Mark E. Melendy to Speak at 2019 Tri-State Trust Forum

Sheehey Attorney Mark E. Melendy will speak at the 2019 Tri-State Trust Forum.  This two day conference will be held September 16-17 at the Marriott Residence Inn in Portsmouth, NH and is hosted by the New Hampshire Bankers Association in cooperation with the Maine Bankers Association and Vermont Bankers Association, Inc. Trust Committees.  Mark’s presentation will focus on state income taxation of trust income.

Mark’s practice at the firm focuses on estate planning, business succession planning, corporate law and estate administration and tax planning.  Mark was a member of the joint bar and banking committee charged with preparing the Vermont Trust Code for legislative approval.

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Daphne Moritz to Present on Inherited IRAs in Estate Planning

On October 2, 2019, Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C., Estate Planning Attorney, Daphne Moritz, will present a national teleconference on Inherited IRAs and Estate Planning through the National Business Institute. This teleconference is designed for attorneys and also benefits accountants, CPAs, trust officers, and paralegals seeking to increase their knowledge of IRA rules and trusts. The conference will focus on IRA rollovers and minimum distribution rules to help clients maximize the benefits of inherited IRAs after the Supreme Court’s 2014 Clark v. Rameker decision. Topics include clarifying required minimum distribution rules and the best ways to comply; determining whether an IRA trust is a wise choice for your clients; and how to resolve multiple beneficiary challenges.

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Alexandra B. Howard Joins the Firm’s Litigation Group

Sheehey is pleased to announce that Alexandra B. Howard has joined the firm as an associate attorney.  Alex’s practice will focus on civil and criminal litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Alex was a litigation associate at an insurance defense firm in Boston. She graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2016.  During law school, Alex participated in the Litigation Externship Clinic and the Juvenile Law Externship Clinic and was a member of the Student Trial Bar.  Alex grew up in Chittenden County, Vermont.