Alan Newman
Professor of Law

Fall 2012

  • Participated in a panel presentation on Trust Makeovers at the 39th Annual Estate Planning Institute of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Summer 2012

  • Published “Zimmerman v. Zirpolo Trust: The Beneficiary’s Right to Information,” 22 No. 5 Ohio Prob. L.J. NL 8 (May/June 2012).

Spring 2012

  • Received Outstanding Professor of the Year award at Commencement.

Winter 2011-2012

  • Published “Trust Modification or Termination for Unanticipated Circumstances,” 22 No. 3 Ohio Prob. L.J. NL 12 (January /February 2012).
  • Presented “When ‘Irrevocable’ Isn’t Really Irrevocable: Trust Modification and Termination” at The University of Akron School of Law’s Winter Institute in Naples, Florida.

Spring 2011 

  • Presented “Planning for the Future: Wills, Trusts, Living Trusts, Powers of Attorney and More” at the Lake Mount Church of Christ in New Waterford, Ohio at a program entitled “Don’t Blow It – Grow It; How to Protect Your Money.”
  • Received Outstanding Professor of the Year award at Commencement.

Winter 2010-2011

  • Presented “Trustee’s Duties and Beneficiaries’ Rights regarding Information about the Trust: the Basics and More” at The University of Akron School of Law’s Winter Institute in Naples, Florida.
  • Presented a CLE and assisted volunteer lawyers at Wills for Heroes Program in Green, Ohio.
  • Published Bogert, Trusts and Trustees (volume containing sections 961-974), Thomson West, third edition (2010).

Fall 2010

  • Conducted a presentation at First-Knox National Bank, Estate Planning and Wealth Management seminar, in Mt. Vernon, Ohio on “Trustee's Duties and Beneficiaries' Rights regarding Information about the Trust: The Basics and More.”
  • Published "The Trustee's Duty to Keep Beneficiaries Reasonably Informed,” 21 No. 1 Ohio Prob. L.J. 6 (September/October 2010).
  • Presented “Trustee’s Duties and Beneficiaries’ Rights regarding Information about the Trust: The Basics and More” at the Akron Law Alumni and Friends program in the Mahoning and Trumbull County areas.

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