Richard focuses on estate planning, trusts and estate administration, and beneﬁciary and ﬁduciary representation. He is a member of the District of Columbia and Florida Bars, and a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Richard is a DC Super Lawyer®, has been named a Top Lawyer in Washingtonian’s biennial lists of 2015 and 2017, is ranked in the 2009-2017 ediƟons of The Best Lawyers® in America as a leading lawyer in the Trusts and Estates category, and rated AV® Preeminent™ by MarƟndale Hubbell. Richard will be speaking on the psychology of estate planning.
Batul (Bey) Salamaan Djawdan is the founder and, currently, the president of Arise & Flourish, a nonproﬁt organization in pursuit of Educating, Preventing and ﬁnancially assisting those who want to be cured of the disease of addiction. She consistently has demonstrated a great interest in seeing that all the right steps are incorporate in establishing a useful avenue for the cause.
Bey has worked as a volunteer with a Child Abuse program in Baltimore, MD. She has worked with and trained families with abused children who were abused. As an educator, she also has thought Algebra and Geometry to middle school and high school kids at several educational institutions, including Motacel Catholic High school in Baltimore.
All through her career, Bey has supported many diﬀerent organizations such as Doctors without Borders, Habitat for Humanity, and Central Asia Institute. Also, as an active member of Potomac Lions Club she, with the help of two other members, created a database for Elderly Support in Washington Metro area, both in English and in Farsi.
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