Jennifer DiVeterano Gayle

Jennifer DiVeterano Gayle

Mannion Prior, LLP
  • Estate Planning
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Summary

Jennifer DiVeterano Gayle joined Mannion Prior, LLP in September 2007 and was named a partner in January 2016. Jenn’s practice focuses on litigation involving trusts, estates, guardianships, and powers of attorney, including all forms of estate and trust disputes, will contests, surcharge and removal actions, interpretation issues, and other fiduciary matters before the Orphans’ Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas and the Register of Wills.

Jenn has served as an author and panelist on various Pennsylvania Bar Institute seminars and Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education lectures and has written about the authority granted to plenary guardians of the person. She is a member of the Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and Montgomery Bar Associations, and the Orphans’ Court Litigation Committee of the Probate and Trust Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Additionally, Jenn serves as a child advocate in Protection from Abuse hearings through the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project.

In 2010, 2017 and 2018, Jenn was named a "Super Lawyer Rising Star" in Estate and Trust Litigation by Philadelphia Magazine. Additionally, she was named a 2015 "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer. Jenn has been included in the 2018-2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in Litigation - Trusts and Estates. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Jenn received her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2007 from Villanova University School of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of Outside Articles for the Villanova Law Review. She earned her B.A. in History from Ursinus College in 2004, graduating magna cum laude with Distinguished Honors. Jenn is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Education
Villanova University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Graduated cum laude; Managing Editor of Outside Articles for Villanova Law Review; Editor-in-Chief for Villanova International Law Newsletter.
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Ursinus College
B.A. | History
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Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Distinguished Honors in History; Received J. Douglas Davis Prize for outstanding student in History; W.W. Smith Scholar
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Professional Experience
Partner
Mannion Prior, LLP
- Current
Associate
Mannion Prior, LLP
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Summer Associate
Mannion Prior, LLP
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Speaking Engagements
Litigating in the Orphans' Court, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Utilizing Experts in the Orphans’ Court, Mechanicsburg
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Utilizing Experts in the Orphans’ Court, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Estate Planning Malpractice under Estate of Agnew v. Ross and Its Progenitors, 24th Annual Estate Law Institute, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
The Challenges of Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity, Mechanicsburg
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
New Orphans’ Court Rules After Implementation: A Synopsis and Refresher, Webinar
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Using Declaratory Judgments to Resolve Claims in the Orphans’ Court Division, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section Annual Retreat, Gettysburg, PA
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Will Contests: What Have I Gotten Myself Into?, Philadelphia Probate Section Quarterly Meeting, Philadelphia
Awards
Award of Meritt II
Philadelphia Citizen's Crime Commission
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
Current
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Montgomery Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Young Lawyer's Division, Women in the Law Committee, Probate and Trust Law Section
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Philadelphia Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Young Lawyer's Division; Probate & Trust Law Section; Litigation Committee
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Montgomery Bar Association, Leadership Academy
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Philadelphia Bar Association, Executive Committee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Pennsylvania
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Practice Area
  • Estate Planning
Additional Practice Area
  • Trust & Estate Litigation
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Website
Contact & Map
840 First Avenue
Suite 100
King of Prussia, PA 19406
USA
Telephone: (610) 265-7800
Telephone: (610) 265-7800