Don Johnson, attorney and senior vice president at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, presented information on the topic of estate planning to attendees of The Gazette’s annual Thrive Expo on Sunday, September 9, at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids.
Don’s message included a discussion of the basic estate planning documents and challenges that families face when planning. Don also provided comments regarding the importance of being organized and of managing expectations of certain family members, which are keys to avoiding problems during the administration process.
The Thrive Expo is an event for who are planning for or are in the early phases of retirement.
About Don Johnson
Don Johnson is an attorney and senior vice president at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Don has a general practice including but not limited to estate planning and estate administration (including the preparation of wills and trusts, probate and trust administration, and will contests), taxation (including tax return preparation and tax consulting), and business matters (including the formation of corporations and limited liability companies, contract drafting and review, and mergers and acquisitions).
Don is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Prior to becoming an attorney, Don worked as a CPA with the Des Moines office of Ernst & Young, LLP and with Roth & Company, P.C.