Community Learning: Legal Document Training Series

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SUNY Sullivan presents an informative, free Community Learning course on medical and estate planning, presented in partnership with local nonprofit Sullivan 180. Attorney and Registered Nurse, Roberta Chambers Esq., will lead the course. The Legal Document Training Series is offered virtually, via Zoom, from 5 to 6 p.m. on every third Wednesday of the month from September 15th 2021, to January 19th, 2022. 

In Legal Document Training, Chambers will guide students through the complex and often confusing world of wills and health proxies. Students will explore topics such as: powers of attorney, living wills, Medicaid planning, trusts and more.

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About the Instructor:

Attorney Roberta Chambers, Esq. spends half of her time representing her clients. The other half of her time is spent trying to educate both her clients and the general public advising them on legal issues and helping them redesign their lives to their satisfaction. Her goal is always to help others to maximize their highest potential. 

Her educational background includes a Teacher’s Diploma with honors, from the MicoTeachers College now the Mico University, Jamaica West Indies, BS degree magna cum laude from St. John ‘s University New York USA. A J.D. degree from The City University of New YorkSchool of Law at Queens College and currently a candidate for the MBA in Healthcare Management degree, from George Washington University. She was admitted to the practice of Law in the States of New York and New Jersey, Federal courts Eastern and SouthernDistrict, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is also a Registered Nurse in the State of New York. 

Roberta currently manages the Monticello Adventist Soup Kitchen and Pantry in MonticelloNew York and is an active participant in other meaningful community programs such asCornel Cooperative Extension Program Advisory Committee, Sullivan Renaissance and aCommunity Health Champion with Sullivan 180. She is a former chair of the Board of theCommittee for Early Childhood Development and member of the NY state bar committee on membership. She has served over the years as a volunteer with the Community LegalResource Network where she offered legal consulting in areas of Immigration law, family law and estate planning. 

Among her best life experience memories are her memories of walking home the 14 uphill miles from Manning’s High School in Sav-la-Mar Jamaica to her home in little Caledoniavillage in Westmoreland, whenever she missed the transportation from school. Her shoes were not the best fitting either. 

A product of Westmoreland Jamaica, Roberta is passionate about helping people who are passionate about helping other people. She is the mother of Sarroya and Carrington. 

Her mission in life is to do all the good she can, to all the people she can, for as long as she can.