Robert C. Gerhard, III, Esq., CELA
Elder Law Offices of Gerhard & Gerhard, Glenside
Mr. Gerhard is a partner with the Montgomery County Elder Law Offices of Gerhard & Gerhard located in Glenside, Pennsylvania. He is author of the law treatises Pennsylvania Medicaid Long-Term Care 2013, and the Pennsylvania Medicaid Long-term Care Lawsource, both published by the George T. Bisel Company. He devotes his practice exclusively to elder law matters. Mr. Gerhard is certified as an elder law attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation. He has been the Chair of the Montgomery Bar Association's Elder Law Committee for over twelve years, and is past Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Elder Law Section. Mr. Gerhard is a member of the Montgomery County and Philadelphia Estate Planning Councils, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and Pennsylvania Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA.) Mr. Gerhard received his law degree (J.D.) from the Dickinson School of Law and earned his tax law degree (LL.M. Taxation) from the Villanova University School of Law. Mr. Gerhard served as law clerk to the Honorable Theodore S. Gutovicz in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Court Division. He has been honored with Martindale Hubbell's highest lawyer rating of "AV" for legal ability and ethics, and has been selected for inclusion in 2005 - 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and Philadelphia's Best Lawyers® 2013 Edition in the field of elder law. Mr. Gerhard is co-author and editor of the Montgomery County Elder Law Handbook, and is editor of the PBA Elder Law Section Newsletter. Mr. Gerhard teaches numerous continuing education courses for attorneys and long-term care professionals, including "Representing an Individual Entering a Nursing Home" and the "Do's and Don'ts of the Medicaid Application Process."