Uniondale, NY – March 8, 2023 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., announced today that Kera Reed, Of Counsel, will be co-chairing an informational webinar hosted by the New York State Bar Association entitled, “Mediation In Surrogate’s Court: A Tour Of NYS Courts & Procedures – Part II” on Thursday, March 9, 2023, from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. The informational will cover an overview of the 8th JD ADR Program, rules and policies of mediation in Surrogate’s Court, expectation of attorneys and parties in mediation, the role of GAL, and the types and process of cases referred to mediation and compensation of mediators.
To register for this event, please visit Mediation In Surrogate’s Court: A Tour Of NYS Courts & Procedures – Part II – New York State Bar Association (nysba.org)
Ms. Reed is a member of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department and the Alternative Dispute Resolution and Estate, Trust and Fiduciary Litigation practice group. Her practice includes all Surrogate’s Court proceedings to appoint an Executor or Administrator of an estate, SCPA Article 17 and 17-A guardianship proceedings, preparation and litigation of fiduciary accountings, and preparation of New York State and Federal estate tax returns. She also is qualified to serve as Guardian ad Litem in Surrogates’ Court proceedings. In addition to her Trust and Estate practice, Ms. Reed is certified to serve as counsel and court evaluator in Supreme Court Guardianship matters. She is a Vice-Chair of the New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates section’s Surrogate’s Court Committee and is the past Co-Chair of the Surrogates Court Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association. She is currently serving a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association. Ms. Reed is also on the New York State Office of Court Administration E-Filing Advisory Committee, which assists in implementing E-filing procedures statewide. Ms. Reed is also a frequent contributor to the Suffolk Lawyer.