Workshops & Training

Funding a Revocable Living Trust Workshop

November 17 & 18, 2022

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland, Ohio

Attend in-person or by remote live stream.

 

 

In-Person Attendance Information

Location: Law Offices of Williams Allen Casey LLP

6000 Lombardo Center Drive, Suite 615
Independence, Ohio 44131

Hotel Accommodations at the Courtyard by Marriott — Cleveland Independence

$139 Special Hotel Room Rate (includes breakfast)

Courtesy Shuttle provided by Courtyard by Marriott to and from workshop location.

Cleveland Airport transportation options can be found at Cleveland Airport Shuttles & Limos

Registration limited to 12 people due to space restrictions - Register Early!

Streaming Attendance Information

You can attend workshops virtually by live and interactively streamed program. Once you are registered, we will provide you workshop materials electronically and information to access the live video stream. The workshops are presented from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Eastern Time with morning, lunch, and afternoon breaks.

Cost

$795 first person for 2-Day Workshop in person or streaming (includes CLE and lunch for in-person attendees)

$595 each additional person for 2-Day Workshop from the same firm (includes CLE)

Registration

Book your registration online for the Funding and Settlement classroom training workshops scheduled for Thursday, November 17 and Friday, November 18 from 8:30 am — 5:00 pm. Lunch is provided for in-person attendees. Courtyard by Marriott hotel provides courtesy transportation from the hotel lobby to the workshop and back to the hotel each day. Classroom seating is limited to 12 attendees — early registration is strongly recommended.

 

Continuing Legal Education Credits

Continuing Legal Education credits are typically approved by the Ohio Supreme Court for 13.5 general CLE hours for the funding workshop. Computers are not required at in-person attendance

Hotel Information

Please make hotel room arrangements directly online with the Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland Independence

Use this custom, secure Courtyard by Marriott weblink

Special $139 room rate (includes complimentary breakfast)

Courtesy hotel shuttle provided daily to and from the workshop location (meet in hotel lobby for 8:15 am departure)

Airport transportation arranged by attendees - see options at Cleveland Airport Shuttles & Limos

NOTE: Hotel room block deadline is *Wednesday, October 19, 2022.

*Rooms may remain available after the deadline depending on hotel availability.

Curriculum

The course covers how to implement successful trust funding services in your estate planning firm using the FundingPro™ software system. Software demonstration is included. The program is taught by attorney Scott A. Williams, Esq., an experienced estate planner and co-developer of the FundingPro™ and  SettlementPro™ software systems and his partner attorney Raymond J. Casey, Esq. The workshops are designed to train both attorneys and their paralegals. Emphasis is placed on successful and efficient practice systems, software implementation, and concrete instruction on the practical aspects of managing funding activities. Computers are not required for in-person attendees.

 

Funding Workshop Topics

 

• Refine your trust funding process to be more efficient and profitable

• Technical legal guidance on funding specific assets

• Common malpractice pitfalls to avoid

• How to motivate clients to better assist with the funding process

• How to incorporate funding into a formal maintenance program

• FundingPro™ functionality – maximizing the software’s full potential

• Software demonstration and usage

• How to communicate the value of trust funding to prospective clients

• Strategies to allocate assets in married trusts

• How to motivate clients to provide more detailed funding financial data

• Strategies to secure written funding verifications

• Funding Reports – how and when to use them

• Strategies for effective funding meetings