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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.
ELIZABETH M. FINK is a partner at WhiteheadFink Elder Law LLC, in Chicago, Illinois, where she practices in the areas of estate and trust administration, guardianship, Medicaid planning, estate planning and elder law. Ms. Fink is a member of the Chicago Bar Association (Elder Law Committee and Probate Practice Committee); a former mentor with the CBA group mentoring program in probate and estates; a board member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Illinois Chapter; and cochair of the Education Committee of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Illinois Chapter. She earned her B.A. degree from Denison University and her J.D. degree from The John Marshall Law School.
KENNETH KUGELBERG is an attorney with Generation Law, LTD, where he focuses his practice on estate planning and administration, GALs, guardianships, Medicaid applications, and wills and trusts. He has more than 20 years of public service, both inside and outside the courtroom. Mr. Kugelberg formerly worked for the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office. He earned his B.B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from American InterContinental University; and his J.D. degree from The John Marshall Law School.
MELISSA C. PENNUTO is an attorney with A/Z Health, Trust & Elder Law, LLC, where she concentrates her practice in estate planning, trust administration, estate administration, elder law, Veterans assistance benefits, guardianship, probate, medical assistance planning and application, and asset conservation planning. She is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association (member, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Probate, New Attorneys, and Lawyers Lend a Hand), Women's Bar Association of Illinois, Illinois Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association. Ms. Pennuto also is an accredited attorney with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. She earned her B.A. degree from Northwestern University and her J.D. degree from The John Marshall Law School.
FREDERICK E. ROTH is an attorney with the Roth Law Firm of Chicago, Illinois, where he concentrates his law practice in business and estate litigation, and business transactions. He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Illinois and his J.D. degree from The John Marshall Law School of Chicago, Illinois.