Shaun E. O'Toole, Esquire

Shaun E. O’Toole

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Raised in Tionesta, Pennsylvania, Mr. O’Toole has practice law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania since 1988. For over thirty years, Mr. O’Toole has skillfully advised individuals and families in the following practice areas:  Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate Law, Medicaid Planning, and Estate Litigation

Over the years, Mr. O’Toole has done a significant amount of work in the area of non-profit organizations. He has formed and represented numerous non-profits, including nursing homes, quasi-governmental organizations, trade associations, and even professional athletes desiring to do charitable work.

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Law
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Estate Litigation



  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Juris Doctor – 1985
  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M., Master of Laws – Taxation – 1988
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1982



  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Pennsylvania



  • Picking Up the Pieces, The Pennsylvania Lawyer, July/August, 2011


Professional Associations

  • Harrisburg Planning Commission, 2005 to Present
  • Harrisburg Parking Authority, 2015 to Present
  • Harrisburg Redevelopment Authority, Vice Chairperson, 2005 to 2014
  • Dauphin County Council on Aging, Board of Directors, 2006 to 2012
  • Hearing Committee Member, Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 07/2006 to 06/2012
  • Camp Curtin YMCA, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Board of Directors, 2012 – Present, 07/2006 to 06/2012
  • Hamm Camp, Inc., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Board of Directors and Legal Counsel, 2012 – Present
  • Chris “Handles” Franklin Foundation, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Board of Directors and Legal Counsel , 2017 – Present
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Central Pennsylvania, Board of Directors, 1992 – 1999
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Central Pennsylvania, Lifetime Member of Board of Directors – Awarded 1999

220 Pine Street

Harrisburg, PA 17101

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Phone: 717-695-0389