Legal Insights for Today’s Business Professional

Presented by The Kendall College School of Business and the Law Offices of Burton A. Brown

Watch Video of the September 12, 2012 Event

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Business owners and other professionals seeking more information on domestic legal issues will find this workshop to be both informative and beneficial in educating them on how to protect themselves and loved ones in familial legal proceedings.

This workshop explored:

  • Business succession planning
  • Protecting marital and business assets when going through a divorce
  • Elder Law
  • Business implications when entering into a civil union

Meet the Panelists!

Abrar Azamuddin
Currently an associate at the Law Offices of Burton A. Brown, Abrar has been in the private practice of law since 2008 as a civil litigator. He has experience in representing construction firms and small businesses from initial contract review to the foreclosure of mechanic liens. He also has experience with property disputes in divorces and civil unions. Abrar attended Loyola University Chicago and Marquette University Law School.

Burton A. Brown
Burton A. Brown is a graduate of Hamlin Law School in St. Paul Minnesota and the principal at The Law Offices of Burton A. Brown. For the first 10 years of his practice, he concentrated on state and federal criminal defense. Brown’s firm practices in the areas of elder law, matrimonial, commercial litigation, business and real estate.

Bob Difiglio
As an owner of several businesses, Bob has come to see in recent years an unprecedented amount of stress in business people as they struggle to survive, obtain new business and do better this year than they did last year. He will draw from his own experience and the shared experience of others to give essential advice on managing stress in the business industry.

Barbara Riley
Serving as a judge in Cook County for 14 years and in the Domestic Relations division for nine years, Barbara Riley has an extensive career in law. She will share insights into protecting assets before and during divorce proceedings as well as the realities of asset division.

Moderator: Michelle Coussens
Michelle Coussens joined Kendall College as dean of the School of Business in June 2008 after a 10 year career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago where she served in several roles, most recently as a Senior Analyst in the Research Department. She earned a B.A. in mathematics from Northwestern University and an MBA from DePaul University with a concentration in marketing.

Please note: This workshop is not intended or designed to provide personal legal advice to participants and participants are advised to seek the advice of a legal professional regarding their personal circumstances and legal decisions.