Estate Planning Seminar: Who will fill your shoes?

By Beth Cohen, EarthCorps

EarthCorps invites you to join us for a free estate planning seminar. Offered by a group of non-profit partners, this no-pressure event will provide you with valuable information that will help you and your loved ones plan for the future.

Choosing the right people to represent you and your wishes during the different phases in your life and, ultimately, upon your death is important. Whether the role is Personal Representative, Trustee, Power of Attorney, or Healthcare Power of Attorney – there are helpful personal qualities and guidelines to consider, as well as pitfalls to avoid, when selecting the right people to execute these important roles.

If you are curious about the duties of a personal representative, trustee, or those named in a Power of Attorney, or Healthcare Power of Attorney, this seminar will help to put your mind at rest.

This free seminar is repeated twice on the same day:

Thursday April 19th 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Ravenna Eckstein Community Center
6535 Ravenna Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Thursday April 19th 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Seattle Goodwill Administration and Job Training and Education Center
700 Dearborn Place South, Seattle WA 98144
(free parking in front or in the adjacent auxiliary lots)

Space is limited. Please RSVP by April 13th to Beth Cohen at or 206.322.9296 x210

About the presenter:

Teresa Byers’ practice focuses on estate planning, probate, guardianships, and trust and estate litigation. She enjoys working with a broad range of clients, from young families interested in securing their children’s future to succession planning for family-owned and closely held companies. Teresa’s practice encompasses both proactive planning, will contests, vulnerable adult protection actions, and guardianships.

Teresa also has experience working with nonprofits. She assists in the formation of both public charities and private foundations. Her work includes providing advice on the qualification for and maintenance of tax-exempt status.

As a graduate of the University of Washington LL.M. Program in Taxation, she is knowledgeable on federal tax issues. She is an active member of the community and sits on various boards.

The following nonprofits partner to host these twice-annual estate planning seminars:   

American Red Cross, EarthCorps, Food Lifeline, Forterra, Greater Seattle Business Association, King County Library System Foundation, Legal Voice, Medic One Foundation, Providence Hospice of Seattle Foundation, Seattle Goodwill Industries, Seattle Parks Foundation, Sound, Swedish Medical Center Foundation, The Wilderness Land Trust, Wildlife and Recreation Coalition

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