A seminar, “Money, Law and Succession” will be held at the University Center-Rapid City (UCRC) Wednesday, April 4 from 9 to 11 a.m. in Room 127.   

The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) has partnered with Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C., a Rapid City-based law firm, to bring this seminar to the UCRC. 

The seminar will provide local entrepreneurs and business leaders with professional knowledge in the areas of life planning, estate planning and business succession. The life planning topics discussed will include: creating a business, creating a financial foundation and creating and maintaining relationships. Estate planning will be covered, with a focus on: titling of assets, beneficiary designations, wills, trusts, financial power of attorney, health care power of attorney and making gifts. Information will also be provided on business succession in the areas of death, divorce, disability and buy-sell agreements.

Presenter, McLean Thompson, Attorney at Law at Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C., specializes in business & commercial transactions, estate planning & probate and business litigation. She received her J.D. degree, and MBA from the University of South Dakota and her BS in Business Administration from the University of Kansas. McLean is a member of the SD State Bar Association, SD Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. Thompson is from Pierre and currently resides in Rapid City.

Cost of the seminar is $40 per person; the registration deadline is Tuesday, April 3. Space is limited. To register or learn more visit www.BHSU.edu/SDCEO or call Brittni Skipper, program assistant for SD CEO, at 605-642-6435.

The SD CEO is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), and is part of a network of more than 110 centers nationwide established through the SBA’s women’s business funding. While services are available to all those interested in entrepreneurship, there is a special emphasis on women, women veterans, Native Americans, the socially and/or economically disadvantaged, and youth entrepreneurs.