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Samaritan Offers Free Virtual Wills & Estate Planning Workshop

Workshop to take place on Tuesday, September 21

Mount Laurel, NJ – Did you know that more than 50 percent of people do not even have a will or estate planning document prepared for themselves?

Now is the time to learn more about the importance of your will and explore your estate planning options – Samaritan is hosting a FREE virtual Wills & Estate Planning Workshop on Tuesday, September 21 from 5:30-7 p.m.

“It is crucial for individuals to have their personal affairs in order and prepare for the unexpected well before a crisis strikes,” explains Mary Ann Boccolini, president and CEO of Samaritan. “Through this interactive online workshop, our panel of local estate planning attorneys will discuss the importance of having a will and estate planning. In addition, these professionals will be available to answer any of your questions.”

The virtual workshop is hosted by Samaritan’s Planned Giving Committee, which is comprised of some of the region’s leading financial advisors who volunteer their time and expertise to raise awareness about the importance of estate planning.

This year’s workshop panelists include:

  • Rachel Shaffer Gersie, Esq., Associate, Fendrick Morgan – A graduate of Kline School of Law from Drexel University, Rachel joined Fendrick Morgan in 2013 and is a member of the Estate & Financial Planning Council of Southern Jersey. She concentrates her practice in the area of elder law planning, estate and trust planning and administration and Medicaid planning, and is a member of Samaritan’s Planned Giving Committee.
  • Melissa Orsorio Dibble, Esq., Partner, Archer – A graduate of Rutgers University School of Law-Camden, Melissa serves as a partner at Archer and is the current president of the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey. She concentrates her practice in the area of Estate and Trust Litigation, representing a variety of institutions and individuals, including banks, universities, executors, trustees, beneficiaries of estates and trusts and intestate heirs, and is a member of Samaritan’s Planned Giving Committee.

 Registration for this free virtual workshop is required by Monday, September 20, 2021. You can register online at  or by contacting Katelin Spooner at 856-552-3239 or [email protected].