The Cutting Edge of Conservatorships and Guardianships: The NEW GAP Act and Other Practical Considerations

October 18, 2019

Location: Embassy Suites, Ridgeland, MS

(6 CLE hours, including 1 ethics/professionalism credits)

Agenda

8:00-8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30-9:30 a.m.

Planning for Incapacity
Barry K. Jones, Esq.
Pettis Barfield & Hester, PA
Jackson, MS

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Ethical and Professional Concerns
Barry K. Jones, Esq.
Pettis Barfield & Hester, PA
Jackson, MS

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-11:45 a.m.

How to Know When to Intervene
Sonya R. Shipley, MD
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:00 p.m.

Filling the GAP: Navigating the requirements of Mississippi’s 2019 GAP Act, An Overview
Whitney J. Griffin, Esq.
Young Williams
Ridgeland, MS

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Filling the GAP: Navigating the Requirements of Mississippi’s 2019 GAP Act: Practice Tips and Forms
Whitney M. Thrasher, Esq.
Young Williams
Ridgeland, MS

3:00-3:15 p.m. Break
3:15-4:15 p.m.

Filling the GAP: Navigating the requirements of Mississippi’s 2019 GAP ACT (Cont)
Whitney M. Thrasher, Esq.
Law Clerk for Justice Dawn H. Beam
Mississippi Supreme Court

4:15 Adjourn

Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk–ins will be accepted on a space–available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar.

Pre–registration is encouraged.

Registration

Please complete the registration form and return it along with your payment to the address listed on the form. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your Visa or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267, or register using our secure online registration. Registrants will receive additional information with their written confirmation from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for up to 6 CLE credits including 1 hours of Ethics/Professionalism. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.

Cancellations

Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Two business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • One business day prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds. In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

Hotel Accommodations

There is NO room block reserved at this time, but registrants are encouraged to stay at the Embassy Suites, 200 Township Place in Ridgeland, Mississippi. You may call the hotel directly at 601-607-7112 or 800-EMBASSY or visit their website here to make a reservation.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore-Cain at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.