Campbell, California — Prominent Silicon Valley estate planning and elder law attorney, Roy W. Litherland, attended one of the nation’s premier legal conferences in San Diego, CA alongside over 100 estate planning law firms from across the country. Hosted by the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, the 22nd annual Fall Summit was held from October 8-11 and centered on the theme, “Imagination Creates Reality.”
The American Academy‘s mission is to provide its Membership with the means to transform their businesses and the way they practice law. These bi-annual conferences deliver the practice management, leadership training, and front-line legal education necessary to stay at the top of their field in order to provide exceptional service for their clients. “This Fall Summit was an inspiring event for all! Our Members and their teams spent time focusing on reimagining what they do and how they can make positive changes to their practice that impact themselves and their valuable clients,” said Sanford M. Fisch, CEO and co-founder of the American Academy.
Kai Kight, an innovative composer and violinist, set the tone during Thursday’s welcome session with his inspiring keynote presentation, “Composing Your World: How to Create a Path Fueled by Imagination and Fulfillment.” Roy W. Litherland also received important legal education and insight into new legal strategies during the course of the weekend. Featured topics included: Solving the Puzzle: The Interaction of Trusts and Retirement Plans; Jeopardy for Estate Planning Attorneys: Case Studies – Answering Questions You Never Thought to Ask; Tips, Tricks, and Traps In Planning, Drafting and Administering Trusts; and Funding and Asset Tracking Solutions. Unique estate planning needs for LGBTQ communities was discussed as well.
The event was a transformative experience for the attorneys and their firms, giving them an opportunity to imagine new possibilities for their practice and the tools needed to implement new or improve on existing services for their clients and families. Roy said, “Our goal is for families in the Silicon Valley to have an effective and thorough estate plan in place that preserves their hard-earned assets for future generations. The American Academy and these events are an essential component in providing me and my team with the education and resources that makes it possible for us to continue making a difference, one family at a time.”
The Litherland, Kennedy & Associates, APC, Attorneys at Law 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. Roy is also a designated Fellow of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. The Litherland, Kennedy & Associates, APC, Attorneys at Law is one of only 3 firms in Silicon Valley to be admitted to Academy Membership. The firm has helped thousands of clients meet their estate planning goals and pass on meaningful legacies to their loved ones. To learn more about how you can achieve your estate planning goals, please call (408) 356-9200 or (831) 476-2400 or visit www.attorneyoffice.com. Media inquiries on estate planning topics are also welcome. ###