(Webcast) More Estate Planning Misfires of the Rich and Famous

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Program Chair:
Jessica Galligan Goldsmith
Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP

  • Americans are generally fascinated by celebrities, whether alive or dead. Highly publicized battles regarding the families and estates of celebrities cast a bright spotlight on the importance of proper estate planning. For the fourth year in a row, this highly entertaining and informative program will identify the common factors that cause such disputes, and aid attorneys in avoiding family fights for their clients. An expert faculty will discuss the estates planning misfires of DMX, Kobe Bryant, Larry King, Kenny Rogers, Chadwick Boseman and Eleanor Close Barzin.

    Program Fee:
    $199 for Members | $299 for Nonmembers
    Small Law Firm: $99 for Members

    Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2019-2021), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, and attorney members who practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • Lauren G. Dell
    Brown Advisory

    Erica Howard-Potter
    Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLC

    Stacia C. Kroetz
    Brown Brothers Harriman

    Daniel J. Studin
    Morrison Cohen LLP

    David E. Stutzman
    Seward & Kissel LLP

    Samuel F. Thomas
    Seward & Kissel LLP

  • 2:00 pm – 2:05 pm
    Introduction & Program Overview
    Jessica Galligan Goldsmith

    2:05 pm – 2:30 pm
    Estate of DMX – Fiancée and Rumored to Have Up to 15 Children
    Stacia C. Kroetz

    2:30 pm – 2:55 pm
    Estate of Larry King – A Holographic Will and a Separated Spouse
    David E. Stutzman

    2:55 pm – 3:20 pm
    Estate of Eleanor Close Barzin (Daughter of Marjorie Merriweather Post) – Failure to Coordinate an Overall Estate Plan
    Daniel J. Studin

    3:20 pm – 3:45 pm
    Estate of Kobe Bryant – Failure to Include the Youngest Child
    Erica Howard-Potter

    3:45 pm – 4:00 pm
    Break

    4:00 pm – 4:25 pm
    Estate of Kenny Rogers — The Importance of a Prenuptial Agreement and Children Born Decades Apart
    Lauren Dell

    4:25 pm – 4:50 pm
    Estate of Chadwick Boseman – Planning for a Client with a Terminal Illness
    Samuel F. Thomas

    4:50 pm – 5:00 pm
    Questions and Answers
    Panel

  • New York: 3.0 Professional Practice
    New Jersey: 3.0 General
    California: 3.0 General
    Pennsylvania: 2.5 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    Estate and Gift Taxation, David E. Stutzman, Chair
    Trusts, Estates & Surrogate’s Courts, Andrew S. Auchincloss, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org

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