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Professor English joined the MU law faculty in 1999, following a career as an estate planning and tax partner with the Chicago law firm of D'Ancona & Pflaum and teaching at the Universities of South Dakota and Santa Clara.
Professor English, who was the Reporter for the Uniform Trust Code, the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act, and the Uniform Health-Care Decisions Act, is a Uniform Law Commissioner, Chair of the American Bar Association's Commission on Law and Aging, and a member of the Executive Committee of the ABA Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law. From 2004 until 2012, he served as a member of the Advisory Council to the Special Trustee for American Indians for the US Department of the Interior.
Professor English is co-author of a three-volume treatise, Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly, and co-author of the books Fiduciary Accounting and Trust Administration Guide, Wills, Trusts and Estates, and Principles of Wills, Trust and Estates. He teaches Estates and Trusts, Estate Planning and Taxation, Elder Law and Fiduciary Administration.
|Principles of Wills, Trusts and Estates, 2nd ed., with Sheldon Kurtz and William McGovern, (West, 2011).|
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|Wills, Trusts and Estates, 4th ed., with Sheldon Kurtz and William McGovern, (West, 2010).|
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|Financial Decision-Making for Adults Lacking the Capacity to Make Their Own Decisions, __ GENERATIONS __ (forthcoming 2013).|
|Disclose. Disclose! Disclose? Longmeyer Distorts the Trustee's Duty to Inform Trust Beneficiarieswith Turney P. Berry and Dana G. Fitzsimmons, 24 PROBATE AND PROPERTY 12 (2010).|
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|New Guidance on Guardianship Jurisdiction, 24 PROBATE AND PROPERTY 10 (2010).|
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|The US Uniform Trust Code and Its More Significant Innovations in US Trust Law, Proceedings of the China Trust Law Conference, East China University of Politics and Law, Shanghai, China, October 2011.|
|Case Law Under the Uniform Trust code: 2008-2010 with Scott W. Boulton, Katerine R. Jones, and Sara L. Kelly, JULY 15-16 2010 SS004 ALI-ABA 63 (2010).|
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|The Missouri Family Trust as a Possible Model for Japan, Proceedings of the 2010 World Congress on Adult Guardianship, Yokohama, Japan.|
|Implementing Advance Directives: Recent Trends in the U.S, Proceedings of the 2010 World Congress on Adult Guardianship, Yokohama, Japan.|
|Hague Conventions on Guardianship and Prospect for US Ratification, Proceedings of the 2010 World Congress on Adult Guardianship, Yokohama, Japan.|
|The Virgin Islands Uniform Probate Code, (Virgin Islands Bar, 2010).|