Schomer Law Group partook in one of the nation’s premier legal education conferences in Indianapolis, IN from May 3 through May 7. The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys hosted their 23rd annual Spring Summit on “Integrity – The Foundation of Success, Without Integrity Nothing Works,” which included over 100 estate planning law firms from around the country.
The American Academy is devoted to helping its Member attorneys transform the way they practice law. The conference focuses on enhancing relationships within their communities, cutting‐edge legal education, practice management and leadership training. “The Spring Summit encouraged Members to practice integrity in every aspect of their lives and law practice. By honoring their commitments, they can continue building genuine relationships within their practices and communities,” said Sanford M. Fisch, CEO and co‐founder of the American Academy.
The Summit kicked off on Thursday with a keynote address titled, “How the Most Influential Communicators Create Accountability,” from speaker and CEO of Wynn Solutions, Garrison Wynn. Schomer Law Group also received legal training on new legal strategies and updates in estate planning during the sessions: Planning for Special Needs Beneficiaries: Trusts and Other Strategies, Ethical Challenges: “They Should’ve Known Better,” Using Trust Protectors, Planning for Life’s Lottery: Distribution Patterns for Different Potential Outcomes and Planning Differences for First and Subsequent Marriages.
The event inspired Scott P. Schomer to evaluate how integrity plays a part in his life and practice. Scott said, “I truly enjoyed learning more about this topic. The sessions gave me insight on how integrity is different from morals and ethics. The biggest thing I took away though, was making sure to be accountable with ourselves. Many times I unintentionally put personal commitments with myself on pause to take care of others’ needs before my own.”
Schomer Law Group has been a Member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys since 2012 and is one of only 21 firms in California to be admitted to Academy Membership. The firm has helped thousands of clients meet their estate planning goals and pass on meaningful, well‐preserved legacies to their loved ones.
A graduate of Boston University School of Law, Scott P. Schomer is a frequent lecturer on estate planning and elder law issues, having discussed these important issues on local and national television. A seasoned courtroom advocate, Scott has obtained combined judgments and verdicts in excess of twenty-five million dollars for his clients. Scott has served as a member of the Los Angeles Superior Court Probate Volunteer Panel (PVP Attorney), Probate Settlement Panel and a Judge Pro Tempore. Scott’s expertise has been recognized by his peers with such accolades as a life-time membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Five Star Wealth Manager designation, and repeated nominations as California Super Lawyer.
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