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Tammy A. Weber ,CELA

Marshall, Parker and Weber

Tammy A. Weber ,CELA

Marshall, Parker and Weber

Tammy A. Weber ,CELA

Marshall, Parker and Weber

When Attorney Weber graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lycoming College in 1983 and moved to Philadelphia to pursue her law degree, she never imagined that one day she would return to Williamsport and become the Managing Principal of one of the most prestigious elder law and estate planning law firms in the country.

After graduating from Temple University with her law degree in 1986, Attorney Weber was selected as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Louis C. Bechtle, Federal District Judge, Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She then accepted a position as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. It was when she was working in the United States Attorney’s office that she was first exposed to the complexities of government benefit programs like Medicare and Medicaid. She investigated and criminally convicted the first Medicare money laundering seizure case in the country. Her work in that case won her the Department of Health & Human Services Inspector General’s Integrity Award.

In 2001, Attorney Weber returned to Central Pennsylvania.  When she began helping an aging family member with her own estate and long-term care needs, Attorney Weber began to realize how difficult it can be for seniors and  their families to understand the maze of long-term care.  She soon decided to focus her practice on sophisticated estate planning and elder law; she joined Marshall, Parker & Associates in 2004.  She became a Principal of Marshall, Parker & Weber in 2010 and assumed the role of Managing Principal in 2011. In her role as Managing Principal, Attorney Weber is responsible for managing and overseeing all of the operations of the firm in addition to meeting with her estate planning, long-term care and business succession planning clients.

Attorney Weber is proud to be in an elite group of Pennsylvania attorneys who have undergone the extensive process to become a Board Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation under Authorization of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The CELA certification, held by less than 50 attorneys in the state, requires an in-depth, working knowledge of the complex estate and long-term care issues that seniors can face. She is also a VA Accredited Attorney for the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims for veterans benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Attorney Weber has always enjoyed teaching others.  When she lived in Philadelphia, she served as an adjunct professor at Saint Joseph’s University Graduate Criminal Justice Program where she designed and taught a course on Law and Social Policy. She is a frequent speaker to consumer and professional organizations statewide.  She has worked closely with the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) as a Course Planner for the “Long-Term Care Planning for Seniors” program that offers credits and information for other elder law attorneys.

Attorney Weber is an active member of various professional and community organizations. She is Immediate Past Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Elder Law Section, Chair of the Lycoming Law Association's Community Activities an Outreach Committee, and Past Presdient of the Lycoming Law Association. Attorney Weber is Chair of the First Community Foundation Partnernship of Pennsylvania, Secretary of FCFP's Properties, Inc., Chair of the President's Leadership Council for Lycoming College and Secretary for the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys ("PAELA"). She is a member of the Northcentral Pennsylvania Estate Planner's Council and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys ("NAELA"). She also serves on the Ethics Advisory Board for Albright LIFE and is a member of the American Inn of Courts. 

In her spare time, Attorney Weber enjoys reading, swimming, playing the piano and cooking for her family. She resides in Montoursville. 

Firm Description

With offices conveniently located in Williamsport and Jersey Shore (Lycoming County), and Plains (Luzerne County), Marshall, Parker & Weber is a group of lawyers and other professionals who help families with estate planning and administration and protecting their financial security from the cost of lifetime care. We prepare Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, Beneficiary Designations, Deeds, Family Agreements, Probate documents, and other legal tools to help preserve our client's autonomy and follow thier wishes.  If needed, we help people find support and financing to meet their care needs and stay at home as long as possible. If nursing home care is needed, we show families how to pay for care without losing their homes and other assets.

If you have a spouse or parent who needs long-term care at home or in an institution, we can help you. Since 1980 we have helped thousands of Pennsylvania families protect their homes and life savings from the cost of long term care. For more information, call us toll free at 1-800-401-4552 or visit us on the internet at www.paelderlaw.com.

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