Scudder G. Stevens, Esquire
Scudder G. Stevens holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Pennsylvania State University (1966), a Juris Doctor degree from Valparaiso University School of Law (1969), and a Master of Laws from Widener University School of Law (2008). After serving a clerkship at Gawthrop & Greenwood in West Chester, PA in 1969, he became a partner in the Philadelphia general practice and estates firm of Peck, Young & VanSant. He withdrew from that partnership in 1980 to practice as a sole practitioner, maintaining his principal office since 1984 in Chester County where he also lives.
Scudder’s practice includes diverse and significant experience in the general practice of law, with particular emphasis in elder law, estate planning and administration, as well as financial, commercial, corporate (for-profit and non-profit), litigation, real estate, and domestic relations matters. He is an experienced administrator with strong interpersonal skills, an accomplished advocate with strong speaking, writing and negotiating skills, and a creative worker with a drive for excellence, totally capable of handling the full needs of his clientele.
Scudder has been active in the American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and Chester County Bar Associations, particularly in matters relating to continuing legal education. He has lectured on behalf of the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute in the area of Estate Planning and Administration, and co-authored PBI Publication No. 93, Administration of Estates (1978 ). In addition to his Bar involvement, Scudder participates in church, alumni and community activities.