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2020 WILMIC Summer CLE Seminar

Practicing Law In the COVID Era
Family Law and Estate Planning Issues
During and After the Pandemic

Registration is open for WILMIC’s Summer Webinar!

This year’s half-day, three-hour morning seminar is scheduled for Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This seminar will be an online, webcast-only program while we continue to practice social distancing.

Three CLE credits, including ethics, have been applied for.

Speakers

Speakers: Gregg Herman and Bill Williams

Topics

Family Law: Gregg Herman

  • Substantive issues of family law affected by COVID – support orders, mediation, communicating with clients, silver linings in this cloud
  • Practicing family law in the COVID era – what’s different?
  • The future of family law practice in light of COVID – where do we go from here?

Estate Planning: Bill Williams

  • Getting documents signed – a much different challenge during the pandemic
  • Flexibility in estate plans – responding to the pandemic and likely changes to the tax laws
  • Standards for attorney non-liability in estate planning
  • Trustees and how they navigate increased requests for distribution
  • Updating existing estate plans during the pandemic
  • Advanced directives and living wills – does the pandemic make those considerations more urgent?

Registration/Fees

WILMIC policyholders can attend free of charge.  For others, tuition is $75.00.

To register, please email Stephanie Williams at or Tom Watson. They can also be reached by phone at (608) 824-1700.