Speakers 2010 Offering

EMORY E. HACKMAN JR. specializes in wealth preservation. He has been an entrepreneur and practicing attorney for more than 30 years. Mr. Hackman's practice has evolved from a broad scope of services, including a successful public securities offering, to estate planning, administration and wealth preservation. He continues to be in demand to speak before legal, accounting, networking, writing and business groups such as the Arlington, Fairfax, McLean and American bar associations, the Greater Washington Society of CPAs, the Washington Independent Writers and the McLean Estate Planning Council. Mr. Hackman is committed to safeguarding those who are participating in real estate ventures by structuring their projects so that the family wealth is protected. He enjoys mentoring other attorneys who are faced with unique, difficult and complex cases. Mr. Hackman earned his B.S. degree from West Virginia University and is listed in Who's Who in America. He is a member of the McLean and Arlington bar associations, the Virginia State Bar, and is the founder of the McLean Business Forum. He is often asked to speak on the subject of ethics.

MARK E. KELLOGG is a partner in the Springfield law firm of Becker, Kellogg & Berry, P.C., and has engaged in the private practice of law for more than 25 years. His main emphases of practice are taxation (planning, tax return preparation and transactional works; audits and criminal investigations; and tax, bankruptcy and federal court litigations) and estates and trusts (planning and document preparation, estate administration and fiduciary litigation). Mr. Kellogg was an estate tax attorney and program analyst for the Internal Revenue Service, and an adjunct professor and a lecturer in law at the George Mason University School of Law. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Florida and his Master of Law degree from Georgetown University. Mr. Kellogg is a member of the Fairfax County and American bar associations, and the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar and The Florida Bar. He is qualified (and has argued cases before each of the following except the United States Supreme Court) to practice before the Tax Court, the Maryland and Virginia Federal District courts, the Virginia Federal District Bankruptcy Court, the Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the Supreme Court of the United States.

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, and end of life issues, and 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), and 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.