Naomi Metz Offers Workshops About Estate Planning at Food for Thought

Food For Thought will offer two upcoming workshops with attorney Naomi Metz, who focuses on working with the LBGT community. Join us in learning more about estate planning, understanding your rights, and making the best plan for you and your family.

Workshop 1:
Protect Your Legacy: An Estate Planning Workshop for the LGBT Community
Thursday, September 17, 5:30-6:30 pm

Topics covered will include

  • How to make a plan
  • How marriage and/or Domestic Partnership affect your estate plans
  • What happens if you don’t make a plan?

Workshop 2:
What’s Next: What Happens to Your Estate (Everything You Now Own) After You’re Gone
Wednesday, September 23, 1-2 pm

Topics covered will include

  • What are executors and trustees and what do they do?
  • Choosing the right person to oversee your estate
  • How to eliminate legal hurdles, extra costs, and heartache in the administration of your estate

Naomi Metz is the owner and principal attorney of the Law Office of Naomi E. Metz, a boutique firm providing a full range of estate planning, trust administration, probate, and beneficiary representation services, with a special focus on the unique and still often complex needs of the LGBT community. Naomi is on the Board of Directors of the National LGBTQ Task Force Foundation, and is a founding member and the co-chair of the Sonoma County LGBTQI Giving Circle. She is also an adjunct professor at Empire College of Law, where she has taught classes on LGBT issues in the law. Featured in the July issue of the Gazette “3rd Time’s the Charm”, Naomi has been a tireless advocate for equality throughout her career, and was invited to the White House in recognition for her service to the LGBT community.

For more information or to sign up for a workshop, please contact Lucy Barnett at or (707) 887-1647 x 118.