Latisha Bernard  Schuenemann
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Education

  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation
  • Widener University, J.D.
  • Kutztown University, B.S.
  • St. Joseph's University, M.S.

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • New Jersey Supreme Court
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Practice Areas

Recognition

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer (2020-2021)

Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Berks County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Estate Planning Council of Berks County, member, past president
  • Academy of Special Needs Planners
  • Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court Procedural Rules Committee
  • Endlich Law Club
  • PBA Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • The National Black Lawyers

Presentations

  • "Interviewing Clients for Estate Planning and Estate Settlements”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2021)
  • "Estate Law Update”, Berks County Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference (2021)
  • "Benefits of Using a Trust for Families in Need”, Fiduciary Trust Company International of Pennsylvania Webinar (2021)
  • "Oops! Common Mistakes on Guardianship Report”, Berks County Bar Association (2021)
  • "Preparation of Prenuptial Agreements” , Berks County Bar Association Course (2021)
  • "New Jersey v. Pennsylvania – Estate Administration and Planning” , New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education Course (2020)
  • “New Guardianship Rules” , Berks County Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference (2019)
  • “How to Close an Estate”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute Legal Education Course (2016)
  • “Trusts 101", National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education Course (2013)
  • “Probate Process from A to Z” , National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education Course (2021)

Community Involvement

  • Berks County Bar Association, Orphans’ Court Rules Committee, chair
  • Berks County Libraries Task Force, former member
  • Greater Reading Young Professionals, member, former vice president, board of directors
  • Berks County Community Foundation, former board member
  • Search committee for CEO of the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Corporation, former member

Latisha Bernard Schuenemann

Partner(610) 370-8115
lbernard@barley.com
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Latisha Bernard Schuenemann is a member of the Barley Snyder Trusts & Estates and Business practice groups. She holds a Master of Laws degree in taxation and her knowledge of tax law helps the firm’s clients with estate planning and estate and trust administration matters. Latisha also handles a myriad of business transactions.

Outside of the office, Latisha is involved with many organizations. She serves as a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s (PBA) Women in the Profession and PBA Minority Bar Committees, a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, a member of the Berks County Bar Association, a member of the Estate Planning Council of Berks County, a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys, a member of the Endlich Law Club, a past board member and past vice president of the Greater Reading Young Professionals and a past member of the Berks County Libraries Task Force.

Latisha is an alumnus of Reading Central Catholic High School. She earned a degree in business administration from Kutztown University and her master of science degree in criminal justice from St. Joseph’s University. Latisha also earned her juris doctor degree from Widener University School of Law and her LL.M. degree in taxation from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.

While attending law school, Latisha worked as a legal intern at the Office of Attorney General within the Capital Litigation Section and Medicaid Fraud Section. Latisha also worked as a certified legal intern at the Harrisburg Civil Law Clinic, which provides legal services to the community.

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