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Coffee Conversations: Legal Planning After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

September 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center hosts a virtual “Coffee Conversation” on select mornings that features a 30-minute interview with a survivor, co-survivor, or medical professional on a topic, followed by a time for conversation with participants.

After a breast cancer diagnosis, there can be many concerns about what legal documents you need and what that process looks like. Please join our Coffee Conversation to talk with Jennifer McEwen, J.D. about which legal documents she recommends that you have after a breast cancer diagnosis.

About our speaker: September 13th’s Coffee Conversation features Jennifer McEwen, J.D. Jennifer is a corporate lawyer who focuses her practice on business planning, estate & trust planning, general counsel services, and tax planning. Jennifer facilitates planning strategies with her clients by counseling them on risk management and asset protection, succession and exit planning, and wealth preservation. She also assists clients with business formations and choice of entity issues. Jennifer also has experience managing strategic business transactions for her clients, including mergers and acquisitions.

Jennifer works closely with her clients to ensure that their estate and business plans mesh seamlessly and to help them realize their goals. Her exceptional skills have been recognized by Chambers and Partners and by Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Trusts & Estates. Jennifer is a member of Maynard Nexsen’s Board of Directors and is actively involved in the Firm’s Recruiting and Women’s Initiative committees. She serves as co-chair of The Forum of Alabama Businesswomen (“FAB”), an external program series led by Maynard Nexsen’s Women’s Initiative. Jennifer holds an LL.M. in taxation from New York University and received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law. She received her B.A. from Wake Forest University.

***This event is free, but requires registration***

If you are able to donate any amount to contribute to Forge’s continued efforts to support our local breast cancer community, we greatly appreciate it. Donations can be made on the Forge website: https://forgeon.org/donate

About Forge’s programs:

At Forge, the core of our mission is to offer support, knowledge, strength, and direction for those impacted by breast cancer. In an effort to continue to safeguard the health of our community and team, Forge is offering virtual learning opportunities that can be accessed from the comfort of your own home, and for any in-person programs we may schedule, we will practice CDC-recommended safety measures to keep our community healthy.

As always, if you have any questions, need resources, or a listening ear, please feel free to communicate with us via the Forge Facebook page, by emailing [email protected], or by calling us at 1-800-811-8925. By registering to attend programs with Forge, you agree to receive further correspondence from us, such as program emails and event reminders.