Gerald I. Street

Gerald I. Street

Managing Partner
Location:
Dover, Delaware
Phone:
302-724-4960
888-353-2314 (Toll Free)
Fax:
302-735-8417
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Estate Planning
  • 20% Probate Administration
  • 30% Elder Law

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware, 1973
  • U.S. District Court District of Delaware, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1972
  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
    • B.A. - 1969
  • Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Missouri - 1966
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Marital Property Division - Delaware Style, Delaware Lawyer, Winter, 1989-1990

Representative Cases

  • State vs. Hughes
  • State vs. Sweetwater

Representative Clients

  • Luther Villages
  • Luther Towers
  • First American Title Insurance Company
  • State of Delaware
  • U.L. Harmon, Inc.

References

  • M & T Bank

Classes/Seminars

  • Elder Care Issues in Delaware, NBI
  • Financial Planning and Estate Planning, Osher Lifelong Learning, 2011 - Present
  • "Trust Rules, Laws and Planning”, NAELA, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2014
  • Veterans Benefits and Planning, Victoria Collier, 2011
  • Elder Care Workshop, Wells Fargo Modern Maturity Center, April 15, 2011 - December 10, 2015
  • Estate and Gift Tax Rules and Planning, ALI, 2011
  • Medicaid Planning, MPS, 2009
  • Real Estate Law - Delaware Real Estate Commission Approved Instructor, Delaware Tech Community College, 2006 - 2008
  • Family Law, DE Bar Assoc, 1985 - 1995
  • Family Law, NBI, 1985 - 1995
  • Business Law - Adjunct Professor, Wesley College, 1980 - 1985
  • Trial Practice, NBI, 1980
  • Constitutional Law - Adjunct Professor, Delaware Tech Community College, 1974 - 1976
  • Criminal Law - Adjunct Professor, Delaware Tech Community College, 1974 - 1976

Honors and Awards

  • City of Dover appreciation for 25 years as member and vice chairman of the Downtown Dover Partnership, 2015
  • Blood Bank Donor Appreciation, Three Gallon Donor, 2012
  • Top Lawyers in Delaware, Delaware Today, 2010
  • Family Law Professionalism Award, 2004
  • Outstanding Young Men of America, 1980

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Delaware Guardianship Commission, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Court of Chancery Guardianship Probate Rules Committee, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Terry-Carey Inns of Court, Master, 1995 - 2010
  • Delaware Family Court Rules Committee, 1985 - 2010
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Supreme Court Long Range Planning Committee, 1983 - 1986
  • Board on Professional Responsibility, 1982 - 1986
  • Delaware Superior Court Rules Committee, 1978 - 1982
  • Delaware Bar Association, Member, 1972 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Street & Ellis, P.A., Managing Partner, 1988 - Present
  • Delaware House of Representatives, 1980 - 1982
  • Gerald I. Street, P.A., Managing Partner, 1978 - 1981
  • Dunlap, Holland & Eberly, Associate, 1976 - 1978
  • Hudson Jones, Associate, 1975 - 1976
  • Tunell & Raysor, Associate, 1974 - 1975
  • Dept of Justice, Deputy Attorney General, Criminal Division, 1972 - 1974

Pro Bono Activities

  • Downtown Dover Partnership Inc., 1990 - 2015
  • Kent County Conservation, Board Member and Vice-President, 2013 - Present
  • Honorary Commander Dover Air Force Base Boy Scouts of America District Chairman, 2004 - 2011
  • The Delaware Nature Society, Board Member, 2010
  • Capital School Board, 1990 - 1995

Languages

  • English