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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.
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.
KEVIN CARMICHAEL, MS, JD, LLM, CPA, is a tax partner with the Naples office of Wood, Buckel & Carmichael, PLLC. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern districts of Florida, the U.S. Claims Court and the U.S. Tax Court. Mr. Carmichael is a certified public accountant and a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. His practice focuses primarily on matters concerning business entity law, federal and state taxation, international tax and tax controversy, tax-exempt organizations, estate planning and business succession planning law. Mr. Carmichael earned his B.S. degree from the United States Airforce Academy, his M.S. degree from Temple University, his J.D. degree from Nova Southeastern University and his LL.M. degree in taxation from the University of Miami.
LINDSAY MILLER is a paralegal at the law firm of Greenspoon Marder LLP, in Miami, Florida. She focuses primarily on estate planning in the trust and estates arena as well as complex probate 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.
AUDRA J. SIMOVITCH is the founder of the Law Office of Audra Simovitch, P.A., and is of counsel to Drug and Alcohol Attorneys. The practice focuses on the Guardianship Statute, Marchman Act Statute, estate planning for special needs, estate administration and related tax matters. Ms. Simovitch is admitted to practice in Florida, Massachusetts, Southern District of Florida, District Court of Massachusetts, and U.S. Tax Court. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Miami, her J.D. degree from Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center, her LL.M. in taxation from Boston University School of Law, and her LL.M. in banking and finance from Boston University School of Law.
THOMAS M. VANNESS is an attorney with Ellis Law Group, P.L., where he focuses his practice in estate and tax planning. Mr. VanNess is a member of The Florida Bar, as well as the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He earned his B.S. degree from Florida State University, his J.D. degree from Florida Coastal School of Law, and his LL.M. degree in estate planning, with honors, from the University of Miami School of Law.