Timothy-Duckworth-Sr.Attorney Duckworth prides himself on his ability to simply explain complex legal concepts, helping his clients better understand what the law means for them.

Tim is one of the founding members of MFDD and has been practicing law in the Lehigh Valley for over 25 years representing individuals, trusts, corporations and other organizations. A true client advocate, Attorney Duckworth is known for always “going the extra mile” for his clients. Following law school, Tim continued his course of studies at Villanova University School of Law, where he received a Master of Laws in Taxation. Out of the office, Tim enjoys running, biking, swimming and spending time with his family.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Elder Law
  • Taxation
  • Business Law and Succession Planning

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation
  • Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., cum laude – Managing Editor, Cooley Law Review
  • Moravian College, B.A., Business

Bar Admissions

State

  • Pennsylvania – Supreme Court – U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey – U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Federal

  • United States Tax Court

Community Involvement

  • Equi-librium, Inc., Board Member
  • Bethlehem Catholic High School Advisory Board, Former Board Member
  • Catholic Charities, Diocese of Allentown, Former Board Member and Vice President
  • Bethlehem Senior Citizens’ Council, Inc., Former Board Member
  • Bethlehem Senior Citizens’ Memorial Endowment Trust, Former Trustee and President
  • Estate Planning Council of the Lehigh Valley, Former Board Member
  • Sacred Heart School Advisory Board, Former Board Member and President
  • Diocese of Allentown Board of Education, Former Board Member/Northampton County Representative
  • St. Thomas More Society, Board of Governors and Treasurer
  • Sacred Heart Parish, Member of Finance Committee and Building Committee

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association – Member of the Tax Law Section, Elder Law Section, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Lehigh County Bar Association
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
  • Estate Planning Council of the Lehigh Valley
  • Catholic Business Owners Alliance
  • Lehigh Valley Aging in Place