John A. Gagliardi

John A. Gagliardi, Partner

West Chester PA Attorney John GagliardiJohn specializes in bankruptcy, commercial transactions, wills, trusts, and estate planning and administration.  Recently, his practice has focused on consumer and small business bankruptcies across all Chapters.

Prior to joining a mid-sized Philadelphia law firm, John clerked for The Honorable Paul H. Teitler, A.L.J., United States Department of Labor.  In 2012, he and his partners formed Wetzel Gagliardi & Fetter LLC.

John helps train volunteer attorneys to handle Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings for the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project, and takes on bankruptcy cases for the Chester County Legal Aid Access to Justice program.

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Business and Commercial Transactions
  • Orphans’ Court Litigation


  • Chester County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project, Board Member

Community Involvement

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project, Board Member
  • Chester County Legal Aid Access to Justice for Indigents, Pro Bono Services


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D. (Public Interest Fellowship Program, and Pro Bono Law Student Association)
  • The Catholic University of America, B.A. in Political Science


  • New Jersey and Pennsylvania State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey