John B. Whalen, Jr., Esq.

John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D., LL.M. is an AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent 5.0 (Attorney and Counselor at Law, is Avvo Rated 10.0 Superb (obtaining over 55 client reviews and peer endorsements).  He is a recipient of the Legum Magister Post-Doctorate Degree (LL.M.) in Taxation (from the Villanova University School of Law), a 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 has also been named as an “Awesome Attorney” in the field of Estate Planning Law for 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010 (by the Suburban Life Magazine of the Philadelphia suburbs), as well as a “Top Attorney” for 2012 (by the Main Line Today Magazine of the Philadelphia suburbs).

Attorney John B. Whalen, Jr.

Attorney John Whalen on 'Go Your Own Way'
Mr. Whalen is a frequent speaker and writer on the areas of Probate, Wills, Trusts, Estates.  He has spoken for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Widener University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and the Delaware County Estate Planning Council.  He has had his legal articles published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Pennsylvania Law Weekly, the Philadelphia Business Journal, and the Martindale.Com website, the Lawyers.Com website, and the Avvo.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 Taxation, and Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples.

A Pennsylvania Attorney

Attorney John B Whalen in Times Square
Mr. Whalen serves, and has served, both individuals and attorneys in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Metropolitan Area (and throughout the country), including Chester County Pa, Delaware County Pa, Lancaster County Pa, Montgomery County Pa, and Philadelphia County Pa.

Wr. Whalen has served clients in Ambler Pa, in Ardmore Pa, in Aston Pa, in Berwyn Pa, in Blue Bell Pa, in Bridgeport Pa, in Broomall Pa, in Bryn Mawr Pa, in Chadds Ford Pa, in Chesterbrook Pa, in Chester Heights Pa, in Chester Springs Pa, in Coatesville Pa, in Collegeville Pa, in Conshohocken Pa, in Devon Pa, in Downingtown Pa, in Drexel Hill Pa, in Eagleville Pa, in Easttown Pa, in Elkins Park Pa, in Exton Pa, in Frazer Pa, in Great Valley Pa, in Haverford Pa, in Havertown Pa, in Jeffersonville Pa, in Kennett Square Pa, in King of Prussia Pa, in Lansdale Pa, in Limerick Pa, in Linfield Pa, in Linwood Pa, in Lower Merion Pa, in Malvern Pa, in Media Pa, in Narberth Pa, in Newtown Square Pa, in Norristown Pa, in Oaks Pa, in Overbrook Pa, in Paoli Pa, in Parkesburg Pa, in Phoenixville Pa, in Plymouth Meeting Pa, in Pottstown Pa, in Radnor Pa, in Ridley Park Pa, in Rosemont Pa, in St. Davids Pa, in Springfield Pa, in Strafford Pa, in Swarthmore Pa, in Thorndale Pa, in Tredyffrin Pa, in Trooper Pa, in Upper Merion Pa, in Valley Forge Pa, in Villanova Pa, in Wayne Pa, in West Chester Pa, in Westtown Pa, in Whitemarsh Pa, in Willistown Pa, in Wynnewood Pa, and in Yeadon Pa.

Awards and Distinctions

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