Areas of Practice

Business and Commercial Law
Real Estate – Commercial and Residential
Estate and Succession Planning
Wills, Estates, and Trusts
LLCs, Corporations and Limited Partnerships
Title Insurance

Biography
David heads the Business and Commercial Real Estate and Estate Tax Planning practice areas. He is an Attorney and Certified Public Accountant. David works with 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. He 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 over 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, 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, 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 hospital authorities, industrial development corporations, townships, zoning hearing boards and sewer authorities.

David’s primary office is in Pottsville. He has weekly appointments in the Hegins office and meets at client’s locations.

Education
The Pennsylvania State University Dickenson School of Law, Magna Cum Laude: 1981. Class Rank 3rd
The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Highest Distinction: 1978
Certified Public Accountant: 1989
Membership
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Schuylkill County Bar Association

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