Sherri S. Whalen
Of Counsel
(304) 933-8114
Office: Bridgeport
J.D. University of Pittsburgh
B.A. Juniata College
Licensure: WV
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Sherri Whalen concentrates her practice in the areas of elder law; guardianship/conservatorship law; and estate and trust planning, administration and litigation.  Ms. Whalen is a former Pro Bono Director for the firm and a former Court-Appointed Special Advocate for children in abuse and neglect proceedings.

Work Experience

1990 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Key Experience

Provided Medicaid eligibility counseling to clients in need of long term care funding
Assisted clients in estate planning matters, including preparation of wills, trusts, deeds, powers of attorney and health care advance directives
Represented clients in estate and trust administrations and litigations

Memberships & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®
Kaufman Award for Pro Bono Service, West Virginia State Bar 2014
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
West Virginia State Bar Elder Law Committee
North Central West Virginia Estate Planning Council