American Bar Association
Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

Committee Description

The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Committee deals with issues relating to real property, REITS (real estate investment trust), leasing, hotels, and various other issues relating to real property. It also deals with probate issues involving wills, trusts, guardianships, and creditor claims against estates.

News and Announcements

Message form the Chair

Welcome to the ABA YLD Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Committee. We're glad you stopped by! Check out our resources, and, if you have not already done so, we encourage you to join.

The ABA YLD Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Committee is composed of young lawyers interested in Real Property and Trust and Estate law. We are made up of attorneys who are either under the age of 36 or are new attorneys licensed to practice for less than five years. If this sounds like you, our Committee is a great source of resources, knowledge, relationship building, and allows you to distinguish yourself in these specific areas.

For the 2012-2013 year, the ABA YLD Real Property, Trust and Estate Committee plans to publish four short articles, specifically targeted to young lawyers, and provide some CLE programs for young lawyers. We want to provide you with an opportunity to publish or present in your specific area of expertise. If you are interested in writing or submitting an article, or wish to present or organize a CLE, then please contact any one of the leaders listed to the right to find out how to get more involved.

Thanks for stopping by. We look forward to working with you.

Kim Sandher


Applications for the 2013-2015 Fellows Program Are Now Being Accepted!

Articles and Newsletters

The 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics The practice series is an online resource for new lawyers covering basic training in both substantive and practical aspects of a law practice. With over 170 quick tips and tools, this series is an essential resource for lawyers in their first three years of practice and is exclusively available to ABA members.

Career Development Time Management Tips Understanding the Importance of Marketing and Client Development When You're One of the Few: Advice for Women and Lawyers of Color Effective Written Communication: Thinking Like a Writer Adjunct Teaching Opportunities as Marketing Tools

Relationships Balancing Life and Work E-mail Etiquette How to Break Bad News to Your Client Using Paralegals Wisely Working Efficiently with Your Assistant

Ethics Quick and Easy Ethics Tips Professional Responsibility Reminders Confidentiality, Privilege: A Basic Value in Two Different Applications

Practice-Specific Estate Planning Accounting for 401(k) Pans - A Young Attorney's Guide Ten Tips on Will Writing Real Estate Law Negotiation Checklist: Landlord-Tenant Disputes Like-Kind Exchanges for Investment Property Like Kind Exchange Basics Basics of Shariah Financing in Real Estate

Interested in writing an article? For more information email the Committee Chair or YLD Program Associate Renee Lugo,

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Chair:  Kim Sandher

Vice-Chairs:  Kara Greuel, Laura Joy Lattman, Neil Evan Schoenblum

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events
ABA YLD Fall Conference
October 18, 2012 - October 20, 2012
Charleston, SC
ABA YLD Midyear Meeting
February 6, 2013 - February 12, 2013
Dallas, TX
ABA YLD Spring Conference
May 15, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Minneapolis, MN
ABA YLD Annual Meeting
August 8, 2013 - August 13, 2013
San Francisco, CA

Related Links

Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal
Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Portals to Fundamental and Advanced Section Educational Materials
American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Modified by Kevin Borek on October 22, 2013

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