Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, P.C.
2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817
(732) 572-0500

Saturday, July 29, 2017

ABA Estate Planning, Probate and Trust and Elder Law Joint Committee Meeting Friday, August 11

ABA Estate Planning, Probate and Trust and Elder Law Joint Committee Meeting Friday, August 11 GPSolo 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 pm
Seminar and round table
At the ABA Annual Meeting Westin New York at Times Square New York, NY  270 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036

Ideas to be discussed:
Scheduling Appointments for Potential Client Callers
Email, fax, or mail potential client an interview form and appointment letter.
What to Do When Potential Clients Come In for Appointments
Marketing Your Wills & Estate Administration Practice
How to Network and be visible to potential clients
Wills and Power of Attorney for AARP members Seminar......................................
Brochures to Bring to Wills and Elder Law Program

Calling to Invite Clients to Events and Annual Will Seminar..................................
Recommend Last Will and Testament for Property, children & grand children 
REFERRAL OUT TO ANOTHER ATTORNEY........................................
Membership in AARP Legal Services Network may provide new clients 
Happy Hour networking party for professionals such as Accountants, CPA’s, Financial Planners plus clients and friends..........................................
ABA registration and expo is at New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue Of The Americas New York, NY 10019-6012

August 11, 2017
   Friday, Yankee Pre-game reception from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. on the Budweiser Party Deck 
Game Time:  7:05 p.m.

Pregame reception features food, draft beer and nonalcoholic beverages 
starting when gates open 
• Menu  includes  Nathan’s  hot  dogs,  burgers,  garden  salad,  domestic  draft  beer,  Pepsi  products  and  Poland  Spring  Water

• Seats  are  located  in  Section  426 for University of Scranton 7:05 Yankees Game start

Monday, July 3, 2017

ABA Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Committee Summer 2017 Report

ABA Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Committee Summer 2017 Report COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT FORM 

Division Name and Number: Practice Specialty    Division: 3                                                                      

Division Director Name: Kari Petrasek

Reporting Board or Committee: ABA Elder Law Committee

Completed By: Kenneth Vercammen Co-Chair, Edison, NJ

1.   What has your board or committee done since its last report (e.g., conference call, meetings, use of discussion lists, planning for CLE programs, publications and articles, collaboration with other boards, committees, or sections)?
-Participated in  last ABA Aging and Law Networking sponsored by ABA Commission on Aging
-Scheduled Committee Meeting at New York Annual meeting for Friday August 11
-Proposed a new book “Creating the Million Dollar who wishes to create this book
-Publicized ABA Committee in email newsletter and blog
-Helped publicize Solo Division’s book “Wills and Estate Administration Practice” approx 240 pages to help raise revenue for section- Sale of book reported to be good
-Met with ABA Publications in Chicago on March 13 to discuss sales of GP solo book “Wills and Estate Administration”
- Invited members to submit articles to GP Solo
-Invited members to participate in Free ABA Law and Aging Networking Calls.  These calls are open to staff and volunteer leaders in any ABA entity with an interest in developing programing on issues relating to Aging and Law.  Please share this message with colleagues who may want to participate and encourage people to email me to be added to the invitation list (  
-Participated in NJ Bar Elder Law & Estate Planning seminar May 24.

2.   What is the status of your board or committee’s business plan for the year (e.g., participation of board or committee members, goals achieved, and new goals)?

- Provide information to members for the free July 10 ABA Aging Conf call- 2nd Monday
- Publicize Meeting at New York Annual meeting August
-Invite Chair elect the legendary Steve Williams and Division members to free NJ Bar Summer Happy Hour at the NJ Shore on July 15
- Hope to submit articles to Solo EReport

-Continue to help promote ABA books to raise revenue for section

3.   Does your board or committee need any assistance from the Director, Staff, Division Officers, or Council? If yes, please explain:
-Set up Committee meeting in New York
-Please help with promotion of Promoted recent ABA Books:
“Wills & Estate Administration” and
“Smart Marketing For the Small Firm Lawyer” from the American Bar Association.
    Author:  Kenneth A Vercammen
Sponsor(s):  Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division

List any action items to be presented to Council. These are items that require discussion, reporting, and/or decision-making on the part of the Council (e.g. a request for support of matters appearing before the House of Delegates, revisions of Division policies, and requests for use of extraordinary Division resources).    None


List any informational items to be represented to Council. These items are matters for the Council’s information and do not require action.   N/a

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Surrogates NJ 2017

Surrogates NJ

James Curcio
Atlantic County Surrogate
1201 Bacharach Boulevard
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
Michael R. Dressler
Bergen County Surrogate
Bergen County Justice Center
10 Main Street, Room 211
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601

George T. Kotch
Burlington County Surrogate
49 Rancocas Road
Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060
Cheryl Nidorf Austin, Deputy
Camden County Surrogate
600 Market Street
Camden, New Jersey 08102

M. Susan Sheppard
Cape May County Surrogate
4 Moore Road, DN 207
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Douglas Rainear
Cumberland County Surrogate
60 W. Broad Street
Suite A-111
Bridgeton, New Jersey 08302

Theordore N. Stephens II
Essex County Surrogate
465 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Helene M. Reed
Gloucester County Surrogate
PO Box 177
Woodbury, New Jersey 08096

Joseph J. Ryglicki
Hudson County Surrogate
Justice Brennan Court House 
583 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
Susan J. Hoffman
Hunterdon County Surrogate
65 Park Avenue
PO Box 2900
Flemington, New Jersey 08822-1495

Diane Gerofsky
Mercer County Surrogate
175 South Broad Street, Room 420
PO Box 8068
Trenton, New Jersey 08650
Kevin J. Hoagland
Middlesex County Surrogate
PO Box 790
75 Bayard Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0790

Rosemarie D. Peters
Monmouth County Surrogate
Hall of Records
1 East Main Street, Room 118
Freehold, New Jersey 07728
John Pecoraro
Morris County Surrogate
PO Box 900
Administration & Records Bldg, 5th Floor
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900

Jeffrey W. Moran
Ocean County Surrogate
118 Washington Street
PO Box 2919
Toms River, New Jersey 08754

Bernice Toledo
Passaic County Surrogate
71 Hamilton Street
Paterson, New Jersey 07505

Nicki A. Burke
Salem County Surrogate
92 Market Street
Salem, New Jersey 08079
Frank Bruno
Somerset County Surrogate
20 Grove Street
PO Box 3000
Somerville, New Jersey 08876

Gary R. Chiusano
Sussex County Surrogate
3 High Street, Suite 1
Newton, New Jersey 07860
James LaCorte
Union County Surrogate
Union County Court House
2 Broad Street
Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207

Kevin M. O'Neill
Warren County Surrogate
413 Second Street
Belvidere, New Jersey 07823-1500