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Day 1 | 42nd Annual Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Program

11:55      Welcome and Introductions

12:00      Recent Developments

Sponsored by Brown Advisory

Stephen A. Brown, Young Moore & Henderson PA, Raleigh
Tyler F. Chriscoe, Young Moore & Henderson PA, Raleigh
Chadwick I. McCullen, Young Moore & Henderson PA, Raleigh
Stephanie R. Poston, Young Moore & Henderson PA, Raleigh

Review recent federal statutory developments and cases involving trust, estate, gift and income tax matters and North Carolina case law.

1:30        Break & Dedicated Sponsor Engagement Time 

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1:40        Legislative Update 

Sponsored by PNC Wealth Management

M. Kemp Mosley, Narron Wenzel PA, Raleigh

Receive an overview of recently enacted North Carolina statutory provisions.

2:25        Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Section Annual Meeting

2:40        Break & Dedicated Sponsor Engagement Time

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2:50        Migrating Community Property: Cashing In on That Hot Ticket to Paradise 

Sponsored by Bessemer Trust and GreerWalker CPAs & Advisors

Debra L. Foster, Debra L. Foster PLLC, Charlotte
Holly B. Norvell, Johnston Allison & Hord PA, Charlotte

With an increasingly transient population, new clients move to North Carolina and bring community property from their prior states of residence. How do we as practitioners recognize community property and implement effective plans to preserve the spousal rights and favorable tax attributes of community property? This presentation provides practical planning tips for clients who own community property and reviews various approaches for dealing with the challenges and opportunities presented by community property imported into a separate property jurisdiction.

3:50        Break & Dedicated Sponsor Engagement Time 

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4:00        Putting "Success" Back Into Business Succession Planning

Keynote speaker sponsored by The Morehead Group

Thomas J. "Tom" Pauloski, Bernstein Global Wealth Management, Chicago, IL

Despite an $11.7 million estate tax exclusion, passing a family business on from one generation to the next may be more complicated today than it has ever been. In this compendium of case studies, we discuss how to advise business owners in the current environment. The presenter uses Bernstein's proprietary wealth forecasting model to test strategic alternatives in four contexts: (i) a young entrepreneur who is planning for a second liquidity event, (ii) two brothers who are trying to decide how to find a buy-sell agreement, (iii) a business owner who would like to transfer his low-cash flowing business to the next generation, and (iv) a real estate entrepreneur who is considering the potential benefits of valuation discounts.

5:15        CLE Adjourn

5:15        Virtual Networking Reception

Thank you

Thank you for joining us today for day one of 42nd Annual Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Program. We'll see you tomorrow.

Contributors

  • Stephen A. Brown

    Stephen A. Brown is a shareholder with Young Moore and Henderson PA in Raleigh. Stephen is a Board-Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. He regularly advises clients on a range of estate planning strategies to achieve their personal and charitable objectives in a tax advantaged manner. He also regularly advises clients in estate, trust and guardianship disputes, including will disputes, disputes involving marital rights, irrevocable trust modification and decanting, and asset protection.

    Stephen has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Trust and Estates (2019-2021), Business North Carolina Legal Elite in Tax/Estate Planning (2019, 2021) and North Carolina Super Lawyer's Rising Stars for Estate and Probate (2018). He received his B.A. and B.M. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his J.D., with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.

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  • Tyler F. Chriscoe

    Tyler F. Chriscoe is an associate on the Trusts, Estates and Wealth Preservation team at Young Moore and Henderson PA in Raleigh. His principal areas of practice are trust and estate planning and administration, asset planning, business law, and commercial real estate matters.

    Tyler earned his B.A. degree from North Carolina State University, with highest honors, and his J.D. degree, with honors, from William & Mary Law School.

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  • Debra L. Foster

    Debra L. Foster is a solo practitioner with Debra L. Foster PLLC, in Charlotte. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, as well as a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law (Former Chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Law Specialization Committee). She is also a past Chair of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.

    Debra's principal areas of practice are estate planning and probate, taxation, and charitable planning. She received her B.A. in Psychology, summa cum laude, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1978 and she received her J.D., with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1982, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif.

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  • Beth S. Kaufman

    Beth S. Kaufman is a member in Caplin & Drysdale's Washington DC office. Ms. Kaufman assists wealthy individuals with their estate planning, with a focus on minimizing taxes. She also advises lawyers and other professionals on complex issues regarding estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes.

    Beth is a member of the adjunct faculty teaching generation-skipping transfer tax at Georgetown Law School and the University of Miami Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning. Prior to rejoining Caplin & Drysdale in 2001, Beth worked for over six years in the Treasury Department's Office of Tax Policy, where she had principal responsibility for all tax policy matters affecting trusts and estates.

    Beth is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and currently chairs its Tax Policy Study Committee. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she was Notes Editor of the Harvard Law Review, and Pomona College.

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  • Samuel R. "BJ" Kilgore, III

    Samuel R. "BJ" Kilgore, III is a principal with The Van Winkle Law Firm in Asheville. He focuses his practice on probate law, trust & estate planning, trust & estate administration, business succession planning, charitable planning, and trust reformations and terminations.

