Seamus Lavin joined Wetzel Gagliardi & Fetter LLC in 2014. Seamus has been representing individuals, families and businesses in a variety of transactional and litigation settings for over a decade. Seamus’ transactional practice is focused towards assisting clients in the acquisition, protection and transfer of wealth. He achieves these goals by means of effective estate planning, business formation, real estate management, contract negotiation, and the efficient resolution of unavoidable litigation. His emphasize on the use of in-depth consultations enables him to implement estate plans tailored to each client's specific needs and goals. He also guides clients through the estate administration, probate and wills and trusts litigation processes. Seamus regularly assists clients through the difficulties inherent in the divorce, custody and child / spousal support processes. His goal is to ensure a fair result in the most cost effective and efficient manner possible. Philadelphia Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine have selected Seamus as a Pennsylvania “Rising Star” in 2008 and 2010 through 2012. In 2012 Main Line Magazine selected Seamus as a “top lawyer” in the areas of Trusts, Wills and Estates, Divorce and Separation, Elder Law, and Family Law. Seamus is a graduate of Loyola University, Maryland and the Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, NJ. He has an Estate Planning Certification from Villinova Law and will receive is Masters of Law (LLM) in Taxation in from Villanova Law School in May 2015.