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including - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal education self-study credit required to maintain the CP(Certified Paralegal) credential.
TRAVIS M. ARMBRUST is a member of Brown, Kinsey, Funkhouser & Lander, P.L.C., in Mason City. Mr. Armbrust practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, and civil litigation. He is a member of the Cerro Gordo County and Iowa State bar associations. Mr. Armbrust received his B.A. degree from St. Cloud State University and earned his J.D. degree from Drake University Law School.
MAUREEN COSGROVE is an attorney and partner with McCormally & Cosgrove, P.L.L.C. She focuses her practice on family law, probate, business law, personal injury and litigation. Ms. Cosgrove is a member of the Polk County Women Attorneys, the Polk County Bar Association and the Iowa State Bar Association. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Northern Iowa and her J.D. degree from Hamline University School of Law.
ELIZABETH R. MEYER is a shareholder and chair of the Fiduciary Litigation Department of Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C. Ms. Meyer focuses her practice in the areas of trust and probate litigation, construction litigation, and business litigation. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association and the Polk County Bar Association. Ms. Meyer earned her B.A. degree from Truman State University and her J.D. degree from Drake Law School.
JAMES R. MONROE is a former professor at Drake University Law School and has a law practice in the areas of taxation law, estate planning law, and business planning law. He has spoken for various professional groups on his areas of practice. Mr. Monroe earned his B.A. degree from the University of Northern Iowa, his M.S.B.A. degree from the University of Denver, his J.D. degree from the University of Iowa, and his LL.M. degree in taxation from New York University.
BREANNA L. YOUNG is an attorney and special counsel in the Des Moines office of Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C. She focuses her practice on wills, trust and probate; wills, trust and probate litigation; business organizations and transactions; as well as tax/transaction. Ms. Young is a member of the Dallas County Bar Association; the Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys; and the Iowa State Bar Association's Probate, Trust, and Estate Planning Section, for which she has served as section chair, vice-chair, and council appointee. She received her B.A. degree from the University of Iowa and her J.D. degree from the University of Iowa College of Law.