Kenneth Vercammen is a Middlesex County trial attorney who has published 130 articles in national and New Jersey publications on Criminal Law and litigation topics. He was awarded the NJ State State Bar Municipal Court Practitioner of the Year. He lectures and handles criminal cases, Municipal Court, DWI, traffic and other litigation matters. He is Co Chair of the ABA Criminal Law Committee, GP and was a speaker at the ABA Annual Meeting. To schedule a confidential consultation, call us or New clients email us evenings and weekends go to www.njlaws.com/ContactKenV.htm

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Monday, January 18, 2016

ABA Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Committee January 2016 Report


ABA SOLO, SMALL FIRM AND GENERAL PRACTICE DIVISION

COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT FORM – MIDYEAR 2016



Division Name and Number: Division: 3 – Practice Specialty                                                                        

Division Director Name: Christine Albano                       calbano@albanolaw.com

Group Name: Estate & Financial Planning Group

Reporting Board or Committee: ABA Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Committee

Completed By: Kenneth Vercammen Co-chair, Edison, NJ


1.     What communications have you had with your committee since last report? (e.g. conference call, meetings, publications, use of discussion lists, etc.)
-Kenneth Vercammen has participated in recent telephone conference calls with ABA Commission on Law and Aging, and invites other members of committee to participate. The ABA Commission on Law and Aging requested to do a webinar based on Ken V’s new ABA book “Wills and Estate Administration”. This book was released the end of 2015. This is Ken’s 3rd book for the Solo Division.

2.      
Please describe the substance of the activities set forth in number 1 above. -An email was sent to all Committee members to invite them to participate in the ABA Aging call


3.     Please list your entity's activities and programs since last report. Ken V’s new ABA book “Wills and Estate Administration”. This book was released the end of 2015.

4.     Where you are in completing your annual planned activities?  Excellent. We will be having a Committee meeting at the Spring Key West meeting
     
5. What is the status on any CLE, publications, articles, etc.?  An article for GP Solo Magazine entitled: “Estate Planning after Divorce or Break Up.” Ken V offered to speak at a webinar or Brown Bag event but have not received a response. The ABA Commission on Aging will host a webinar featuring the book “Wills and Estate Administration”.
     
6.     What plans do you have for the rest of the year? Describe any future activities. Articles and webinars. Assist the ABA Publication board with sales and marketing of the Wills book to generate revenue for the Solo Division.

7.     Please state how your entity’s activities conform to the Goals of the Division’s Long Range Plan. Help sustain membership

Report on anything else: Help promote sales for recent ABA Book: “Smart Marketing For the Small Firm Lawyer” from the American Bar Association.
    Author:  Kenneth A Vercammen
Sponsor(s):  Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division
Publisher(s):  ABA Book Publishing 

 Marketing is essential to the growth of any enterprise. There are many low-cost and no-cost opportunities that exist. This book explores today’s marketing landscape and outlines its many facets for you in concise and easy to understand terms. 

Additional Information
Table of Contents: TOC Smart Marketing
About the Author: Kenneth Vercammen
•Preface: Intro-Smart Marketing 
•List Price: $59.95 
•ABA Price: $45.95 


8.     Are you submitting an action item to be presented to Council and if so, describe.  NO