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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 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
KAYLEIGH M. COWSER is an attorney with The Lynch Law Group, LLC, and a member of the firm’s estates and trusts practice group. Ms. Cowser assists clients with estate planning, and estate and trust administration matters. In addition, she advocates for clients in Orphans’ Court matters by representing fiduciaries or beneficiaries in claims regarding the distribution of estate property. Prior to joining The Lynch Law Group, Ms. Cowser practiced with a boutique firm in Ohio where, in addition to her focus on estate planning, she assisted clients with international adoptions and family law matters. She earned her B.A. degree in political science and philosophy from Ohio Dominican University and her J.D. degree from the University of Akron School of Law. Ms. Cowser is a member of the Allegheny County, Butler County, Pennsylvania and American bar associations.
CHARLES B. HADAD is a partner in The Lynch Law Group, LLC. He is chair of the firm's estates and trusts practice group and a member of the firm's corporate and business succession group. Mr. Hadad concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, probate, trust administration, real estate transactions and corporate and business planning. He advises clients in all facets of estate planning and estate administration. Mr. Hadad is an experienced litigator for Orphans' Court and has successfully represented fiduciaries in surcharge actions, defended will contests, and asserted claims on behalf of beneficiaries and other interested parties for breach of fiduciary duty in the course of estate and trust administration. He earned his B.A. degree in history and business administration from the University of Pittsburgh and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County (Probate & Trust Section Council) bar associations, and the Pittsburgh Estate Planning Council.
CARY D. JONES is a partner in the Washington, Pennsylvania law firm of Marriner, Jones & Fitch, where he practices in the areas of estates, wills, probate, elder law, guardianship, adoption law, general practice and litigation. He is a frequent lecturer for National Business Institute and the Institute for Paralegal Education on his areas of practice. Mr. Jones earned his B.A. degree from Washington & Jefferson College and his J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Washington County Bar Association (former president). Mr. Jones is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, and before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.