Brian R. Ott


  • Villanova University Law School, LL.M. in Taxation
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Lehigh University, B.A., with honors


  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Tax Court

Practice Areas


  • Pennsylvania and Berks County Bar Associations
  • Berks County Estate Planning Council; past president
  • Berks County Bar Association; past director


  • "Portability vs. Credit Shelter Trust", Fiduciary Education Foundation Annual Conference (May 2015)

Community Involvement

  • Friedens United Church of Christ Oley, Pennsylvania; elder
  • Dreibelbis Farm Historical Society, Inc; director
  • Mount Penn Rotary Club; past president
  • Phoebe Ministries; board member

Brian R. Ott

Partner(610) 898-7158
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Brian Ott chairs the firm's Personal Planning group. His practice focuses on estate planning and administration, business succession planning for family-owned businesses, and on the representation of tax-exempt organizations. He has presented and written articles on a variety of estate planning topics.

Brian is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He serves on the Orphans' Court Rules Committee of the Berks County Bar Association and on the boards of directors of several charitable organizations.