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Learn about the future of The ACTEC Foundation, what President Jeff Thede calls “Foundation 3.0” and recent program successes.
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Foundation today announced the 2022 winners of the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition.
Read about the success of the Spring Derby Fundraiser and the recognition of Foundation-supported productions by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts.
It was a race for the ages! Throughout the 2022 ACTEC Foundation Run for the Regions, the jockeys vied neck and neck to win the coveted Derby Cup! FINAL RESULTS
ACTEC received 5 (five) Communicator Awards for programs made possible through the support of The ACTEC Foundation.
New England’s Janet Moore on Love that Copper Penny is channeling Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike with a sudden burst to now second place!
Unbelievable! Farhad Aghdami, representing the Southeast Region on Sweet Virginia, is making hay in his flashy riding silks on his SECOND run around the track.
The 2022 ACTEC Foundation Spring Derby galloped to a start on Monday, with eight jockeys Riding for the Cup in the third ACTEC Foundation Spring Derby. As of Friday morning, jockeys have raised $10,250 to benefit the important resources the Foundation provides....
The 2022 ACTEC Foundation Spring Derby galloped to a start on Monday! As of this afternoon, the Regions have raised over $5,000 to benefit the important resources The Foundation provides.
Read of the success of the Planning for a Diverse and Equitable Future video series, the student writing competition for law students, and more.
The ACTEC Foundation is pleased to announce the seventh class of Dennis I. Belcher ACTEC Young Leaders.
The ACTEC Foundation today announced the 2021 winners of the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition.
Read about the success of The ACTEC Foundation-funded podcast and video series, Tulane’s symposium, and more.
The Conflict of Laws in Trusts and Estates Symposium will be held at the Tulane University School of Law on Friday, October 21, 2022.
Update on 2021-2022 ACTEC Law Journal Student Editorial Board at The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.
Read the Summer update of the ACTEC Foundation.
Read about the exciting final leg, a race to the wire of The ACTEC Foundation Spring Derby.
This race is coming down to the wire and ends on Monday, May 3 at noon. Support your favorite rider today.
Derby Update - April 21, 2021 All five jockeys have run the track once and are on their way around again! By barely a nose, Benetta Park on BeastNoRest has stolen the lead once again from The Patriot Gissel, ridden by jockey Lora Davis. These fillies are burning up...
Current race results from week two of The ACTEC Foundation’s Spring Derby fundraiser.
The L. Henry Gissel, Jr. Race of the Yearlings kicked off yesterday, April 1, with five stellar jockeys! As of Friday, April 2 at 2:00 pm, Lora Davis, riding The Patriot Gissel, is in the lead with and Bruce Ross, riding ACTECrox is in second place.
Catch up on The ACTEC Foundation’s accomplishments providing valuable content and supporting law students, professionals and families.
The ACTEC Foundation President, ACTEC Fellow Jeffrey C. Thede wraps up 2020 and thanking donors for their support.
ACTEC Trust & Estate Talk is a product that wealth management professionals and law students rely on to provide substantive T&E information.
The Commons Law Center is an inspiring program that promotes estate planning services in low income and diverse communities.
Understand the value of the ACTEC Family Estate Planning Guide videos that explain trust and estate planning basics.
An inspiring video that details how law schools can provide estate planning and wills for underserved and vulnerable populations.
Professor Danaya Wright and her team of law students discuss findings regarding their research of intestacy laws and nontraditional families.
Learn how winning first place in the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition impacted this student’s career in trust and estate law.
Learn how the Commons Law Center is providing pro bono legal services to longtime, low-income homeowners in Portland.
The ACTEC Foundation today announced its support of the Commons Law Center and $23,000 grant to leverage estate planning for low-income homeowners.
Graduates of the Dennis I. Belcher Young Leaders Program share how the program helped them engage in the trust and estate community.
President's Message In this issue, you will find articles on several Foundation projects, including a recent grant The ACTEC Foundation made to The Commons Law Center. This grant will help provide estate planning services to lower income people in Portland, Oregon. ...
Jeffrey C. Thede, President, The ACTEC Foundation and Terrence M. Franklin, Chair, ACTEC Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Committee are pleased to announce the sixth class of Dennis I. Belcher ACTEC Young Leaders.
