Jerome C. Wegley

Jerome C. Wegley (Erie, Pennsylvania)

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

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
  • 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
  • Wills

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Admission Details
Admitted in 1999, Pennsylvania
2014, New York
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Free Initial Consultation
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 including manufacturing, service, and consulting; Created asset protection plans for multiple clients in high risk occupations, including physicians and business owners, effectively reducing their liability exposure.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C.
120 West Tenth Street,
Erie, PA 16501-1461
Office Information
Office Information
Jerome C. Wegley
Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C.
120 West Tenth Street,
Erie, PA 16501-1461

Maintains an office in multiple locations
Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. (Erie, Pennsylvania)