The Impact of ATRA/Future of Estate Planning and Fiduciary Services

Date: Monday, December 7, 2015
Time: 12:00pm - 1:15am
Location: MAC 405 Washington Avenue
Speaker: Charles A. Redd

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Cost: Members $25, Guests $50

Speaker: Charles A. Redd 

Topic: The Impact of ATRA/Future Estate Planning and Fiduciary Services

About the talk: It is import to the careers of all of us to pay attention to trends in our industry, such as what type of expertise is in high demand, client perceptions of what we offer and, frankly, what types of practice will deliver real value to the client and generate enough revenue to keep us in business. The following issues to be discussed during this presentation will offer you a sense of what the future holds for us:


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Learning Objectives:  Impact of ATRA2012;

Estate planning services as a product or commodity;

The role of artificial intelligence; and

The emergence of family offices.

The role of artificial intelligence; and

The emergence of family offices.

Upon completion of this course you should be able to: Anticipate and prepare for evolution of estate planning profession.

Deliver Method: Group-live setting

Earn 1 CPE credit for this session

Field of Study: Specialized knowledge and applications

Program Level: Intermediate

Who should attend? Everyone at all levels

Speaker bio:  Clary Redd concentrates his practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration and estate and trust-related litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Clary was a partner with another large law firm where he served as Vice Chair of its Trusts & Estates Practice Group. He was previously employed as a trust administrator by First Wisconsin Trust Company (now U.S. Bank, N.A.) in Milwaukee and as an assistant counsel by Centerre Trust Company of St. Louis (now U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management).

Clary has extensive experience and expertise in: (a) the drafting of wills, trust instruments, durable powers of attorney, marital agreements and other estate planning documents; (b) pre- and post-death tax planning for individuals, trusts and estates; (c) preparation and filing of estate tax returns, gift tax returns and fiduciary income tax returns; (d) representation of individual and corporate fiduciaries; and (e) litigation in the Probate Division and other equity divisions of the Circuit Court. He has worked on estates and estate planning projects, some involving assets valued at over a billion dollars, and has successfully handled numerous estate tax matters, gift tax matters, generation-skipping transfer tax matters, will and trust construction cases, will contests, contests of trust instruments, breach of fiduciary duty cases and other types of cases involving estates and trusts.

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