Safeguarding Your Present & Future

ATTORNEY Linda Law Carroll

Experienced Elder Law Attorney in Pittsburgh

Since receiving her Juris Doctorate cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 1983, Attorney Linda Law Carroll has worked tirelessly to represent her clients in a diverse range of practice areas. With a B.A. in International Relations from the University of California – Davis, Attorney Carroll has always been committed to resolving complex disputes with a diplomatic approach and thoughtful consideration for all parties involved.

Attorney Carroll has worked with our firm since 2006, serving countless individuals throughout Pittsburgh with her skills as a negotiator and a motivated legal advocate. Focusing primarily on elder law here at Marks Elder Law, she also has a wealth of experience in estate administration, wills, estate related litigation, and guardianships.

undefinedPractice Areas

  • All aspects of estate administration including, but not limited to, opening estates, completing required court filings, preparing inheritance tax returns, state and federal personal and fiduciary income tax returns, preparing Petitions for Settlement of Small Estate, Family Settlement Agreements and accounts for audit, drafting Agreements of Sale, deeds and other asset transfer documents, attending closings, coordinating distributions, maximizing tax savings, and closing estates.
  • Orphans Court litigation, including will contests, surcharge actions, removal of personal representative, appointment of personal representative, actions to compel accounting, Petitions to Settle Small Estates, Petitions to Compromise Taxes and trust litigation.
  • Drafting and implementation of Wills, Healthcare Powers of Attorneys, Business and Financial Durable Powers of Attorney, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, and Special Needs Trusts.
  • Preparing Guardianship accounts, Petitions for Distribution and Petitions for Allowance of Fee
  • Nonprofit and for-profit incorporations, LLC formation and drafting of Operating Agreements and all aspects of obtaining tax exemption for non-profit corporations
  • Extensive use of TimeMatters, Lackner, Excel, Microsoft Word, Turbo Tax

EDUCATION

  • Georgetown University Law Center

    • J.D. May 1983, cum laude
    • Clinic: Institute For Public Representation
    • CLE status is current.
  • University of California, Davis
    • University of Bordeaux, France (junior year)
    • B.A. 1976, International Relations

AFFILIATIONS

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania; Fall 1983
  • Caritas Award, May, 2003. Presented by Catholic Charities for legal work with refugees
  • Member of Council, Allegheny County Bar Association, Probate and Estate Section
  • Chair, Refugee Team, Bellevue United Presbyterian Church
  • Board member, Bona Fide Bellevue
  • Former Advisor, Northgate Middle and High School Mock Trial Teams
  • Former Board of Directors member, North Boroughs Food Bank and Northminster Preschool

Marks Elder Law

A Reputation of Honesty, Integrity & Trust
  • Trustworthy

    With 40 years of experience, Attorney Marks gives each of his clients the personalized attention they deserve.

  • Caring

    Our clients are more than just a number; for your convenience, we are willing to come to meet you at your house or in the hospital.

  • Professional

    Our clients consistently rate us 5 Stars for our exceptional legal guidance and qualified care in each situation.

Our Client Testimonials

  • “Thank you for doing a great job on the estate.”

    Maggie M.

  • “He was great to work with, very responsive and knew the subject matter inside and out.”

    Meredith H.

  • “Thank you for all the help, I met you at the worse time in my life, but will always remember you for your kindness and patience.”

    Vicki G.

  • “I am very happy with his service.”

    Former Client

  • “I really can't not say thank you enough. He was excellent!!!”

    Aleeta & Michael

  • “Price was excellent.”

    Cathie

  • “Thank you so much for your hard work on my husband's estate.”

    Nancy G.

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