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The Law Offices of Michelle C. Berk, P.C. is an Elder Law and General Law practice representing seniors and their families in planning for their future while protecting you currently. Whether living at home, in a nursing home, or another facility, we can write Powers of Attorney, Wills, Living Wills, contracts, Medicaid, and provide representation wherever and whenever needed, including Guardianships, Disabilities and Special Needs Trusts, and Estates & Probate.

About Michelle C. Berk, Esquire

Michelle C. Berk, Esquire has been practicing Elder Law in Montgomery County since she received her Law Degree from Widener University in 1981. She co-authors and edits the Montgomery County Elder Law Handbook, as well as the Guide to Legal Issues for Pennsylvania Senior Citizens. She is currently is a volunteer on the Senior Law Center Hotline. She is a former Director of the Montgomery Bar Association, 2021 Chair of the Elder Law Committee and is a frequent presenter and provider of continuing education to seniors and elder care organizations. She was also on the Penn State University Paralegal Program’s faculty, and holds numerous awards and certificates.

Awards & Certifications

  • Guardian Tracking System (GTS) Trained
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Director of Montgomery Bar Association (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Alzheimer’s Association Certificate of Appreciation
  • Elder Law Certificate of Appreciation
  • Estate Practice Certificate
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section Membership
  • AVVO Superb Rated Attorney
  • Rotary Club
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Agent License
  • Suburban Life Awesome Attorney
  • Super Lawyers® Top-Rated Attorney 2020
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Michelle C. Berk, Esquire

Community Service & Involvement

Legal Community Support

  • Academy of Special Needs Planners Member
  • Co-Chair of the Montco SAAC Development Committee
  • Trustee of the Montgomery Bar Foundation
  • Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association (2021)
  • Director, Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Legislative Review Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Elder Law Section
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA)
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants'™ Representatives (NOSSCR)
  • Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Association Elder Law Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and Family Law Sections
  • Elder Law Mediation Advisory Board
  • Elder Access to Justice Roundtable
  • Equal Access to Justice Roundtable
  • Montgomery County Bar Foundation
  • Montgomery County American Inns of Court
  • Widener University School of Law Women's Initiative Committee
  • Co-Author of Pennsylvania Medicare and Medical Assistance 2013
  • Co-Author of Montgomery County Civil Practice Manual
  • Contributor to Montgomery County Bar Association Sidebar
  • Member, Elder Law Answers

Community Support

  • Volunteer on the Senior Law Center Hotline
  • Alzheimer’s Association Workplace Champion
  • Alzheimer’s Association Champion and Speaker for Caregiver Support Groups
  • Montgomery County Office of Senior Services Advisory Council
  • VNA (Visiting Nurse Association) Advisory Board
  • Montgomery County Centenarian Celebration Planner
  • Eastern Regional Collaborative Network of Montgomery County Health and Human Services Agency
  • Adopt-a-Family Program for Children & Youth
  • Upper Dublin Committeeperson
  • Past-Board of Director of Temple Sinai