Thomas D. Begley III

Shareholder
Co-Chair, Wills, Trusts & Estates Department


Mr. Begley concentrates his practice in the areas of estate and tax planning, estate administration, small business representation, elder law, and probate litigation.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent
  • Named to the list of “Super Lawyers” as voted by his peers and facilitated by Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly
  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s Top Attorneys as published by SJ Magazine
  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s Awesome Attorneys as published by South Jersey Magazine
  • Recognized as a Best Attorney in Business as published by South Jersey Biz

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust, and Business Law Sections
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Real Estate Committee, Past Chair; Estate Planning and Probate Committee, Past Chair
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, New Jersey Elder Law Section, Former Director

Classes/Seminars

  • “Special Needs Trust (SNT) Must-Haves: Maximizing Care For Disabled Family Members,” National Business Institute, May 2017
  • “Keeping Your Plan Out Of Court: What Drafting Attorneys Can Learn From Litigation,” National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Conference in Boston, April 2017
  • “Dementia and Its Impact on Clients, Attorneys and Judges,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, February 2017
  • Practicing in a Rough Neighborhood, Trust Hacker Podcast, June 2016
  • “Protecting the Public from Predatory Practices,” National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, April 2016
  • “Protecting Your Assets,” Trinity Christian Chapel, April 2016
  • “Ethical Issues in Medical Malpractice,” New Jersey Association for Justice, November 2015
  • “The ABCs of Estate Planning,” Diocese of Camden, September 2014
  • “Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step is Important,” National Business Institute, August 2014
  • “Protecting Your Assets and Preserving Your Wishes,” Knights of Columbus Council 7755, June 2014
  • “Protecting Your Assets and Preserving Your Wishes,” Regional Adult Faith Formation, January 2014
  • “Estate Planning Essentials 2013,” co-presented with Morgan Stanley, Westlake Community, October 2013
  • “Final Accounting in Estate Administration,” National Business Institute teleconference, September 2013
  • “Advanced Estate Planning,” National Business Institute, July 2013
  • “Protecting your Assets and Preserving your Wishes,” Sterling House, Brookdale Senior Living, March 2013
  • “Planning for Families of Disabled Children,” North Carolina Foundation Bar Association, February 2013
  • “Planning for Families of Disabled Children,” CEU Institute for Broadspire, December 2012
  • “The ABCs of Special Needs Planning,” NAELA, November 2012
  • “Protecting Your Assets and Preserving Your Wishes Holy,” South Jersey Salt Water Anglers, May 2012
  • “Resolving Legal and Financial Issues in Elder Care,” National Business Institute, March 2012
  • “Protecting Your Assets and Preserving Your Wishes,” Holy Name Society at Resurrection Parish, January 2012
  • “Protecting your Assets and Preserving your Wishes,” Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Knights of Columbus, November 2011
  • “Advanced Elder Law Review Pre-Season,” National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, November 2011
  • “Charitable Planning,” Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, September 2011