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Would We Free Britney? Minnesota Guardianship Law and the Conservatorship of Britney Spears

Jessica Timmington Lindstrom joins a panel presentation hosted by the Ramsey County Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section. The panel, “Would We Free Britney? Minnesota Guardianship Law and the Conservatorship of Britney Spears,” will focus on the troubling and notorious case of the Conservatorship of Britney Spears by three professionals specializing in incapacity planning, guardianships ...

Thursday, September 9, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Irrevocable Trusts and the Interplay with MA Benefits

Trusts, Wills & Estates attorney Jessica Lindstrom will co-present a webinar for Minnesota CLE, “Irrevocable Trusts and the Interplay with MA Benefits.” Jessica will draw on her experience in elder law to explain key considerations when working with irrevocable trusts and medical assistance benefits.

Live Webcast Seminar

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Meritocracy or Mirrotocracy? Reexamining Hiring Practices of New Lawyers

Jessica Timmington Lindstrom, attorney in the Trusts & Estates practice, authored an article in Hennepin Lawyer titled “Meritocracy or Mirrotocracy? Reexamining Hiring Practices of New Lawyers,” which analyzes the slow process of change in the legal industry, and challenges the industry to reassess how it trains, hires and advances lawyers. To read the full article, please ...


Medical Assistance How-To’s for the Elderly Client

Attorney Jessica Timmington Lindstrom will present at the Minnesota CLE Medical Assistance How-To’s for the Elderly Client seminar on August 11, 2020. Her session, “How to Use 4 Important Special Needs Planning Tools” will cover topics including guardianship, conservatorship, special needs trusts, and SSDI/SSI benefits. For more information or to register, please click here.


August 11, 2020

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Client Alert

Will Harmless Error Rule

By: Samantha L. Heaton

On April 15, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed into law new legislation related to COVID-19.  Among many other provisions, the legislation includes a relaxation of the normal formalities for signing a Will by including a “Harmless Error” provision. Typically, in order for a person to create a Will, two witnesses must be present to ...

Client Alert

COVID-19 and Estate Planning: Strategies to Consider Now

By: Samantha L. Heaton

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to dramatic fluctuations in the stock market and the value of closely held businesses.  Although we all hope that the massive dips in values are temporary, these challenges present unique opportunities for individuals who would be subject to federal or state estate taxes.  Lower values allow more assets to be ...


Probate A to Z: Medicaid Estate Recovery Rules, Remedies, and Appeals

Attorney Jessica Lindstrom breaks down the complex area of Medicaid estate recovery in a webcast hosted by Minnesota CLE.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Speaker. Eden Prairie Senior Center. 10.18.2019

Eden Prairie Senior Center
8950 Eden Prairie Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55347

October 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
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