Elizabeth A. White, Esquire
CELA*Attorney

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Attorney Elizabeth A. White grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania. She attended Syracuse University, where she earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree.

Attorney White received her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She earned an Advanced Certificate in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, also from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Since 2010, Attorney White has concentrated her practice in the areas of elder law and special needs planning. Prior to her practice in estate planning and elder law, Attorney White interned for the Honorable Stephanie Domitrovich of the Erie County Court of Common Pleas.

Attorney White is proud to be a part of an elite group of Pennsylvania attorneys who have undergone the extensive process to become a Board Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) under authorization of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The CELA certification, held by less than 55 attorneys in the state, is a rigorous process that includes practice qualifications, continuing legal education requirements, peer recommendations, and passing a challenging day-long exam. The standards are set high in order to ensure NELF’s purpose that those designated as CELAs can be identified by prospective clients and the community as having specialized knowledge, experience, and expertise in the areas of elder law and special needs planning.

She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and The Lycoming Law Association. She also serves on the Council for the Elder Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and as chair of the Lycoming Law Association Elder, Estate and Probate Law Committee. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and The Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys. Attorney White is an accredited attorney with the Department of Veteran Affairs. She serves on the board of the Northcentral Pennsylvania Estate Planner’s Council. Attorney White also sits on the board for the Junior League of Williamsport and is a board member of the Rotary Club of Williamsport.

Attorney White is a contributing author to Elder Law in Pennsylvania, Fourth Edition, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Press. She has presented for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on topics such as Medicaid eligibility planning and long-term care planning issues and is a frequent speaker in the community on elder law and special needs planning topics. She was selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star® in 2017.

Attorney White resides in Fairfield Township with her husband, Austin, and their Corgi, Hammie. An avid runner in her free time, Attorney White finished her first two marathons in 2014.

*Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation under authorization of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court