Kenneth R. Pugh is an associate with Jerner Law Group, P.C. Ken’s practice is focused on estate planning, estate administration, and tax law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and includes preparation of wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. Additionally, he works with clients to help structure their charitable giving to achieve specific tax goals and assists clients in responding to Statutory Notice of Deficiency letters from the IRS.
Ken works closely with Jerner Law Group, P.C.’s family law department to help blended and nontraditional families, particularly those in the LGBTQ+ community, plan for the future. Ken is very familiar with confirmatory adoptions and gestational carrier agreements and how such adoptions and agreements intersect with the estate planning process.
Ken earned his J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law. During law school, he participated in the Villanova Federal Tax Clinic where he represented low-income taxpayers in controversies with the Internal Revenue Service. Before attending law school, Ken worked as a research biochemist in the medical field. His scientific endeavors have allowed him to develop the rigorous attention to detail that he now uses to help clients achieve their planning goals.
Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Transgender Legal Issues
- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- New Jersey
- Juris Doctor, Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law
- Legal Masters in Taxation, Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law
- Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, The Pennsylvania State University