Robert A. Bacine

Robert A. Bacine

Robert A. Bacine


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Robert A. Bacine is a Principal of the firm and has practiced in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania since 1970.

He has concentrated his areas of practice in estate planning, estate administration, representation of small business owners and professionals in all corporate matters, business succession planning, employee benefits, elder law and general taxation.

Bob has been active in professional organizations. He has been a member of the Montgomery Bar Association since 1970, having served on its Board of Directors. Bob recently completed his second 3-year term as a Trustee of the Montgomery Bar Foundation, and served as its Treasurer. Bob was co-founder of the Montgomery Bar Association Probate and Tax Section and served as its Chairman. Bob served as President of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council.

Bob is active in public service and community affairs. Bob is a member of the Whitemarsh Township Zoning Hearing Board, having served on the Board for over 35 years, and has served several terms as its Chairman. In the past, Bob has served on Whitemarsh Township’s Planning Commission, Fire Commission and Employee Benefits Committee. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Blue Bell and served as its secretary for nine years.

Bob recently retired from serving on the Board of Trustees and on the Budget, Audit, and Finance Committee of Valley Forge Military Academy and College, having been a member of the board since 1981.

Bob served in the United States Army Reserve. Bob is married and has two children, one is a family law attorney, and the other is in the financial services business.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. in Taxation- 1969
  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. – 1967
  • Drexel University, Pennsylvania
    • B.S. in Accounting- 1964

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2005-2008, 2014-2023
  • Rated, AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5*
  • Lawyer of Distinction, 2021-2023

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Probate and Tax Section, Founder and Former Chairman
  • Montgomery County Estate Planning Council Former President and Member of Board of Directors
  • Philadelphia Estate Planning Council
  • National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, Accredited Estate Planner
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