Making your Mark on the Future

Making your Mark on the Future

A talk with Betsey McCandless

With this special evening reception and talk, you can learn how to enjoy tangible benefits in the now while creating an impactful and lasting legacy for the future.

Whether you are planning to give to family, charity, or both, Betsey McCandless of McCandless & Coburn, LLC, will walk through the ways in which you can maximize your gifts and estate transfers—including the assets you can give, the forms you can give in (outright or in trusts), whether it suits your specific conditions and desires to give now or later, and how to work with estate and income tax issues.

Betsey’s talks are always fascinating, and her insights into asset management and gift planning are creative, inspiring, and easy to understand—regardless of your level of knowledge. Don’t miss this free and informal opportunity to hear from an expert in the field of estate planning.


Wednesday, November 13, 2019
6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cocktail reception in the Lower Ground Floor
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Lecture with Q&A in the Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium

Free admission, registration required
Please register by November 6.
R.S.V.P. to Savannah Fields, Events and Stewardship Assistant at (207) 775-6148 ext. 3225 or


About Betsey McCandless: Betsey began her legal career in New York City, before moving to Maine in 1985 and joining Pierce Atwood in Portland. In 1992 she co-founded Maine's first boutique trusts and estates firm, McCandless & Hunt, which is now known as McCandless & Coburn. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a national professional organization to which she was elected in 1995. She was a member of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court's Advisory Committee on Probate Rules for nine years, serving as Chair from 1996 through 2003. She frequently lectures on charitable giving, estate administration, and estate planning.