Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
The Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section assists members in achieving the highest standards of competence, professionalism, and ethics in their practices. The Section is composed of legal professionals whose practices span the areas of real property, trusts, and estates. The Section’s governance structure includes two separate councils: the Real Property Council and the Probate and Trust Council.
The Section provides benefits to members by annually sponsoring several CLEs in each discipline, as well as hosting an annual midyear meeting with both joint and concurrent presentations. The Section produces a number of newsletters each year with in-depth articles on recent developments, pending legislation, and case law updates. The Section hosts an active website and list serve for each discipline providing numerous resources and current information. The Section also assists the legislature in the enactment and improvement of the laws affecting real property, probate, trusts, and estates, and assists the judiciary in the just administration of those laws.
Congratulations, Incoming Executive Committee Members!
Below are the results of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section Executive Committee election. Thank you for voting!
For more information about the section and its executive committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws. Winners are listed alphabetically by position.
Real Property Council Director: remainder of term ending Sept. 30, 2023.
Probate and Trust Council Director: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.
Probate and Trust Council Member (two positions open): two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.
Real Property Council Member (two positions open): two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.
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Find more information and member benefits on the RPPT website.
The Section's two list serves are administered by the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section. If you are a section member, you can subscribe by visiting the the RPPT Section's website and clicking the "For Members" tab. Look for the list serve tab. Please enter your RPPT section login credentials to access this page and on the page you will see instructions for subscribing to the list serves.
* Please note that some member benefits are password protected. Please contact the section's webmaster to receive the password.
Chair: Tiffany Gorton (2021-2022)
Secretary/Treasurer: Devin McComb (2021-2022)
Immediate Past Chair: Brian Lewis (2021-2022)
Young Lawyer Liaison*: Harman K. Bual (2020-2022)
Board of Governors Liaison*: Brent Williams-Ruth (2021-2022)
Emeritus*: Michael Barrett
Webpage Editor*: Michael Safren
Assistant Webpage Editor*:
Newsletter Editor*: Jessica Cohen
Assistant Newsletter Editor*: Sharon Rutberg
Probate and Trust Council
Real Property Council
Please contact committee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.