2019 Spring Conference Curriculum

Wednesday May 15

9:30AM – 10:30 AM Educational Session | Topic: Digital Assets, Presented by Dr. Gerry W. Beyer, Governor Preston E. Smith Regents Professor of Law, Texas Tech University School of Law

10:45 AM – 12:15 AM Educational Session | Topic: Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act, Presented by Ben Orzeske, Chief Counsel, Uniform Law Commission and Diana Noel, Senior Legislative Representative, AARP

 Thursday, May 16

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Educational Session | Topic: Finding the Right Fit–Decision Making Supports and Guardianship: A New Resource from the National Center for State Courts, Presented by Katheryn Holt, Senior Court Research Analyst at the National Center for State Courts

10:45 AM – 12:15 AM Educational Session | Topic: Hearsay Exceptions in Probate & Estate Proceedings, Presented by Hon. Gerald Fisher, Associate Judge, D.C. Superior Court

 Friday, May 17

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Educational Session | Topic: A Road Increasingly Traveled: Multistate Probate Issues, Presented by Mark R. Caldwell, Burdett & Rice PLLC

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Educational Session | Topic: Asset Protection Trusts, Presented by Prof. Ronald Scalise, Tulane School of Law

11:30 AM – 12:30 AM Educational Session | Topic: Fiduciary Ethics and the Use of Special Needs Trusts in Combination with Able Trusts, Presented by Peter C. Palumbo, AIF, Director-Investments, The Palumbo Group of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. and Darryl Lynch, AIF, Executive Director-Investments