Ann practices in the areas of elder law, estate planning and estate administration, and disability and special needs planning. She also provides legal counsel to churches, schools and other nonprofits regarding policies and procedures to prevent and report suspected child abuse. Ann speaks to churches and other organizations about compliance with Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law.
As part of the firm’s Estate Planning and Administration practice area, Ann works with individuals and couples to develop estate plans that address their needs and goals, using wills, trusts, financial powers of attorney and living wills/health care powers of attorney. In addition, Ann represents executors and trustees so they can properly and efficiently administer estates and trusts, including special needs trusts.
Ann is also a member of the firm’s Elder Law Practice Group, where she counsels clients about issues affecting older and/or disabled persons and their families, including advising them on long-term care and special needs planning, asset preservation, Medicaid eligibility and long-term care placements in nursing homes and life care communities.
Ann and her family live in Lancaster City.
- Widener University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
- Yale University, M.A., honors
- Messiah College, B.A., summa cum laude
- Education Law Center, Board Member/Executive Committee
- Lancaster Mennonite School, Board Member
- Lancaster Bar Association, Elder Law Section chairperson
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit