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Robert C. Gerhard, III, Esq.

Address:
222 S. Easton Road, Suite 104
Glenside, PA 19038
Phone: (215) 885-6785
Email: rgerhard@paelderlaw.net
Firm: Gerhard & Gerhard
Committees: Elder Law Committee (Chair)
 
Member Bio

Mr. Gerhard is a partner with the Montgomery County elder law and estate planning law firm of Gerhard & Gerhard located in Glenside, Pennsylvania. He is author of the elder law treatises Pennsylvania Medicaid - Long-Term Care 2014, and the Pennsylvania Medicaid Long-term Care Lawsource, both published by the George T. Bisel Company. He devotes his practice exclusively to elder law matters. Mr. Gerhard is certified as an elder law attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation. He has been the Chair of the Montgomery Bar Association's Elder Law Committee for fifteen years, and is past Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Elder Law Section. Mr. Gerhard is a member of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council, Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  He is a director (2014) of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA). Mr. Gerhard received his law degree (J.D.) from the Dickinson School of Law and earned his tax law degree (LL.M. Taxation) from the Villanova University School of Law. Mr. Gerhard served as law clerk to the Honorable Theodore S. Gutowicz in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Court Division. He has been honored with Martindale Hubbell's highest lawyer rating of "AV" for legal ability and ethics, and has been honored in Pennsylvania's Super Lawyers Magazine 2005 - 2014 and in "Best Lawyers in America" for 2015 in the field of elder law. Mr. Gerhard is also co-author and editor of the Montgomery County Elder Law Handbook. Mr. Gerhard teaches numerous continuing legal education courses for attorneys and long-term care professionals, including Representing an Individual Entering a Nursing Home, Long-term Care Planning for Seniors, Avoiding Medicaid Mistakes, The Medicaid Estate Recovery Program, and the Do's and Don'ts of the Medicaid Application Process.  Attorney Gerhard was recognized by his peers in the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Elder Law Section with the "Excellence in Elder Law" award, a high honor.  He is past-president of the Rotary Club of Glenside. Visit the firm's web site at: www.paelderlaw.net