Expert Witness

Expert Witness - Judge at Trial

We specialize in providing expert witness reports and testimony in trust and estate litigation. A tax, trust and estate law expert adds authority to your position when you have a breach of fiduciary duty or professional malpractice claim.


Estate Planning

Estate Planning Father and Daughter

Our team assists clients by drafting simple wills and trusts to providing advanced estate planning counsel in estate planning, gift tax, family limited partnerships, and more.


Trusts & Estate Administration

Trusts and Estates - Caring Loved Ones

If you have been named an executor or trustee our staff can guide you through the process of fulfilling your legal responsibilities and closing the estate in a timely manner.


In Our Blogs

  • PA Trusts & Estate Blog

    How Does the New Tax Law Affect You?

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 2017 (TCJA) changes are effective for 2018. The 500 page law makes lots of changes but the net effect across the board is a very small benefit to low and middle income taxpayers, and more benefits for the very wealthy. The new law keeps the seven income tax brackets but… Read More

  • PA Fiduciary Litigation Blog

    Inadequate Remedies

    I’m working on some materials for a CLE presentation entitled Remedies in Fiduciary Litigation. I’ll be giving it October 18, 2017 at the Lancaster Bar Association. Its also on the program for PBI’s Estate Law Institute in Philadelphia on November 14-15, 2017. Most of the equitable remedies available to beneficiaries whose interests have been harmed... Continue Reading… Read More


  1. Dec 21

    Advanced Estate Planning, NBI

    Friday, December 21, 2018
    8:30 am – 4:40 pm
    Allentown, PA

  2. Jan 9

    Newcomers & Neighbors of Lancaster

    Wednesday, January 9, 2019
    8:00 am

  3. Mar 7

    How to Close an Estate: Methods Available to Close and Estate Formal Accounting

    Thursday, March 7, 2019
    9:00 am – 12:15 pm
    PBI Headquarters, Mechanicsburg PA

Patti Spencer

Meet Patti Spencer & Her Team

Spencer Law Firm LLC is based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Our team provides legal proficiency in expert witness services and professional consulting to individuals, families, businesses, attorneys, and accountants throughout the region. Practicing solely in the fields of trust, estate and tax law, we rely on our comprehensive legal knowledge, practical experience and state-of-the-art technology to meet our clients’ needs. LEARN MORE