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Estate-planning Conference Helps Lawyers Better Serve Clients

SPRINGFIELD — Robinson Donovan, P.C. announced that attorney Michael Simolo will co-chair and present at the Cutting Edge Issues in Western Massachusetts Estate Planning Conference held at the Hotel Northampton on Thursday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“This conference is a great forum to learn about the latest in estate-planning trends, especially at the local level,” Simolo said. “I am honored to be part of an event where our region’s most experienced practitioners come together to discuss how these developments can help us better serve our clients.”

The event will have an in-depth focus on Western Massachusetts estate planning and topics that have a large impact on the advice lawyers provide to clients. The full-day conference also will offer various panel discussions, dialogue about major case decisions, full question-and-answer sessions, and support and take-away materials. Registration can be found at mcle.org or at the door the day of the event.

Simolo’s background in estate planning ensures smooth framework and organized transfer of wealth from his clients to their beneficiaries in order to minimize taxes and other expenses. He is a graduate of Hobart College and Cornell Law, and a member of the Pioneer Valley Estate Planning Council, the Hampden County Estate Planning Council, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. In addition, he won the Super Lawyers Rising Star award in 2011-12 and 2014-15.