Leave A Legacy to Host Estate Planning Guru in Free Educational Seminar, April 25: Roy M. Adams to Speak to Estate Planning and Financial Professionals

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Leave a Legacy - Southeast Michigan

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To assist nonprofit
 organizations and estate planning professionals in navigating the changes in
 estate planning laws and techniques, Leave a Legacy - Southeast Michigan will
 bring Roy M. Adams, attorney and worldwide head of the Kirkland & Ellis Trusts
 and Estates Practice Group, to speak on "Estate Planning With or Without Tax
 Reform & Non-Traditional Charitable Giving Techniques and Proprietary Planning
 Concepts" on April 25 at the MSU Management Center in Troy.  The free seminar
 is sponsored by Bank One Private Client Services in cooperation with Kirkland
 & Ellis on behalf of Leave A Legacy - Southeast Michigan.
     Adams is an adjunct professor of estate planning and taxation at
 Northwestern University School of Law, and has been the senior professor and
 dean of faculty of the American Bankers Association National Trust School and
 National Graduate Trust School.  He is the author of "Estate Planning Manual,"
 published in 1982 and supplemented annually, as well as "Contemporary Estate
 Planning: A Definitive Guide to Planning and Practice," published in 2000.  He
 is also the author of a monthly column for Trusts & Estates magazine and a
 member of the editorial board of The Chase Journal.
     Adams will address professionals in the estate planning and wealth
 advisory fields, including attorneys, accountants, trust and private bankers,
 family officers, insurance professionals, financial planners and planned
 giving executives.  The seminar is from 1-5 p.m. with a reception to follow.
 Admission is free, but reservations are required since seating is limited.
 Persons interested in attending can register by calling 248-645-7301.
     The Leave A Legacy Campaign is a public awareness effort encouraging
 Southeast Michigan residents to leave a charitable bequest to the nonprofit
 organization(s) of their choosing as part of their will or estate plan.  Leave
 A Legacy is sponsored by the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan,
 in cooperation with the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan.
 Several hundred nonprofit groups from the seven-county area around Detroit are
 participating in the awareness effort.  Local attorneys, accountants and
 financial planners volunteer to provide educational materials and advice on
 planned giving techniques to their clients.
     The co-chairs of Leave A Legacy are John Landis, vice president of
 Investment Services for The Bank of Bloomfield Hills; Maxine Niemeyer,
 president of Business and Estate Financial Coordinators, Inc.; and Jeffrey
 Nutt, managing attorney for Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services Child &
 Family Law Center.
     Bank One is one of Michigan's largest banks with about 250 banking centers
 and a network of about 400 ATMs.  Bank One Private Client Services provides
 financial solutions for high net worth clients through more than 100 offices
 in 14 states.
 
 

SOURCE Leave a Legacy - Southeast Michigan
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To assist nonprofit
 organizations and estate planning professionals in navigating the changes in
 estate planning laws and techniques, Leave a Legacy - Southeast Michigan will
 bring Roy M. Adams, attorney and worldwide head of the Kirkland & Ellis Trusts
 and Estates Practice Group, to speak on "Estate Planning With or Without Tax
 Reform & Non-Traditional Charitable Giving Techniques and Proprietary Planning
 Concepts" on April 25 at the MSU Management Center in Troy.  The free seminar
 is sponsored by Bank One Private Client Services in cooperation with Kirkland
 & Ellis on behalf of Leave A Legacy - Southeast Michigan.
     Adams is an adjunct professor of estate planning and taxation at
 Northwestern University School of Law, and has been the senior professor and
 dean of faculty of the American Bankers Association National Trust School and
 National Graduate Trust School.  He is the author of "Estate Planning Manual,"
 published in 1982 and supplemented annually, as well as "Contemporary Estate
 Planning: A Definitive Guide to Planning and Practice," published in 2000.  He
 is also the author of a monthly column for Trusts & Estates magazine and a
 member of the editorial board of The Chase Journal.
     Adams will address professionals in the estate planning and wealth
 advisory fields, including attorneys, accountants, trust and private bankers,
 family officers, insurance professionals, financial planners and planned
 giving executives.  The seminar is from 1-5 p.m. with a reception to follow.
 Admission is free, but reservations are required since seating is limited.
 Persons interested in attending can register by calling 248-645-7301.
     The Leave A Legacy Campaign is a public awareness effort encouraging
 Southeast Michigan residents to leave a charitable bequest to the nonprofit
 organization(s) of their choosing as part of their will or estate plan.  Leave
 A Legacy is sponsored by the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan,
 in cooperation with the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan.
 Several hundred nonprofit groups from the seven-county area around Detroit are
 participating in the awareness effort.  Local attorneys, accountants and
 financial planners volunteer to provide educational materials and advice on
 planned giving techniques to their clients.
     The co-chairs of Leave A Legacy are John Landis, vice president of
 Investment Services for The Bank of Bloomfield Hills; Maxine Niemeyer,
 president of Business and Estate Financial Coordinators, Inc.; and Jeffrey
 Nutt, managing attorney for Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services Child &
 Family Law Center.
     Bank One is one of Michigan's largest banks with about 250 banking centers
 and a network of about 400 ATMs.  Bank One Private Client Services provides
 financial solutions for high net worth clients through more than 100 offices
 in 14 states.
 
 SOURCE  Leave a Legacy - Southeast Michigan