Friday, May 16, 2008

PBA RPPT Section's 2008 Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, June 4, & Thursday, June 5, 2008, the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association will hold its Annual Meeting & Retreat, in conjunction with the PBA's Statewide Annual Meeting, at the Hershey Lodge, in Hershey, PA.

The RPPT Section's Annual Meeting & Retreat is explained in detail in a brochure posted online (PDF, 6 pages).

This is the schedule of sessions & events:

Wednesday - June 4th


Probate and Trust

Real Property


Recent Developments in Real Property and Probate

Kirby Upright, Andrea Geraghty

10:00 -11:00

Wants, Wishes, and Wills- A Medical and Legal Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family In Sickness and In Health
Wynne A. Whitman

11:00 –11:15


11:15- 12:15

Special Needs Trusts
Steve Feldman

Transfer Tax Changes
Phil Korb

12:15 – 2:00


2:00 – 3:00

Lawyers in the Movies (Ethics)

Gordon Zubrod

3:00 – 3:15

Networking break

3:15 – 4:15

Ask the Expert:
Top Ten State Tax Issues to Avoid

Paul Dibert

Top Tax Tips for Real Estate Lawyers
Joe Sedlack

4:15- 5:15

Real Estate Issues for Estate Practitioners
Jeff Malak

Dave Schwager

Planning for Entities- FLPs, LLCs, etc.
Arnie Kogan

Chip Mackrides

Thursday - June 5th


8:00- 9:00

Annual Meeting for Members

9:00 –10:00

Vacation Homes: Tax Consequences and Estate Issues
Maury Reiter

10:00 – 11:00

Orphans’ Court Rules Update
Dean Philips
Hon. Anne Lazarus
Neil Hendershot

Inside Subprime Mortgages
Irv Ackelsberg
David Schwager (Moderator)

Faith Schwartz

The online brochure also describes the wrap-around social activities planned by the Section's leadership, and explains how you can register & where you can stay.

If you are a Section Member, or a statewide member attending the PBA's Annual Meeting, please consider participating in the social activities and attending the instructive sessions.