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Michelle M. Forsell

Attorney Michelle M. Forsell

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Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Elder Law
  • Real Estate
  • Business
  • Veterans Affairs


Michelle M Forsell, a long-time resident of Pennsburg, Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery County, focuses her practice primarily on elder law, estate planning and administration, Veterans benefits, real estate, and business law. Prior to going into private practice, she gained valuable experience as a law clerk in the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas and Pennsylvania Superior Court. She is a former solicitor to the Borough of East Greenville and is experienced in drafting and implementing resolutions and ordinances, complying with Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law, and dealing with zoning and land use issues. She continues to represent non-profit organizations and many local businesses. 

Michelle often presents seminars on elder law, estate planning, and Veterans benefits to local organizations, including the Upper Perkiomen Valley YMCA, Open Link, Frederick Living, and the Upper Perkiomen School District’s Life Long Learning Program.

When she is not practicing law, Michelle can be found teaching a number of law courses at Cedar Crest College in Allentown.


  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2003
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • M.A. - 2006
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Community Involvement

  • Frederick Living – Board Secretary
  • Gulack Foundation – Board Secretary
  • Open Link – Board
  • Project Live Upper Perk - Board
  • Upper Perkiomen Valley Ambulance Association – Board
  • Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce – Board Chair 2024
  • Upper Perkiomen Valley YMCA – Advisory Board
  • Veterans Brotherhood

Professional Associations

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Accredited
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Elder Law Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County – Past President
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Arbitrator
  • Villanova Law Inn of Court - Master
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation Fellow