    BJ works with clients to determine their goals and develops a customized plan to meet their individual needs. This often involves working with clients who own businesses, have minor children, have blended families, or have another unique set of circumstances. In addition, BJ has significant experience working with clients to maintain, preserve, protect, and transfer wealth from one generation to another. Regardless of the level of complexity, BJ takes pride in ensuring that his work is straightforward and understandable to his clients.

    BJ is a member of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, where he is currently serving as co-chair of the Continuing Education Committee. He is a frequent speaker on numerous matters related to estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, legal ethics, and other related topics. He has been recognized as a North Carolina Super Lawyers "Rising Star."

    BJ received his B.A. degree from Appalachian State University in 2007 and his J.D. degree from Campbell University School of Law in2012.

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  • Cathy Killian

    Cathy Killian is the Clinical Director and Western Clinical Coordinator for the North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program and has been a counselor in the Charlotte area for over 30 years. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Certified Clinical Supervisor, and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. She has a BS Degree in Zoology/Pre-Med from NC State University, a BA Degree in Psychology from UNC-Charlotte, and a Master of Education Degree in Counseling from Winthrop University.

    Cathy has worked in a variety of mental health and substance abuse areas, including inpatient, outpatient, hospital-based and free-standing treatment facilities, Employee Assistance Programs, and private practice. She has conducted numerous trainings and workshops both locally and nationally on a variety of topics throughout her career. She was a college instructor for 17 years, and a Program Chair for five of those years. She currently maintains a small private practice seeing individual clients and providing clinical supervision on both an individual and facility level.

    Cathy is a former board member for Anuvia Prevention and Recovery Center, the McLeod Institute on Substance Abuse, the North Carolina Board of Licensed Employee Assistance Professionals, and former president and board member of the Eating Disorders Education Project.

    Cathy lives in Charlotte with her therapy dog and LAP mascot, Ozzy.

  • Kristen M. Lewis

    Kristen M. Lewis is a member of the Bowden Law Firm in Atlanta, GA. She is nationally recognized for her proficiency in Special Needs Trust planning for persons challenged by disabilities and is a frequent speaker and author on this topic. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and an active member of the Special Needs Alliance, where she has served as Co-Editor of that organization's monthly e-newsletter, The Voice. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the New York Bar Association Elder Law Section, and the State Bar of Georgia Fiduciary Law Section.

    Kristen received her B.A. degree in French and political science, with highest honors, from Wellesley College in 1981. She earned her J.D. degree from Cornell Law School in 1984. She is admitted to practice law in both New York and Georgia. Since 2012, Kristen has been selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers in Estate Planning and Probate. Additionally, since 2013 she has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® in Trusts and Estates.

    Kristen currently serves on the Board of the Center for the Visually Impaired. She has recently joined the Board of Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a private school for children with autism. She is currently a Board Member and Chair-Elect of Eagle Ranch, a non-profit that works to unify troubled families. She serves on the Board of Wesley Woods Senior Living, which provides affordable housing for seniors of limited means, and is a Board member of Better Living Together, Inc., which seeks to provide affordable housing for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and others of modest means. She is also a member of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Legacy Advisors Leadership Council.

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  • Kerri L.S. Mast

    Kerri L.S. Mast is Senior Vice President, Senior Wealth Planner for the Southeast at Brown Brothers Harriman in Charlotte. Kerri has extensive experience advising business owners and families of generational wealth to help them achieve their goals relating to estate planning, philanthropy, business succession and tax minimization. She provides clients with the resources they need to navigate transitions successfully and to help families thrive. As a national leader of the Philanthropic Advisory practice, Kerri works to create an environment where families can engage in conversations about wealth, values, legacy and impact.

    Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Kerri worked at Foundation For The Carolinas, where she advised donors and their professional advisors on issues relating to charitable giving and nonprofit governance. Prior to that, Kerri practiced law at Moore & Van Allen PLLC, where she advised families of substantial wealth on estate and tax planning matters.

    Kerri is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. She serves on several boards and committees, including The Nature Conservancy (North Carolina Chapter) Board of Trustees (chair), Queens University Planned Giving Advisory Council (chair), Atrium Health Planned Giving Advisory Council and Women's Impact Fund Environment Grants Committee. 

    Kerri received her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Wake Forest University and her J.D. degree, with honors, from Emory University School of Law.

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  • Chadwick I. "Chad" McCullen

    Chadwick I. "Chad" McCullen is a shareholder with Young Moore and Henderson PA in Raleigh. Chad is a Board-Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. His principal areas of practice are estate planning and administration, asset protection, taxation, business law, and commercial real estate matters. He serves on the Estate Planning and Probate Law committee for the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

    Chad has been selected for inclusion in Business North Carolina's Legal Elite in the categories of Young Guns (2016, 2018 and 2019), Tax/Estate Planning (2017-2020), and Business (2018-2019) and North Carolina Super Lawyer's Rising Stars in the category of Estate and Probate (2017-2020).

    Chad earned his B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his J.D. degree, with honors, from the Charleston School of Law, and his LL.M. degree in Taxation from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.

