Barristers Section – Smart Strategies for Managing Student Loan Debt – May 10

Barristers Section – Smart Strategies for Managing Student Loan Debt
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Please join the Barristers section on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 for a virtual presentation where Chris Welton and our partner Sarah Johnston from Gradfin will be discussing Federal and private student loan repayments options and up-to-date legislation along with ideas to help borrowers with forgiveness, refinancing, and monthly payment options. Feel free to pepper us with your questions – your situation may not be as unique as you think – we’ve seen them all!

Chris Welton is a Wealth Management Advisor & Managing Director, Silicon Valley office at Northwestern Mutual where he leads a team who work together with their clients to implement a financial plan that integrates risk management, wealth management, tax-efficient strategies, and estate planning. Chris earned an undergraduate degree in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude from Amherst College in Massachusetts, an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and holds both Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designations. He and his wife Rosa live in San Mateo and love to cook, and are especially proud of all the vegetables they have grown in their garden during this pandemic!

Sarah Johnston leads the West Coast Business Development team for Gradfin based in Los Angeles. She focuses on the law community and has helped legal professionals save an average of $40K over the life of their loan. Sarah is a graduate from Arizona State University where she received a B.S. in Marketing.

Cost: free for members and $10 for nonmembers. Plus one hour of MCLE credit!

Consistent with our prior virtual presentations that have qualified for MCLE credit, all attendees must register online prior to the event. Online registration will close on the morning of the event.

Registration: Please log-in on the SMCBA website to register for this event. The Zoom invite and materials for the webinar will be emailed to attendees the day before and morning of the event.

Logistics: Your Zoom credentials will automatically be emailed to you shortly after you register online, as well as the day and hour before the event. The written materials for the webinar will be emailed to attendees the morning of the event. 

Cancellations must be received at least 48 hours prior to the event for a full refund of the registration fee. If you do not cancel within 48 hours or do not show up to the event, you will be charged the full amount. You will receive 1 hour of General Law MCLE credit for attending this event. The MCLE certificates will be made available in the week following the event.