Legislative Update and Other Interest Items
Speaker Bio: Al is Senior Vice President & Trust Officer at Southeastern Trust Company, a division of Atlantic Capital Bank, N.A. Al joined Southeastern Trust Company in November 2014 as a Trust Officer. Al has over 40 years of experience in both private practice and banking, specializing in tax and estate planning and administration. In addition to serving individual clients, Al and a group of similarly qualified lawyers from across Tennessee have been instrumental in updating Tennessee’s will, estate administration, trust, guardian and conservator laws enabling Tennessee to be one of the leading jurisdictions in the US in these areas. He is the author of Tennessee Probate, a handbook for lawyers and paralegals in the proper management of estates, and Tennessee Elder Law, a handbook for lawyers and paralegals to help their clients plan for aging and the challenge of managing their affairs. Al received both accounting and Doctor of Law degrees from Emory University, and earned a Master of Law in Taxation from New York University.