Mark Melendy to Speak at NH & VT Council of Charitable Gift Planner’s Conference and Annual Meeting

Sheehey attorney Mark Melendy will lead a breakout session entitled “Estate Planning and Charitable Giving  After the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” at the NH & VT Council of Charitable Gift Planner’s conference and annual meeting on June 21st at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vermont.

The New Hampshire & Vermont Council of Charitable Gift Planners provides professional development and networking opportunities to nonprofit professionals and professional advisors across New Hampshire and Vermont. The theme of this year’s conference is Charitable Giving: Present and Future, for more information and to register click here.

Mark is a principal of Sheehey Furlong & Behm and splits his time between the firm’s Burlington and Woodstock, Vermont offices.  He has over 30 years of experience practicing law and focuses largely on corporate law, business succession planning, estates and trusts and tax planning.

Sheehey Welcomes New Paralegal

Sheehey Furlong & Behm is pleased to announce that Lane Waples has joined the firm as a paralegal.

Lane graduated from Boston College in May of 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. Prior to joining the firm Lane worked for U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy. Throughout college Lane spent his summers working as an intern at the Chittenden County State’s Attorney’s Office and as a legal assistant at Bassil & Budreau, a law firm in Boston, Massachusetts.

Lane will work primarily with the firm’s litigation team.

Mark Melendy Attends 52nd Annual Heckerling Institute of Estate Planning

Mark Melendy, Sheehey Furlong & Behm Estate Planning Department Chair, is attending the 52nd Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning held in Orlando, Florida from January 22 – 26, 2018.

The Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning is the leading and largest conference for estate planning professionals in the United States and provides unparalleled educational and professional development opportunities for estate planners. The program covers topics of timely interest and practical guidance to plan effectively in the current uncertain and unpredictable legal and economic environment. Leading national estate planning experts will explore today’s most important tax and non‑tax planning issues, including the planning implications of recently enacted and anticipated legislation.

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