ACTEC Summaries ACTEC 2017 Fall Meeting Musings

Steve R. Akers

Oct 01, 2017

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a national organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers elected to membership. One of its central purposes is to study and improve trust, estate and tax laws, procedures and professional responsibility. Learn more about ACTEC and access the roster of ACTEC Fellows at

This summary reflects the individual observations of Steve Akers from the seminars at the 2017 Fall Meeting and does not purport to represent the views of ACTEC as to any particular issues.

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Steve Akers
Senior Fiduciary Counsel
Steve serves as Chair of the firm’s Estate Planning Committee and works closely with clients in the Southwest Region regarding their estate and trust planning issues.