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National Expert in Estate Planning and Taxation Coming to the Mid-Ohio Valley

Charles “Skip” Fox IV, one of the nation’s leading estate planning and taxation attorneys, is coming to Parkersburg! Thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Mid-Ohio Valley Estate Planning Council (MOVEPC), Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF) and the Marietta Community Foundation, local financial planners, bankers, attorneys, accountants and insurance agent will have the opportunity to participate in a day-long, educational seminar presented by Mr. Fox.

Fox is a partner in McGuireWoods of Charlottesville, VA and chairs the firm’s private wealth services team.  He lectures nationwide, providing seminars on estate planning and trust administration, for many audiences including the prestigious Heckerling Estate Planning Institute of the University of Miami. His extensive experience also includes audits of estate tax returns involving unique assets, trust and estate litigation, and the formation and operation of public and private charities, as well as providing counsel to corporate fiduciaries on a variety of issues. Skip is a member of the faculty of the National Trust School and National Graduate Trust School, where he has taught for over twenty-five years and the author of numerous field publications. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia Law School.

The seminar will be held May 25 at the Parkersburg Country Club from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and focus on the current issues in estate planning.  Continuing education credit for the day-long event will be offered (up to 7 hours, depending on profession) for lawyers, accountants, insurance and financial planning professionals, and banking staff in Ohio and West Virginia.

"This is a great opportunity for local advisors to benefit from a first-class presentation by a key instructor at a very modest cost,” said Chip Ferrell, Trust Legal Counsel with United Bank, and President of the MOVEPC.  “Thanks to generous sponsorships from Peoples Bank, WesBanco, United Bank and Bowles Rice, the cost of the event, which is all-inclusive, is only $250 to the public and $200 for MOVEPC members. Given that we're approaching the end of the current reporting period, this is a particularly good opportunity for local attorneys to obtain their continuing legal education."

To register to attend the seminar or to learn more, contact PACF by phone at 304.428.4438 or by email at  


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