W. WADE W. SCOTT
Attorney W. Wade W. Scott believes that estate planning is a collaborative, relationship-based process, not simply the filling out and filing of documents. After all, you are choosing an advisor upon whom your loved ones will depend during challenging and difficult times. Wade will take the time to forge a close relationship with you and your family, one that he hopes will last a lifetime.
Wade graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in English, magna cum laude, in 1979. He earned his law degree from George Mason University Law School in 1984. Wade earned a graduate certificate in Estate Planning from Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2007.
During the early part of his legal career, Wade concentrated his practice in civil litigation. Over time, he decided to leave the large firm he worked for and develop a practice that would let him work with families to meet their legal needs and give him more time to spend with his own family.
Wade is a member of NAELA and ElderCounsel, which are national organizations of trusts and estates attorneys and other legal, tax and business professionals who design sophisticated planning techniques for individuals and families.
Paralegal & Certified Medicaid Planner
Allysyn brings to the team a wealth of experience, particularly in Medicaid planning. She attended Wesley College, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1988. She holds her Series 6, 63, and 65 as well as two Associate degrees from Delaware Technical College. Additionally, Allysyn obtained her Paralegal Certificate from Widener University Delaware Law School.
Allysyn has been with the team since 2013 and is the Firm’s “Miracle” Medicaid Paralegal. As a Certified Medicaid Planner, she assists individuals and families through the difficult and very complicated process of Medicaid applications. Allysyn knows the in’s and out’s of the Delaware Medicaid system and we are so lucky to have her with us!
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her large family, especially her adorable son Jacksyn and their rescue dog, Emily. Allysyn loves attending concerts and festivals and volunteering whenever she can for causes close to her heart. ♥ Speaking of hearts, she has a heart of gold… and is the glue that holds our “family” together!
Karen is our full time Office Administrator. Karen joined our team in April of 2018. Prior to that, Karen was a litigation paralegal and office manager for 22 years at Hogan McDaniel, Attorneys at Law, and is a Certified ProAdvisor for Intuit Quickbooks. Karen majored in Business Management and Administration at Gordon State College (a division of the University of Georgia) in Barnesville, GA, where she also minored in graphic art.
In her free time, she loves to go on motorcycle rides (only as a passenger as her husband, Rob, is always the “pilot”) and enjoys spending time with her family of four boys, their wives, five grandchildren (Xander, Spencer, Jack, Winter and Willa) and many grand-dogs. Rob and Karen are extremely passionate about animal rescue and part of their family includes their two rescue dogs Kolby and Jasper! They support animal rescues, especially the ones that saved Kolby (LaMancha Animal Rescue – Pennsylvania) and Jasper (Justice Rescue – Pennsylvania). Karen also spent several years volunteering at local retirement communities and skilled nursing / rehab facilities around her hometown (Thomaston, Georgia) where she would go with friends and sing to the residents and help them with their basic needs. She fits in very well here, as her compassion is contagious! ♥
Carly joined our team in July 2020 as our Marketing and Scheduling Coordinator. She graduated from High Point University in North Carolina with a B. A. in Business Administration and a minor in entrepreneurship and communications. Carly has spent most of her professional career working in the insurance industry. Her education and experience have allowed her to hit the ground running here at the Firm.
Carly has an open, easy manner that helps clients relax and focus on the work at hand. She is very close to her parents and grandparents and credits them for her compassionate nature.
In her free time, Carly enjoys listening to music, hiking, fishing and spending lots of time with Lexi, an adorable pit bull (Carly calls her a "princess"), who was saved as a puppy by a rescue in Lionville, PA, and adopted by Carly's parents.
We can't wait for you to meet Carly - You will love her just like we do! ♥
Office Assistant / Receptionist
Paulina joined our team on May 17, 2021. She is a 2019 graduate of the University of Delaware where she received her Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice, with a minor in forensics. Paulina has always been interested in the law and hopes to be an attorney one day.
In college, Paulina was on the Dean's List and worked for Student Support Services as an assistant. From this experience, she learned the value of hard work, efficiency, and communication. Additionally, we love that Paulina is bilingual and can facilitate meetings for us in English and Spanish.
Paulina loves spending time with her beautiful one year old daughter, Aubrey. In their spare time, they enjoy being outdoors and going on hiking trails. Paulina also enjoys reading and watching crime/action television shows which include Criminal Minds, Law & Order and NCIS.
We are so happy to have Paulina and are excited about her future with us! ♥
Sr. Door Greeter
Augusta (“Gussie”) was rescued from a no kill shelter in Pennsylvania and she is three years old. Gussie appears to be a mix of Cairn Terrier and Shih Tzu; her personality reflects the strongest features of each. Gussie comes to work on most days to meet and greet guests and clients. When the door bell rings, she runs into the waiting room (sometimes with toy in her mouth) with her tail wagging.
Gussie seems to sense when someone is under stress or upset. She hops right up on the couch to comfort them and to get a belly rub! Gussie can hardly wait to meet you!