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Emily Kile, attorney, Kile Law Firm, LLC, will discuss guardianship and will share with attendees information about the new Supported Decision-Making (SDM) law and how SDM differs from guardianship. She will explain when an SDM agreement makes sense, and when you would still consider a guardianship appointment instead. A sample SDM agreement will also be available to all attendees.

This presentation is being offered in person, as well as virtually.


  • 11:30 a.m. | Check-in & Lunch
  • 12:00 -1:30 p.m. | Presentation


This workshop is being offered in person at SARRC’s Campus: 300 N 18th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006, as well as virtually via Zoom.

Presented By:

Emily Kile | Attorney, Kile Law Firm, LLC

Event Contact:

For questions, please contact Beth Salazar at [email protected]

About the Speaker:

Emily B. Kile is a graduate of the Northeastern School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Colorado, Boulder and holds a master’s degree in psychology from Boston College. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NEALA), past President of the Arizona Chapter (2008), a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners and the Special Needs Alliance. Emily is a member of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Maricopa County Bar Association. She is actively involved in SARRC, as a member of the professional advisor counsel and education committee. She has been a guest lecturer at the Sandra Day O’Connell Law School at Arizona State University regarding public benefits and special needs trusts. She is licensed to practice law in Arizona. She has been licensed to practice law since 1993. She practices in the area of estate planning, guardianship, conservatorship, ALTCS planning, probate and trust administration and special needs planning. She formed her law firm in Arizona in 2004.