Magazine
  • 2012
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2011
  • Wealth Manager Award
  • Five Star Professional
  • 2011
  • Top Lawyer
  • Main Line Today Magazine
  • 2011
  • Top Lawyer
  • Main Line Today Magazine
  • 2010
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2010
  • Wealth Manager Award
  • Five Star Professional
  • 2010
  • Top Lawyer
  • Main Line Today Magazine
  • 2009
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2009
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2008
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2007
  • Vocational Service Award
  • Rotary Club of Central Chester County
  • 2007
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2006
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2005
  • John P. Flaherty Special Achievement Award
  • PA Conference of County Bar Leaders
  • 2003
  • Leader for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Legal Services
  • 2003
  • PBA Special Achievement Award
  • PBA
  • 1987
  • PBA Special Achievement Award
  • PBA
  • 1986
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • estate planning, tax planning, and estate administration
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

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Unknown Attorney | Sep 21
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Probate Attorney | Sep 19
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"I endorse this lawyer. He's one of the best, top in his field and has been around a long time."
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West Chester Estate planning Lawyer Louis N. Teti
Louis N. Teti
Estate planning Attorney
West Chester, PA
Licensed for 46 years