Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, an elder law firm with locations in Williamsport and State College, has once again been named a Top 100 Organization by Pennsylvania Business Central in its annual list of Top 100 organizations. This annual list of honors by the business publication recognizes leading organizations in their chosen fields, "bringing new ideas, technology and services to their counties and spheres of influence." Nominees from Pennsylvania Business Central's 23-county readership are submitted and the Top 100 are selected by an editorial committee due to their positive impacts in the business community of Central Pennsylvania.
This marks the second straight year that Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak has been recognized as a Top 100 Organization. It has also been included on this list numerous other times, including in 2017. This honor also comes on the heels of Attorney Julie Steinbacher and Attorney Amos Goodall being named to the 2020 list of Top 100 People by Pennsylvania Business Central. Julie garnered that award for the third time, while Amos was on the list for the second straight year. It also is the latest of numerous honors for the firm, which included being named to U.S. News & World Report's "Best Law Firms" in Pennsylvania in 2018, and being awarded the Business Partnership of the Year by the PA Future Business Leaders of America earlier this year.
Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak is dedicated to helping its clients plan for their second half of life. The vision of the firm is to provide its clients with an individual and unique plan to protect their assets for future generations while providing for their immediate and future needs. Its mission is to provide protection in times of prosperity, security in times of uncertainty, and comfort in times of crisis.
Episode 6 of the Second Half of Life podcast recently debuted and in this episode, Attorney Landon Hodges and Long-Term Care Planner Kristin Daugherty discuss what families that have members with special needs should know about planning for the future. Titled "Legal Planning for Individuals with Special Needs & their Families," this episode has a plethora of information that these families should know about from a legal standpoint when planning for the future, and what they can do to ensure their family member with special needs is taken care of in the future and maximizes their benefits and assets. Topics discussed include differences between a power of attorney and a guardianship, a summary of wishes document, legal ramifications of an individual with special needs receiving an inheritance, and more. This episode is a podcast exclusive, and is not available on any other Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak platform.
This and other episodes of the Second Half of Life podcast can be accessed on the Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak website, as well as on several podcast directories. The podcast is also available on most podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn + Alexa, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Podcast Addict, Google Podcasts, Podchaser, Deezer, Listen Notes, Bullhorn, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Castro and Castbox.
The Legal Intelligencer announced that Amos Goodall has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award for 2020 as part of the Legal Intelligencer’s 2020 Professional Excellence Awards series. These awards recognize the achievements of Pennsylvania lawyers "who have made a significant, positive impact on the legal profession and who have left an imprint on the legal history of the state.”
A graduate of Franklin and Marshall and Fordham Law School, Amos Goodall began the practice of law in Centre County following a clerkship with the Chief Judge of the Middle District of Pennsylvania in 1976. In 1987, he began his own firm, which became Goodall & Yurchak. This firm was acquired by Steinbacher Law in Williamsport and became part of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak. Amos Goodall continues to practice in the State College office.