[CAMPBELL, CALIFORNIA]— Prominent estate planning and elder law attorneys, Justin M. Kennedy and Roy W. Litherland, were invited to attend one of the nation’s premier legal educational conferences held in San Diego, CA from October 16-21, 2019. The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys hosted their 26th annual Fall Summit, which included attendees from over 100 qualified estate planning law firms from around the country.
The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys is committed to providing cutting-edge legal education and practice management tools to transform the way their Member attorneys practice law. The Fall Summit is geared towards creating an environment for attorneys to grow personally and professionally, with a focus on implementing the right mindset to foster communication and meaningful relationships within their communities. “It is incredibly important to us that our Members possess the skills to build genuine relationships with their clients. This event we focused on the power of teamwork and incorporating mindful leadership in order for law firms to help their clients create a lasting legacy,” said Sanford M. Fisch, CEO and co-founder of the American Academy.
Renowned basketball coach and speaker, Steve Fisher, kicked off the Summit on Thursday with his keynote address focused on building and sustaining a strong team, and employing effective leadership skills. The Litherland, Kennedy & Associates Team also received training on the newest developments in estate planning and elder law during the sessions: Ethics: Issues of Attorney Client Privilege and Ethical Issues When Changing Fiduciaries, Trust Administration, Disaster Preparedness, Document Fraud in Elder Abuse and Probate Cases, Engaging Clients in Advance Care Planning and End-of-Life Discussions, and Estate Planning Considerations in Divorce.
Attorney Justin M. Kennedy reflected, “Attending Academy Summits empowers us with the tools we need to continue to improve our legal practice and ensure that we are able to best represent our clients’ interests by having the most up-to-date knowledge and education in estate planning and elder care. We are excited to be able to continue to expand the ways in which we interact with our clients and community, as we find new ways to connect with those we serve.”
Litherland, Kennedy and Associates has devoted its practice to estate planning and elder care matters for more than 35 years and has been a Member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys since 1998. Litherland, Kennedy and Associates are 1 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 lasting 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.