OU West Coast Presents Two Legal Seminars: CLE for Attorneys and Estate Planning for Lay People
The Orthodox Union West Coast Region will present two seminars dealing with significant legal matters for professionals and lay people alike at OU West Coast headquarters, 9831 West Pico Boulevard, in November and December.
On Sunday, November 22, legal professionals can earn CLE credits in What Every Lawyer Should Know About Criminal Defense and Celebrity Justice, held from 9:30 am to 11:45 am. This seminar will be delivered by well-known white collar criminal defense lawyer Donald Etra of Century City.
Allan Lowy, Esq., will chair the event, and the Akerman Senterfitt LLP firm will handle the CLE credits.
On Sunday, December 6, community members will have an opportunity to participate in an Estate Planning seminar, which will bring to light some of the aspects of aging, probates, trusts and halacha (Jewish law).
•Dr. Steven C. Castle will speak on aging gracefully. He is a professor of medicine at UCLA and Division Chief of Geriatrics at the VA of Greater LA;
•Walter Weiss, Esq. will handle the ins-and-outs of probates and trusts;
•Susan Mendlowitz-Belgrade, LCSW, will speak on behalf of the Jewish Family Services and,
•Rabbi Dovid Revah, of Adas Torah, will discuss the necessity of an halachic will.
"The November legal conference is a continuing program created especially for the members of our community who are attorneys," declared Rabbi Alan Kalinsky, Director of the West Coast Region."We are especially pleased that Donald Etra will be our guest speaker to address the timely and relevant topic of criminal defense and celebrity justice. OU West Coast has been a leading educational resource for attorneys in the Southland for over 20 years, providing education and networking for the members of our community."
"The December sixth estate planning program has been organized in response to many inquiries that our office has received to address this very topic," Rabbi Kalinsky said. We have assembled a most distinguished and knowledgeable panel of experts on this subject matter to address the issues confronting our community. This program is open to the public free of charge as a service of the OU Synagogue &Community Services Department."
For more information and to reserve in advance call 310-229-9000 ext. 200, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.