The Chicago Estate Planning Council (CEPC) chose Jessica Heller, Tax and Estate Paralegal at Lawrence Kamin, for the Emerging Leaders Program of 2022 – 2024. This is a prestigious program. Only those with a strong commitment to estate planning, service, discipline, and high-quality work product are considered for this program.
Ted A. Koester, Partner at Lawrence Kamin, congratulates, “I am very proud of Jessica for earning the honor of admission into the CEPC’s Emerging Leaders Program. I am not surprised because she already possesses many characteristics of a leader: thoughtfulness, respect for others, diligence, and an open and inquisitive mind. CEPC is getting a fantastic future estate planner in Jessica.”
The Emerging Leaders Program mentors individuals in the estate planning field and provides opportunities for the work and leadership of the CEPC. The 24-month term will begin in August 2022 and conclude in July 2024.
Jessica Heller said, “I look forward to being a CEPC Emerging Leader to assist in keeping the momentum of the estate planning field going. The pandemic has exposed the importance of an estate plan from every level: medical, financial, legal, and peace of mind for one’s family.”
The Chicago Estate Planning Council (CEPC) is a multi-disciplinary organization that supports the team concept of estate and wealth planning. Founded in 1938, CEPC is one of the oldest and largest such estate planning councils in the country, boasting over 700 members this year. With the recognition that estate planning is a cooperative task, the Council started as, and continues to be, a carefully selected group of qualified professionals in their respective fields who have the necessary knowledge and experience to accomplish the broad goal of estate planning for the best interest of the client and his or her beneficiaries.