Katherine Barr & Joel Mendler to Speak at CLE Alabama Seminar
Katherine N. Barr and Joel A. Mendler, attorneys at the law firm of Sirote & Permutt, will be featured presenters at a Continuing Legal Education seminar for CLE Alabama. The seminar will provide key updates and top trends in elder law. Barr will discuss hot topics in special needs trust planning while Mendler’s presentation will explore ethical issues in representing elderly clients. The seminar is scheduled for February 4 at the Embassy Suites in Birmingham.
As a member of the firm's Estate, Wills & Trusts department, Barr handles all aspects of estate planning and administration for clients. Her passion, however, and the focus of much of her practice involves special needs planning. She assists clients in providing for a child or family member with special needs in a way that does not jeopardize government benefits.
At Sirote, Mendler uses planning strategies to preserve the future security of his clients and their families. He has a particular emphasis on working with the elderly and those with special needs.