Thomas D. Peebles, Jr. Serves as Keynote Speaker
Springfield, Mo. – Thomas D. Peebles, Jr., a shareholder of Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown, P.C. (CECB”), served as Keynote Speaker at the Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ Planned Giving Institute & Recognition Luncheon on August 18, 2004 in Springfield. Mr. Peebles’ presentation, “A Sampling of Charitable Giving Techniques,” discussed the importance of planned charitable giving and reviewed six separate techniques by which donors could create an arrangement to provide for a gift to charity effective upon their deaths. Revocable Trusts, Wills, Charitable Remainder Trusts, beneficiary designations, life estates and the use of insurance were among the topics discussed by Mr. Peebles. An audience of more than 120, representing 57 not-for-profit organizations in Southern Missouri, attended the Planned Giving Institute.
Mr. Peebles, a frequent speaker on estate planning topics, is the author of several publications, including “Estate Planning Practice – The Fundamentals,” and the Chapter on “Miscellaneous Estate Planning Techniques” in the Missouri Bar Estate Planning Deskbook. He is a member and past President of the Greene County Estate Planning Council, and currently serves on the Probate and Trust Committees of the Missouri Bar and Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association.
Mr. Peebles practices in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, and probate. Mr.Peebles earned his B.S. from Southwest Missouri State University and his J.D. from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1977 and 1980, respectively.
CECB is a locally owned law firm formed in 1979 with emphasis in tax, estate planning, employee benefits, commercial litigation, environmental, probate, real estate, banking, corporate, zoning, franchise, and securities law. The firm currently has 15 attorneys and 26 other staff.