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"Frontiers of Estate Planning" will be discussed at ONU Law Review Symposium

Mar 13, 2007

"Frontiers of Estate Planning: Changing Laws for Changing Times" will be the subject of Ohio Northern University's 30th Annual Law Review Symposium in the Pettit College of Law beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 23.

ONU visiting professor of law John H. Martin will be serving as symposium moderator. Seven law experts will be discussing the various topics in the field of trusts and estates. from their different viewpoints. Martin, this year's symposium moderator, is a visiting professor at ONU's Pettit College of Law and was previously a partner with Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP in Muskegon and Grand Rapids, Mich.

Anne-Marie Rhodes, professor of law at Loyola University School of Law and Of Counsel with Sachnoff & Weaver, Ltd., will discuss "Consequences of Heirs Misconduct."

Michigan law professor and reporter for the Restatement (Third) of Property (Wills and Other Donative Transfers), Lawrence W. Waggoner will be talking about "Class Gifts Under the Restatement Third of Property."

"Frontiers in Ethics: Did the ABA Finally Get it Right?" will be the topic of Charles M. Bennett, who is a member of the Salt Lake City, Utah law firm of Blackburn & Stoll, LC.

Gerry W. Beyer, professor of law at Texas Tech University School of Law, will be discussing "Electronic Wills and Trusts: Is the Writing Requirement Ready for Relegation to History?"

Professor Ira Mark Bloom will discuss "Powers of Appointment Under the Restatement Third of Property." Bloom is the David Josiah Brewer Distinguished Professor of Law at the Albany Law School of Union University.

"Speak Clearly and Listen Well: Negating the Duty to Diversify Trust Investments" will be the topic of Jeffrey A. Cooper, an associate professor of law at Quinnipiac University School of Law.

Charles D. ("Skip") Fox will talk about "How 'Revocable' is 'Irrevocable?': Obtaining Flexibility in Irrevocable Trusts." He is a partner in the Charlottesville, Virginia office of McGuire-Woods LLP.

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