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Professor English Attends Meeting on Elder Abuse Act

Professor David English attended a meeting in Washington, DC, in September on the implementation of the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act, Pub. L. No. 115-70 (10/18/2017). The meeting, which was convened by the Council of State Governments, included representatives from the Council, the National Center for State Courts, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the National Protective Services Association. Professor English…

Professor English to Serve on Committee to Draft a Uniform Act on the Property Rights of Unmarried Couples

Professor David English has been appointed by the Uniform Law Commission as a member of the committee to draft a uniform act on the Economic Rights of Unmarried Cohabitants. The committee will deal with the many property rights issues that can arise between unmarried couples of different or same sex. Professor English also served on the study committee that recommended…

Professor English Spoke at Advocacy Organization’s Annual Summit

On September 11, Professor David English spoke on “Changes in Missouri Guardianship Law” at the 5th Annual Arc of Missouri Educational Summit in Columbia. The program focused on Missouri SB 806, which makes major changes to Missouri’s guardianship and conservatorship laws, for which Professor English was one of the…

Professor English Speaks at Missouri Bar Annual Estate, Trust & Elder Law Institute

Professor David English spoke on “Missouri Legislation Related to Estate Planning” at the 2018 Missouri Bar Annual Estate, Trust & Elder Law Institute in St. Louis. Professor English was the featured speaker at the luncheon. Professor English spoke on the 2018 legislation which included the Missouri Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act and SB 806, which makes major changes to Missouri’s…

MU Law Student Named to Leadership Position in ABA

Annie Ebert, 3L, has been named the liaison from the ABA Law Student Division to the Trust and Estate Division of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law.  She will hold this position until the 2019 ABA Annual Meeting. This photo is of Ebert and Professor David English at the Annual ABA Meeting where Professor English was…

Professor English elected Chair of 23,000 member ABA Section

On August 4, Professor David English was elected  chair of the 23,000 member ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law. He will hold the position until the 2019 ABA Annual Meeting next August. Professor English has been active in the section since 1987. He has held numerous positions over the years including chair-elect, vice-chair in charge of the…

Professor English Leads Task Force to Revise Adult Guardianship Laws in Missouri

Professor David M. English co-chaired a task force that proposed a revision of Missouri’s adult guardianship laws, recently passed by the Missouri Legislature and signed by the governor. Senate Bill 806 is the first comprehensive revision of Missouri’s adult guardianship laws since 1983. The bill is a substantial enactment of  the proposed revision prepared by Mo-WINGS (Missouri Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship…

Professor English Elected Chair-Elect of the ABA Section of Real Property Trust and Estate Law

Professor David English was elected chair-elect of the 23,000-member American Bar Association Section of Real Property Trust and Estate Law, with his appointment to take effect on September 1. Professor English, who will serve as chair-elect for a year, will automatically become chair of the section on September 1, 2018. He will be the first law professor to chair the…

Professor English Attends Uniform Law Commission Meeting

Professor David English recently attended the annual meeting of the Uniform Law Commission, during which the commission approved the Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act. Professor English was chair of the drafting committee for this project. The commission also approved the Uniform Directed Trust Act, for which Professor English was a member of the drafting…