Campbell, California – Prominent Silicon Valley estate planning and elder law attorney, Roy W. Litherland, together with Attorneys Matthew M. Shafae and Justin M. Kennedy, participated in one of the nation’s premier legal education conferences in San Diego, CA from November 2 through November 7. Hosted by the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, the 23rd annual Fall Summit included over 100 estate planning law firms from around the country that met specific qualifications for exclusive membership with the American Academy.
The American Academy is devoted to helping its Member attorneys improve their relationships within their communities as well as enhance the way they practice law. During these bi-annual conferences, attorneys receive state-of-the-art legal education to keep them up-to-date on important estate, tax, and business planning laws. They also receive training from some of the top estate and elder law professionals nationwide to learn the latest in management and practice building strategies. “We place a high value on legal education and practice systems. Our events support attorneys with a holistic approach that covers their educational needs as well as practice management. Between our events and monthly membership calls, we provide considerable education opportunities. These opportunities help meet or exceed our annual 36-hour CLE requirements,” said Sanford M. Fisch, CEO and co-founder of the American Academy.
The Academy’s co-founders jump started the event on Thursday with Founders Message, which focused on visions of the future and goal acceleration. Roy W. Litherland, Matthew M. Shafae and Justin M. Kennedy also received legal training during the session Owners and Future Owners: Anatomy of a Successful Academy Law Firm. Additionally, the Summit featured Sam Donaldson, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, who spoke on Contemporary Estate Planning Paradigms for Married Couples as well as Ethical Issues for the Estate Planner.
The Litherland, Kennedy & Associates, APC, Attorneys at Law has devoted its practice to estate planning and elder care law matters for more than 35 years and has been a Member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys since 1998. The Litherland, Kennedy & Associates, APC, Attorneys at Law is one of only three firms in Silicon Valley to be admitted to Academy Membership. Roy is also a Fellow of the Academy. 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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