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Kevin F. Danyi is newly certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designee by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC). His office is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

The AEP® designation is a graduate level specialization in estate planning, obtained in addition to already recognized professional credentials within the various disciplines of estate planning. The AEP® designation is available to attorneys (JD), Chartered Life Underwriters® (CLU®), Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Certified Financial Planners (CFP®), Chartered Financial Consultants® (ChFC®), and Certified Trust and Financial Advisors (CTFA). It is awarded by the NAEPC to recognize estate planning professionals who meet stringent requirements of experience, knowledge, education, professional reputation, and character. An AEP® designee must embrace the team concept of estate planning and adhere to the NAEPC Code of Ethics, as well as participate in a yearly renewal and recertification process.

Danyi has been a practicing attorney in the Lehigh Valley for the last thirty years. He earned a BA in History from the University of Pittsburgh, a JD from New England School of Law, an LLM in Taxation from Villanova School of Law, and a Certification in Estate Planning from Villanova School of Law.

Danyi is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Northampton County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Estate Planning Council of the Lehigh Valley.

The NAEPC is a national organization of professional estate planners and affiliated local estate planning councils focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards. NAEPC fosters public awareness of the quality service rendered by professionals who meet these standards. NAEPC builds a team approach involving cross-professional disciplines to better serve the public’s need for estate planning.

[Press Release from January 2016]