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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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

ABA Elder Law Committee Report and activities Spring 2017

ABA Elder Law Committee Report and activities Spring 2017
COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT FORM
Division Name and Number: Practice Specialty    Division: 3                                                                      

Division Director Name: Kari Petrasek

Reporting Board or Committee: ABA Elder Law Committee

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


1. What has your board or committee done since its last report (e.g., conference call, meetings, use of discussion lists, planning for CLE programs, publications and articles, collaboration with other boards, committees, or sections)?
       -Participated in April 10 conference call with ABA Aging and Law Networking sponsored by ABA Commission on Aging
-Publicized ABA Committee in email newsletter and blog
-Helped publicize Division’s book “Wills and Estate Administration Practice” approx 240 pages to help raise revenue for section- Sale of book reported to be good
-Proposed Meeting at New York Annual meeting 
-Meet with ABA Publications in Chicago on March 13 to discuss sales of GP solo book “Wills and Estate Administration”
-Spoke with ABA publishing who wishes to create a new book “Creating the Million Dollar Estate Planning Practice”?
- Invited members to submit articles to GP Solo
-Invited members to participate in Free ABA Law and Aging Networking Calls.  These calls are open to staff and volunteer leaders in any ABA entity with an interest in developing programing on issues relating to Aging and Law.  Please share this message with colleagues who may want to participate and encourage people to email me to be added to the invitation list (david.godfrey@americanbar.org.)  


2. What is the status of your board or committee’s business plan for the year (e.g., participation of board or committee members, goals achieved, and new goals)?
- Provide information to members for the free July 10 ABA Aging Conf call- 2nd Monday
- Publicize Meeting at New York Annual meeting  August
-Continue to help promote ABA books to raise revenue for section
-Offer to GP Solo members free portions of articles/ forms from NJ Bar Annual Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law held on May 1
-Invite Chair elect the legendary Steve Williams and Division members to free NJ Bar Summer Happy Hour at the NJ Shore on July 15
- Hope to submit articles to Solo EReport
- Invite NJ attorneys and anyone at to attend free seminar May 15 at 7pm Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar Woodbridge Library-May is Older Americans Month


3. Does your board or committee need any assistance from the Director, Staff, Division Officers, or Council? If yes, please explain:
-Set up Committee meeting in New York
-Please help with promotion of Promoted recent ABA Books:
“Wills & Estate Administration” and
“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: American Bar Association ABA Book Publishing
   List Price: $79.95

ABA Price: $69.95
ISBN: 978-1-63425-380-2
Product Code: 5150484
2016, 290 pages, 7 x 10, Paperback
American Bar Association Service Hotline800-285-2221
312-988-5000

   Sample chapter available http://shop.americanbar.org

ACTION ITEMS
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INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
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