Terry Franklin Re-Appointed to Nominating Committee for American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Partner Terry Franklin was re-appointed to the Nominating Committee (2015-2016) for the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a non-profit association of top trust and estate lawyers. ACTEC prides itself on its 2,600 members who demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, integrity and experience. Members have made positive contributions to the advancement of the trust and estate practice through writing, teaching, excellent service to their clients and bar leadership activities.

As a member of the Nominating Committee, Mr. Franklin, who is also serving his first term as a member of the Board of Regents (the governing body of the college), will help to select the future Officers and Regents of the college.Mr. Franklin continues his work with the Diversity Task Force to increase college membership among attorneys with a diverse background. Mr. Franklin also works to strategize on ways to make the trusts and estates practice area more appealing to young lawyers by identifying future leaders for the college. In addition, he is frequently called upon as a speaker to national, state and local estate planning, trust, and probate groups, such as ACTEC, ABA Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section, and USC Probate and Trust Conference where he is also a long-standing Planning Committee member.