The Value of an RPTE Section Membership

The Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law provides value to a broad range of practitioners including lawyers in private, practice, in-house counsel, young lawyers, law students, paralegals, academics, real estate professionals and financial services professionals

RPTE Section Lawyer Member

RPTE Section Lawyer Member

Open to licensed U.S. attorneys in real estate and estate planning, or related practice area

RPTE Section Law Student Member

RPTE Section Law Student Member

Ideal for students enrolled in an ABA-approved U.S. law school and considering practice in real estate law or estate planning law

Fellows Program

Fellows Program

The ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Fellows Program encourages the active involvement and participation of young lawyers in Section activities. The goal of the program is to give young lawyers an opportunity to become involved in the substantive work of the RPTE Section, while developing into future leaders.

RPTE Section Associate Member

RPTE Section Associate Member

We welcome attorneys not licensed to practice law in the U.S. (international lawyers), paralegals, law office administrators, legal educators, and professionals from non-legal industries

Group and Committee Participation

Group and Committee Participation

Join a group or committee and collaborate with your colleagues from across the country via face-to-face meetings, conference calls and list serve discussion groups. You'll stay on the forefront of the changes in your law specialty, network with colleagues facing the same issues and challenges, and discuss pertinent timely law cases. Group and committee membership is free of charge to all Section members.

Member Testimonials

Member Testimonials

Read what our members are saying about their most memorable RPTE experiences.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Keep current with your law specialty or easily fulfill your mandatory CLE requirements. Attend a conference offering CLE credits, participate in one or more of our numerous CLE Teleconferences/Webcasts, or take an online course. Additionally, CLE program materials from past "live" conferences, audio teleconferences and teleconferences/webcasts are available online.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Keep current with your law specialty or easily fulfill your mandatory CLE requirements. Attend a conference offering CLE credits, participate in one or more of our numerous CLE Teleconferences/Webcasts, or take an online course. Additionally, CLE program materials from past "live" conferences, audio teleconferences and teleconferences/webcasts are available online.

RPTE eReport

RPTE eReport

The RPTE eReport - A bi-monthly electronic publication of the RPTE Section which includes practical information for lawyers working in the real property and estate planning fields, together with news on Section activities and upcoming events. The eReport also provides resources for law students and young lawyers.

Probate & Property Magazine

Probate & Property Magazine

A bi-monthly magazine designed to provide lawyers with up-to-date, practical information regarding real estate, wills, trusts and estate planning to better help serve clients.

The Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal

The Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal

A scholarly journal published four times annually by the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section with assistance from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

On-Demand CLE

On-Demand CLE

Speaker presentations, program papers, and CLE materials from past conferences are available as on-demand webinars.

Books from the Section

Browse through books from the Section on RPTE Legal Topics.

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