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including - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.6 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
TIMOTHY H. BARNES is a founder of Honig & Barnes, LLP, where he focuses his practice on civil trial, probate administration, and elder law. Mr. Barnes is a frequent speaker at probate and Medicaid planning seminars and is a frequent speaker for National Business Institute. He has also taught business law at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He is a member of the Massachusetts and New York State Bar Associations. Mr. Barnes earned his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Cortland and his J.D. degree from New England School of Law.
PETER HERBST JR. is a partner in the law firm of Gorfinkle & Herbst, LLC, where he advises clients in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, and elder law. Working closely with client’s insurance, financial and other advisors, Mr. Herbst ensures their estate plan is integrated with their overall financial planning. He is involved with many professional organizations, such as the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Boston Estate Planning Council, South Shore Young Professionals, as well as the Massachusetts Bar Association, and Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association. Mr. Herbst has been awarded by Super Lawyers New England as a Rising Star in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 in the areas of estate planning and estate administration; and the South Shore Stars 40 Under 40 Award recipient, 2014. He received his B.S degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, followed by earning his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Vermont Law School. Mr. Herbst earned his LL.M. degree from Boston University School of Law, Graduate Tax Program.
LAWRENCE G. HOYLE is a sole practitioner in Wellesley, Massachusetts, with 32 years of experience. His law practice primarily concentrates on estate planning, trusts and estates, probate law, tax law, elder law, asset protection, and litigation relating to these areas of practice. Mr. Hoyle is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Tax Court. He has presented seminars to attorneys and other professionals on various topics. Mr. Hoyle earned his B.A. degree from Brandeis University, his J.D. degree from Syracuse University, and his LL.M. degree from Boston University.
LINDA A. OUELLETTE is an attorney with Lawson & Weitzen, LLP, in Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Ouellette’s practice is devoted exclusively to family law and probate litigation, including divorce, paternity, modification, contempt and guardianship cases, as well as will contests and other probate actions. She has tried multiple family law cases involving complex financial issues, including valuation of closely held corporations, as well as highly contested custody cases. She is a member of the Boston and Massachusetts bar associations. Ms. Ouellette earned her B.A. degree from St. Anselm College and her J.D. degree from Boston College Law School.