Gary B. Freedman

Gary B. Freedman

Partner
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone:
215-708-7390
Fax:
215-708-7391
Email:

Gary B. Freedman is a sole practitioner in the areas of elder law, probate, estate planning, corporate law and real estate law. He is an advisor to many nonprofit agencies on charitable giving through Estate planning. Mr. Freedman is the former solicitor for the Register of Wills office in Montgomery County, and has lectured for banks and insurance companies on trust and estate planning topics. He is a member of the Philadelphia (member, Estate Planning Section, Family Law), Montgomery County (member, Estate Planning Section, Family Law), and Pennsylvania (member, Estate Planning Section, Family Law) bar associations. Mr. Freedman earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees, as well as his LL.M degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law, and his M.A. degree from Boston University.

Areas of Practice

  • Trust & Estates (Administration and Planning)
  • Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate
  • Tax
  • Elder Law
  • Probate

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Estate Planning, Temple University, 1996
  • Taxation (LLM), Temple University, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1991
  • New Jersey, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • LL.B., Bachelor of Laws
  • Temple University
    • B.A.
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
    • M.A. - 1985

Classes/Seminars

  • How to Draft Wills and Trusts in Pennsylvania, NBI, 2001 - Present
  • Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate, NBI, 2003 - Present
  • Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step is Important, NBI, 2003 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, Family Law, Member, 1991 - Present
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, Family Law, Member, 1999 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, Family Law, Member, 1991 - Present
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member, 1991 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Register of Wills - Montgomery County, Solicitor, 1999 - 2002

Pro Bono Activities

  • Klein Jewish Community Center, Chairman of the Board, 2001 - 2004
  • Klein Jewish Community Center, Chairman of the Board, 2008 - 2010
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Board of Trustees, Member, 2001 - 2004
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Board of Trustees, Member, 2008 - 2010
  • Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Philadelphia, Board of Directors, Member
  • Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Greater Philadelphia, Attorney, 2007 - Present