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Alan Rothschild Speaks at Duke University Estate Planning Conference

Alan Rothschild was a featured speaker at the 39th Annual Duke University Estate Planning Conference at the Duke University School of Law on October 12, 2017.

Alan’s presentation, “The Tax and Practical Basics of Private Foundations,” provided a practical overview of common foundation operational issues and how to address these issues under current legal and best practice guidelines.

The Duke University Estate Planning Conference is one of the country’s premier annual estate planning conferences and is designed to examine in detail current developments in the estate and gift tax field.

Bill Tucker selected “Georgia Super Lawyers 2017″

Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker and Ford, P.C. is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has recognized  William L. Tucker as a Georgia 2017 Super Lawyer in Business Litigation.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.  The Super Lawyers honor is reserved for less than 5% of attorneys practicing in Georgia.

Alan Rothschild Presents on Private Foundations at the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

Page Scrantom shareholder Alan Rothschild presented on the use of private foundations in the estate planning context at the 51st Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida held January 9-13, 2017.  With over 3,000 attendees, The Heckerling conference is the largest gathering of estate planning professionals in the nation.

Rothschild presented “The Nuts and Bolts of Private Foundations (for Estate Planners)” and collaborated with Victoria B. Bjorklund of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP, New York, New York, and Carolyn O. Ward of Ropes & Grapy, LLP, Washington, DC, to present a special session entitled “Private Foundation Governance and Grantmaking:  Practical Solutions to Everyday Dilemmas.” 

Georgia Trend Legal Elite 2016

Georgia Trend Legal Elite 2016 “For 14 years Georgia Trend has ask the state’s attorneys to tell us who the think are the best in their field”.

We are proud to announce the following attorneys were elected to  Georgia Trend’s 2016 Legal Elite Business Law  George W. Mize,  Corporate Law  Adam Pease and Jerry Watts Personal Injury Law  Alan Snipes,  Labor & Employment Law  Julie Dorchak Johnson, Taxes/Estate/Trust Law  Rusty Hinds,   Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights Law  Steve Gunby,  Family Law  Betsy McBride,  General Practice Law  Jim Clark,  Public Finance/Bond Law  Rob McKenna,  Real Estate/Constructions Law  Kee Evans

Linda Nguyen is featured in the Agency Today Magazine

Linda Nguyen is featured in the agency today Magazine as an Agent Spotlight.  Agency Today Magazine is a national publication provided to First American title agents throughout the country discussing growth and prosperity in the real estate title industry.  As an Agent Spotlight, Linda answered the question:  “Do you feel that the labeling of the Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance as optional made consumer less likely to purchase on Owner’s Title Policy?  If so, how did you overcome the objection?”  To view the complete Article please visit Agency Today Magazine Issue 5 , page 39. issuu.com/firstam/docs/at5/39

Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America© 2017

Columbus, GA

Alan F. Rothschild, Jr.       Non-Profit /Charities Law   /  Trusts and Estates

Charles H. Ford, Jr.           Trust and Estates

E. Lowry Reid, Jr.              Trust and Estates

Williams Scrantom, Jr.     Commercial Litigation   /  Personal Injury Litigation – Defense

Winter Park, FL

J. Lindsay Builder, Jr.       Real Estate Law

 

Page Scrantom Shareholder Elected to Board of Atlanta Estate Planning Council

Alan Rothschild has been elected to a two year term on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Estate Planning Council. The Council is comprised of a select group of attorneys, CPAs, financial and insurance advisors, and trust officers in the Atlanta area who are considered by their peers to be experts in the field of estate planning.

Fourth annual Dragon Boat Races

The 20 member Dragon Boat team of the USS Page Scrantom participated in the fourth annual Dragon Boat Races on Saturday, May 7, 2016 as part of the festivities of Uptown Columbus RiverFest 2016. The competition included many local corporate businesses, community groups and teams of friends and family racing against each other.

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Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford Congratulate Their Super Lawyers

Page, Scrantom is pleased to announce that Thomas F. Gristina, E. Lowry Reid, Jr., Alan F. Rothschild, Jr., William G. Scrantom, Jr. and William L. Tucker have made the annual list of Super Lawyers for 2016 for top lawyers in Georgia.

Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford Congratulates One Of Their Own

Cecil Cheves, Of Counsel Attorney for the Firm, was recently inducted into the Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame.  He was recognized for his endurance sports, which included competing in Ironman Triathlons and the prestigious Boston Marathon for the last time in 2010.  Cecil is also a key organizer and supporter for many local events, including the Soldier Marathon, which attracted close to 2,000 participants this past November.

Watch the Ledger Enquirer interview with Cecil Cheves.