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Kenneth R. Werner

Kenneth R. Werner

Senior Partner
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Ken Werner has practiced law in West Chester, Pennsylvania for over 39 years helping individuals and businesses throughout all of Chester County.  He practices law in many areas but concentrates his practice in Probate Administration, Estate Planning and Residential Real Estate.  He makes it a practice to provide prompt, informed responses to his clients’ questions, requests and concerns.  Mr. Werner has earned a BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® listing for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas

  • Federal Income Tax
  • Fiduciary Income Tax
  • Individual Taxation
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Settlements
  • Zoning Law

Admitted

  • Pennsylvania, 1973
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 1992

Education

  • Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 1967
  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1973
  • Villanova Law School, LL.M., Taxation, 1983

Military

  • U.S. Army, 1969
  • Honorably Discharged, 1972

Associations & memberships

  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Biographical details

Kenneth R. Werner attended Yale University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in 1967. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 and his L.L.M. in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law in 1983. His practice generally emphasizes all aspects of wills and estate planning, taxation, corporate and business law, and zoning and municipal law.

Mr. Werner is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and all Pennsylvania Trial and Appellate Courts. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, including its Litigation, Municipal, Small Firm and Tax Sections, and the Chester County Bar Association.

Mr. Werner served honorably with the U.S. Army. He lives in Exton.

Mr. Werner has acted as the Solicitor to the Zoning Hearing Boards of Honey Brook Township, Chester County, since 1978, Honey Brook Borough, Chester County, since 1980, and East Nantmeal Township, Chester County, since 1976. He also is the Solicitor to the Administrative Appeal Boards for both Honey Brook Township and East Nantmeal Township.

Attorney Kenneth R. Werner serves clients in West Chester, Pennsylvania and throughout Chester County.