The ACTEC Foundation today announced the 2020 winners of the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition.
The ACTEC Foundation is sad to share the news of the death of former President L. Henry Gissel, Jr. Henry served as President of The Foundation from 2017 through March of this year.
Announcement of 2020-2022 Class of Dennis I. Belcher Young Leaders that gives young lawyers an opportunity to be involved with RPTE and ACTEC.
The ACTEC Law Journal announces new student Editor-in-Chief from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.
All seven jockeys crossed the finish line, each raising a minimum of $2,200, with winner Melissa Willms on OverWillms’d making her way around the track twice!
All three of these first-time winners have met their fundraising goal of $2,200! Now we need to bring the rest of our jockeys and their horses over the finish line.
Do we have a winner for the first running of The ACTEC Foundation’s Run for the Spring Derby? The crowd is holding their breath…
The 2020 ACTEC Foundation Spring Derby is well underway! Jockey Melissa Willms on OverWillms’d is very close to taking the win!
And they’re off! The ACTEC Foundation’s Spring Derby has officially opened! Please support your favorite jockey and horse with a donation today.
Jeff Thede is proud to share his first newsletter as President of The ACTEC Foundation.
The ACTEC Foundation’s first Distinguished Service Award was presented jointly to Judith W. and Howard M. McCue during the 2020 Annual Meeting in March.
The ACTEC Foundation today announced the launch of a Wills for the Underserved Program, a mentorship program funded by The ACTEC Foundation.
The ACTEC Foundation reports on Grant Recipient, Danaya Wright, the Lloyd Leva Plaine Distinguished Lecture by Michael Greenwald and more.
Article on Danaya Wright’s grant for an empirical study regarding the nature of testamentary disposition of assets by persons in nontraditional families.
The ATCEC Foundation was proud to support the Symposium “Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective” through a grant of $20,000.
ACTEC Fellow Bob Temmerman is riding a bike from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA, to raise awareness and funds for The ACTEC Foundation.
The ACTEC Foundation is pleased to introduce the Class of 2019-2021 class of Dennis I. Belcher Young Leaders.
2019 winners of the annual, legal writing competition to encourage law students to create scholarly works in the area of trusts and estates.
2019 Summer Meeting Newsletter with update by the ACTEC Foundation President.
The ACTEC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition.
The University of Iowa College of Law’s Symposium on “Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective” is now available online.
The Dennis I. Belcher Young Leaders program fosters scholarship and education in trusts and estates. We are pleased to announce the 2018-2020 class.
President's Message 2018 has been a busy and exciting year for the ACTEC Foundation. In February, we went live with an updated website. The increased visibility for the Foundation and College have been outstanding... >> Read full newsletter. Latest ACTEC Trust...
The 2017-2019 ACTEC Young Leaders The Dennis I. Belcher Young Leaders Program was developed to foster scholarship and education in trusts and estates, promote diversity and inclusivity, and encourage the development of potential ACTEC Fellows. In March 2018, the...
The Legal Education Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a $20,000 grant to host an academic symposium on trust and estate law during the 2019-2020 academic year. The symposium will stimulate...
President's Message Spring is finally in the air, and with warmer weather comes graduation. Law students who are getting ready to graduate could probably use some extra money as they transition to their next step in life. The 2018 Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing...
L. Henry Gissel, Jr., President, ACTEC Foundation and Judith W. McCue, Chair, ACTEC Diversity and Inclusivity Committee are pleased to announce the new class of ACTEC Young Leaders. The ACTEC Young Leaders Program was designed to foster scholarship and...
President's Message Welcome, Fellows, to the 2017 ACTEC Fall Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. The Foundation’s Board of Directors and I thank you for your continued support throughout the year, and look forward to chatting with you at the Foundation’s booth during...
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation holds a yearly legal writing competition to encourage and reward law student’s scholarly works in the area of trusts and estates. The Mary Moers Wenig Writing Competition has awarded over $125,000 during a...
On September 8, 2017, the University of Iowa College of Law, in conjunction with The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation, will sponsor a symposium titled Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective. The conference will consist...