Robert K. Schweitzer CELA

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Rob is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), the certification specialty awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) as authorized by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. 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.

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

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation

Bar Admissions

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


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


  • 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
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2018 - 2019
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