Our Team

Meet the HighPoint Law Offices Team

The Bucks County Herald, “Best Elder Law Attorney & One of the Best Law Firms” 2022 & 2023.

Highpoint Law Offices PC is a unique estate planning practice excelling in serving and supporting clients by appreciating their goals, values, and passion for life’s important matters.

Peter J. Gilbert

Attorney

Peter J. Gilbert is the founding attorney of Highpoint Law Offices PC. The law is Peter’s second career, after having served in pastoral ministry for 17 years. His unique background in ministry sets the tone for a law practice that is rooted in respect, compassion, helping others build better futures through estate planning, long-term care planning, special needs planning, and business planning.

Peter holds a BA from Haverford College, a BD from Yale Divinity School, and a JD from William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law. His postgraduate & advanced training includes work on Medicaid Practice Systems, Elder Law, Long-Term Care, and Estate Planning Advanced Studies. Peter and his wife are proud parents and grandparents.

Peter is a member in good standing of the following organizations:
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Bucks County Bar Association, Wealth Counsel, Elder Counsel, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Bucks County Estate Planning Council, and the Board of Trustees at Christ’s Home Retirement Community.


Ashley B. Han

Attorney

Ashley’s practice focusses on representing clients in estate planning and representing executors and trustees in estate administration. She joined HighPoint Law Offices in early 2022. She began her career as a judicial law clerk in Northampton County, Pennsylvania and served as an Assistant District Attorney for the city of Philadelphia. Prior to joining the firm, Ashley was a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice.

Ashley graduated Summa Cum Laude from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She also graduated Summa Cum Laude and in the top 2% of her class from American University’s Washington College of Law. She successfully completed Temple University Beasley School of Law’s Estate Planning Certificate Program in 2022. Ashley is a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Probate and Tax section. 

Ashley lives with her husband and three children in Gwynedd Valley. She is an active member of her community, serving on the Board of Directors at Bear Creek Camp and in many volunteer capacities at her church, Trinity Lutheran Church in Lansdale. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.  


Heidi van Steenburgh

Attorney

Heidi joined HighPoint Law Offices in 2024 where she counsels clients on succession planning, business planning and estate administration. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for both mid-size and larger full-service firms and ran a small business for 15 years.

Heidi graduated from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University where she was an Articles Editor of The Dickinson Law Review. While in law school she was an intern with the United States Attorney’s Office in both the Eastern and Middle Districts. After graduating law school, she clerked for the Honorable James C. Hogan in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. She earned her undergraduate degree from Lafayette College where she was a Captain of the Division I softball team. 

In 2023, Heidi earned the Certified Estate Planner™ designation through the National Institute of Certified Estate Planners. 


Loren Frasco

Paralegal & Executive Director

Loren has been setting a warm and welcoming tone with HighPoint Law Offices since 2003. As Executive Director, Loren oversees many of the day-to-day administrative activities of the firm as well as drafts legal documents. Loren has been running the ACE Client Care program at HighPoint since 2003 and has been an integral part of the firm’s growth over the years.

Loren is a Certified Paralegal and Notary Public with many years of estate planning and elder care experience. She holds a B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture from Delaware Valley College and resides with her husband and family in New Britain, Pennsylvania where she is active in her community.


Tara Gorman

Estate Administration Paralegal

Tara Gorman comes to HighPoint Law Offices as an experienced paralegal with more than 20 years of expertise settling estates and helping families with their estate planning. Tara is a graduate of Stockton University in New Jersey and lives in Bucks County. Tara is active in her church and home life. Her two sons, husband, three cats and one dog keep her busy outside of the office. She enjoys heading to the beach in the summer. 


Yvette Groce

Client Services Coordinator

Yvette is a dynamic and innovative problem solver, dedicated to transforming client experiences with her engaging and positive interactions. Known for her humor, she brings joy to every encounter. As the Client Services Coordinator, Yvette manages client relationships to ensure every person that walks through the door enjoys a pleasant, informative, and productive experience.

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