Chicago, IL – Ron Webb, senior associate of the Chicago estate planning firm Peck Ritchey, LLC, will be on a panel discussing the recent modifications to Illinois law which impact the LGBT community in terms of real estate, public housing, marriage, adoption, employment, and estate planning at The Chicago Bar Association (CBA) on March 6, 2015.

The Continuing Legal Education seminar (2.75 Il MCLE Credit) will highlight changes to the law, the impact of these changes to the community, and how we can continue to make more change to benefit the LGBT community. Taking place Friday, March 6, 2015 at the CBA, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL., the “Changes in the LBGT Community: Live, Life & Love – Part 1” panel will run from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

“It’s important to fully understand the new benefits same-sex partners now have with regards to estate planning and other benefits under the law,” said Ron Webb “In this seminar I will be discussing the rights gained by marriage under various areas of Illinois law related to retirement benefits, asset protection, incapacity and probate.”

Ron is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association and has served as Chair of the Probate Practice Committee. He is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Estate Planning Council. Ronald frequently lectures to colleagues and professionals in the areas of estate and special needs planning. He is also regularly published in several journals including those published by the American Bar Association.