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Walter P. Eells

17 East Gay Street, Suite 100 West Chester, Pennsylvania 19381
Firm: Gawthrop Greenwood, PC
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Overview
Firm

Gawthrop Greenwood, PC


Years In Practice

37


Phone Number (610) 696-8225

Walter P. Eells is a partner in the firm’s West Chester office. With over 30 years of litigation experience, he concentrates his practice in the Family and Orphans’ Courts, offering focused and timely advice to clients involving adoptions, guardianships, divorce, custody, support, pre- and postnuptial agreements, and all related litigation and mediation. He previously served as the Chairperson appointed by the Chester County Court of Common Pleas to review and revise the Local Family Court Rules. A former winner of the Chester County Bar Association Public Service Award, Walter has worked closely over the years with Legal Aid of Chester County and the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County as pro bono counsel.

 

Walter was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1985 and the New Jersey Bar in 1989. He received his law degree from Ohio Northern University and his undergraduate degree from Villanova University. Walter is a Barrister of the Honorable John E. Stively, Jr., American Inn of Court.

Walter has shared his extensive knowledge of family law through teaching Continuing Legal Education classes with the Chester County Bar Association. Courses he has taught include “Support in Chester County” and “New Chester County Court rules in a Nutshell.” Prior to joining Gawthrop Greenwood, Walter served as a Captain in the United States Army Judge Advocate General Corps.

 

What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Bar Admissions
New Jersey
Admitted in 1989
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Admitted in 1989
U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals
Admitted in 1986
Pennsylvania
Admitted in 1985
Awards
  • Main Line Today Top Lawyers 2011 - 2021


  • Chester County Bar Association Public Service Award, 1999
  • Legal Aid of Chester County Volunteer Attorney Program - 5 Years of Service Award
  • Philadelphia Life Top Attorney

Organizations & Affiliations
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Chester County Bar Association
Member
Honorable John E. Stively, Jr. American Inn of Court
Barrister
Education
Ohio Northern University, J.D.
Graduated
Villanova University, B.A.
Contact Details and Office Locations
17 East Gay Street, Suite 100
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19381
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