Leonard L. Shober has focused a quarter century on representing clients in their estates and tax matters. He began his legal career in an estate planning practice. However, his interest in taxes and estate planning led him to pursue a Master of Laws (LLM) from Temple which he completed in 1994. Len continued his estate and tax practice which ultimately led to a focus on the needs of the elderly and disabled. At Shober & Rock, Len focuses on elder law, tax and estate planning and estate and trust administration.
Len attended Temple University School of Law and graduated in 1986 with honors. He was awarded the prestigious Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Award for his scholastic performance in his senor year.
Prior to law school, Len was a social worker and family counselor with a degree in Psychology from LaSalle University, where he graduated cum laude. Both during and after college, Len worked in the Department of Psychology as a psychological testing administrator and later as a social worker and family counselor and at Eagleville Hospital. Len later worked as head of Social Work Department at Interim House, a long term residential drug and alcohol program for addicted women. Len's background in social work and counseling has greatly assisted his work with the elderly and families in crisis. Len is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Bar Assocations where he participates in their Elder Law Committees. He is also a member of the United States District Court for the Eastern District and the National Academy of Elder Attorneys (NAELA). A frequent lecturer, Len has assisted various civic groups and community organizations in understanding these complicated areas of the law. Len has also taught continuing education courses for accountants in Pennsylvania. He resides in Chalfont, Pa. with his family. In his spare time he enjoys golf, tennis, electronics and computers.