David M. Frees, III
P.O. Box 289
Phoenixville PA  19460
Phone:(610) 933-8069

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  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. (1985)
    • magna cum laude
  • Dickinson College (1982)
    • B.A., History and Political Science, summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Mr. Frees heads the Firm's Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation Section, and Co-chairs the Elder Law Solutions section of the Firm. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Frees is Chairman of Success Technologies, has appeared on National Public Radio, and is a frequent speaker in the area of trust and estate planning and administration, charitable giving, and communication and presentation skills.  In 2010, 2011 and 2012, Mr. Frees was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in Philadelphia Magazine by Super Lawyers©, a Thomson Reuters Company.  In 2011, Mr. Frees was named as a "Top Lawyer" by Main Line Today Magazine


  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (1985)
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey (1985)
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Chester County Community Foundation
    • Past Chairman of the Board
    • Past Chair, Development Committee
    • Board of Directors
  • Phoenixville Hospital
    • Board of Directors
  • Phoenixville Federal Bank and Trust
    • Board of Directors
      • Trust and Audit Committee

Presentations and Publications

  • Author, The Language of Parenting: Building Great Family Relationships At All Ages
  • Author, Einstein's Business Dream Inc.
  • Instructor, Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxation of Trust Seminar for the American Society of Financial Planners at The American College
  • Presenter and Instructor, private seminars to instruct executors and administrators in fiduciary obligations
  • Instructor, Estate Administration and Estate Planning programs, Pennsylvania Bar Institute