Jerome C. Wegley

Attorney in Erie, PA
Mr. Wegley’s practice involves business law (business succession planning, corporate and partnership law), estate planning and elder law (complex estate planning and administration; nursing home, Medicaid and special needs planning) and asset protection planning. Prior to joining Knox, he worked at Ernst & Young as a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Wegley regularly lectures on estate planning, asset protection, wealth preservation, business succession and special needs planning to a variety of audiences and groups. He serves as Treasurer on the firm’s Board of Directors.

Awards & Honors: 2013 President's Hall of Fame Honoree, Prep-Villa.

Community & Professional Service: Erie Catholic Preparatory School, Board Member.
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Areas of Law

  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Tax Law
  • Elder Law
  • Asset Protection
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Business Formation
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Transactions
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Partnership Law
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Probate
  • Taxation
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Federal Tax Controversies
  • Fiduciary Income Tax
  • Generation Skipping Tax
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Trusts and Estates


Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1999, Pennsylvania
2014, New York

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  • Law School Attended

    University of Pittsburgh
    Class of 1999

    University Attended

    Gannon University
    Class of 1990

    Birth Information

    Born in 1967
    Erie, Pennsylvania, June 3, 1967

    Special Agencies

    National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA); Pennsylvania Association of of Elder Law Attorneys; Estate Planning Council of Erie; Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    Associations & Memberships

    Erie County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.

    Representative Transactions

    Developed and presented numerous seminars to regional business owners on succession planning, including information on transferring control and wealth from one owner to another while avoiding any negative impact on the company, employees or community; Successfully implemented succession plans for numerous clients in a variety of industries includin... More

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    Office Information
    Jerome C. Wegley
     120 West Tenth Street,
    Erie, PA 16501-1461

    Maintains an office in multiple locations

    Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. (Erie, Pennsylvania)

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