Donald Farinato will present the Ethics for Estate Planning and Estate Administration portion of the Probate & Estate Planning Conference scheduled for October 24, 2014. Donald will explore such ethical issues as joint representation, client confidentiality, client competence, and billing inquiries. The conference will take place on October 23 and 24 at the Nashville School of Law in Nashville.
Ed Smith is scheduled to co-present with two other local professionals at a seminar entitled “Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish” on December 17, 2014 at the Knoxville Hilton. Ed will discuss Unrelated Business Taxable Income, Key Compliance Points and Disclosure Considerations of the Form 990, and Advising on Operational Issues.
Scott Griswold and Katie Waldrop are two of five local professionals scheduled to present Trusts 101, a seminar designed for professionals involved in creating, administering and terminating trusts. The seminar will take place on December 15, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville.
Scott Griswold is scheduled to speak on Probate and on Wills and Trusts at the Transactional Practice Seminar on October 17, 2014 at the University of Tennessee Conference Center.
Marshall Peterson was a participant on a panel at University of Tennessee College of Law, The Business of Practicing Law: Managing Partners Forum.
The program, directed to law students, focused on changes in the way legal services are delivered, traits most valued in new hires at local law firms, skills law students will do well to develop and emphasize, and prospects for future hires.
The program was intended to help law students bring career plans into focus, and questions from the audience followed the panel discussion.