No Pen, No Paper, No Problems? The New World of Electronic Wills

Date: Thursday, February 24, 2022
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Tower Club Fort Lauderdale, 100 SE 3rd Ave, One Financial Plaza, Regions Bank Bldg., 28th Floor, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33394
Speaker: Jeffrey A. Baskies, Esq., and Jenna G. Rubin, Esq.


On February 24, 2022, for their Dinner Event

at the Tower Club, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Presenting: Jeffrey A. Baskies & Jenna G. Rubin

Topic:  No Pen, No Paper, No Problems? 

The New World of Electronic Wills

An exploration of the pros and cons of e-will executions in Florida.  The presentation will focus on the process of executing a will online under Florida’s “new” e-wills statute, including video clips of an actual (albeit mock) e-will execution ceremony.  The presenters will share their experience with the statute and the practical applications of the e-will signing, with an emphasis on the many challenges and potential pitfalls. 

Jeffrey A. Baskies, Esq.,  is a native of Peabody, MA and a graduate of Trinity College (highest honors) and Harvard Law School (cum laude).  A member of the Florida and Massachusetts bars, Jeff is a co-founding partner of Katz Baskies & Wolf PLLC, located in Boca Raton, Florida, concentrating on trusts and estates, tax and business law. Jeff is board certified by the Florida Bar as an expert/specialist in Wills, Trusts and Estates law. He is also a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).   Jeff has published more than 150 articles on estate planning, and Jeff is the successor author of the treatise, Estate, Gift, Trust, and Fiduciary Tax Returns, annually published by Thomson/Reuters/West.

Jenna G. Rubin, Esq., is a partner at Gutter Chaves Josepher Rubin Forman Fleisher Miller P.A. in Boca Raton, Florida. She focuses her practice on probate, trust and guardianship litigation as well as probate and trust administration and estate planning. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Northwestern University and is an active member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, currently serving as the chair of the Elective Share Review Committee and as a Vice Chair of the Trust Law Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee on Electronic Wills.  Jenna is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Diamond Presenting Dinner Sponsor

On behalf of the Estate Planning Council of Broward, Inc., Thank You for your 

continued support.

Zoom information will be provided to the attendees the day before the meeting via email.  For additional information, please contact us at: or (954) 240-4853.


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