Elizabeth Shevlin Roberts, Of Counsel
Elizabeth Shevlin Roberts graduated summa cum laude from Villanova University with a B.A. in political science in 1982 and cum laude from Temple University Beasley School of Law with a J.D. in 1986.
Elizabeth has focused her entire professional career on the areas of estate and trust planning and administration, guardianship law as it relates to minors and incapacitated persons, and charitable giving. After law school, Ms. Roberts clerked for the Hon. Robert W. Tredinnick of the Orphans’ Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, which handles wills, trusts, inheritances, fiduciary matters, guardianships, minors’ estates, and non-profit issues.
Immediately before joining Alexander & Pelli, LLC, Elizabeth was Senior Vice President & Chief Fiduciary Officer of the Wealth Division of a regional trust company. Elizabeth’s prior experience includes her work in private law practice, including serving as a partner in the Philadelphia office of the Trust & Estate Group of a major national law firm.
Elizabeth is an active member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Probate & Trust Law Section, currently serving as Co-Chair of its Tax Committee and previously serving as Chair of its Rules & Practice Committee, two terms on its Executive Committee, and as the Young Lawyer’s Executive Committee Liaison. She has also served as a mentor for law students and young lawyers through the Section. Elizabeth is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and American Bar Association (Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section for both), as well as the Philadelphia Estate Planning Committee. Elizabeth has been a lecturer on estate-related topics for Pennsylvania Bar Institute programs and written articles on topics related to estate and trusts and Orphans’ Court practice.
Bar Admissions: Pennsylvania (1986); New Jersey (1989)