CBA Record October 2018


many online accounts store confidential information like credit card numbers and social security numbers this opens the door for identity thieves to steal that informa- tion and use it for their benefit. Conclusion Planning and keeping track of your digital assets is something that individuals of all ages should consider, not only those who are creating an estate plan. Whenever you are joining a new social media platform or setting up a new form of express pay, consider who may have access to the infor- mation and who might need access to the information in the future. Sofia Vatougios is a law clerk at Peck Ritchey, LLC and current 3L at DePaul University College of Law. At Peck Ritchey, she handles various probate and estate planning matters.

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Standing over the entrance to the CBA Building is the male figure of Justice by sculptor Mary Block. The cast aluminum sculpture balances on the book of law while holding a bird (peace) in his right hand and a globe (the global nature of life) in his left.

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YLS Estate Planning Pro Bono Programs–Volunteers Needed

The Public Outreach Committee of the YLS coordinates estate planning pro bono programs for lawyers, law students, and non-lawyer volunteers to serve the community. Estate planning experience is not required, but welcomed. Training is available. Upcoming opportunities include: Wills for Heroes Monthly workshops at which volunteers create free wills, living wills, and other estate planning documents for local emergency first responders and their spouses or partners. Save-the-date for upcoming workshops on 11/17/18, 1/12/19, 2/9/19, 3/23/19, 5/4/19, and 6/1/19. Serving Our Seniors Advanced directive workshops in conjunction with the Center for Disability and Elder Law to assist low-income seniors in completing Powers of Attorney for Healthcare and Property and LivingWills. Save-the-date for upcoming workshops on: 1/19/18 and 4/20/19. Visit and search under "YLS Volunteer Programs" for more information and to RSVP for upcoming workshops.

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