Leigh Newman was quoted in an article, "How Women Attorneys Are Smartly Leveraging Legal Technology to Advance Their Law Practices," in Legal IT Today. The article discusses how women in the legal profession are using technology "to assertively enhance their efficiency and business development and to differentiate themselves from competitors." Newman, a partner in Day Pitney's Individual Clients department and a former computer programmer, told Legal IT Today that her technology background has provided unique opportunities she would not have had otherwise. "Technology knowledge is a plus for any attorney, and bringing value to an organization is never a bad thing," she said. The article discusses how Newman has been instrumental in developing Day Pitney's dynamic use of HotDocs document assembly software. "When I first started at Day Pitney, we had a document assembly system that our admin and support people used, but the drafters—mostly associates—were removed from the process," Newman told Legal IT Today. "The firm's implementation of HotDocs allows for a high degree of customization of the documents produced and it is simple enough for lawyers to use themselves," she continued. "Now, 75% of document drafting is done by associates rather than support staff. HotDocs creates more uniformity and helps with quality control, providing a framework that brings strength, power, efficiency and fun to drafting estate documents."
On March 6, Leigh Newman will be speaking at "What Every Estate Planner Needs to Know About the Laws of Other New England States & Florida," a seminar and live webcast presented by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) New England.
Amy Lonergan, Ruth Moskowitz and Jordana Schreiber presented a "Heckerling Recap" webinar to the Boston Estate Planning Council on February 28, 2018.
Tina Albright will be a featured speaker at the Private Client Forum Americas on February 7 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
On February 2, Rebecca Tunney spoke at the Boston Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section Mid-Year Review, an annual event covering federal and state case law, legislation and tax matters.
Dina Kapur Sanna and Carl A. Merino authored a two-part series, "Tax Reform and International Private Clients," which was recently published in the Trusts & Estates eNewsletter.
Von Sanborn and David Silvian were quoted in an article, "You, Taxes and 2018: What to Expect from the Tax Bill," published in Private Asset Management magazine (PAM).
Day Pitney's Family Office and Trusts and Estates practices have been shortlisted in two categories, "Best Private Client Law Firm" and "Best Trusts and Estates Division," for the 2018 Private Asset Management Awards.
Day Pitney's Family Office and Trusts and Estates practices have been shortlisted in two categories, "Legal Team of the Year" and "Family Wealth Counseling," for the 2018 Family Wealth Report Awards.
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Von Sanborn will be chairing a panel, “As the Art World Turns: Current Trends and Considerations for Families with Art Collections,” at the Family Office Association Palm Beach Investment Forum.