Robert C. Gerhard III

Robert C. Gerhard III

Gerhard & Gerhard, P.C.
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

Robert C. Gerhard, III is an elder law specialist, helping seniors protect assets from nursing home costs. He authored the elder law treatise, Pennsylvania Medicaid- Long-term Care, which has been fully updated for 2019 and is currently in its fifteenth edition. This reference book is purchased annually by hundreds of lawyers from across Pennsylvania. He contributed as a co-author to the treatise, Elder Law in Pennsylvania, Fifth Edition. Mr. Gerhard regularly teaches continuing education courses such as "Representing an Individual Entering a Nursing Home" and "How to Prevent Spousal Impoverishment Due to the Costs of Long-term Care." He is certified as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation and holds Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating of "AV Preeminent" for both legal ability and ethics. He is past Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Elder Law Section, is President-elect (2019) of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA) and limits his practice to elder law matters. He served as Chair of the Montgomery County Bar Association's Elder Law Committee for over 15 years. Attorney Gerhard is a member of the Philadelphia and Montgomery County Estate Planning Councils, and a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Elder Law Attorney
Gerhard & Gerhard, P.C.
- Current
Education
Villanova University School of Law
LL.M. (1998) | Taxation
Master of Laws (Taxation)
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Dickinson School of Law
J.D. (1995) | Law
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Dickinson College
B.A. (1992) | Policy and Management Studies, Classics
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Awards
PAELA Chapter Member of the Year
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Chapter Member of the Year, Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA).
Excellence in Elder Law Award
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Elder Law Section
Professional Associations
Montgomery Bar Association, Elder Law Committee
Past Chair
Current
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American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Fellow
- Current
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Montgomery County Estate Planning Council
Member
- Current
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Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys
President-Elect
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Pennsylvania Bar Association, Elder Law Section
Past Chair
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Elder Law in Pennsylvania, 5th Edition
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Pennsylvania Medicaid, Long-term Care (2019 Edition)
George T. Bisel Company
Speaking Engagements
Medicaid Long-term Care Update, 2019, Montgomery Bar Association
MBA Elder Law Committee
Discussion of eligibility criteria for Medicaid long-term care benefits. These public benefits pay for nursing facility care and in home long-term care for qualifying individuals.
Certifications
Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA)
National Elder Law Foundation
Websites & Blogs
Website
Gerhard & Gerhard, P.C.
Website
Gerhard & Gerhard's Elder Law Library
Contact & Map
Gerhard & Gerhard, P.C.
815 Greenwood Avenue, Suite 8
Jenkintown, PA 19046
USA
Telephone: (215) 885-6785