West Liberty University serves as host of the summer Financial Planning Seminar Series: “Financial Planning in Uncertain Times” on Thursdays through August 5th, 2010 at WLU’s Highlands Center.
This Thursday, June 24, at 7:00 p.m. the series welcomes Sue Seibert Farnsworth, Attorney at Law and counsel at the firm of Spilman, Thomas & Battle, PLLC, in Wheeling. Farnsworth will present “Medical and Durable Powers of Attorney, Wills, Trusts, Probate and Estate Administration.”
A graduate of West Virginia University, Farnsworth also earned her Law Degree from WVU. She has been admitted to the Supreme Court of West Virginia, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia and the United States Tax Court.
Her professional memberships include the Ohio County Bar Association, West Virginia State Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the West Virginia Bar Foundation.
Farnsworth has served as a member and chair of the West Virginia Board of Regents, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, West Virginia University Board of Advisors and the Wheeling Symphony Board of Directors. She presently serves on the board of the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley, Wheeling Park Commission, Linsly School, Hall of Fame of the City of Wheeling and West Virginia University Foundation where she was a former chair.
Farnsworth has received numerous honors including the WVU Most Loyal Mountaineer Award, The Order of Vandalia from WVU and the WVU College of Law Justitia Officium Award.
“We are certainly pleased to have someone of Sue Farnsworth’s professional ability and record as part of our financial planning series,” said Ron Witt, Director of Planned Giving at West Liberty University.
All sessions are free of charge and open to the general public. For further information or to register for a session, please contact the West Liberty University Development Office: [email protected] or (304) 336-8079. Registration may also be completed at the seminar.
West Liberty University Financial Planning Seminar Series
“Financial Planning in Uncertain Times”
A community service of West Liberty University:
Understanding estate planning, investments and insurance
Evening Sessions: 7 PM to 8:15 PM (includes mid-session break)
June 17, 2010
Session I……………… Use of Trusts in Financial Planning
— David Underwood, Janet Sargent and Dwight Pittenger
June 24, 2010
Session II…………….. Medical and Durable Powers of Attorney, Wills, Trusts, Probate
and Estate Administration
— Sue Seibert Farnsworth, Attorney
Attorney at Law, Spilman, Thomas & Battle, PLLC
July 8, 2010
Session III………………Wealth Preservation, Senior Issues
“A discussion of Medicaid laws pertaining to individual entering a nursing home and planning techniques to protect assets from long term care expenses.
— Jeffrey Rokisky
Attorney at Law
July 15, 2010
Session IV…………….. The Importance of Life Insurance
“The Importance of Insuring Your Property for the Correct Amount.”
Del M. Beard, CPCU
July 22, 2010
Session V…………….. How Today’s Market Impacts Your Investments
— Bernadette M, Smith,
Senior Vice President, Hazlett, Burt & Watson
July 29, 2010
Session VI ………….. Understanding Mineral Rights, Coal, Gas and Oil
August 5, 2010
Session VII……………. Income Retention and Philanthropy
“How Charitable Reminder Trusts, Gift Annuities and Life Insurance can be used to enhance income and preserve wealth.
— Charles O’Data,
CFRE, West Liberty University