March 10, 2006
Probate Law Institute 2006
Mark your calendar for April 26, 2006 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. to attend Probate Law Institute 2006. Organizers Bradley B. Wrightsel, Magistrate Michael L. Miller, Thomas M. Cummiskey, and Robert R. Dunn have been hard at work putting together a stellar lineup of topics and speakers for the event.
Magistrate Michael L. Miller of Franklin County Probate Court will kick off the conference with a legislative update, followed by Stephen E. Chappelear of Hahn Loeser + Parks speaking about the avoidance of malpractice issues in the practice of probate. Avoidance of fee complications, always a concern for registrants, will be addressed by Kevin A. Craine of Kincaid Randall & Craine, and solo practitioner Jay E. Michael will review the issue of spousal rights and estates.
During the lunch hour, Henley March & Unger will conduct a technology demonstration for registrants. Lunch and refreshments for the institute will be provided by CBS Agency, Inc., a subsidiary of the Columbus Bar that provides probate, court, fidelity and notary E & O bonds to the community. You must pre-register for the seminar to be assured a lunch.
Robert V. Morris II of Metcalf Duren Morris Starkey & Waid, will begin the afternoon session discussing various methods of transferring assets to minors. He will be followed by Barron K. Henley of HMU Consulting, who will bring attendees up to speed on the latest in the technology for probate and estate planning practitioners. J. Troy Terakedis, Calfee Halter & Griswold, will provide a family limited partnership primer to help practitioners understand the ins and outs of this complicated subject.
Rounding out the afternoon, Richard E. Connolly, Ward & Connolly, will present ideas for creative uses for life insurance, and Judge Kenneth J. Spicer of Delaware County Probate/Juvenile Court will update registrants with the latest in case law.
The event usually sells out; so, reserve your spot now to earn 6.5 hours of CLE credit as well as a free lunch. Register online at www.cbalaw.org or call 614/221.4112. Registration for members is $195 prepaid/$205 day of; for non-members is $225 prepaid/$235 day of; and for paralegals is $115 prepaid/$125 day of.