PHILADELPHIA – November 15, 2011 – Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP
attorneys David J. Steerman, Nina B. Stryker, Paul C. Heintz, and ErinE. McQuiggan will participate in the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's (PBI) 18th Annual Estate Law Institute. This two day event, billed as Pennsylvania’s most anticipated event for estate practitioners, discusses recent trends, the latest laws, and issues facing the estate and trust lawyer
practices.

Steerman, a partner in the Family Law Practice Group, along with Stryker,
Chair of Obermayer's Trusts and Estates department will speak on "Marital Agreements: Avoiding Post-Death Surprises." Their presentation highlights the key
components of a well-drafted and enforceable marital agreement and will provide
an overview of marital agreements, their key components and the ways in which
such agreements can be circumvented.

McQuiggan will co-present on "I Don't Usually Practice in Orphans' Court
but…" This presentation will provide tips on the difference between
practice in the Court of Common Pleas and the Orphans' Court. McQuiggan is a
member of Obermayer's Trusts and Estates department. Her experience is in the
areas of estate and trust administration, estate planning and Orphans' Court
litigation.

Heintz will co-present on "Legal Fees: Ethical Considerations for Trust and
Estate Lawyers [Ethics]." The presentation will provide helpful hints
regarding fees while steering clear of ethical problems. Heintz is a member of
Obermayer's Trusts & Estates Department and has more than 30 years of
experience in all areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration,
Orphans’ Court litigation, and fiduciary and tax law.