IN MEMORIAM – JACK HETHERINGTON, ESQUIRE, CELA (1947-2020)
The Montco Elder Law team regrets to inform you of the loss of Jack Hetherington. More information can be found here: https://www.tributearchive.com/obituaries/17773494/John-J-Hetherington.
Jack Hetherington joined with MontcoElderLaw Law, LLP in July, 2018. He has been nominated and included in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers listing for Elder Law Attorneys each year since 2007. Representing elderly and other clients since 1977, Mr. Hetherington has been certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation since 1993. He is also a certified mediator in Orphan’s Court Disputes.
His practice has taken him to administrative hearings in both state and federal benefits agencies like Social Security, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, PA Workers’ Compensation hearings; and others. He has represented clients in trials in the trial courts of the Multi-County Delaware Valley and in the U.S. District Courts.
Mr. Hetherington has taught and written professionally on many subjects now known as “Elder Law”. He has both planned and presented continuing legal education programs for several professional organizations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI); American association of Justice; the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR); the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA); the Pennsylvania Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA); the American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) now American Association for Justice (AAJ); Bucks County Bar Association (BCBA); Medical Professional Education Specialists (MEDS-PDN); National Business Institute (NBI); and other professional and community educational organizations, including the Delaware Valley Alzheimer’s’ Association.
Mr. Hetherington was an adjunct professor at the Bucks County Community College where he taught Elder Law in the Paralegal program. Mr. Hetherington holds memberships with the Pennsylvania and Bucks County Bar Associations; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Pennsylvania Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives; and the American Association of Justice. He received his BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law.