Sections & Committees

Trusts and Estates Law Section

Intermediate Trusts & Estates Planning 2019

Wednesday, October 16 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Rochester 
Thursday, October 17 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Long Island 

7.0 MCLE Credits: 7.0 Areas of Professional Practice 

NYSBA Member: $175 | Non-Member: $275
Co-Sponsoring Section Member (Trusts & Estates Law Section): $150


Register Now! 

Book your hotel room now: 
The Gideon Putnam Hotel is sold out!
Additional accommodations are available at:
Embassy Suites (518) 290-9090 Mention Group Code: BAS
Hampton Inn and Suites (518) 584-2100

PLEASE NOTE: The Thursday Reception/Dinner at the Canfield Casino is SOLD OUT!!

Topics include: 
POA-What Trusts & Estates and Elder Law & Special Needs Attorneys Need to Know;
Litigating POA Disputes;
Ethically Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity;
Financial Abuse of the Elderly;
Contested Article 81 Guardianships;
Interstate Guardian Practice Mediation Instead of Litigation;
Administering Estates and Trusts to Avoid Litigation;
New York Trust Code-Addressing the Differences Between New York’s Current Trust Laws and 
Noteworthy Provisions of the Proposed NY Trust Code. 

The Program Brochure can be viewed here.

The Registration form can be found here.
NOTE: The Section Registration Fees apply to both the Elder Law & Special Needs and Trusts & Estates Law Section members.

17th Annual Sophisticated Trusts & Estates Institute

Friday, November 8, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Live & Webcast

Crowne Plaza Times Square
1605 Broadway at 49th Street
New York, NY 10019

*8.0 MCLE Credits: 7.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics
This course also provides 7.0 CPE credits for NY and NJ CPAs
*This advanced-level non-transitional course has been approved for MCLE credit in New York for all attorneys, except those who are newly admitted (less than 24 months).

NYSBA Members: $695 Trusts and Estates Law Section Members: $620 | Non-Members: $895
CLE seminar coupons and complimentary passes cannot be used for this program.

Trusts & Estates Law Section 2020 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, January 29

Program information will be available in the coming months.

Update 2019

Tuesday, October 29 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

Estate Litigation & Conducting SCPA 1404 Depositions 

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | Albany (Webcast)

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | NYC (Dentons)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | Buffalo

Thursday, December 12, 2019 | Melville

Program is from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in all locations

7.5  MCLE Credits: 6.5 Areas of Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics 

Trusts & Estates Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education


Trust & Estates Law Section
Spring Meeting 2020

Thursday, April 30 - Sunday, May 3
Hotel Van Zandt
Austin, TX

Mark your calendar and plan to join us!


The Trusts and Estates Law Section Journal 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 Journal is published quarterly by the Trusts and Estates Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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