Technology, Ethics, and Estate Planning Practice Management

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Price: $349
Total Credits: 45
Ethics & Specialty Credits: 9.5
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  • Description
    As in every other field today, technology is transforming estate planning. This CLE course explains how estate planners can creatively utilize technology to enhance efficiency, minimize costs and develop strategies to minimize risk. Topics include document generation software to create better documents at lower costs, adapting everyday tools such as calendar and billing systems to increase client communication, and utilize record keeping software to safeguard you and your clients. The impact of artificial intelligence, online meetings and other practical management and communication retention methodologies will all be discussed in this informative session.
  • Instructor Bio

    Martin Shenkman

    Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, PFS, AEP (distinguished), JD, is an attorney in private practice in Paramus, New Jersey and New York City. Practice concentrates on estate and tax planning. He is the author of 42 books and more than 1,000 articles. He is active in many charitable causes and founded ChronicIllnessPlanning.org which educates professional advisers on planning for clients with chronic illness and disability. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Wharton School, with a concentration in accounting and economics, an MBA from the University of Michigan, with a concentration in tax and finance, and a law degree from Fordham University School of Law.

    To learn more about Marty visit his website http://shenkmanlaw.com


    Jonathan Blattmachr

    Mr. Blattmachr is a Principal in ILS Management, LLC and a retired member of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York, NY and of the Alaska, California and New York Bars. He is recognized as one of the most creative trusts and estates lawyers in the country and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. He has written and lectured extensively on estate and trust taxation and charitable giving.

    Mr. Blattmachr graduated from Columbia University School of Law cum laude, where he was recognized as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and received his A.B. degree from Bucknell University, majoring in mathematics. He has served as a lecturer-in-law of the Columbia University School of Law and is an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University Law School in its Masters in Tax Program (LLM). He is a former chairperson of the Trusts & Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and of several committees of the American Bar Association. Mr. Blattmachr is a Fellow and a former Regent of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and past chair of its Estate and Gift Tax Committee. He is author or co-author of five books and more than 400 articles on estate planning and tax topics.

    Among professional activities, which are too numerous to list, Mr. Blattmachr has served as an Advisor on The American Law Institute, Restatement of the Law, Trusts 3rd; and as a Fellow of The New York Bar Foundation and a member of the American Bar Foundation.


    Peter Fidler

    Peter Fidler has more than 25 years of IT experience. His expertise ranges from email systems to database applications to network infrastructure. With Warren Eng, he founded WCA Technologies to provide high-quality IT service to not-for-profit organizations, law firms, and a variety of small- and medium-sized businesses. His knowledge of IT infrastructure helps ensure that every problem large or small is addressed appropriately and effectively. Peter graduated from Bentley University with a Bachelor of Science in Business and then went on to receive his MBA from Fordham University.

Courses purchased through UnitedCLE.com are provided and fully accredited by The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, a Certified Provider of CLE as recognized by the Colorado Supreme Court Continuing Legal and Judicial Education Committee.To view further accreditation details, please click here.