Jennifer "Jenn" DiVeterano Gayle joined Mannion Prior, LLP in September 2007 and was named a partner in January 2016. Jenn’s practice focuses on litigation involving trusts, estates, guardianships, and powers of attorney, including all forms of estate and trust disputes, will contests, surcharge and removal actions, interpretation issues, and other fiduciary matters before the Orphans’ Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas and the Register of Wills.
Jenn has served as an author and panelist on various Pennsylvania Bar Institute seminars and Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education lectures and has written about the authority granted to plenary guardians of the person. She is a member of the Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and Montgomery Bar Associations, and the Orphans’ Court Litigation Committee of the Probate and Trust Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Additionally, Jenn serves as a child advocate in Protection from Abuse hearings through the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project. In 2010 and 2017, Jenn was named a "Super Lawyer Rising Star" in Estate and Trust Litigation by Philadelphia Magazine. Additionally, she was named a 2015 "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer. Attorneys selected for "Lawyers on the Fast Track" are honored for their promotion of the legal profession and their outstanding contributions to the legal community and the community at large.
Jenn has been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in Litigation - Trusts and Estates. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Jenn received her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2007 from Villanova University School of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of Outside Articles for the Villanova Law Review. She earned her B.A. in History from Ursinus College in 2004, graduating magna cum laude with Distinguished Honors. Jenn is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.