Trusts and Estates Law Section

  • Family Outing
    Welcome to the Trusts and Estates Law Section The benefits of your membership and active participation with the Trusts and Estates Law Section cannot be overstated. You will profit not just from the educational component offered by the outstanding Continuing Legal Education Committee, but also from the congeniality and friendships that endure throughout your career.
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    Trusts and Estates Law Section Annual Report The 2014-15 NYSBA Annual Report is now available online. View a brief overview of the Trusts and Estates Law Section’s accomplishments, activities and events this past year. (click image to view)
  • Upcoming Events
    • September 10, 2015: How To Jumpstart Your Legal Career And Stay Competitive


      Law Students Pathway to the Profession 2

      A PANEL DISCUSSION ABOUT RESUMES, INTERVIEWS AND NETWORKING
      NETWORKING RECEPTION TO FOLLOW


      Thursday, September 10, 2015
      6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

      Baker & McKenzie
      452 5th Avenue (Entrance on West 40th St.)
      New York, NY 10018


      6:00 to 7:15 - Panel Discussion
      7:15 to 8:30 - Networking Reception


      THIS PROGRAM WILL BE WEBCAST LIVE.


      BRING YOUR QUESTIONS! BRING YOUR RESUMES! BRING YOUR "A" GAME!


      PANELISTS: 

      Tara Bensol – Recruiting Specialist, Baker & McKenzie 
      Catherine Christian – Chief, Elder Abuse Unit, New York County District Attorney’s Office
      Denise Carlin – Managing Director of Permanent Recruitment and Business Development, Strategic Legal Solutions 
      Ernie Peck – Partner, Downing and Peck, P.C.

      MODERATED BY:

      Thomas Blennau – Assistant Director of Employer Outreach, St. John’s University School of Law


      REGISTER TODAY!

      NYSBA Members - Free
      Non-NYSBA Members - $25.00

      Not a member of the New York State Bar Association?  Click Here!
      Are you a student attending law school in New York State?  Click Here!


      SPONSORED BY:

      Pathway to the Profession
      Young Lawyers 
      Committee on Lawyers in Transition
      Antitrust 
      Business Law 
      Commercial & Federal Litigation 
      Corporate Counsel 
      Criminal Justice 
      Elder Law and Special Needs
      Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law 
      Family Law 
      Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law 
      General Practice 
      Intellectual Property Law 
      Labor & Employment Law 
      Municipal Law 
      Real Property Law 
      Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law  
      Trusts & Estates Law 
      USI Affinity


      Seating is limited!
      Pre-registration required!
      Check-in begins at 5:30.

    • October 29 & 30, 2015 - Trusts and Estates Law Section Fall Meeting

      Trusts and Estates Law Section 2015 Fall Meeting
      October 29-30, 2015
      Turning Stone Resort
      Verona, NY

      Register Online Now! 

      View Full Program and download the Registration Form

      Registration Fees:
      NYSBA Member: $350.00 
      Non-NYSBA Member: $550.00 

      Thursday, October 29th – Round Table topics will include:
      - Ethical Considerations on Using the Internet
      - Technology for Solos/Small Firms: Going Paperless, and Law Firm Digital Asset Management
      - Transfers/ Ownership of Canadian and Florida Property
      - Recent Developments in NY and US Gaming
      - And more!

      Friday, October 30th – General Session topics will include:
      - Planning for the Second Home
      - Real Estate in Long Term Care Planning
      - And more!

      Earn up to 6.0 MCLE Credit
      This two-day program will provide you with up to 6.0 credit hours consisting of 5.0 in Professional Practice and 1.0 in Ethics. Breakdown of credit hours per individual is dependent on choice of sessions that are attended. This program is not transitional and is not suitable for MCLE credit for newly-admitted attorneys.

      Book your own hotel accommodations!
      Please call 800-771-7711 and indicate you are with the New York State Bar Association to receive the preferred rate of $165/night plus applicable taxes. The hotel cut-off date is September 28th. Reservations will fill quickly. Availability of rooms is not guaranteed up to the cut-off date.

      For more questions please contact Kathy Heider at (518) 487-5500 email kheider@nysba.org.  

    • January 27, 2016: Trusts and Estates Law Section Annual Meeting

      TRUSTS AND ESTATES LAW SECTION ANNUAL MEETING - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016 - SAVE THE DATE!

      Details coming soon - Save the date!

    • May 5-7, 2016 - Trusts and Estates Law Section Spring Meeting

      Save the Date!
      The Trusts and Estates Law Section Spring meeting will be held May 5-7, 2016 at The Boulders, AZ.

      Registration information to follow.

  • T&E Law Section Newsletter


    VIEW THE LATEST TRUSTS AND ESTATES LAW SECTION NEWSLETTEr

    The Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter features peer-written, substantive articles relating to the practice of trusts and estates law on various topics including estate planning, will drafting, tax issues, guardianship, power of attorney, and probates. Recent New York State Decisions, Case Notes—Recent New York State Surrogate's and Supreme Court Decisions, and a Florida Update are featured in each issue. The Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter is published quarterly by the Trusts and Estates Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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