Sykes Elder Law Team
Andrew G. Sykes
Managing Attorney, Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA)*
The founder of Sykes Elder Law, Andrew Sykes is recognized as a leading elder law authority in Pennsylvania. Mr. Sykes is the past chair of the Elder Law Committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association. He lectures frequently on elder law topics to legal, professional, and community groups. His comments on elder law topics have been quoted on WTAE-TV and in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Town and Country Magazine, Pittsburgh Senior News, and other publications. Mr. Sykes was recognized by Pittsburgh magazine as a 2010 FIVE STAR Wealth Manager in the area of Estate Planning. He was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1989, following graduation (with honors) from Ohio State University’s College of Law.
*Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation under authorization of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Deborah Antinozzi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alderson-Broaddus College and a General and Corporate Law Certification from the Duquesne University School of Law and Paralegal Institute, and has studied at the Robert Morris Graduate School of Tax Law.
She concentrates her work at Sykes Elder Law in the area of estate and trust administration. Deborah previously spent 15 years working as an estates and trusts paralegal in some of Pittsburgh’s largest law firms, including K&L Gates and Eckert Seamons Cherin & Mellott.
Deborah uses her training and experience to help clients administer the estates and trusts of loved ones who have passed away.
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