San Jose, California – Respected Silicon Valley estate planning and elder law attorneys, Roy W. Litherland and Justin M. Kennedy, attended an exclusive legal education conference in San Diego, California from October 19 through October 23. The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys hosted their 24th annual Fall Summit which included over 100 estate planning law firms from around the country that met specific qualifications for membership with the American Academy.
The American Academy is dedicated to helping its Member attorneys revolutionize the way they practice law. The conference focuses on enhancing relationships within their communities, cutting-edge legal education, practice management and leadership training. “We place a high value on our members creating lasting relationships with their clients. This event we focused on deepening these relationships with sessions on communication and law firm systems that help clients leave a lasting legacy,” said Sanford M. Fisch, CEO and co-founder of the American Academy.
The conference opened with an inspiring keynote address, Many Communicate. Few Connect, from speaker Colette Carlson, human behavior expert and founder of Speak Your Truth, Inc. Roy W. Litherland and Justin M. Kennedy also received legal training on state-of-the-art legal strategies and updates in estate planning during sessions such as: Unwinding Estate Plans Due to Changed Circumstances, The Undiscovered Need: Helping Clients Reduce Risk and Transfer Wealth with Life Insurance, Handling Rental Property in a Medicaid Irrevocable Trust, Federal Tax Update, and Protecting Assets from In-Laws and Outlaws.
Attorney Litherland stated, “I find Academy Summits to be a great opportunity to connect with like-minded legal professionals to gather and discuss ways to improve our legal practices. These events give our team additional tools to build relationships with our clients to truly make a difference in our community.”
The Litherland Law Firm has devoted its practice to estate planning and elder law matters for more than 35 years and has been a Member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys since 1998. The Litherland Law Firm is 1 of only 3 firms in the Greater Bay Area to be admitted to Academy Membership. The firm has helped thousands of clients meet their estate planning goals and pass on meaningful, well-preserved legacies to their loved ones.
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