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Jenna L. Franks

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in State College, PA

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak
328 S. Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801
Phone: 814-237-4100
Fax: 814-237-1497
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 2017
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law
Attorney Profile

Jenna L. Franks is an Attorney at Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and Florida. Jenna graduated from Penn State in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Crime, Law and Justice, and with a minor in History. After graduating from Penn State, Jenna moved to Florida and attended law school at Nova Southeastern University where she graduated cum laude. During law school, Jenna was a member of the Steven R. Booher American Inn of Court, Broward County Bar Association, Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, and the National Transactional LawMeet competition.

Jenna worked as a paralegal at a Social Security and veterans’ disability law firm throughout law school. She also clerked for firms concentrating in litigation. In June 2017, Jenna joined Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak and moved back to Pennsylvania to be with family. Her focus is primarily on estate planning, long-term care planning, and guardianships.  Jenna is currently an active member of the Centre County Bar Association and the Wilkinson Campbell Inn of Court.

About Jenna L. Franks

First Admitted: 2016, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.paeldercounsel.com/who-we-are/meet-our-team/14-a...

Educational Background

  • Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center - JD - Juris Doctor, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Academy of Special Needs Planners, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaking Engagement, Estate Planning 101, The Village at Penn State Community Seminar, 2019
  • Speaking Engagement, Myth or Truth...The Facts that Affect your Second Half of Life, Nature Inn Community Seminar, 2019
  • Speaking Engagement, Legal Concerns in Transitioning to Adulthood, Penn College Transitions Conference, 2019
  • Speaking Engagement, Planning for the Unexpected, Londonderry Restaurant Community Seminar, 2019
  • Speaking Engagement, Preventing a Health Care Crisis, Elder Care Decisions Day, 2019
  • Speaking Engagement, The Asset Protection Trust - Its Purpose, Funding, & Administration, Best Western Plus Community Seminar, 2019
  • Speaking Engagement, Long-Term Care Planning 101, Susque View Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Senior Expo, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, Estate Planning Tips for Blended Families, Quality Inn Penn State Community Seminar, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, What's in YOUR Pot o' Gold, Quality Inn Penn State Community Seminar, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, 7 Planning Steps for the Second Half of Life, PSEA Pre-Retirement Seminar, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, 7 Planning Steps for the Second Half of Life, PSEA Central Region Pre-Retirement Conference, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, The Hidden Truths of Long-Term Care Planning, Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, 7 Planning Steps for the Second Half of Life, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Nittany Valley Hospital Community Seminar, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, The Secret Strategy: An Unexpected Way to Pay for Nursing Home Care, Comfort Suites Community Seminar, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, Legal Tools to Control Your Health & Finances, Centre County Elder Abuse Task Force, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, The Key to Aging Safely, Blair Senior Services Seminar, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, Planning for the Unexpected - An Introduction to Comprehensive Estate Pre-Planning, Best Western Plus Community Seminar, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, Managing a Healthcare Crisis: Strategies to Protect and Provide, Best Western Plus Community Seminar, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, Navigating your Patient's Rights and Resident's Advance Directives, Alzheimer's Association Spring Conference, 2018
  • Speaking Engagement, Estate Planning 101, Adult Children of Aging Parents - Centre County seminar, 2018

Honors/Awards

  • , Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • , Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2020
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Office Location for Jenna L. Franks

328 S. Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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