RICHARD MAYBERRY is the principal of the Mayberry Law Firm in McLean, Virginia. His areas of expertise include estate planning, estate administration and elder law. In his law practice, Mr. Mayberry assists families with wills, living trusts, powers of attorney, probate, special needs trusts, nursing home related matters, such as financing long-term care, qualification/contesting government benefits, end of life issues, attendant income, and gift and estate tax issues. He also has advised foundations and other tax-exempt organizations. Mr. Mayberry is a regular speaker

throughout Northern Virginia and has taught continuing professional education seminars to professionals such as the Virginia Society of CPAs, National Association of Realtors (senior real estate specialist certification), the Northern Virginia Insurance and Financial Advisors Association and bar associations on technical aspects of the law. The workshops have qualified students for continuing education credits for lawyers, accountants, real estate agents, and financial professionals. Mr. Mayberry graduated from the George Washington University Law School. He is past chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Committee and former board member and officer of the District of Columbia Bar. A. BECK III is of counsel with Maloney & Yurachek, P.C., where his practice focuses upon estate planning, probate administration, trusts, conservatorships, and guardianships. He counsels clients as to techniques for providing for their care during their lifetime and distribution of assets upon death. Mr. Beck prepares wills, trusts, power of attorney, and medical directives to achieve client wishes. He assists clients in performing their fiduciary duties including court filings and accountings. Mr. Beck also is a personal representative, conservator and guardian. He represents clients in various court and administrative matters including proceedings relating to mental capacity. A practical understanding of the laws relating to distribution of decedent's estates, taxation, business transactions, and real estate is essential to Mr. Beck's practice. He is a member of the Virginia Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar. Mr. Beck earned his J.D. degree from University of Richmond Law School and his LL.M. degree from George Washington University.

JOHN L. LASTER is a sole practitioner in Falls Church, where he practices in the areas of trusts and estates, elder law and estate planning with a focus on special needs trusts. He is a frequent speaker for various professional and lay groups, and he has made several television appearances, where he speaks about special needs trusts. Mr. Laster earned his A.B. degree from Oberlin College and his J.D. degree from Catholic University. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar and the American Bar Association (co-chair, Special Needs Trusts and Long Term Care Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section). Mr. Laster also is a member of the District of Columbia Estate Planning Council and a founding member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

ANDREW NANCE is the director of planned giving at Raffa Financial Services, Inc. in Rockville, Maryland. He works with secular and non-secular 501 (c) (3) to develop and execute legacy giving programs. Additionally, his practice focuses on the effective use of insurance products for family protection, business protection, employee benefits and retention, tax mitigation and executive compensation. Mr. Nance is an adjunct professor at The Keller Graduate School of Management, where he often teaches graduate-level classes in financial management and managerial mathematics. He regularly gives seminars to a variety of audiences including business owners and parents of college-bound students. Mr. Nance holds an MBA from Old Dominion University as well as a number of professional designations.