Patrick Russo focuses his practice on estate planning and trust and estate administration.
Patrick earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University – Camden in 2010. He then graduated magna cum laude from Widener University School of Law (now Delaware Law School) in 2014 where he received Certificate of Achievement Awards in Federal Income Taxation, Federal Estate and Gift Taxation, and Estate Planning. During law school, Patrick worked full time as an income tax preparer for a small Philadelphia tax business preparing federal, state and local income tax returns for corporations, partnerships and individuals.
Patrick was nominated for and graduated from the inaugural session of the Mid-Atlantic Fellows Institute (“MAFI”) sponsored by the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in 2019. MAFI is a six session education program designed to develop future leaders of trust and estate practice.
Prior to joining Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager, Patrick clerked for the Honorable Matthew D. Carrafiello in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Orphans’ Court Division, and also worked as an associate in two New Jersey tax and estate planning firms. Patrick completed his Masters of Law in Taxation at the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2018, and was the recipient of the Faculty Award, given to a graduate who demonstrates outstanding achievement in academic studies.