National Speaker: Ethical Considerations when Representing Vulnerable Adults

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: The University Club
Speaker: Sandra D. Glazier, Lipson Neilson P.C.

We will be closing out the year with a national speaker, focused on a topic related to Ethics.  Sandra Glazier will be discussing ethical reponsibilities related to representing vulnerable adults.  For personal reasons, Sandra will be presenting over Zoom.  We will still meet in person for dinner at the University Club, but the content and discussion will be delivered virtually.  We look forward to closing out the year with you!

About our speaker:

Sandra D. Glazier is an equity shareholder at Lipson Neilson P.C., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She concentrates her practice in probate litigation, estate planning and administration, and family law. Sandra not only actively practices in these areas, but she has also been engaged to act as a testifying or consulting expert. She has also served as a mediator in probate and family court cases. Sandra is active with the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), having held numerous leadership positions and continues as an appointed member of its Legislative Committee. Sandra is also active in the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) section. She currently serves on RPTE’s Estate Diversity and Inclusion Committee and as Vice-Chair of RPTE’s Elder Law and Long Term Care Committee,

Sandra is a Commissioner on the ABA’s Commission on Law and Aging and previously served as a Special Advisor to that Commission. She was elected to serve on the Michigan Probate Section’s Council for a three-year term that began September 2021 and currently serves as chair of that Section’s Guardianship, Conservatorship and End of Life Committee as well as being an active member on other committees.

Sandra is a nationally recognized author in legal publications and presents nationally on issues such as undue influence, ethical duties when representing vulnerable adults, defending fiduciaries, protective estate planning practices, and the attorney-client privilege. Sandra is on the Trust & Estates Magazine Editorial Advisory Board for Probate Litigation, and is an Advisor to the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute. Sandra was awarded the OCBA’s Distinguished Service Award; received Top Lawyer, Super Lawyer, Leading Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent, and Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) designations; and was awarded Trusts & Estates Magazine Distinguished Author in Thought Leadership as well as Bloomberg Tax Estates, Gifts and Trusts Tax Contributor of the Year for 2018. For more background about Sandra, see



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