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John Whalen

John Whalen

John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D., LL.M
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Tax Law
  • Pennsylvania
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John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D., LL.M. is an AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent 5.0 (Attorney and Counselor at Law), is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; and is Avvo Rated 10.0 Superb (obtaining over 75 client reviews and peer endorsements).

Mr. Whalen is a Past President of the Delaware County Estate Planning Council, recipient of the Legum Magister Post-Doctorate Degree in Taxation (from the Villanova University School of Law), recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Wills, Trusts, and Estates (from the Widener University School of Law), and a recipient of the ABA-BNA Law Award for Academic Excellence (from the Widener University School of Law).

Mr. Whalen is a frequent speaker and writer on the areas of Probate, Wills, Trusts, Estates, and has spoken for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, spoken at the Widener University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and spoken at the Delaware County Estate Planning Council. He has also had his legal articles published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Pennsylvania Law Weekly, the Philadelphia Business Journal, and the Martindale.Com website. He has had his law blogs published on the Lawyers.Com website.

Mr. Whalen concentrates his legal practice solely in the areas of: Estate Law, Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Executor Representation, Probate, Ancillary Probate, Last Wills, Decedents Estates, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, Trust Law, Living Wills, Fiduciary Law, Inheritance, Inheritance Tax, Trusts and Estates, Trust Administration, Cemetery Law, Tax Law, Estates, Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples.

Villanova University School of Law
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Temple University
Professional Experience
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Articles & Publications
Settlement of Small Estates upon Petition
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Speaking Engagements
11th Annual Estate Law Institute., Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
AV Peer Review Rated
2019 Preeminent Judicial
2019 AV Preeminent
2017 Top One Percent
American Registry
2017 Martindale AV Judicial
Professional Associations
State Bar of Pennsylvania # 60297
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Whalen Pa Probate Wills Estates
Contact & Map
1199 Heyward Road
Wayne, PA 19087
Telephone: (610) 407-0220
Cell: (610) 999-2157