Trust and Estate Law Programs and Grants

The ACTEC Foundation’s mission is to encourage and support legal education in the areas of wills, trusts and estates. The Foundation recognizes that law students are the future of the trust and estate profession. Our intent is to help shape the next generation of leaders in the field.

Our commitment to funding legal education initiatives includes:


ACTEC Symposia

Empirical Analysis of Wealth Transfer LawUC Davis School of LawOctober 2019
Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International PerspectiveUniversity of Iowa College of LawSeptember, 2017
The Centennial of the Estate and Gift Tax: Perspectives and RecommendationsBoston College LawOctober 2015
The Emergent Federal Role in Private Wealth TransferVanderbilt University Law SchoolFebruary 2014
The Uniform Probate Code: The Remaking of American Succession LawUniversity of Michigan Law SchoolOctober 2011
The Worlds of the TrustMcGill UniversitySeptember 2010
Philanthropy in the 21st CenturyChicago-Kent School of LawOctober 2009
The Law of Succession in the 21st CenturyUCLA Law SchoolFebruary 2008
Trust Law in the 21st CenturyBenjamin N. Cardoza School of Law at Yeshiva UniversitySeptember 2005