Begley Law Group Named as one of the Top 75 Law Firms in Philadelphia
Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) April 2, 2012 - Begley Law Group was recently awarded as one of the Top 75 Law Firms in the Philadelphia Business Journal. The business journal ranks businesses in a variety of industries and based their results on submissions from other local attorneys. Their standing will be published in the upcoming book of lists that ranks 5,579 local law firms.
“This is a notable accomplishment that Begley Law Group has received numerous years,” said estate planning attorney Thomas D. Begley, Jr. “We work very hard to exceed our clients’ expectations and give them solid legal advice.”
Begley Law Group has served the Philadelphia area and Southern New Jersey for more than 75 years as a comprehensive life care planning law firm. The firm is called upon to lead national conferences, author books about estate planning and special needs planning, and called on by other lawyers for their skills in personal injury consulting.
“We excel at protecting a person’s assets and using our expertise to put documents and strategies in place that uphold your rights and create a better life for our clients and their loved ones,” said Begley.
Their team of five attorneys and extensive support staff are experienced in all the aspects of elder and disability law. They are accomplished in:
Life Care Planning
Estate & Trust Administration
Estate & Trust Litigation
Special Needs Planning
Veteran’s Aid & Attendance
Personal Injury Settlement Consulting
Begley Law Group, P.C.
509 S. Lenola Road, Building 7
Moorestown, NJ 08057
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