Section News

Web Site News

Section members are encouraged to check out the ABA's new on-line Section directory, which can be accessed at Because this is a member only site, site visitors are required to provide a user name and password to access the on-line directory. A member's user name is his or her ABA member number; the password is the user's last name, unless the user has changed it.

12th Annual Real Property and Estate Planning Symposia

The Section's 12th Annual Real Property and Estate Planning Symposia will be held April 25-29, 2001, under the leadership of the Section Chair, Louis A. Mezzullo. The Symposia will take place at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia. This meeting offers members a chance to network and to gain valuable CLE credits. Details of the meeting schedule, activities and accommodations will be announced in future issues of Probate & Property and on the Section's Web site. Section members may also contact Amy Friedman in the Section office for details at (312) 988-6233.

Join a Section Committee

The Section has more than 115 substantive committees covering a variety of subjects that are important to lawyers in the fields of estate planning and real property. Section members who do not belong to committees are not taking full advantage of Section membership. To receive a copy of the most recent Section Guide to Committees, contact the Section office at (312) 988-5651. Or, visit the Section's Committees Page at http://www.abanet. org/rppt/cmtes/home.html. A Section member may join up to two committees free of charge.

Annual Meeting Program Materials

Section members who missed the 2000 Annual Meeting or missed the opportunity to purchase an audiocassette tape or CD-ROM at the meeting can purchase a copy of the program materials from both New York and London on CD-ROM by contacting Maria Tabor in the Section office at (312) 988-5590. To receive audiocassette tapes from the New York portion of the Annual Meeting, contact ADC Services at (504) 892-1157, or see the ad on p. 56.

Section News Editor: Antonette Smith, 750 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60611.

Probate & Property Magazine is published six times annually and is included in section members' annual dues.