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 Trust and Estate Division, chair of the Planning Committee, co-chair of the Community Outreach Committee, co-chair of the Diversity Committee, member of the Supervisory Council, and group chair of the Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Group. He also represented the section in the ABA House of Delegates from 2005 to 2015.