December 13, 2018 – Minding the Gap: Ethical Considerations for the General Practitioner with Estate Planning & Elder Law

Sponsored by the Estate Planning, Elder Law, Trust & Probate Section

Date: December 13, 2018
Time: 12-1:00 p.m. (Mountain Time)
Cost: $30.00
Discounted Price for Estate Planning, Elder Law, Trust & Probate Section Members: $15.00 – please contact Marie Ellis at (307) 432-2103 for your discount code. CLICK HERE to join the section.
Credit Approval: 1 CLE Credit including 1 Ethics Credit


Estate Planning and Elder Law issues present unique ethical challenges. Learn what those are and some best practices for protecting yourself and clients. Topics include identifying the client(s), challenges with elderly clients and family members, ensuring professional conduct with competency, diligence and confidentiality.


Craig Cook served as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force from 2002 to 2007 and since 2007 has served in the Wyoming Air National Guard, he currently holds the rank of Major. Craig’s military service has included deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. Craig obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science in 2002 and his Juris Doctor Degree in December 2010 from the University of Wyoming. Craig has appeared in various state courts including the Wyoming Supreme Court. Craig is admitted to practice law in Wyoming and Colorado. In addition to his law practice, Craig serves the Laramie community as President of the Lincoln Community Center Board of Directors.

Tassma A. Powers is Vice-President of Wyoming Trust Company and manages Home Ranch Office, LLC, a single-family office. She graduated from UW College of Law in 1997 and primarily practiced in a business and estate planning practice prior to moving to Home Ranch. She was the first Estate Planning Law Specialist recognized by the Wyoming State Bar and graduated with honors from Cannon Trust School while earning her Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation. Tassma is a strong proponent of the value of specialization and education for attorneys that practice in estate planning. Tassma has two teenage children. She enjoys spending time with her family, while doing laundry and trying to distract them from electronics.


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