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  • M. Kemp Mosley

    M. Kemp Mosley is a partner with Narron Wenzel PA, practicing in the firm's Raleigh office. focuses his practice on estate and trust planning, administration, and litigation. He is a frequent writer and publisher on estate and fiduciary litigation issues and is an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association. Kemp serves as Chair of the Legislative Committee of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section.

    Kemp received his B.B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Mississippi in 2008 and his J.D. degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2011.

    Kemp is an avid outdoorsman and sports fan. He enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife, who happens to be his high school sweetheart, and their two young children.

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  • Lawrence A. "Larry" Moye, IV

    Lawrence A. "Larry" Moye, IV is a partner at Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP and practices primarily out of the firm's Raleigh office. His practice includes advising clients in estate and trust planning and administration, gift and charitable contribution planning, the formation and usage of limited liability entities, and business succession planning. He also advises clients involved in will and trust disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and other fiduciary litigation concerning the rights, duties and powers of trustees and beneficiaries under the terms of trust agreements. His fiduciary litigation clients include executors, individual and corporate trustees, and estate and trust beneficiaries.

    Larry received his undergraduate degree from NC State University where he was a Park Scholar. He received his J.D. degree from Campbell University's law school where he served on the editorial board of the law review and as president of the Christian Legal Society. Larry has been recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer, Legal Elite, and Best Lawyer in both litigation and planning/ transactional areas of practice.

    Larry grew up in a farming family in eastern North Carolina and now lives in Raleigh with his wife, Brittany, and two rambunctious sons.

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  • Holly B. Norvell

    Holly B. Norvell is a partner with Johnston Allison & Hord PA in Charlotte. She is a Board-Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law and a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Her principal areas of practice are estate planning and probate, taxation, business succession planning and charitable planning.

    Holly is a member of the Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, Mecklenburg County Bar and the State Bar of Texas. She is a Certified Public Accountant and is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Texas.

    Holly received her B.B.A. in Accounting, with high honors, in 1996, her M.P.A. in Taxation in 1996 and her J.D., with honors, in 2002, all from the University of Texas.

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  • Thomas J. "Tom" Pauloski

    Thomas J. "Tom" Pauloski is National Managing Director for Wealth Planning and Analysis, the research division of Bernstein Private Wealth Management's Private Client Group. He works with private clients and their advisors on wealth transfer strategies, focusing on tax-efficient wealth management and asset allocation decisions. Previously, Tom was a partner at the Chicago law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP, where he concentrated his practice in estate, tax, and business planning. Tom also has been a member of the Chicago law firm of Levin & Schreder Ltd., a Vice President in the Private Client Group of Zurich Life in Long Grove, Illinois, and a partner at the Chicago law firm of Schiff Hardin & Waite.

    Tom is a nationally known speaker on estate planning, tax, and insurance issues, and has written numerous articles and continuing legal education materials on estate planning topics. He serves on the faculty of the American Bankers Association National Trust and National Graduate Trust Schools and has served on the adjunct faculty of the Cannon Financial Institute Schools. Tom has been an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and has taught estate planning classes at Northwestern University Law School. Tom also has served on the editorial board of Trusts & Estates magazine. He retired from the United States Naval Reserve in 2003, after 21 years of service.

    Tom received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University, and his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Loyola Law Journal.

  • Stephanie R. Poston

    Stephanie R. Poston is an associate on the Trusts, Estates and Wealth Preservation team at Young Moore and Henderson PA in Raleigh. She focuses her practice on trust and estate planning and administration, as well as estate litigation and fiduciary dispute resolution. Stephanie is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and California and advises clients who have relocated from California to North Carolina regarding community property issues.

    Stephanie earned her B.A. degree from Duke University and her J.D. degree, with Great Distinction, from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, with a concentration in Intellectual Property Law.

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  • Daire E. Roebuck

    Daire E. Roebuck, of counsel with Smith Bowers PLLC in Raleigh, focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, wealth transfer, trust and estate administration, and fiduciary litigation. Daire's clients range from individuals who need basic estate planning documents, to complex estate planning and asset protection, as well as representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in settling a decedent's estates.

    As part of her estate planning and probate practice, Daire works closely with her clients' financial and tax advisors to fully ensure a full understanding of her client's needs, financial assets to achieve their goals, as well as settlement of non-probate assets. Daire strives to provide efficient, but personalized service for each of her clients.

    Daire frequently collaborates with Riana and Jessica on representation of small business owners for their succession planning and litigation needs.

    Daire is proud to be a Raleigh native and prides herself on keeping her sanity while raising her young son and daughter.

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  • M. Riana Smith

    M. Riana Smith is a founding partner with Smith Bowers PLLC in Raleigh. She focuses her practice in the areas of business law, business litigation and construction law. She often acts as general counsel for her clients, assisting them with a wide range of issues related to their business needs, including corporate formation and planning, employment matters, contract drafting and negotiations, business disputes.

    Riana is member of and past Chair of the Construction Law Section, as well as member of the newly formed Small Firm and Technology Section. She received her undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University and her law degree from Campbell University, and has been practicing law for longer than she would like to admit.

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July 22, 2021
Thu 11:55 AM EDT

Duration 5H 20M

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