Jan. 18, 2013
-- Goshen, N.Y. – Jan. 18, 2013 – Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone Partner Richard J. Shapiro has been recognized as a leader in the trusts and estates law field through his recent inclusion as a contributing author for the recently released book, Inside the Minds: Strategies for Trusts and Estates in New York.
Based Estate Planning: A Modern Approach,” features insight for other lawyers regarding new trends in estate planning, such as utilizing a counseling-based approach, as opposed to a word-processing approach. He also discusses developments in other areas of New York estate planning practice, including a recent court decision authorizing an agent under a power of attorney to revoke an “irrevocable”
“I’m always honored to contribute to the educational aspects of estate planning,” said Shapiro, who has received an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has a perfect 10.0 rating at www.avvo.com
. “I hope my insights and experiences can help guide other attorneys who are looking at ways to enhance their practices.”
Shapiro of Middletown is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He heads BSRB’s Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law department.
The recently released book was published by Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters business focused on highlighting top-level executives from the world’s most respected companies. This is Shapiro’s second time contributing to an Aspatore book.
The 2013 edition, as well as past editions, of Inside the Minds: Strategies for Trusts and Estates in New York
is available at booksellers and retailers as well as www.store.westlaw.com.About BSR&B:
Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone’s accomplished lawyers are known throughout the region as professional advocates who provide one-stop diversified legal services with a strong focus on litigation, business law, and wealth preservation. BSR&B has a long-standing reputation of providing stellar legal advice and obtaining favorable results for individual, business and family clients. Visit http://www.mid-hudsonlaw.com
or call 845.291.0011 for more information.