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Bringing an estate smoothly through probate is one of the best ways to help families deal with the death of a loved one. Although some estates are contentious and nasty, most of them can be efficiently and effectively handled so families can tie up legal loose ends and gain a sense of closure. Do you know the proper procedural steps for getting an estate through probate? Your role is vital - and knowing what to do can be easy with our authoritative reference materials.
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including - Ethics: 1.00
This course will qualify for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education for paralegals, including 1.0 hour of self-study ethics credit, toward the eligibility requirements of the Florida Registered Paralegal Program.
LINDSAY MILLER is a paralegal at the law firm of Greenspoon Marder, P.A., in Miami, Florida. Ms. Miller’s primary areas of practice are trust and estate drafting and administration. Prior to working at Greenspoon Marder, P.A., Ms. Miller worked as an in-house paralegal for Linder Law Group for several years where she focused on financial planning, including complex and individually tailored, targeted solutions for estates, including corporate, international, and all other family planning needs. Her experience in probate extends to nine years of complex administration. Ms. Miller earned her B.S. degree from Florida International University. She is a Florida Registered Paralegal and is certified in law ethics and society.
JENNIFER E. OKCULAR is a shareholder with Nelson & Nelson, P.A. She practices primarily in the areas of tax, estate planning, asset protection planning and probate administration. Ms. Okcular was accepted into Class II of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in 2016 and graduated in May 2017. She was named as a Rising Star in the category of estate planning and probate by Florida Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014 and 2015; and in 2017, she was named for the first time by Florida Super Lawyers as a top Florida attorney in the area of estate planning and probate. Ms. Okcular earned her B.A. degree from the University of Florida. She earned her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law and her LL.M. degree from University of Florida.
JESSICA S. POMERANIEC is a senior associate with Chepenik Trushin LLP. She focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and business transactions. Ms. Pomeraniec is a member of The Florida Bar. Prior to joining Chepenik Trushin LLP, Ms. Pomeraniec was liaison to the dean at the University of Miami School of Law. In this role, she served as chief of staff to Dean Patricia D. White and consulted across various departments, drafted gift/grant proposals, and established law-school wide protocols to improve efficiency and service. She also designed an innovative, interdisciplinary graduate course, "The Idea of the Hospital: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry." The course, which ran for three years, spanned six graduate schools across the University of Miami and was the first of its kind in the country. Ms. Pomeraniec holds her A.B. degree, in modern European history, from Brown University. She received her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law.
MONIQUE M. SADARANGANI is an attorney with Chepenik Trushin LLP. She focuses her practice in estate planning, probate administration, trust administration, guardianship administration and corporate transactional work. She is a member of The Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section and Dade County Bar Association. Ms. Sadarangani received a B.A. degree from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. She obtained a M.A. degree, in Asian religions, from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, after spending six months in India working on her master’s thesis on the interplay between Hindu religious practices and the culinary arts. While studying and traveling, Ms. Sadarangani worked as a student affairs professional, working at the university level in student conduct in order to assist with the recidivism rates of high risk students and those with disciplinary issues. Ms. Sadarangani left student affairs to attend law school and received a J.D. degree from Suffolk University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, where she served as a member on the Journal of High Technology Law. Ms. Sadarangani then received an LL.M. degree, in estate planning, from the University of Miami School of Law.