“A Review of Estate Planning and Probate Ethics"
Topic: Mr. Struthers will discuss ethics rules implicated in estate planning and probate matters, including identifying the client, avoiding conflicts, and dealing with clients who have diminished capacity.
Speaker: David R. Struthers has been practicing law for thirty-four years and has been involved with or represented hundreds of clients and a wide variety of cases of every size and description. This includes a broad range of individuals, nonprofit entities, families, businesses, homeowner associations and employees in matters such as: personal injury claims, catastrophic-injury railroad and products liability claims; auto litigation of every size and dimension; insurance bad faith claims; health club and sports-related injuries caused by the negligence of others or by dismal product design; probate litigation matters from fiduciary accountability and advice to will and trust disputes to issues of capacity and other manifestations of the human condition surrounding estates, aging and injury. Mr. Struthers has also been engaged in or for: various employment and wage loss matters; collection actions; wrongful death claims; administrative matters; premises liability claims; legal representation for individual law enforcement officers, business disputes; real estate and contract disputes, and Title VII claims for sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, ethnic, religious, and racial discrimination, and age-related and ADA claims. His appellate experience includes writing for and arguing before the Colorado Supreme Court, the Colorado Court of Appeals and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
*Please note that Sandra Thiele will no longer taking RSVPs for our section events. We are asking all members to register through the El Paso County Bar Association website or by responding "Please Register Me" to the email sent from the Section.
Breakfast Schedule: Breakfast check-in begins at 7:30 A.M. Announcements will precede the presentation and we will start promptly at 8 A.M. and adjourn at 9:00 A.M.
We will have a breakfast buffet, complete with salsa.
Prepaid Attendees: If you have prepaid for the Probate Section Breakfasts, please register with the registration code you were given.
*Please Note: If you register for a monthly breakfast and are unable to attend please notify the Section the Friday before the breakfast otherwise, you will be invoiced for the breakfast.