AREAS OF PRACTICE
Real Estate Law
Business Formation, Purchases, Sales and Family Transfers
Estate Planning for All Ages
Home Purchases and Refinancing
Tax and Estate Planning
Wills and Probate
Law School: Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 1981. Ranked third in class.
College: Pennsylvania State University, B.A., with highest distinction, 1978
Other Education: Certified Public Accountant since 1989
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Schuylkill County Bar Association
David is an Attorney and C.P.A. David concentrates his practice in representing individuals and family-owned businesses in the areas of estate, business and tax planning, business and corporation law matters, real estate development, acquisitions and business financing. David represents family-owned manufacturers, construction contractors, breweries, real estate developers, and physicians and other professional practice groups and retail and service companies and works closely with clients, their accountants, engineers, and other advisors as a team to assist clients in achieving their business and family goals.
In matters relating to wills, trusts, estate planning and estates, David has 30 years of training and experience as an Attorney and CPA and has represented some of the regions most productive families in connection with estate, tax and business succession planning and estate and trust administration and related needs. These services include the development, implementation and administration of comprehensive estate plans which include marital trusts, credit trusts, living trusts, revocable trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, GST Exempt Trusts, family limited partnerships, limited liability companies, annual gift planning, use of disclaimers, simple wills, powers of attorney, living wills and other tax planning tools.
David represents families, individuals, physicians, small business owners, retirees as well as other professionals and elderly clients with the same degree of enthusiasm and detail regardless of financial position. David’s real estate practice includes commercial and residential financing, title insurance, project development, leasing and related zoning and land use. In the area of municipal law, David has also represented townships and sewer authorities and has experience with PENNVEST, PIDA, RUS, PHFA and other municipal financing.
David’s primary office is in Pottsville and he has weekly appointments in the Hegins Office and meets at client’s locations.
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