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Advisor Spotlight

For some people, it’s a job. For others, it’s an opportunity to infuse their day-to-day tasks with a passion to help. From this passion, we recognize advisors who encourage and present philanthropic opportunities to clients who are planning their estates and intend to support the fight against cancer.

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Dawn Hallman, JD

American Cancer Society National Professional Advisor of the Year

Dawn Hallman, JD, is an NPAN member, who takes every opportunity to share how the American Cancer Society fights cancer and supports patients. She participates in advocacy positions with the American Cancer Society and events such as Relay For Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Ms. Hallman is the founder and principal attorney of Hallman & Associates, P.C., a boutique, family-first law firm, established in Norman, Oklahoma in 2000. With offices in Norman, Oklahoma, and Dallas, Texas, Hallman & Associates, P.C., serves modest to ultra-high net worth families across Oklahoma and Texas. Ms. Hallman is a nationally recognized estate planning attorney with a robust tax background. She has extensive experience helping clients with all facets of business, tax, and estate planning. She has advised thousands of clients regarding their estate plans. In 2016, Ms. Hallman served as the chairperson of the Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association, and as a member of the Champion Society, she continues to help save lives from cancer by designating the American Cancer Society in her own estate plan.

Pamela Hancock, National Professional Advisor of the Year

Pamela Hancock, JD

American Cancer Society National Professional Advisor of the Year

Pamela Hancock, JD, is the elected county prosecutor for Madison County in Mississippi, an NPAN member, and chair of the American Cancer Society South Region board. She began volunteering for the American Cancer Society in 2006, participating in advocacy efforts, Relay For Life, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and gala committees. Both she and her husband were involved in the American Cancer Society Real Men Wear Pink campaign in 2016, mentoring participants and raising funds to support the fight against breast cancer. Hancock is the founder of the Hancock Law Firm, PLLC, a Jackson, Mississippi firm established in 2001 and serving the greater Jackson area in a wide range of civil and criminal legal matters including estate planning, criminal defense, and family law. To help lead the fight for a world without cancer, Hancock has designated the American Cancer Society in her estate plans, making her a member of the Champion Society. She is very active in her community, volunteering for many organizations.

Events for NPAN Members

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Turney Berry Esquire, Speaker for Society of FSP

Making the Most of Your Client's Philanthropy: Advanced Charitable Planning Techniques and Opportunities

Presenter: Turney P. Berry, Esq. 

Day & Time: August 21, 2018 12pm – 1pm EST

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The Impact Donations Make

Multiple Myeloma Survivor Rides for Hope

Jim Bond knows he’s blessed to be alive. 25 years ago he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer that starts in the bone marrow. Jim started treatment of an experimental drug funded by the American Cancer Society and was in remission within two weeks. Discover why Jim’s doctor calls him a ‘walking miracle’.

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