Taft partners Sarah Jenkins and Rick Kissel will present at the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum’s (ICLEF) annual “90 Hot Tips in Estate, Trust, and Probate” practice on Dec. 20. Jenkins will present on The New Pre-Mortem Validation Statutes in the Probate Code and Trust Code and Kissel will present on Keeping the Business in the Family. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from several different speakers on a variety of topics surrounding estate, trust, and probate law, as well as the opportunity to receive six hours of CLE credit.
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Jenkins is an experienced litigator who works closely with her clients to guide them through commercial, appellate, and probate litigation. She has represented a wide range of clients, including individuals, nonprofits, foundations, banks, and financial institutions through a variety of disputes. Jenkins is the former chair of the Indiana State Bar Association’s Probate, Trust & Real Property Section, and she is actively involved in its Probate Review Committee, drafting and lobbying for probate and trust-related legislation in Indiana. Jenkins has litigated trust, probate, and fiduciary disputes in state, federal, and appellate courts across the country. She regularly advises and represents clients on asset protection litigation, will and trust contests, breach of fiduciary duty and fiduciary removal actions, and contests of inter vivos transfers.
Kissel is the co-chair of the Private Client and Estate Planning practice groups. He has been practicing in the field of estate planning for over 35 years. He focuses his practice on the areas of estate, business succession, and charitable planning and gifting as well as tax, corporate transactions, buy-sell agreements, employee benefits, and other matters affecting closely-held businesses. Kissel has advised corporate executives, owners of closely-held businesses, and other individuals on a variety of domestic and international tax issues. He has also been involved in the creation of numerous publicly supported charities and private foundations. Kissel is a Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer, as certified by the Trust and Estate Specialty Board, and is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate and by Best Lawyers in America® for closely held companies and family businesses law. Kissel is also ranked in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide for Private Wealth Law in Indiana.