McNees’ Kendra McGuire to Speak at Pennsylvania Bar Institute Event

August 29, 2017
Speaking Engagements

LANCASTER, Pa. – McNees Wallace & Nurick attorney Kendra McGuire will present, “Will Contests: Preparing Your Case,” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) in Mechanicsburg, Pa. on Aug. 29 at 9 a.m.

Joining McGuire are Linda J. Olsen, an associate with Hazen Law Group of Harrisburg, and Andrew G. Sykes, of Sykes Elder Law LLC for the live, streaming webcast, and simulcast of the presentation.

McGuire will focus on common legal and evidentiary issues in the presentation where attendees will learn:

• What are the grounds for filing a will contest
• How to contest the transfer of non-probate assets
• How to evaluate the strength of a case
• Various ways to file (along with sample forms)
• Common issues in trial preparation
• Written discovery
• Finding and using medical records

McGuire is the Member in Charge of McNees’ Lancaster office. She is also a member of the firm’s Litigation and Orphan’s Court Litigation practice groups. Her Orphan’s Court practice involves helping financial institutions, shareholders, educational entities and individuals to resolve legal problems and disputes relating to fiduciary matters and business issues.

Her fiduciary litigation practice involves working with trust officers, estate administrators, financial institutions, advisors and brokers, corporate fiduciaries, investment and securities companies, individuals, and charitable organizations to provide counsel and litigate matters for her clients.

A well-known speaker, McGuire has presented to a variety of audiences over the past two decades. Topics include surcharge actions against fiduciaries, discovery issues in Orphans’ Court litigation, the Prudent Investor Rule, trial advocacy and trial preparation techniques.

A graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, McGuire is admitted to practice in the U.S. Districts Courts in the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and in Pennsylvania state courts.

Attendees of the program will receive two substantive CLE credits and one ethics CLE credit. For registration and more information on the presentation, visit the event page on the PBI website.