Portland, OR (PressExposure) October 29, 2013 -- Respected Portland estate planning attorney Richard B. Schneider attended an educational conference in San Diego, CA the first week of October to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in estate planning and elder law. The conference was hosted by the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, an exclusive national educational organization that promotes excellence in estate planning. Academy conferences offer attendees a unique opportunity to network and share winning strategies through a week-long series of workshops and presentations covering practice management, recent law changes and updates, client outreach and much more.
"We make a point to keep our Members current in every single aspect of their practice," says Robert Armstrong, President of the Academy. "We ensure they are equipped to deliver exceptional service to their clients that cannot be provided anywhere else, and we position them to develop long-lasting relationships with client families."
Richard Schneider, an Academy member since 1999, joined attorneys from more than 120 estate planning law firms from around the country at the conference, which kicked off with a keynote address titled, "Time to Stand," by speaker Dr. Sean Stephenson, author of "Get Off Your But". The keynote address offered attendees an inspirational message to rid themselves of fear, excuses and insecurities. Attorney Schneider benefited from a variety of educational training sessions, such as: What's New in Veterans Aid & Attendance, Life Cycle of a Client, Legacy Wealth Planning, SEO and Technology Updates, Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence, Ethics, plus case study reviews on hot topics such as the DOMA ruling and concerns with Pet Trusts.
"The Academy has proven invaluable to me. What I find most beneficial about my membership is that it provides me support and training not only in legal strategies but in all areas of my practice," says Mr. Schneider. "This allows me to focus my attention on developing relationships with my clients and protecting them and their families so they have peace of mind."
The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys began in 1993 with a mission to help its Members transform the way they practice law. The Academy's focus is to provide Members with the support they need to provide cutting-edge legal solutions while making the estate planning process a relaxed, enjoyable, and positive experience for their clients.
Law Offices of Richard B. Schneider, LLC has devoted its practice primarily to estate planning and elder law matters for more than thirteen years and has been a Member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys since 1999. Law Offices of Richard B. Schneider, LLC is one of only three firms in the state of Oregon to be admitted to Academy membership. The firm has helped thousands of clients meet their estate planning goals and pass on meaningful legacies to their loved ones. To learn more about how you can achieve your estate planning goals, please call 503-241-1215 or visit http://www.rbsllc.com. Media inquiries on estate planning topics are also welcome.