Owner and Senior Attorney

            Robert M. John is the owner and senior attorney at Schneider, Nixon & John.  He was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1972 and the United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1975.  He graduated from Villanova University in 1969 and the Villanova University School of Law in 1972.  He is a member of the Montgomery County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.


            Attorney John has been a general practitioner for over 45 years and currently his emphasis is in Wills, Trusts, Estate planning and Estate Administration which were always a major part of his practice.


            He is very involved in his community where he volunteers his legal services to many organizations, churches and the local fire company.  He freely gives of his time to help make his community a better place in which to live.  This currently includes working with the local Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce (both of which he is a past president and Board member) and a local Boy Scout Troop where he served as Scoutmaster for 40 years and is still active as an Assistant Scoutmaster and Crew Leader.


            He enjoys the opportunity to help his clients achieve their goals and looks forward to serving you.



Jillian E. Barton has been with Schneider, Nixon, & John since 2016 and focuses in the areas of estate and trust planning, estate administration, and related elder law matters. Jillian's prior internships and work experiences focused solely in these practice areas.  Jillian graduated from Villanova University School of Law in 2016 and was then admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar. 


Jillian was recognized in undergraduate school for her exceptional community service as part of a national service organization, Alpha Phi Omega, and again as a recipient of the Dorothy Day Pro Bono service award during law school for her outstanding commitment to serving the legal community. Jillian is involved in the local community through teaching at a  supplemental religious school, where she is also serves as Social Action Committee Chair.  In addition, she is actively involved in the Hatboro Rotary Club, where she serves as an incoming Vice President and chairs the Club's Annual Trivia Night.  She is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Bar Associations, and Small and Solo Firm Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association.


Jillian is a native to the area and takes great pride in being able to work with local clients to achieve their goals.  From the G.I. Generation to Baby Boomers to Gen X, Y (Millennials), and Z, Jillian can assist you in creating an estate plan that is right for YOU!  In addition, she provides the compassion, assistance and expertise necessary to navigate the probate and estate administration process.  

She looks forward to working with you.


Estate Planning & Trust Planning                  Probate & Estate Administration 

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