12th Annual Real Property & Estate Planning Symposium

The Section's 12th annual Real Property & Estate Planning Symposium will be held April 26-27, 2001, at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will include two full days of CLE programming. For questions about registration or additional information, contact Amy Friedman at (312) 988-6233. At press time, the following CLE program topics were selected:

Estate Planning Program Topics 

  • Start-up to IPO or Sale 

  • Basic Track: Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates 

  • Options and Restricted Stock 

  • Closely Held Businesses 

  • Planning for the Family Home 

  • Current Regulation Projects 

  • Computerized Estate Planning and Administration 

  • Basic Track: Asset Protection 

  • GST-Current Issues (Including Effective Date Trusts) 

  • Ethics-Engagement Letters 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Basic Track: Representing

Beneficiaries of Estates and Trusts 

  • Retirement Benefits 
  • Personal Property 
  • Supporting Organizations 
  • Valuation Issues 
  • Basic Track: Total Return Trusts 
  • Drafting & Administering Special Needs Trusts 
  • FLPs-Administration Issues 
  • Basic Track: Habits of Effective Estate Planners

Real Property Program Topics 

  • Digital Deeds 
  • Wetlands Regulation 
  • Engineering Contracts 
  • Insurance 
  • Title Insurance 
  • FCC Regulations 
  • Landlord's Liens 
  • Building Concentric Services Using Technology 
  • Article 9 
  • Government Housing Contracts 
  • PUDs 
  • Promoting High Technology Businesses 
  • Litigation Avoidance

Fall Council Meeting

The Section held its 2000 Fall Council Meeting November 16-19 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Amelia Island, Florida. The meeting was attended by the Section officers, Council and standing committee members, invited editors, liaisons and past chairs. The standing committee meetings were considered very productive by attendees. A full report on Nominating Committee meeting activities will appear in an upcoming issue.