Robert K. Schweitzer

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Associate Attorney

Background

Rob grew up in Ford City, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Professional

He focuses his practice on counseling individuals and families with respect to estate and long-term care planning as well as trust and estate administration. Mr. Schweitzer has lectured for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) on Elder Law topics such as Medicaid, veterans benefits and long-term care planning.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Schweitzer practiced for a mid-sized Law firm in Pittsburgh in the Estates and Trust Services Group. Mr. Schweitzer has a well rounded litigation background having previously litigated commercial, construction, securities and professional liability matters.

Personal

Rob and his wife, Janelle, have a son and twin daughters and reside in Cranberry Township.

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney and Appointment
  • Medicare & Medicaid
  • Veteran Benefits Planning
  • Estate & Gift Taxation
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Guardianships
  • Orphans Court Litigation
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2001

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2001
  • Westminster College
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1998

Classes/Seminars

  • Elder Law topics such as Medicaid, veterans benefits and long-term care planning, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)

Honors and Awards

  • “Pennsylvania Rising Star” in the field of Elder Law in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Veterans’ Affairs Accredited Attorney, 2010