The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris are located throughout the Pittsburgh area. Together our attorneys have over 65 years of legal experience. Don’t wait for a crisis to begin planning for long-term care. Contact The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris today!

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Medicaid Planning

As life expectancies and long term care costs continue to rise, the challenge quickly becomes how to pay for these services.

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Living Trust

A living trust is a very effective tool in estate planning, but it takes expertise on the part of your attorney as well as considerable forethought on your part.

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Estate Administration & Probate

Where do you turn when a loved one dies and you are responsible for administering their estate?

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In-Home And Facility Long Term Care Planning

Facility and At-Home Long-Term Care is another aspect of estate planning focusing primarily on the needs of families and individuals as they age.

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Asset Protection

Are you protected from the high costs of nursing home and long term care? You have worked hard all your life and saved for a comfortable retirement.

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The Dementia and Life Care Planning Center

Our firm has created The Dementia and Life Care Planning Center as a special division of our practice because dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease has unique challenges.

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Retirement Planning

Retirement is often an exciting, yet bittersweet time of life. Chances are good that all of your children have left the nest with lives and growing families of their own.

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Special Needs Estate Planning

While estate planning is important for everyone, it is crucial for families with special needs children.

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Meet the team!

We believe everyone has a legacy to protect.

It is our mission to use our experience to protect your legacy from its greatest threats. Whether that threat is from long-term care costs, in-laws, market loss, loss of income or unnecessary legal fees, court costs, insurance expenses, or taxes, we can give you peace of mind that your legacy will be protected.

We combine our unique and time-proven legal, financial, and insurance techniques to protect what you have spent a lifetime building. While proper legal, financial, and insurance techniques are powerful in their own right, when proper legal documents are combined with the right financial and insurance products, they become even more powerful.

Let’s protect your legacy together.

Our dedicated staff!
Attorney - James Shields - The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris
Jim Shields


Attorney - Thomas Boris - The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris
Tom Boris


Attorney - Glenn Smith - The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris
Glenn Smith


Attorney - Stephanie Boris - The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris
Stephanie Boris


Attorney - McKenna Adams - The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris
McKenna Adams



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