Attorney Gregory Herman-Giddens Named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Estate planning attorney Gregory Herman-Giddens accepted a nomination to become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Nominations are reserved for 1% of all attorneys in each state.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - May 19, 2015 - PRLog -- Herman-Giddens is principal of TrustCounsel, an estate planning and asset protection firm headquartered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with offices in Miami, Florida and New York, New York. Membership in the Fellows is based on nominations made by current Fellows within the same jurisdiction and must be finalized with an election by the American Bar Foundation’s board. Only one-third of 1% of lawyers admitted to practice in each state become members. The Fellows support the American Bar Foundation’s research through seminars and contributions.

“I am honored to be recognized by an organization with such a long history of advancing justice,” said Herman-Giddens. “Having accepted the invitation to become a Fellow, I look forward to participating in the Foundation’s activities.” Herman-Giddens is a Board-Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law in North Carolina and is a Certified Financial Planner™. His articles on trusts and tax matters have appeared in Estate Planning magazine, Taxation for Accountants, and more.

Herman-Giddens was twice named a North Carolina Super Lawyer in estate planning and probate law. In addition to being licensed in North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, and New York, he is also licensed in England and Wales. He is a regularly requested speaker for national continuing education programs and conferences. His presentations have centered on IRA trusts, education trusts, guardianship, gun trusts, and more.

The American Bar Foundation is the nation’s leading research institute for the study of law. Established sixty years ago, the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of legal professionals who demonstrate exceptional dedication to their communities.

About TrustCounsel
TrustCounsel is a North Carolina estate planning, asset protection, and tax law firm headquartered in Chapel Hill. The firm maintains offices in Miami and Manhattan, serving clients throughout North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee and New York. Practice areas include: estate planning (wills, living trusts, powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, living wills, HIPAA authorizations); trusts (trust protectors, charitable trusts, life insurance trusts, special needs trusts, generation-skipping trusts and dynasty trusts, marital trusts, NFA trusts); taxation (tax planning, retirement distribution planning, tax return preparation, self-directed IRA taxation issues,; probate, pre-marital and post-marital agreements; business law (buy-sell agreements, non-competition agreements, corporations, family limited partnerships, limited liability companies, non-profit organizations); offshore and domestic trusts; real estate matters; and elder law.

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