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James M. Jacquette


Partner
Phone: 215-540-2638
Fax: 215-591-8247
JJacquette@timoneyknox.com
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The legal profession entrusts to its members the responsibility and honor of counseling our clients on some of the most important, complex and difficult matters of their lives.

Mr. Jacquette is a partner with Timoney Knox and has been a member of the firm since 1977, concentrating his practice in the areas of estate planning and administration (including preparation of wills, advanced health care declarations (living wills) and powers of attorney), family law and municipal law.

He has a bachelor’s degree from The College of the Holy Cross and a law degree from Temple University School of Law.

A 32-year member and past President of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council, Mr. Jacquette is a frequent lecturer on estate planning and family law. He is an active member of the Montgomery Bar Association, currently a member of the Family Law Section (chairman 1988), the Judiciary Committee (chairman 2010), the Bench Bar Committee (chairman 2009), and the Probate and Tax Section. He is a past member of the Orphans Court Rules Committee (chairman 1992), Elder Law Committee (chairman 1994), Board of Directors, and Executive Committee.  Mr. Jacquette is a volunteer attorney in the Montgomery  Child Advocacy Project which provides free legal representation to abused and neglected children.

Mr. Jacquette is a long time member of the Lower Gwynedd Township Parks and Recreation Committee and served as its chairman from 2001-2012.  He was active in the Lower Gwynedd Little League for more than thirty years, serving at President, team manager, and umpire.  In 2011 Mr. Jacquette was given the Citizen of the Year award by Lower Gwynedd Township for his service.

Areas of Practice

  • Wills, Trusts and Estates Law
  • Family Law
  • Municipal Law

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1977
  • College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, 1974

Honors and Awards

  • Citizen of the Year Award, Lower Gwynedd Township, 2011

Professional Associations

  • Montgomery County Estate Planning Council, Member (since 1985) and Former President (2005),
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Probate & Tax Section, Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, Former Chairman
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Child Advocates Committee, Member
  • Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association, Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Bench Bar Committee, Former Chairman
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee

Community Involvement

  • Montgomery County Child Advocacy Project
  • Lower Gwynedd Township Parks and Recreation Committee, Former Board Chairman
  • Lower Gwynedd Township Open Space Committee, Former Member
  • Montgomery County Foundation, Professional Advisory Committee, Former Member
  • Lower Gwynedd Little League
  • Wills For Heroes
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