CHARLESTON, SC – Womble Bond Dickinson partner Laurel R.S. Blair addressed the Charleston Estate Planning Council on “Recent Legal Developments and Trends Affecting Fiduciaries and Counsel.”  The Feb. 20th presentation included analysis and assessment of South Carolina case law developments (implications for trust and estate drafting and administration counsel, fiduciary liability exposure and strategic options), strategies for counsel and professional fiduciaries in effectively addressing socially conscious investing trends given existing trust documentation and legal parameters, and issues/strategic options for consideration in protecting existing trusts/trust assets in the context of divorce. 

The Charleston Estate Planning Council is an association of professionals including estate planning and tax attorneys, Probate Court Judges, financial institution trust officers and CPAs with a professional focus on estate and trust planning and administration.  Other presenters included The Honorable Irvin G. Condon (Charleston Probate Judge) and Anne Russell Kelley, Esq.     

Laurel R.S. Blair, Esq. is a strategic advisor, negotiator and litigation partner based on Womble Bond Dickinson’s Charleston, South Carolina office. She has over twenty years of experience representing professional fiduciaries and individuals in the trusts and estates, private wealth, private banking and wealth management areas.