Attorney Erik D. Spurlin practices law in the areas of estate planning and administration and long-term care planning.
Erik earned his J.D., cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he also received his LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Taxation, with distinction. During this time Erik earned a Graduate Certificate in Estate Planning and was the sole recipient of the Joseph Price Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Tax Law in 2010.
Prior to joining the Elder Law Firm of Robert Clofine in 2015, Erik was associated with a Lancaster County law firm, practicing in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and tax law. Erik also served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the York County Orphans’ Court, which rules on disputes involving trusts and estates, guardianship and related matters.
Erik is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys, the Elder Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the York County Bar Association. He serves as a board member to multiple sections of the York County Bar Association and a Professional Adviser to Leave a Legacy York County.
Erik frequently presents seminars to other lawyers as a lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, most recently presenting the following courses: Practical Medicaid Planning (2017); Medicaid Basics (2017); Guardianship Updates and Trends (2016); Fixing Broken Trusts (2016); Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid (2016); Estate Planning for the Alzheimer’s Client (2015); and Guardianship Practice and Procedure (2015).
A Pennsylvania native, Erik is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, and master’s degree, summa cum laude, in Political Science.
Erik lives in Dallastown, PA with his wife, Diana, who is also a practicing attorney, and their pets, Zelda and Acheron. In his spare time, Erik enjoys music and astronomy.