Seminars & Workshops of Interest

Annual Book Sale for the Shepherd’s Center
The Shepherd’s Center of Winston-Salem will be holding its Annual Used Book Sale May 2-4, 2013. As in the past, the event will be held at the Education Building of the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds. Craige Brawley’s Aimee Smith will be on hand during the sale. For more information, please contact The Shepherd’s Center at 336-748-0217. You may also contact them at

Stephens, Smith and Smitherman presenting
Brent Stephens, Aimee Smith and Rebecca Smitherman are among the speakers at an upcoming employee function for Weyerhaeuser in Elkin, NC entitled Invest in Your Future. They will cover two topics: Estate Planning and Long-Term Care Planning.

Smitherman & Wall Presenting
Rebecca Smitherman and Rob Wall will be presenting at the annual meeting of the NCBA Paralegal Division in May. Their topic covers the new changes to the Federal Estate Tax laws, including portability and changes to unified credit.

Rebecca Smitherman is also presenting at the NCBA Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section annual meeting in July, which will be held in Kiawah, SC. Her topic is North Carolina Legislative Updates.

Rob Wall will be also speaking in March to a group of Nationwide Insurance representatives in Western NC on the topic of the new tax laws and how they will affect their practices and clients.

Liipfert presenting at Caregivers Lunch & Learn Series
B. Bailey Liipfert III will join other speakers at an event entitled Caregiver – Lunch and Learn Series. Liipfert’s topic will be Estate Planning Issues for Caregivers and Those They Love. He will be joined by Helen Mack, a trained facilitator for “Powerful Tools for Caregivers”. This event will be held at Senior Services in Winston-Salem, NC and are held on a regular basis.