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Yoshimi Smith’s Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Yoshimi is scheduled to speak at the New York University 78th Annual Institute on Federal Taxation on Trusts and Divorce in New York, NY in October, 2018 and in San Diego, CA in November, 2018.

Yoshimi is also scheduled to speak at the Northwest Federal Tax Conference in November, 2018 on the Impact of Tax Reform on Estate Planning in Portland, OR.

We welcome you to join us for Trivia Night 2018!

The Probate & Guardianship Committee of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association Presents:

Seventh annual trivia night

Join the South Palm Beach County Judges for a fun and educational night of trivia and networking covering probate and general trivia topics.

Prizes and Bragging Rights for the Winning Team! Teams of 6-10; create your team by adding the name of the team you wish to join when registering, or be assigned.

Cost:
$50 for Members
$55 for Non-members
Judiciary is Complimentary
Includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail
Walk-ins will be charged an additional $10

Register

Registration closes at 9am on May 16, 2018. We cannot guarantee entry through the guard gate if you do not pre-register.

For more information please contact: Yoshimi Smith, Esq. at 561-994-4316, or Norman Fleisher, Esq., at 561-998-7874.

Thank you to the event sponsors:
Event Grand Benefactor – Wells Fargo
Gold Sponsor – Kravit Estate Appraisals
Supporting Sponsors – Franklin Karibjanian & Law & Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra, LLC
Wine Sponsor – Pankauski Hauser PLLC

Thank you to the Annual Sponsors of the Probate and Guardianship Committee:
iberiabank
Esquire Deposition Solutions

Event Cancellation Policy: Because of contractual “minimum guarantees,” cancellations must be made two days before the event in order to obtain a refund. Reservations made and not cancelled by the deadline will be billed if the registrant is a no-show.

Super Lawyers 2018

The firm is proud to announce the inclusion of Amy B. Beller (Estate and Trust Litigation) and Yoshimi O. Smith (Estate Planning & Probate) in the 2018 edition of Super Lawyers. Click here to read about the Super Lawyers list and selection process.

Thank you!
Tiffany Child, Firm Administrator

New Publications

Article Published in ActionLine – January 2018

Amy B. Beller had an article published in the Winter edition of ActionLine (Vol. 39, Winter 2017-2018), a Florida Bar publication, entitled “Specific Considerations In Trust And Estate Mediations.”

The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section’s ActionLine is a quarterly publication containing the latest news on Florida law of concern.

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Trivia Night 2017

The Probate & Guardianship Committee of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association, co-chaired by Yoshimi Smith and Norman Fleisher, held the Sixth Annual Probate Code Trivia Night on May 18, 2017 at the Bocaire Country Club.

They were honored to have over 120 participants at the event including members of the Probate Division of the 15th Judicial Circuit. Tehera Smith-Granger, the Probate Court Operations Manager, was the judge for the evening. The presenter was Edward Smith from the accounting firm of Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra.

The event consisted of 13 teams who competed to answer both probate and general trivia questions. In a close competition, the ultimate winners were Judge Colin, Judge Coates, Judge French, Judge Goodman, Judge Keyser and Judge Ticktin, Lauren Galvani and Ryan Alfred. In Second place were members from Day Pitney, LLP. Each member of the winning team won a $50 Gift Certificate to Total Wine or Rocco’s Tacos, a Tehera Speed Pass and title of Probate Trivia Maven. Awards were also given to the Second Place team.

The Probate & Guardianship Committee would like to thank all who attended and participated in the Trivia Night. We would also like to thank our Sponsors for the event: Wells Fargo Bank, MBAF, Proskauer Rose, LLP, Kravit Estate Appraisals, Pankauski Law Firm and Sabadell United Bank. We look forward to seeing you next year.

5th Annual Trivia Night

The Probate Committee of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association, co-chaired by Yoshimi Smith and Norman Fleisher, held the Fifth Annual Probate Code Trivia Night on April 28, 2016 at the Bocaire Country Club.

They were honored to have over 140 participants at the event including members of the Probate Division of the 15th Judicial Circuit; Judge Colin, Judge French, Judge Keyser and Judge Ticktin. Tehera Smith-Granger, the Probate Court Operations Manager, was the judge for the evening. The presenters were Edward Smith from the accounting firm of Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra and George Karibjanian of Proskauer Rose.

The event consisted of 15 teams who competed to answer both probate and general trivia questions. In a close competition, the ultimate winners were from Gunster Law Firm and Second place were members from Robert S. Kleinman, P.A., Grant W. Kehres, P.A., Shelley B. Maurice, P.A. and Huth, Pratt & Milhauser Each member on the winning team won a $50 Gift Certificate to Total Wine, a Tehera Speed Pass and title of Probate Trivia Maven. Awards were also given to the Second Place team.

The Probate Committee would like to thank all who attended and participated in the Trivia Night. We would also like to thank our Sponsors for the event: Wells Fargo Bank, MBAF, Pankauski Law Firm, Proskauer Rose, LLP and Kravit. We look forward to seeing you next year!

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