Practice AreasEstate Planning and Estate Administration
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
Real Estate & Land Use
Guardianship and Conservatorship
CLAY T. JESTER joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A. in 1980 and has been a Director since 1985. He practices in the areas of family law, estate planning and estate administration, and residential real estate settlements and refinances. In the family law area, he works with clients to help find amicable resolutions and works to avoid litigation.
Mr. Jester has served on the Executive Committee, the Family Court Rules Committee, and the Family Law Section Executive Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association. In addition, he is a past President of the Kent County Bar Association and past President of the Board of Directors of the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. He is a member of the Judicial Appointments Committee, the Family Law Section, the Estates and Trust Section, the Real and Personal Property Section, the Elder Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association.
Mr. Jester received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts in 1972 and a J.D. from the Widener University Delaware Law School in 1973. He was admitted to practice law in Delaware in 1980.
U.S. District Court District of Delaware, 1981
1979 – J.D. – Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
1972 – B.A. – University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Professional Associations and Memberships
Community Legal Aid Society, Inc., (President, 1989 – 1990; Director/Board of Directors, 1985 – 1991)
Delaware State Bar Association, (Executive Committee Member, Family Law & Estates and Trusts Sections), 1994 – 1995
American Trial Lawyers Association
Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, (Board of Governors, 1992 – 1994)
Kent County Bar Association, (President, 1993 – 1994)
American Bar Association, (Family Law, Real Property Probate and Trusts Sections)